2016 Knock Out Round – Thursday, November 17th, at the Hard Rock Cafe
The bands with the largest number of People’s Choice Votes will advance to either the Knock Out Round or the Grand Finale Showcase.
- The FOUR bands with the highest number of votes overall will proceed directly to the Grand Finale Showcase.
- The remaining runner-up Bands (up to SIX) will proceed to the Knock out Round.
The TWO top Voted People Choice/Judges Scoring Bands from the Knock Out Round will proceed to the Grand Finale
One wild card band may be selected by the Govfest Committee to proceed to the Grand Finale Showcase.
Three knockout round Judge’s will score the bands as they play. The judges will convene after the competing bands perform and tally the scores.
|2016 Govfest Knock Out Round Program|
|Thursday, November 17, 2016|
|The Hard Rock Café|
|279 Yonge Street, Toronto|
|7:00 to 7:25||Certifiably Strung|
|7:35 to 8:00||The Chalk Lines|
|8:10 to 8:35||Government Rock Picnic|
|8:45 to 9:10||Kin|
|9:20 to 9:45||The Invisible Hands|
|9:55 to 10:20||Accentricity|
|10:20 to 10:30||Last Chance for People’s Choice Voting|
|10:30 to 10:45||Counting of Votes and Judges Deliberation|
|10:30 to 11:00||The Randstad Band|
|10:45||Announcement of Top 2 Bands that will move on to the Grand Finale Showcase at the St. Lawrence Centre|
|11:00||Non-Competing Bands, TBD|
Judges at the Knockout Round
Paula Reid, Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Administrative Officer,
Corporate Management and Information Division, Ministry of Natural Resources
and Forestry; Chief Administrative Officer, Corporate Management Division,
Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation
Heather Taylor, Chief Administrative Officer, Corporate Management Division,
Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
Dafna Carr, Chief Information Officer, Children, Youth & Social Services
I&IT Cluster, Ministry of Community and Social Services
David Clifford, Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Information Officer Enterprise Financial Services and Systems Ontario Shared Services Ministry of Government and Consumer Services