PLAY: WSM Road Show 2018 (Nashville)

Posted by:  WSM Radio, 650 AM

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Summary

650 AM WSM, the radio home of the Grand Ole Opry, is pleased to announce the launch of the 2018 WSM Road Show, a live performance talent competition highlighting up and coming country music singer/songwriters. Presented by AJ's Good Time Bar, which is owned by Grand Ole Opry member Alan Jackson in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Opportunity

The talent competition will award one grand-prize winner the opportunity to play the Grand Ole Opry in 2018 on the same evening Jackson makes an Opry appearance. A two-hour matinee competition, the WSM Road Show will broadcast live on 650 AM WSM and WSMonline.com from 1-3 p.m. CT, from the stages of these historic Tennessee theaters: 

  • January 27: The Palace Theatre - Crossville, TN
  • February 17: The Palace Theatre - Gallatin, TN
  • February 24: The Roxy Regional Theatre - Clarksville, TN
  • March 14: The Capitol Theatre - Lebanon, TN (special evening show from 6pm-8pm) 
  • March 10: Sugarlands Distilling Co รข€“ Gatlinburg, TN
  • The final round of the competition will take place on Saturday, March 24 from 1-3 p.m. CT at AJ's Good Time Bar in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Band

  • Must be age 18+ and a U.S. resident to perform
  • Country music only 
  • Must have family-friendly music, no profanity, etc.
  • Contestants must timely complete participant agreement and return all requested audition materials by dates requested
  • Participants who have won a WSM talent competition within the past (4) years are not eligible for the 2018 WSM Road Show Talent Competition
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The Gig

Details: 

  • Audition will be a combination of country music cover and original tunes, accompanied by the WSM House Band
  • If chosen for an onsite audition, contestants will be asked to travel at your own expense to the assigned Tennessee audition site
  • Contestants will be judged based on appearance, stage presence, vocal ability, & audience appeal
Additional Compensation Details:
  • One (1) grand prize winner will win a chance to open for Alan Jackson at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville and hotel stay for one night

Terms And Conditions

  • Must be a U.S. resident, 18+
  • Audition will be a combination of country music cover and original tunes, accompanied by the WSM House Band
  • Contestants must timely complete participant agreement and return all requested audition materials by dates requested
  • If chosen for an onsite audition, contestants will be asked to travel at your own expense to the assigned Tennessee audition site
  • Participants who have won a WSM talent competition within the past (4) years are not eligible for the 2018 WSM Road Show Talent Competition