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”

 


 

Local Music Showdown with Ben Ryan

07/28/20: Taylor Needham vs Fort Worth Musician’s Choir

Taylor Needham made it through his initial competition and his second night was challenged by a Fort Worth collective.  The Fort Worth Musician’s Choir...

07/27/20: Whiskey Double vs Taylor Needham

The Local Music Showdown fired off again last with two new contenders, Whiskey Double and Taylor Needham.  While they were two completely different kinds...

07/22/20: Justin Russell Band vs Duston Siler

The Justin Russell Band is doin’ the dang thing on the chapter of the Local Music Showdown.  Leveling the competition and win round after...

07/21/20: Justin Russell Band vs Ox Martin

The Local Music Showdown is going along swimmingly and last night was no different.  The Justin Russell Band returned for a second round facing...

07/20/20: Brendyn Kyle vs Justin Russell Band

We kicked off a whole new chapter last night of the Local Music Showdown with appearances from Brendyn Kyle an the Justin Russell Band. ...

07/17/20: Brody Caster vs Uh Oh Jiminy

Brody Caster sure concluded this chapter of the Local Music Showdown quickly.  He outscored Uh Oh Jiminy Friday night and made it into the...

07/16/20: Brody Caster vs Jason Herrin

Brody Caster has been steamrollin’ over the competition each night and last night Jason Herrin put up quite the fight but it was quite...

07/15/20: Brody Caster vs Austin Bradley McManus

I’ll tell you what, this competition is heatin’ up.  Brody Caster returned last night for a 3rd night to face Austin Bradley McManus.  Both...

07/14/20: Brody Caster vs Stoney Musgrove

Last night Brody Caster came back for round two facing Stoney Musgrove.  It was close but in the end Brody would take another W. ...

07/13/20: Jessi England vs Brody Caster

Jessi England took the win Friday night and returned last night to face a new competitor, Brody Caster.  Brody was actually at the Ranch...

07/10/20: Jessi England vs The Powell Brothers

Well folks, we launched a new chapter of the Local Music Showdown Friday featuring Jessi England the The Powell Brothers.  Boy howdy, what a...

07/09/20: Daniel Holmes vs Chris Allbright

Last night was the final night for Daniel Holmes, he was destined for either the Hall of Fame or to be sent home.  Chris...

07/08/20: Daniel Holmes vs Tanner Sparks

I tell you what!  That Daniel Holmes is really wrackin’ up the wins in the Local Music Showdown.  He beat out Tanner Sparks last...

07/07/20: Daniel Holmes vs Preston Scott

Daniel Holmes has been steamrolling ahead in the Local Music Showdown with no signs of slowing down.  A former Ranch Bash artist, Preston Scott,...

07/06/20: Daniel Holmes vs Brett Stair

Daniel Holmes returned for round two last night on the Local Music Showdown competing against Brett Stair.  Brett brought the country and western but...

07/02/20: Erick Fayard vs Daniel Holmes

Last Thursday Erick Fayard returned from another bout this time taking on Daniel Holmes who has made an appearance on the LMS in the...

07/01/20: Chad Miller & the Good Fortune vs Erick Fayard

We began a new chapter last night on the Local Music Showdown with newcomers Chad Miller & the Good Fortune and Erick Fayard.  It...

06/30/20: JD Lewis vs John Mclendon

Last night was the final night for JD Lewis, he was either to be sent home of the Hall of Fame.  Enter John Mclendon...

06/29/20: JD Lewis vs Karen Spradlin

JD Lewis returned for a fourth night on the Local Music Showdown last night to face off against Karen Spradlin.  I’ll tell ya, JD...

06/24/20: JD Lewis vs Boone Dugan

We kicked off a new chapter in the Local Music Showdown last night featuring JD Lewis and Boone Dugan.  Both artists have some fantastic...

06/23/20: Bryce Dicus & the Mercenaries vs Jason Spradlin

Bryce Dicus & the Mercenaries finally made it to their fifth and final night and face off against Jason Spradlin.  I gotta hand it...

06/22/20: Bryce Dicus & the Mercenaries vs Troy Thompson

Bryce Dicus & the Mercenaries have one more round tonight to try and reach the Hall of Fame after defeating Troy Thompson last night. ...

06/19/20: Bryce Dicus & the Mercenaries vs Josh & the Jet Noise

Bryce Dicus & the Mercenaries are just steamrolling along scoring a victory from Josh & the Jet Noise Friday night.  They return for their...

06/18/20: Bryce Dicus & the Mercenaries vs Brothers Bound

Bryce Dicus & the Mercenaries returned last night to face a new challenger, Brothers Bound.  It was a busy night of voting but in...

06/15/20: Amelia Presley vs Ryker Hall

Amelia Presley is a force to be reckoned with on the Local Music Showdown.  She was able to score the victory from Ryker Hall...

06/12/20: Amelia Presley vs Trenton Fletcher

Friday night Amelia Presley returned for a fourth night this time facing one Trenton Fletcher.  I’ve gotta say, these competitions have been so close...

06/11/20: Amelia Presley vs Andrew Sullivan

Amelia Presley is just steamrolling ahead on the Showdown.  Last night she faced off against a new cahllenger by the name of Andrew Sullivan...

06/10/20: Amelia Presley vs Seth Jones

Last night Amelia Presley returned for another Showdown this time against a returning competitor, Seth Jones.  The Puzzleman himself sent me a new single...

06/09/20: JP Cambell vs Amelia Presley

Tuesday night JP Campbell returned to the Showdown ring facing a new challenger, Amelia Presely.  He was a tough fight but in the end...

06/08/20: JP Campbell vs Craig Murphy

We kicked off a new chapter in the Local Music Showdown last night with JP Campbell and Craig Murphy.  The leading votes battled throughout...