It's time to represent the Capital Region and win your shot at making it big with the Taste of Country Hometown Risers.

WGNA is teaming up with Taste of Country to bring you an exciting end to 2017. Along with 34 other radio stations, WGNA is hosting a Hometown Risers competition and your act could be featured on Taste of Country Nights with Sam Alex.

What's more? The local winner - that's right one of your out there right here in the Capital Region - will win the opportunity to perform on stage at WGNA's CountryFest in 2018.

Think you have what it takes? Fill out the form below and enter with your best original music. We're now taking entries until 9am January 2, 2018 and then we will choose five finalists to be voted on by you right here in the Capital Region.

WGNA's Hometown Risers

WGNA is teaming up with Taste of Country to find the Capital Region's best upcoming talent in Country Music. Think you have what it takes?
  • Approved Photo*Attach an approved press photo that WGNA will use as part of the Hometown Risers contest.
  • Contact Name*
  • Address*
  • If you do not include a link here you MUST include an alternative method to submit your music in the box below or else your submission will not be considered.
  • If you are unable to submit a link to YouTube with your original music, clearly explain how you will submit your music to the contest.

Hometown Risers Rules