Franklin County Visitors Bureau Showcases Semi-Finalists of A Cappella & Unplugged 2017

The semi-finalists of A Cappella & Unplugged 2017 pose for pictures

The 2017 A Cappella & Unplugged competition is the third annual competition and originated in 2015 as a way to celebrate the rebirth of Chambersburg, after the 1864 burning. It is a celebration of the spirit of people.

The Franklin County Visitors Bureau (FCVB) is showcasing the six semi-finalists of A Cappella and Unplugged 2017 on and asking the public to like their favorite act.

The six semi-finalists of Round 2 are Dominik Wiesniewski of Waynesboro, Elly Cooke of Gettysburg, Hollow Rhymes of Chambersburg, Jason Sheffield of McConnellsburg, Jesse Landis of Biglerville, and Tiana Webber of Shippensburg. Semi-finalists competed during Round 1 of A Cappella & Unplugged 2017 at the Capitol Theatre. Judges Paula Hepfer and Heather McEndree of Cumberland Valley School of Music, Jon Meyer of the Capitol Theatre, Scott Brown of Shippensburg Chamber of Commerce, and Franklin County Commissioner David Keller ranked fourteen acts collectively on musical ability, stage presence, creativity, and originality.

A Cappella & Unplugged 2017 is the third annual event to spotlight local and regional talent. The event started in 2015, celebrates the spirit of people through music. Auditions are held in late May. Round 1 is the third Saturday of June. Round 2 follows, inviting the public to like their favorite act on the FCVB Facebook page. The event culminates with Finals, held on the steps of the Franklin County courthouse, the third Saturday of July, just before the 1864 light show. The winning act receives $500.

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