The scores are in, the counting’s done…

WILD 953 and Alberta Music announced the TOP 3 FINALISTS in the inaugural year of Project WILD: Country Artist DevelopmentIn no particular order, the Top 3 finaists for 2016 Project WILD: Country are:

SYKAMORE (Carseland, AB)




KEN STEAD (Edmonton, AB)


The Top 3 finalists perform at Flames Central in Calgary, on Saturday, November 26th, following the big reveal of who will walk away with the first, second and third prizes.

$100,953.00 will go towards the career of the winning band or artist. Second and third place receive $75,000 and $50,000 respectively; a sizeable boost to the careers of all three recipients. Funds will be administered through Alberta Music.

The Top 12 finalists included Amy Metcalfe (Red Deer), Domino (Stettler), Jamie Woodfin (Ponoka), Shantelle Davidson (Ft. McMurray), Brad Saunders (Calgary), Dani Lynn (Olds), Cole Bradley (Calgary), Midnight Lights (Peace River), and Trevor Panczak (Magrath).

For more information on the finale show and program as a whole, check out

Project WILD Finale

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Flames Central 219-8 Ave SW, Calgary AB
Doors 7:30PM | Show 8:30PM
Tickets on sale November 10 @ 12:00pm MT
Advance tickets $9.53 plus fees at, or $15 at the door
All proceeds go to the Unison Benevolent Fund