Radio show offers contest for best Pink Floyd cover

WINOOSKI, VT —”Floydian Slip,” a syndicated radio program devoted to British rock band Pink Floyd, has announced “Surrogate Bands: The Pink Floyd Cover Contest.”

Musicians are invited to submit their own recordings of Pink Floyd songs. Host Craig Bailey will feature the winning entry on a special episode of “Floydian Slip” and award the winner $250 in merchandise from Boston Acoustics.

The winning entry will be broadcast on “Floydian Slip” #795, an episode titled “Surrogate Bands,” which will consist entirely of other artists’ recordings of Pink Floyd songs.

Contestants can enter by uploading their songs at floydianslip.com. Entry deadline is 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, April 21, 2011. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Complete contest rules are online.

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“Floydian Slip” is heard 19 times a week on: KRZZ Online (www.krzzonline.com), Derby, KS; KECH 95.3 FM (www.kech95.com), Sun Valley, ID; KQCL 95.9 FM “Power 96″ (www.power96radio.com), Faribault, MN; Rock100DIZ (www.rock100diz.com), Winter Park, FL; CKJX 104.5 FM “Rock 104″ (www.rock104.ca), Olds, AB, Canada; KMGI 102.5 FM “Classic Rock 102.5″ (www.102kmgi.com), Pocatello, ID; KKID 92.9 FM “Rockin’ the Ozarks” (www.kkid929fm.com), Rolla/Salem, MO; WBTN 1370 AM (www.wbtnam.org), Bennington, VT; KTHO 590 AM/96.9 FM “K-Tahoe” (www.kthoradio.com), South Lake Tahoe, CA; WDVT 94.5 FM “The Drive” (www.945thedrive.com), Rutland, VT; WBKM “Burlington’s Kinda Music” (www.wbkm.org), Burlington, VT; ErrorFM Music (www.errorfm.com), Camarillo, CA; WIZN 106.7 FM “The Wizard” (www.wizn.com), Burlington, VT; and WRBA 95.9 FM “Arrow 959″ (www.959online.com), Panama City, FL.

Bailey aired his first episode of “Floydian Slip” in 1989 on Ithaca College’s 106-VIC in Ithaca, N.Y., when he was a senior broadcasting major. He also produced it for Burlington, Vermont’s short-lived WEXP 105.1 FM (Experience 105.1) in 1994, and for more than 13 years until Summer 2009 at WCPV 101.3 FM, Burlington.

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