Matt HIll Trio takes fifth round at Rising Stars

The Matt Hill Trio won the fifth round Saturday, April 13, in South Stage Cellars' and Britt Festivals' Rising Stars music competition. The trio was up against a talented roster of musicians that included vocalist Mandee, jazz artists Paul Schmeling and Calysta and alt-pop and rock band LEFT.

The last semifinal round will start at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, and the competing musicians will be string player Jef Ramsey, acoustic jazz and soul duo Allison Scull and Victor Martin, the Mackay Project and duo Charles Guy and Michael Whipple.

Audience members can vote for their favorite acts for $2 per vote. All proceeds benefit La Clinica.

The final rounds will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, indoors at the Britt Pavilion, 350 First St., Jacksonville.

Call 541-899-9120 for information.


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