Power 97 Adds Local Indie Bands to Playlist

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Expect to hear more local independent music coming over commercial radio airwaves in the near future. With a rare move, rock station Power 97 has added five local independent bands to its playlist.

Over 170 acts applied for Power 97s River City Rocks contest. Projektor, Driver, X Engine X, Steeple Chaser and Blush took the prize, which gets their music heard at least 20 times a week on the popular station. Each band will also appear on the River City Rocks: Class of 2003 compilation CD, which will make its way to stores on July 8.

To launch the CD, Power 97 will be throwing a CD release party with all the bands as well as local rock favourites Sonic Bloom and Jet Set Satellite - at Silverado's on Friday, July 4. Please visit www.power97.com for more information.

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