Vote for Fernie’s favourite band, Shred Kelly

Fernie’s own Shred Kelly are through to the third round of a CBC talent search competition, and need your vote!

Fernie’s own Shred Kelly are through to the third round of a CBC talent search competition, and need your vote!

The local folk band just found out they made it through the second round of the CBC Searchlight competition, and now need fans to get behind them and vote online to make sure they make it through their next round, where they are up against four other bands from the region (Kelowna).

About 3,000 bands entered the competition, and there are now about 120 left.

The winning artist will be featured in a CBC Music video session, paid to perform at a high-profile music showcase in Toronto, and will receive $20,000 in music equipment courtesy of Yamaha Canada Music.

Fans can vote once per day, and voting starts tomorrow and closes Thursday night.

To vote visit www.music.cbc.ca/Searchlight.

Once you’ve voted, enter for a chance to win $1,000 in gear for yourself at www.cbcmusic.ca/gear.