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Battle for Big O Auditions Friday at Jimbo's Sports Bar (Image from Facebook)
Battle for Big O Auditions Friday at Jimbo's Sports Bar (Image from Facebook)
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Battle for The Big O Resumes Tonight at Jimbo’s

The 2012 Battle for the Big O continues this week with back-to-back auditions Friday and Saturday!  Our audition rounds kicked off about a week ago at The Sandbar in Owensboro and we want to send a huge CONGRATULATIONS out to Rodney Watts of Vine Grove, Kentucky and Daniel Epperson of Rockport, Indiana!   Both qualified for our grand finale on Saturday, August 4th at Diamond Lake Campground and Resort.  We're looking for an act to open The Big O Music Fest in August.  That's right!  Our champion is going to win $500 and get the chance to open for Blake Shelton, Tracy Lawrence, Jo Dee Messina, Gloriana, Lo Cash Cowboys, Joanna Smith, and WBKR's very own Jaclyn Graves.  We have three open auditions left with two coming up this week at Jimbo's Sports Bar and Owensboro RV! 

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From The Sandbar's Facebook Page
From The Sandbar's Facebook Page
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Battle For The Big O Auditions Begin Friday at The Sandbar

The Battle for the Big O is back!  And our 2012 audition season begins THIS Friday night, June 8th, at The Sandbar on West 9th Street in Owensboro.  We are looking for a music act to open the Big O Music Festival coming up August 18th at Reids Orchard in Owensboro.  One lucky winner is going to pocket $500 and open for Blake Shelton, Tracy Lawrence, Jo Dee Messina, Gloriana, Lo Cash Cowboys, Joanna Smith, and WBKR's very own Jaclyn Graves.  If you think you have the talent to take the stage, keep reading for official Battle For The Big O rules!

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The Big O Music Fest (Big O Official Facebook page)
The Big O Music Fest (Big O Official Facebook page)
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Battle For The Big O Auditions Announced!

It is back!  The Battle For The Big O presented by Henderson Chevy Buick GMC returns to The Country Station, 92.5 WBKR!  This is YOUR chance to win $500 and open for Blake Shelton, Tracy Lawrence, Jo Dee Messina and others at the 2012 Big O Music Fest at Reid's Orchard, Saturday, August 18th.  We are pleased to announce our first round of audition dates and official rules for the contest.  If you know someone who has the talent to share the stage with some of the biggest names in country music . . . KEEP READING!!

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Mudd River Union Rules The Night!
Mudd River Union Rules The Night!
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MUDD RIVER UNION: Battle For The Big O Champs!

The finale of the Battle for the Big O took place Saturday night at Diamond Lake's GOOD TIME Theatre and it was a GOOD time!  13 incredible acts all took to the stage to battle it out at the mic for $500 and the right to open The Big O Music Fest this Saturday at Reids Orchard. Our four judges (Mike Spurgeon from Henderson Chevrolet, Melanie Leach from Townsquare Media, Steve Terry from The Big O Music Fest, and WBKR's very own Barb Birgy) had the daunting task of picking a winner in front of a near-capacity crowd.  But, the final group of the night, Muhlenberg County's MUDD RIVER UNION, made the judges' job easy.  They not only won the judges' votes, they took command of the crowd and won their hearts and votes as well!

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Battle For The Big O Finalists In The Studio This Week

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

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(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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Take Your Talent to Taylor’s Tavern Tonight

 

The kick-off to the Battle for the Big O is ready to roll at Taylor's Tavern in Owensboro tonight at 6PM. WBKR morning guy and overall radio personality Chad Benefield will be on hand to give you a thumbs up or a big old thumbs down. So bring it!!!

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