UPDATED: Enter Your Band for TOC Riser and Open Taste of Country 2023
106.5 WYRK is looking for the future of country music right here in Western New York!
UPDATED: As we know many of WNY's local bands are busy this holiday season, we have pushed the event, and the entry times, back to January. See below!
From now through JANUARY 9, we will be searching for the next Taste of Country Riser - the next generation of country music talent.
If you think you have what it takes to be the next great country star, submit your name/band and a video of you performing an ORIGINAL country song below. This year, we want the bands!
All entrants MUST perform as a full band.
The selected finalists will compete at Stir at Seneca Niagara Casino on JANUARY 19th, 2022. This is a 21 and up event.
The winner will receive the opportunity to perform at WYRK's Taste of Country 2023.
Please submit a YouTube/Video LINK of you performing an original song in the form below.
Entries can be submitted through our website. Contestants who enter online may be contacted by WYRK to request additional information including, but not limited to, names of the band members, designated contact representative information, and .mp3 song demos or video files.
Bands are responsible for all travel to and from the venue.
All bands are limited to no more than 6 people on stage at once.
By submitting an entry the entrant agrees to the conditions outlined in the Performance, Release, and Authorization Agreement.
For official rules, CLICK HERE.