The Battle For The Big O is Saturday at Diamond Lake's Good Times Theater. And this week on my Midday can meet the 13 finalists!!

Last year’s BATTLE FOR THE BIG O finale SOLD OUT and we expect the same this year because the talent is awesome! But, you can hear for yourself starting Monday! I'll have a couple of finalists on air each day between 11:00am - 1:00pm. And, of course, they'll be singin' and pickin'  LIVE for you!

The finalists are...

Nick Cheek from Fordsville, KY

Josh Merritt from Owensboro, KY

Aly’an (Andrea Warner & Alyson Burke) from Harrodsburg, KY

Ashlie Logsdon from Leitchfield, KY (**also a finalist in 2010)

Jarred Green from Hartford, KY (**also a finalist in 2010)

Rachel Johnson from Franklin, TN 

Lauren Payne from Owensboro, KY

Amanda Barnett from Rockport, IN

Insulated from Owensboro, KY (**also a finalist in 2010)

Mudd River Union from Belton, KY

Brad Lemmons from Fort Branch, IN

Paul Jolley from Palmersville, TN


Karissa Stepter from Nashville, TN

The winner gets $500 and opens up the Big O Music Fest, July 30th at Reid's Orchard. The show features Dierks Bentley, Chris Young, Jake Owen and more!

Tickets for The Battle For The Big O are only $9.25 and can be purchased at the WBKR studio (3301 Frederica Street, Owensboro) or at ...Tickets sold out last year, so get yours today!