The 37th Annual WBDC Country Showdown

Acts Announced for the 37TH Annual WBDC Country Showdown”

(Jasper) Anticipation and excitement is higher than ever as aspiring country music artists prepare for the 37th Annual WBDC Country Showdown, held at the Jasper Arts Center on Thursday, June 7th at 6:30pm E.S.T. Thirteen acts from across the region are performing this year, with a few returning and several making their Showdown debut. Radio station WBDC is proud to once again be hosting the country music talent search, with a chance for a local artist to win over $1,000 in cash and prizes. Tickets will be $8 at the door, or $5 in advance. Limited seating is available.

The Jasper Arts Center will provide the backdrop to feature the best and brightest talent in our area. The amazing band ‘Hay Wire’ returns as well, entertaining the crowd, and backing all of the talented performers. The acts taking the stage in this year’s Showdown are:

Greg Fuhrman of Jasper, IN

Darsey Lorene of Jasper, IN

Justin Rottet of Jasper, IN

Alisabeth Culp of Paducah, KY

Robert Reutman of Celestine, IN

Hannah Combs of French Lick, IN

Eryn Sommer of Tell City, IN

Tony Patrick of Cloverdale, IN

Chloe of Jasper, IN

Rodney Watts & Julie Garcia + Band of Southern Indiana

Bethany Yeatman of Evansville, IN

Riegle Family Band of Muncie, IN

Rick VanWinkle of Newburgh, IN

Now in its 37th year, the WBDC Country Showdown finds the most promising country music talent in the area, giving these performers a chance to be named “Best New Act in 101 Country.” Winners compete for a $1,000 cash prize for first place, $250 for second place, and $100 for third place. The top three finishers will receive beautifully engraved trophies as well.

The Winners of the 2017 WBDC Country Showdown…LUKE AND JESSI of Whites Creek, TN