Sunderland, a pop rock band from Hood River, is just a few votes shy of the top slot in the Charter Communications Center Stage national battle of the bands, after having beat out 289 other nationwide competitors
Public online voting through Sept. 25 will determine the winners of a $25,000 prize package and the chance to open for “Panic! At the Disco” on Oct. 15 — a dream opportunity for cross-country exposure.Anyone wishing to vote must register online. Step-by-step directions are provided.
To vote or view the band’s contending video, go to www.charter.com and look for the Center Stage button.