Thursday, June 16 WGNA will showcase the best singers in the Northeast at Vapor in Saratoga Casino and Raceway.  The journey began in February, as over 100 hopefuls auditioned to make the finals.  Now, the best of the best will compete for $5,000 and a performance spot on the Center For Disability Services Telethon on FOX 23.

We hope you'll make plans to support your favorite and enjoy a great night of Country Music!  Judges include WGNA's Scott Blaine, LOOK-TV's Jesse Jackson, Saratogian's Stacey Morris and Audiostars' leader Jay Yager. Each judge can score up to 10 points on appearance, 15 points on stage presence and 25 points on vocals.

Here's what to expect from your Country Idol Karaoke Finalists, in the order of their performance.

1. Leeanna Aulisio-How Far-Martina McBride

2. Dana Farrell-Not Ready To Make Nice-Dixie Chicks

3. Mandy Bailey-Undo It-Carrie Underwood

4. Bobby Kendall-Colder Weather-Zac Brown Band

5. Nicola Beault-Anyway-Martina McBride

6. Lauren Kerr-Consider Me Gone-Reba McEntire

7. Gary Dibble-Good Morning Beautiful-Steve Holy

8. Mackenzie Sivert-Something More-Sugarland

9. Faith VanDemark-Happy Girl-Martina McBride

10. Steve Thomas-Tomorrow-Chris Young

11. Tricia Misonznick-So Small-Carrie Underwood

12. Jason Halse Fitzpatrick-Baby Likes To Rock It-Tractors

13. Loreal Lavigna-Where Would You Be-Martina McBride

14. Mike Bear-Whistlin' Dixie-Randy Houser

15. Rachel Martin-Stay-Sugarland

16. James Hill Jr.-Right Where I Need To Be-Gary Allan

17. Brandie Alexander-Because Of You-Reba McEntire

18. Nicole Hathaway-Gunpowder and Lead-Miranda Lambert

19. Laura Poirier-Blue Sky-Emily West

Doors open at 7pm for a Country Dance Party, show starts at 8pm.  All finalists must register before 7:30pm or they may be eliminated from the contest.