Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) October 02, 2012
Shuler Theater in Raton, New Mexico hosts the Southwest Regional Final of the 31st Annual Texaco Country Showdown, America’s largest and longest running country music talent search, on October 20th, at 7:00 pm. Eight talented country music acts from: Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, North Texas, Central Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, and South Texas compete for an all-expense paid trip to Nashville where they will perform at the National Final in January for the opportunity to win $100,000 and the title, “Best New Act in Country Music.” The Texaco Country Showdown contest is featured on the SantaFe.com event calendar.
The Shuler Theater opened in 1917 and is located in historic downtown Raton, New Mexico. It is a state landmark and the center for performing arts in northeast New Mexico.
About the Showdown: 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-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, Neal McCoy, Sara Evans, Brad Paisley and Billy Ray Cyrus.
Visit http://www.texacocountryshowdown.com for more information.
Lori – Texaco Country Showdown– 615.321.5130 – lori at countryshowdown dot com
David Phillips, KCRT Radio, 719-846-3355 – KCRT@comcast.net
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