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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Buffalo Trace announces 2012 Battle of the Bands Winner

Buffalo Trace announces 2012 Battle of the Bands Winner

FRANKFORT, Ky., July 31,( )2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey proudly announces that the 2012 Battle of the Bands contest winner is apply named, Buffalo Head. The five member band from Indianapolis includes Mike Reed, Johnny Galloway, Glen Rose, Jeremy Rose, and Rik Daniels. The band describes its music as, "hard country and southern rock, fueled by hard times, heavy drinking and honkytonk women." These rockers take home the Grand Prize of $5,000.

All participating bands joined online at or Facebook. They uploaded their music to the Buffalo Trace Jukebox for everyone to enjoy. Altogether there were 966 songs and fans voted for their favorites. Top vote getters were named each month from January through June, with over 15,342 total votes cast. Buffalo Head garnered the most votes (4,177) out of the 373 artists involved.

Among the other monthly winners were Astor Place Riot (4,062 total votes), Jimmy Honeyman Quartet (1,033 votes), Buffalo Bravado (791 votes), Greg Gardner & Voodoo Cowboy (671 votes) and 9ine Foot Squirrel (522 votes). Monthly winners were awarded $500 each.

"Buffalo Trace is thrilled to discover great new music and offer 373 artists the chance to showcase their sound," said Kris Comstock, brand manager. "The contest has ended, but our online Jukebox rocks all day every day, so enjoy the music."

All the music, along with artist profiles and contest details can be found online at, or on Facebook at Artists and fans must be 21 years old to participate. The 2013 Battle of the Bands contest will launch on January 4, 2013.

About Buffalo Trace Distillery

Buffalo Trace Distillery is a family-owned company based in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky. The Distillery's rich distilling tradition dates back to 1787 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 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 To download images from Buffalo Trace Distillery visit

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