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Awards and Accomplishments

◾Awards and Accomplishments!

In September of 2007, their original tune, "Willow Song" placed number 14 in American Idol Underground's top 50 rock songs. They made the same rock charts again when "Pretense", another original, placed number 43 the next month and number 48 in January of 2008

In November of 2007, Dealer took second place in the Kiwanis Club Annual Talent Show and was awarded $500 for performing a third original tune, "This Dream."

The band was awarded First Runner Up in the 2007 First Night Scranton Battle of the Bands. A few days later, they opened for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer of the legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd, Artimus Pyle & The Long Island Street Survivors at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg.

In April of 2008 they were awarded First Place in the Keystone College Commuter Council's Battle of the Bands. They were also voted NEPa Rebellion Internet Radio's No. 1 artist for the week of April 7, 2008.

In July of 2008, Dealer in Wares won the Electric City/Diamond City Weekly "Get Your Vote On" contest which allowed readers to vote for the band that would represent the 570 area at the Dewey Beach Music Conference in Delaware. They performed on the deck of the Rusty Rudder at the Music Conference as a result of that contest, in September of 2008

In October of 2008 Sarah along with members Chris Price and Royce Vaughn were the featured article in the Scranton Sunday Times

In December of 2008 Dealer in Wares was awarded Best Original Band and Best Band Name of 2008 as part of the Electric City Weekly's Reader's Poll

In January of 2009 their newly released original tune "When The Night Comes" placed in the semi-final rounds of Mike Pinder's (of the Moody Blues) Song Wars Contest.

In March of 2009 the band was the cover story for the premere entertainment magazine in the area, "The Electric City."

In April, 2009 they opened for Rebbie Jackson, The Winstons, and three time winner of the Apollo Theater's Amateur night, Sheryl Felton as part of a tribute to Motown Records and Apollo Theater

In July of 2009 they headlined the Women Who Rock benefit sponsored by The Weekender entertainment magazine.

In the spring of 2010 they again opened for Rebbie Jackson and the Temptations at the Mellow Theater in Scranton

The songs on this page are a sample of their original material. "When the Night Comes" was recorded and produced by Carl Canedy of The Rods, and all songs are copyrighted with the Library of Congress.

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