650 AM WSM AND AJ’S GOOD TIME BAR
PARTNER FOR 2018 WSM ROAD SHOW TALENT COMPETITION
Grand prize winner to open for Alan Jackson at upcoming Grand Ole Opry performance!
NASHVILLE, TN — 650 AM WSM, the radio home of the Grand Ole Opry, is pleased to announce the launch of the 2018 WSM Road Show, a live performance talent competition highlighting up and coming country music singer/songwriters. Presented by AJ’s Good Time Bar, which is owned by Grand Ole Opry member Alan Jackson in Nashville, Tennessee, the talent competition will award one grand-prize winner the opportunity to play the Grand Ole Opry in 2018 on the same evening Jackson makes an Opry appearance.
A two-hour matinee competition, the WSM Road Show will broadcast live on 650 AM WSM and WSMonline.com from 1-3 p.m. CT, from the stages of these historic Tennessee theaters:
January 27 | The Palace Theatre | Crossville, TN
February 17 | The Palace Theatre | Gallatin, TN
February 24 | The Roxy Regional Theatre | Clarksville, TN
March 10 | Sugarlands Distilling Co. | Gatlinburg, TN
March 14 | The Capitol Theatre | Lebanon, TN
The final round of the competition will take place on Saturday, March 24 from 1-3 p.m. CT at AJ’s Good Time Bar in Nashville, Tennessee.
“The WSM Road Show takes us back to a day when radio stations would visit outer lying areas and seek up and coming talent,” said Chris Kulick, WSM General Manager. “I am thrilled to give new country artists the opportunity to further their careers, and to be awarded the chance to play the Grand Ole Opry along with a legend like Alan Jackson is career-changing!”
To be considered for the WSM Road Show talent competition, applicants can visit wsmonline.com for submission information. All submissions will be reviewed in advance and selected contestants will be contacted directly with onsite audition information. Contest limitations can be found at wsmonline.com.