The 39th Annual WBDC Country Showdown

Lineup Announced for the 39TH Annual WBDC Country Showdown

  Anticipation and excitement is higher than ever as aspiring country music artists prepare for the 39th Annual WBDC Country Showdown, held at the Jasper Arts Center on Thursday, June 10th 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.

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:

Eliana Weston of Northern Indiana

Katie Gullquist of Evansville, IN

Annabel Whitledge of Robards, KY

Ash of Paducah, KY

Robert Reutman of Celestine, IN

Rottet Family of Jasper, IN

Neil Buechiein of Bedford, IN

Tony Patrick of Marion, IN

Callie Powell of Jasper, IN

Kilbuck Creek of Northern Indiana

EV Mae of Jasper, IN

Tylynn Allen of Ramsey, IN

Bubba Wiggles of Linton, IN

Now in its 39th 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 2019 WBDC Country Showdown Winner, Neil McCoy