2017 WKDZ Country Showdown


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The 36th annual Country Showdown is here and we want YOU to join us for the WKDZ Country Showdown. The big night is Friday, June 30th at the Western Kentucky State Fairgrounds Convention Center in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. The top 10 entries will perform and receive feedback from music professionals who make their living in music in Nashville.  Our winner will move on for an opportunity to move on to the regional competition later this year. Both our winner and runner-up will have the opportunity to represent WKDZ musically at several events throughout the year.Congratulations to all our local finalists!


Kassie and Ben Wilson

Kassidy Knight

Courtney Peveler

Eric Burgett

Eliana Weston

Ray Ligon

Christopher Rippy

Justin Reynolds

"Thank You" to all our 2017 Sponsors

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Here are some of our past winners:


We hope to see you at the WKDZ Country Showdown, Friday, June 30th, 
‚Äčat the Western Kentucky State Fairgrounds Convention Center!

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