Enter Searchlight now!
Are you Southwestern Ontario’s next great musical act?
Searchlight is a contest from CBC Hamilton — your chance to show off your musical chops and be named the best local act in Southwestern Ontario, including Hamilton, Brantford, Burlington, Milton, Niagara Falls, Oakville, Port Colborne, St. Catharines and Welland.
Musicians: sign up online at CBCMusic.ca/Searchlight and upload one of your (or your band's!) songs, and you’ll be in the running against other musical talent from your area. You have until March 23 to throw your hat in the ring. Click here for contest and entry details. And check out this article for some handy tips on making the most out of Searchlight.
Listeners: pull out your judges’ caps, because the winners are decided by public vote. Starting March 24, check back here at the website to listen to all of the bands in your region — and to vote daily for your favourite!
Tune in to Hamilton on CBC Radio One for the latest Searchlight news and updates, and get ready to support the great musical talent in your community!
Listen to the local acts that have entered Searchlight so far!