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Country Showdown


The Bug Country Showdown returns!

It will be held at the Herkimer County Fair, on Sunday, August 18th, starting at 1pm.

Open to singers or instrumentalists--sorry, no bands.


Our winner receives $500 plus gets to do an opening set for JD & Rollin South, September 21st, at the newly-renovated Nothin' Fancy Country Rock Saloon, Ruth Street, in Vernon.


Print entries here:

Bug Country 2019 Country Showdown

Deadline to enter is August 14th, 5:00pm. Each act gets to perform one song.

Entry is $20, payable to Roser Communications. Cash also accepted. Entries can be dropped off during business hours or mailed to Bug Country, 215 Leland Avenue, Utica, NY 13502.

Proceeds benefit our Stuff The Bus Toy Drive. 

Need more information? Email Dave Silvers:


Come see some of the best local talent around.

Special thanks to JD & Rollin South for providing sound. Stick around after the Country Showdown and enjoy great country music by JD & Rollin South.  


The 2019 Bug Country Showdown is not affiliated with the national Showdown organization. This year's event is a one-time only event, with no followup rounds.

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