Local Music Showdown with Ben Ryan

Join Ben Ryan for the Local Music Showdown each weeknight at 9:10 pm and text 817-877-1959 to vote!

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HERE’S HOW IT WORKS

· Ben will play two local artist songs and listeners can text to 817-877-1959 to vote on which song they like the best

· The winner will go on to the next night where the song will compete against a new local song

· After winning 5 nights in a row, that song will be “retired” and join “Ben Ryan’s Local Music Hall of Fame”

· Hear the latest below…

 


 

11-25-19 WINNER: Chance Anderson Band’s “Stillwater”

 

12-17-19 WINNER: Austin English “Heartache In A Small Town”

 

01-02-20 WINNER: Proud Country’s “I Just Need To Hold You Tonight”

 

01-14-20 WINNER: Cade Holliday’s “Have Mercy”

 

01-22-20 WINNER: Natasha Wynn Band’s “Gone”

 

02-11-20 WINNER: Dacota Deaver Band’s “Stay”

 

02-20-20 WINNER: Rowdy Decker’s “Nobody Told Me”

 

 

03-06-20 WINNER: Garrett Bryan & The Traveling City Committee’s “Tunnel”

 

 

03-18-20 WINNER: The Restless Kind’s “Home”

 

 

03-25-20 WINNER: Austin Upchurch’s “Pearson Road”

 

 

04-16-20 WINNER: Darrin Morris’ “Dancin’ In The Rain”

 

 

04-22-20 WINNER: Jesse Rasanen’s “Perfect”

 

 

05-08-20 WINNER: Garrett Bradford’s “Honkiest of Tonkers”

 

 

05-21-20 WINNER: Brandon Kent’s “Nueces County Line”

 

 

06-08-20 WINNER: Gary Anderson and the Moonlighters’ “Pale Moonlight”

 

 

06-15-20 WINNER: Amelia Presley’s “Harm Nobody Else”

 

 

06-23-20 WINNER: Bryce Dicus & The Mercenaries’ “Ain’t Slept Since Texas”

 

 

07-01-20 WINNER: JD Lewis’ “When I Was 21”

 

 

07-09-20 WINNER: Daniel Holmes’ “Fairytale”

 

 

07-20-20 WINNER: Brody Caster’s “Started With A Song”

 

 

07-28-20 WINNER: Justin Russell Band’s “Far Out”

 

 

08-19-20 WINNER: Kat Hasty’s “The Highway Song”

 

 

09-04-20 WINNER: September Moon’s “Freeway”

 

 

09-17-20 WINNER: Stoney Musgrove’s “Local Honey”

 


 

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08/28/20: State Line Band vs September Moon

There have been some twists and turns so far this this new chapter of the Local Music Showdown.  Friday night the State Line Band...

08/27/20: Jon Young vs State Line Band

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08/26/20:

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Clete Bradley & the Mood returned last night for yet another round of competition this time facing off against Jerrett Zoch.  Man, these songs...

08/19/20:

We kicked off a brand new chapter of the Local Music Showdown last night featuring new tunes from Clete Bradley & the Mood along...

08/18/20: Kat Hasty vs Joshua Ingram

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08/17/20: Kat Hasty vs Brandon McLaughlin

Kat Hasty has been doin’ work and climbing closer and closer to the Local Music Showdown Hall Of Fame.  Last night she faced Brandon...

08/14/20: Kat Hasty vs Sarah Johnson

Kat Hasty is blowing through the competition but Friday night was quite the show watching the votes go back and forth between her and...

08/13/20: Kat Hasty vs Ryan Ross Band

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08/12/20: Jacob Armitage vs Kat Hasty

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08/11/20: Jacob Armitage vs Chris Allbright

Jacob Armitage has been rolling through the competition and last night was quite the fight with a returning challenger, Chris Allbright.  The votes flowed...

08/10/20: Jacob Armitage vs Tyller Gummersal

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08/07/20: Kendi Jean vs Jacob Armitage

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08/06/20: Kendi Jean vs Dana Deatherage

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08/05/20: Fort Worth Musicians Choir vs Kendi Jean

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