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Acoustic Test Drive 2010: Vote for the Five Finalists

In cooperation with Elixir® Strings, Elixir® Cables and, Taylor Guitars has announced the five finalists of the Acoustic Test Drive 2010 contest. Selected by popular vote and a panel of judges, the five acts include soulful singer-songwriter Anamieke Quinn, contemporary folk-rocker Andy Brown, energetic songwriter-guitarist Jerry Stamp, plus a pair of bands: polished pop-rockers Goodnight Sunrise, along with Senator and the New Republic, whose melodic sound blends mellow moods and haunting vocals. Strumming their 300 or 400 Series Taylors equipped with Elixir Strings and Cables, the artists are vying for the Grand Prize: a selection of free gear from Taylor and Elixir, as well as session time at New York City’s Tainted Blue Studios to record with their world-class guitars, strings and cables.

Now through September 15, fans can vote for their favorite artist by visiting the Test Drive page at While there, be sure to watch the videos created especially for the competition by each of the artists.

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