Next Gretsch Greats: Unsigned Artist Competition

Fred Gretsch The Next Gretsch Greats Unsigned Artist Competition votes are in! Out of the 879 unsigned and independent artists from seven countries who entered, the top 10 artists receiving the most votes and advancing to the finalist round are:

Alexand - Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan"Sincere"
Boyce Avenue - Sarasota, Fla., USA"Not Enough"
Colourslide - Gainesville, Fla., USA"Wake Up Call (ReMix)"
Invisible Man - Montreal, Quebec, Canada"Life on Earth"
Lansdowne - Boston, Mass., USA"I'll See You Again"
London Egg - New York City, N.Y., USA"In the Garden"
Mariaville Cattle Company Band - Pattersonville, N.Y., USA"County Line"
Tantric Cycle - Los Angeles, Calif., USA"For a Spell"
The Refined Gentlemen & Gezele - Elmhurst, N.Y., USA"Ice"
Trailer 77 - Greeley, Colo., USA"Stranger"

The finalists will have their entry songs reviewed by a panel of judges including yours truly and longtime Gretsch friends Keith Scott, Stephen Ferrone and Chuck Leavell. We'll have the tough job of selecting the grand, first and second prize winners.

Be sure to check out their entry songs and Web sites to learn more about these Next Gretsch Greats finalists!

-Fred Gretsch
President and CEO
The Gretsch Company

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