The 40th Annual WBDC Country Showdown

“Lineup Announced for the 40TH Annual WBDC Country Showdown”

Anticipation and excitement is higher than ever as aspiring country music artists prepare for the 40th Annual WBDC Country Showdown, held at the Jasper Arts Center on Thursday, June 9th at 6:30pm E.S.T. Twelve acts from across the region are performing this year, with a few returning and several making their Showdown debut. 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.

The Jasper Arts Center will provide the backdrop to feature the best and brightest talent in our area. The amazing Dusty Miller Band will be entertaining the crowd and backing all of the talented performers. The acts taking the stage in this year’s Showdown are:

Tyler Williams of Yorktown, IN

Katie Gullquist of Evansville, IN

Dawn Marie of Bloomfield, IN

Running Water Music of Boonville, IN

Logan McKeighen of Orleans, IN

Dispel, Country Edition of Jasper, IN

Nobody of Indianapolis, IN

Anthony Patrick of Marion, IN

Callie Grace of Jasper, IN

Earl Branham of Jasper, IN

EV Mae of Jasper, IN

Bubba Wiggles of Linton, IN

Now in its 40th 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.

WBDC looks forward seeing everyone again on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at the Jasper Arts Center for the 40th Annual WBDC Country Showdown.

Please mark your calendars!

2021 WBDC Country Showdown Winner — Katie Gullquist