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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 Human Ballad of the Swamp King https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GYc1ac7jls New Smyrna Beach rock
John Korbel Sing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVcpAuDlvqA Orlando jazz
CeCe Teneal & Soul Kamotion #5or5000 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7alhnaHSqk Orlando r-and-b
Handmade, Amigo Babalu https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u33owCxTVCw Orlando folk
Gayle That Guy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_KNXrdAEJU Melbourne rock

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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