Country Showdown

country_showdownCome be a part of the Carolinas’ largest and most respected Country music talent contest!

Interstate 107 brings you the Country Showdown from two different locations, showing off the best of our area’s amateur country music talent.

Register now for your chance to become America’s next new country music star!

Annually, a series of over 450 local, state, and regional live shows produced by country music radio stations are held throughout the country. Winners advance to their state events where prizes include $1,000 and the opportunity to compete in one of five regional events.  Regional winners receive an all-expense-paid trip to the National Final in Nashville to compete for $100,000 and the coveted title, “Best New Act in Country Music.”

Each year, more than 50,000 artists compete throughout the U.S. Past local, state, and regional winners include: Martina McBride, Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Sara Evans and Billy Ray Cyrus. Visit for more information.

Summer 2016 contest dates and locations:

Late June (date TBD) – Bundy Auditorium, Lancaster, S.C.

August 22 – York, S.C.Sylvia Theater, Congress Street

Registration closes ten days prior to each event. Each event is limited to 20 judge contestants.

Download the entry form here.

For more information please call Bonita Perry at (803) 324-1071 or e-mail