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Sun May 24 @ 2:00PM - 07:00PM
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Sun May 24 @ 7:00PM - 11:59PM
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Country Showdown

Real Country FM 104.5 is excited to be the exclusive preliminary host in Northwest Louisiana for the 34th annual Country Showdown.

The Country Showdown is America's largest Country music talent show. It is designed to find the most promising country music talent in the nation and to give these performers a chance to launch their professional music careers. The Country Showdown begins each spring with over 450 local talent contests sponsored by country music radio stations throughout the United States. Winners advance to their respective State competitions held at leading fairs and venues. Acts then compete for a $1,000 prize, the State Title and the opportunity to advance to one of five Regional Finals. It’s the last step before the prestigious, televised National Final. They compete for the Grand Prize of $100,000 and the title of "Best New Act in Country Music."  Country Showdown

Artists such as Martina McBride, Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, John Michael Montgomery, and many others got their start at The Country Showdown! And who knows what 2015 will bring? The next Martina McBride or Garth Brooks may be waiting in the wings, ready to claim the title: “Best New Act in Country Music.”

Contestants from all over the Ark-la-Tex and beyond will travel to Minden on Friday, June 26th to compete for a chance to compete at the state finals!


Click here to download the entry form.


Are you a business that would like the opportunity to be a part in helping area talent to be discovered? If so, contact KBEF at 318-377-1240.

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