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The July 5th Texaco Country Showdown at The International Food Festival at Marquette’s Lower Harbor

Photographer: Steve Waller The WFXD Texaco Country Showdown July 5th at Marquette’s Lower Harbor was a huge success with tons of fans and tons of performers! Eight competitors got on the Exchange Club’s and Great Lakes Radio stage to sing covers and originals for the judges during the 2nd local Texaco Country Showdown. Once again […]

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has declared April 15th through April 21st as Severe Weather Awareness Week in the state of Michigan. Matt Zika from the National Weather Service Office in Negaunee joined the SUNNY Morning Show today to discuss this event and encourage lsteners to be prepared for […]

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Marquette – 08/27/2011- Lower Harbor Park in downtown Marquette, Michigan was active early into its second day of Seafood Fest entertainment with 7 talented contestants competing for a final position in the Regional Texaco Country Music Showdown. The beautiful sunny weather naturally lit up the stage as each contestant shared their talent with festival listeners. [...]

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Palmer, MI – August 23, 2011 – The Texaco Country Showdown in Palmer, Michigan was apart of Palmer’s annual Heritage Days.  The fire department was drilling out food for community members.  There was a parade through town and a car show.  Many members of the community showed up at Kid’s Park in Palmer to enjoy [...]

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08/07/2011-Marquette, MI- Musicians with a passion to sing gained a lot of support from the community at the Texaco Country Showdown at Lions Field.  With firefighters grilling out, community members playing softball, and township board members being dunked in the dunk tank, the country showdown participants entertained the crowd with their three best songs. Starting [...]

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Marquette, MI- There are three more Texaco Country Showdown dates.  The state finals are coming up very quick.  The finalist from all showdowns this summer will get a chance to sing and win $1,000 at the finals on Saturday, September 10th at the Island Resort and Casino. This Saturday, August 6th at Lions Field in [...]

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Texaco Country Showdown Dates Released for Upper Peninsula Michigan
Marquette County  – July 15, 2011  – Four more Texaco Country Showdowns are slated for the following dates around the Upper Peninsula. You could win $1,000 in Escanaba at the Island Resort & Casino if you win one of the following local showdown preliminary events. WQXO- 8-6 – 1p-4p – at Lyons Field in Marquette [...]

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  Marquette, Lower Harbor Park – July 4, 2011 – A 14 and 16 year old duo, The Goldmine Girls, won Great Lakes Radio/Texaco Country Showdown at Lower Harbor Park. Ten contestants sang to win a slot to compete at the Regional Contest and win at $1000.00.   Contestants Participating John Rowe The Goldmine Girls [...]

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Ishpeming, MI – 07/01/2011 – Congratulations to Haylie Richer of Marquette who won the Texaco Country Showdown at the 2011 Ishpeming Festival of Treasures. Photos from the Festival and Showdown are available HERE. Thanks to all the contestants and everyone who came out!

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Ishpeming, MI – 07-01-2011 – Here are all of our photos from the 2011 Ishpeming Festival of Treasures and Texaco Country Showdown. Congratulations to Haylie Richer of Marquette for winning the Showdown!
Festival of Treasures Photos!

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