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Angela Sheik Named 2011 BOSS National Loop Champion

Congratulations, Angela, for being awarded the US National Looping Champion by BOSS/Roland! 

On Friday, October 21, 2011 Angela was flown from Philadelphia to Hollywood, California by  BOSS/Roland Corporation to compete as a finalist in the 2011 National Loop Contest.  Six finalists competed for the title of US Champion and the chance to continue on to the World Finals in Frankfurt, Germany.  They were Chance Gallagher (2nd Place), Danny O’Ryan (3rd Place) Nate Stein, Nicholas Stott, and Richie Kihlken.  Read more about her trip to Hollywood here. The final competition can be seen in the archives (“on demand”) on www.guitartv.com

All competitors had one chance to perform an original song using a BOSS loop station before a live audience and panel of judges, including Jude Gold from Musicians Institute, artist and producer Robert “Bubby” Lewis, producer Michael Lloyd, and musician Steve Lukather from the band Toto, and Paul Youngblood, Vice President of BOSS Guitar Products.

On Sunday, March 18th, Angela flew to Frankfurt, Germany to compete in the World Finals along with winners from over thirty countries around the world. The World Championship was held during Frankfurt’s Musikmesse Festival on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at Club King Kamehameha. Although she did not place in the World Looping Competition, she followed the competition with a successful 2.5 week “Come Together” tour throughout five European countries.

EXTRAS:

  1. -See SLIDESHOW of photos from the event

  2. -Watch VIDEO of highlights

  3. -Watch VIDEO of the entire competition
















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