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Artist Spotlight – Texaco Country Showdown

September 6, 2011

The Topsfield Fair in Topsfield, MA, will host the New England State Final of the 30th Annual Texaco Country Showdown, America’s largest country music talent search. The show will be held on Sunday, October 2 at 4:00 pm for FREE in the Grandstand.

Contestants at this year’s Texaco Country Showdown New England State Final represent radio stations: WEBB Augusta, ME; WQCB Brewer, ME; WDBY Brookfield, CT; WPVQ Greenfield, MA; WCNL Newport, NH; WCVR Randolph, VT; WKXH St. Johnsbury, VT; and WOON Woonsocket, RI.

Annually, over 450 radio stations across the country sponsor local contests. 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-expenses-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, Neal McCoy, Sara Evans, Brad Paisley and Billy Ray Cyrus. Visit for more information.

Come watch the New England finalists perform LIVE at the Topsfield Fair FREE (with fair admission) on Sunday, October 2nd at 4PM! Buy your discounted fair tickets NOW!


Read more: Topsfield Fair hosts Texaco country showdown – Topsfield, MA – Wicked Local Topsfield

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