WYRK is looking for the future of country music right here in Western New York! From now through November 20th, WYRK 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. Whether you are an individual or part of a group, we want to see what you can do.

All entrants MUST be able to play their music acoustically. 

The selected finalists will compete at Stir at Seneca Niagara Casino on December 18th, 2021 where former TOC Risers will also perform! The December 18th performance at Stir inside Seneca Niagara Casino is a 21 and up event.

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

Please submit a YouTube/Video LINK of you performing an original song in the form below.

Entries can be submitted through our website, via mail, or in person by appointment only at the station during business hours. 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. By submitting an entry the entrant agrees to the conditions outlined in the Performance, Release and Authorization Agreement.

For official rules, CLICK HERE.

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