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Tiny Desk Contest 2018: Central Florida’s top picks

More than 30 bands and solo acts from Central Florida entered the 2018  Tiny Desk Contest from NPR Music. To celebrate these talented musicians, 90.7 WMFE ran its own friendly competition to choose a local favorite from the entries submitted to NPR Music.

The results are in and our top 5 are:

Holy HumanBallad of the Swamp Kinghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GYc1ac7jlsNew Smyrna Beachrock
John KorbelSinghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVcpAuDlvqAOrlandojazz
CeCe Teneal & Soul Kamotion#5or5000https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7alhnaHSqkOrlandor-and-b
Handmade, AmigoBabaluhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u33owCxTVCwOrlandofolk
GayleThat Guyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_KNXrdAEJUMelbournerock

TINY DESK FAVORITES PERFORM: Our ZipOde Throwdown on April 26 at the Timucua White House will feature performances by three of your favorite local artists from the NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest: Holy Human, John Korbel and CeCe Teneal & Soul Kamotion. It's free, but please RSVP >>

We’ll highlight the top five acts on our local show Intersection soon. Follow #TinyDeskCFL for updates.

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NEED MORE INFORMATION? Please contact Communications & Marketing Specialist Jenny Babcock at jbabcock@wmfe.org or 407-273-2300 ext. 112.