Christian Vegh Biz X magazine “Artist of the Year” Enters CBC Searchlight Competition

Christian Vegh
Christian Vegh

Biz X Magazine’s “Artist of the Year” has entered CBC Searchlight Competition and needs our support – you can vote daily for our talented local artist who also won the American Federation of Musicians Charles McDaniel Award and was named to the “Brotherhood of the Guitar”. Check out his new song and video “Worthy” which was recorded with Gregg Bissonette on Drums (Ringo Star Band) and Matt Bissonette on Bass (Elton John Band). We think Christian Vegh is “Worthy” of this award and would love to see this talented young local artist recognized across Canada.

Searchlight will introduce us to undiscovered talent and let Canadians participate in the shaping of Canada’s next great musical act”.

CBC Seachlight is an annual contest to find Canada’s next rising star. The winner is chosen on a prime time TV broadcast; grand prize winner will receive an original song commission for Canada’s 150 celebration; a two-week songwriting residency, with a celebrity mentor, from the Banff Centre to write it and an audio recording of the song. Winner will debut the song at 2017 CBC Music Festival in Toronto (audio/video recording) and at Searchlight concert on July 2 National Arts Centre’s concert series.

The Canadian Musician Career Booster kit includes a studio session, career mentorship, album duplication, distribution and more from Canadian Musician magazine. Opportunities to play at Banff Centre’s “Performance in the Park June 2017, live studio performance on CBC Radio One’s q radio show.

Artists submit an original song and music video to the industry panel for Searchlight 2017 which is comprised of top artists, music producers and radio hosts, as well as other music industry professionals in A&R, artist management, music publishing, concert promotion, music journalism, publicity and music festival production.

You can vote for Christian Vegh by visiting this link.