InPrint: K Comp Vol. 2 artists announced

Jeff PiattelliOn Friday, August 26 the twelve artists that will make up the second installation of the K Comp were announced on K96.3 – Kelowna’s Classic Rock.

The K Comp emerging artist series created by K96.3 and Music BC aims to give up and coming artists in the Okanagan publicity through the album and on-air promotion, career development through Music BC workshops with industry professionals as well as a variety of live performance opportunities.

The following local artists will be featured on K96.3’s K Comp Vol. 2 to be released in October: The Flu, My Kind of Karma, Jayson Bendera, Mark Irving, Calum Hughes, Aaron Gordon, Dan Oig, Trinity’s Tattoo, Devon Coyote, Thomas Kjorven feat. Shameless, Jeff Piattelli and Bucknife.

Submissions came in from across the Okanagan for the second installation of the emerging artist compilation and K96.3 and Music BC would like to thank all those who applied and urges those who didn’t make it to this year’s compilation to reapply next year.

The K Comp Emerging Artist Series started off in 2010 as a way for K96.3 – Kelowna’s Classic Rock to promote and lend a helping hand to local emerging artists. “In the first year of the K Comp, our main goal was to create new opportunities for our local emerging artists and to help them build relationships within the industry. How great would it be if we could discover some of the nextBucknife classics in our own backyard? We are very proud of last year’s accomplishments and we are very excited to be able to provide the same opportunities for this year’s twelve K Comp artists.” quoted Dallas Gray – Station Manager.

Be sure to stay tuned to K96.3 – Kelowna’s Classic Rock for the official release date of the K Comp Vol. 2. For more information on the K Comp visit

To read the full article, pick up a copy of today’s (Thursday, September 1st, 2011) Kelowna Capital News.

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