Come see the future of country music right here in Western New York!

Welcome to the road to the 106.5 WYRK Taste of Country 2023, coming this summer to Sahlen Field in Downtown Buffalo.

It all begins with 106.5 WYRK's Taste of Country Risers - the next generation of country music talent. Thursday, January 19 at Stir Night Club inside Seneca Niagra Casino and Resort.

5 bands will compete for the chance to open the 2023 Taste of Country at Sahlen Field this summer!

Congratulations to our 5 finalists:

The Zachary Lee Band

Kevin Mikula and the Noblemen

Danny Minogue

Brianna Blankenship

Savannah Swatland & NY Rockin Rodeo


All entrants will perform as a full band.

This is a 21 and up event.

The winner will receive the opportunity to perform at WYRK's Taste of Country 2023.


For official rules, CLICK HERE.

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