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Battle for The Big O Finalist #4: Ray Ligon of Madisonville [Video]

The 2016 Battle for The Big O continues here at WBKR and we're finding some amazing tristate talent. Meet Ray Ligon, who came in from Madisonville, Kentucky to audition for us at Sara Michaels Restaurant in Central City.  Ray took on the Brooks & Dunn classic "My Maria" and was absolutely floating that falsetto.  He's GREAT!

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Battle for The Big O Finalist #3: Weston Vernon of Bowling Green [Video]

The 2016 Battle for The Big O is underway here at WBKR and we're finding some amazing tristate talent and beyond. Case in point, Weston Vernon, who came in from Bowling Green, Kentucky to audition for us at Sara Michaels Restaurant in Central City.  He won the night with his awesome original song that everyone in the audience loved.

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Battle for The Big O Finalist #2: Ryan Clark and Lacy Jean [Video]

The 2016 Battle for The Big O is underway here at WBKR and we're finding some amazing tristate talent.  Check out Ryan Clark and Lacy Jean!  This dynamic duo joined forces at our opening night audition at Fetta Specialty Pizza in downtown Owensboro and played their way into the finale with this inspired rendition of "Whipping Post."

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Battle for The Big O Finalist #1: Morgan Book of Henderson, KY [Video]

The 2016 Battle for The Big O is underway here at WBKR and we're finding some amazing tristate talent.  Meet Morgan Book of Henderson, Kentucky.  She came to our opening night audition at Fetta Specialty Pizza in downtown Owensboro and won the night with this incredible rendition of Martina McBride's "Anyway."  Check it out and prepare to be VERY impressed.  This gal can sing!

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New Audition Date Added for Battle for the Big O [Official Rules]

The tristate's premiere talent contest, The Battle for the Big O, returns!  It's your chance to win $1,000 and open the 2016 Big O Music Festival starring Billy Currington, 38 Special, Mark Chesnutt and more.  We have now set FOUR audition dates for this year's competition and we have the official rules for the contest. Here's the complete schedule of open audition dates  Good luck and get ready to take the stage!

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Audition Dates Set for Battle for the Big O 2016 [Official Rules]

The tristate's premiere talent contest, The Battle for the Big O, returns!  It's your chance to win $1,000 and open the 2016 Big O Music Festival starring Billy Currington, 38 Special, Mark Chesnutt and more.  We have set the audition dates for this year's competition and we have the official rules for the contest.  Are YOU ready to take the stage?

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Kaleb Cecil & Jaron Mudd: Champions of the 2015 Battle for the Big O [Video]

Last night was an incredible night at Diamond Lake's Good Time Theatre.  12 acts from the region took the stage to fight for $1000 and the right to open the 2015 Big O Music Festival.  Here's the big reveal.  All twelve acts were on the stage for the announcement of 3rd, 2nd and 1st place.  The audience was going CRAZY!!  Some of them even rushed the stage.  It was so much fun and so exciting.  Take a look!

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Battle for the Big O Finalist #12- Lukas and Logan Whitely [Video]

The Battle for the Big O finale is coming up THIS Saturday, July 25th at Diamond Lake's Good Time Theatre and Lukas and Logan Whitely of Beaver Dam, Kentucky will be there vying for $1,000 and the right to open the 2015 Big O Music Festival starring Jake Owen, Travis Tritt, Chris Stapleton and more. Lukas and Logan snagged the last spot in the finale at our audition at Fetta Specialty Pizza in downtown Owensboro.  They rocked out some bluegrass then backed it up with an encore performance.  Check 'em out!

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Battle for the Big O Finalist #11- Kaleb Cecil and Jaron Mudd [Video]

The Battle for the Big O finale is coming up THIS Saturday, July 25th at Diamond Lake's Good Time Theatre and Kaleb Cecil and Jaron Mudd of Bardstown, Kentucky will be there vying for $1,000 and the right to open the 2015 Big O Music Festival starring Jake Owen, Travis Tritt, Chris Stapleton and more. Kaleb and Jaron snagged second place at our audition at Fetta Specialty Pizza in downtown Owensboro and rocked out a cover of Eric Church's song "Like a Wrecking Ball" to celebrate.  Check 'em out!

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Battle for the Big O Finalist #10- Cody Pennington [Video]

The Battle for the Big O finale is coming up THIS Saturday, July 25th at Diamond Lake's Good Time Theatre and Cody Pennington of Nashville will be there vying for $1,000 and the right to open the 2015 Big O Music Festival starring Jake Owen, Travis Tritt, Chris Stapleton and more.  Cody won our audition at Fetta Specialty Pizza in downtown Owensboro and blew the judges away with an original song about equality.  It was unbelievable and the crowd was mesmorized.  Here's Cody's encore . . . his take on a popular pop song from the 80's!

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2015 Battle for the Big O Finale Tickets on Sale Now

The 2015 Battle for the Big O Finale is Saturday, July 25th at Diamond Lake Campground and Resort.  And tickets are on sale NOW here at WBKR.com.  We have 12 amazing acts set to take the stage and battle it out for $1,000 and the right to open for Jake Owen and Travis Tritt at the Big O Music Fest.  Get ticket info and see our list of finalists here!

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Final Battle for the Big O Audition Tonight at Fetta [Rules]

The Battle for the Big O audition season officially comes to a close this evening with our final open audition of 2015!  So far, we've had three stops on the audition circuit and nine acts have qualified for the finale event Saturday, July 25th at Diamond Lake's Good Time Theatre.  Tonight is the final night for hopefuls to sing their way into that finale.  The Battle continues this evening at Fetta Specialty Pizza in downtown Owensboro.   Registration begins at 5pm.  Auditions get underway at 6!  Here are the official rules and details.

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