Meet Dave Tokarowski!

Dave Tokarowski will join the judges panel for the 2014 Country Idol Finals at Vapor in Saratoga Casino and Raceway on Thursday, June 12. Tokarowski is an accomplished musician who's been performing for over 13 years. The Amsterdam, New York native is currently the lead vocalist of Body and Soul.

Q: What Do You Think Makes Someone A Country Idol?

A:  A Country Idol has to embody good ole' country music right down to their bones. I want to believe in what they're singing and see a genuine artist up there. I expect to see true talent and a passionate performance.

Q: What’s Your Advice To Contestants?

A: Create a moment! Connect with the panel and get the crowd on your side. Push to travel outside your comfort zone and imprint your own personality on your performance!

Q: Who Are Some Of Your Favorite Country Music Performers?

A: Faith Hill, Randy Travis, Vince Gill, Martina McBride, Montgomery Gentry.