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Buffalo Trace Bourbon Announces Eight Finalists For Its Battle Of The Bands

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$10,000 Grand Prize at Stake in Final Month of Contest

FRANKFORT, Ky., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey is excited to announce the finalists for its fourth annual Battle of the Bands Contest. The eight-month qualification round has ended, with eight bands competing for the grand prize in the month of September. This year, a panel of judges will choose a $10,000 grand prize winner from the top three bands that receive the most fan votes in September. 

The finalists for the 2014 Battle of the Bands are Jimmy Honeyman Quartet, Copious Crush, The Number 9 Blacktops, Niel Nasset, Gun Metal Gray, Black Heart Saints, Rexford and We Are the Riot.  Each band earned the most votes in its respective month and has already received a $500 monthly prize.

"This year's contest resulted in one of the most diverse group of musicians we've seen yet," said Bourbon Marketing Director Kris Comstock. "Bands from all over the country with very unique styles. I'm excited for the voting in September. The music is killer!"

The Battle of the Bands music and contest details can be accessed at: http://www.buffalotracesaloon.com/battleofthebands. Must be 21 years or older to enter.

About Buffalo Trace Distillery
Buffalo Trace Distillery is an American family-owned company based in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky. The Distillery's rich tradition dates back to 1786 and includes such legends as E.H. Taylor, Jr., George T. Stagg, Albert B. Blanton, Orville Schupp, and Elmer T. Lee.  Buffalo Trace Distillery is a fully operational Distillery producing bourbon, rye and vodka on site and is a National Historic Landmark as well as is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Distillery has won seven distillery titles since 2000 from such notable publications as Whisky Magazine, Whisky Advocate Magazine and Wine Enthusiast Magazine. It was named Whisky Magazine 2010 World Icons of Whisky "Whisky Visitor Attraction of the Year." Buffalo Trace Distillery has also garnered more than 200 awards for its wide range of premium whiskies. To learn more about Buffalo Trace Distillery visit www.buffalotracedistillery.com.  To download images from Buffalo Trace Distillery visit www.buffalotracemediakit.com

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