DVG Announced as Semi Finalists in Q104 Homegrown Contest, Bassist Featured in RockWired Mag
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Dali Van Gogh, hot off a berth in the SOCAN Canadian Songwriting Contest Semi Finals, have now advanced locally in the Q104 Homegrown Project Competition.
The Contest, which features the best rock talent from across Nova Scotia, is run annually with over $20,00.00 in prizes including merchandise from Long n Mcquade, and career development with Groundswell Music, and is championed by Halifax based Newcap radio station Q104, who also host a live performance round for the competition's 3 finalists.
The band, who were announced along side Yarmouth band Dazor on Q104 host Tom Bedell's Sunday evening Route 104 radio show, have been promoting their new album, From Ashes, across Atlantic Canada since it's release on March 25th. With plans to head west in to Quebec and Ontario this summer, as well as potential festival announcements expected soon, the band is showing no signs of slowing down.
Meanwhile, Dali Van Gogh continues to get attention internationally. The band's first single, God Help Me I Like It, climbed high in to the top 20 on the Official European Independent Music Charts this winter, and now bassist for the band, Cyrus Robertson-Orkish, has been selected as one of the top 25 bassists in active rock by Albuquerque, New Mexico based music mag Rockwired Magazine.
The article features and interview with Cyrus where he talks about everything from his choice in gear, to upcoming plans with the band.
You can check out Cyrus' full interview with editior in cheif Brian Lush at http://www.rockwired.com/rockwiredmagazine58/may2017.html#/40.