Canada's Best Loopers to Compete at Vancouver Guitar Show

RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - The BOSS Loop Station Contest National Finals is coming to the Vancouver Guitar Show! The three best loopers from across the country have been selected, and will be competing for the Grand Prize: $3,000 worth of BOSS and Roland gear, and an all-expenses-paid trip to the Winter NAMM Show in Los Angeles, CA, to represent Canada at the BOSS Loop Station World Championship!

This year's three semi-finalists are: Chelsea Laing of Port Coquitlam, BC, Jacob Moon of Brampton, ON, and Jonathan Rosner of Montreal, QC. Joining the semi-finalists on the BOSS Main stage is special guest performer (and Langley-native!) John Gilliat; winner of the 1st BOSS Loop Station Contest!

Roland is excited to announce this year's panel of judges: Dave Rosin of Hedley, Paul Lambert of Louder Than Love, Josh Mitchinson & Joshua 'Gypsy' McDaniel of These Kids Wear Crowns and a representative from 99.3 The Fox.

BOSS Loop Station Contest National Finals Event Details:

Date: November 25th, 2012

Time: 3:00pm

Location: BOSS Main Stage, Vancouver Guitar Show, Croatian Cultural Center, 3250 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC

Tickets:  $8.00 Available at the door

For more information on the BOSS Loop Station Contest, and to view the semi-finalists' audition videos, visit www.roland.ca/loopstation.

For more information on the Vancouver Guitar Show, visit www.vancouverguitarshow.com.

For more information on John Gilliat, visit www.johngilliat.com.

About Roland Canada Ltd.
Roland is a world leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of electronic musical instruments, professional audio equipment, multimedia products and music accessories. The Roland brand family includes Roland, BOSS, Cakewalk and Rodgers. Roland's impressive line of products includes, but is far from limited to, guitar effects pedals, electronic percussion, acclaimed digital pianos, synthesizers, digital mixers and music production software.

SOURCE: Roland Canada Ltd.

For further information:

Roland Canada Ltd, 5480 Parkwood Way, Richmond BC V6V 2M4, (604) 270-6626 (x133 for media use only), www.roland.ca.