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”

 


 

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06/30/20: JD Lewis vs John Mclendon

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06/29/20: JD Lewis vs Karen Spradlin

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06/24/20: JD Lewis vs Boone Dugan

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

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

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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...

05/26/20: Gary Anderson & the Moonlighters vs Brittany Sanchez

We started a new chapter in the Local Music Showdown last night with Brittany Sanchez and her heartfelt collaboration with Cook Children’s NICU and...

05/21/20: Brandon Kent vs Wayne Garner

Last Thursday was Brandon Kent’s final round in the Local Music Showdown facing off against a Jason Mamoa lookalike, Wayne Garner.  It was a...

05/20/20: Brandon Kent vs Reed Barton

Well folks, Brandon Kent stepped into the ring for a fourth night in a row on Wednesday with the one and only Reed “Street”...

05/19/20: Brandon Kent vs Flash

Last night Brandon Kent made his way back into the ring this time to take on Flash.  There were a lot of votes back...

05/18/20: Brandon Kent vs Larry & Darla

Brandon Kent has returned for another round on the Local Music Showdown this time to take on a husband and wife duo called Larry...

05/15/20: Celsey Braddock vs Brandon Kent

Celsey Braddock returned for a third night last Friday for a little friendly  competition with a friend name Brandon Kent.  Over 400 votes later...

05/14/20: Celsey Braddock vs Brandi Behlen

Well kids, Celsey Braddock returned Thursday night to take on Brandi Behlen and it was insane.  A constant back and forth but in the...

05/13/20: Alex Engelhardt vs Celsey Braddock

Alex Engelhardt had been picking up steam during the Local Music Showdown then Celsey Braddock stepped in with her funky sound.  Alex gave Celsey...

05/12/20: Alex Engelhardt vs Karen Spradlin

Alex Engeldardt is steadily picking up steam in the Local Music Showdown. Last night a newcomer entered the ring by the name of Karen...

05/11/20: Lyndsey Buchanan vs Alex Engelhardt

We launched a new chapter of the Local Music Showdown last night with Lyndsey Buchanan and Alex Engelhardt.  I tell ya what, there were...

05/08/20: Garrett Bradford vs Byron Dowd

Well folks, Friday night was the final appearance for Garrett Bradford facing off against Byron Dowd.  After some fierce voting Garrett would go on...

05/07/20: Garrett Bradford vs Bryce Dicus & the Mercenaries

Garrett Bradford is really killin’ the Local Music Showdown taking on Bryce Dicus & the Mercenaries last night and scoring the W.  Both songs...

05/06/20: Garrett Bradford vs John Dempsy & the Honeybees

About a week and a half ago a friend of mine asked if I had heard Garrett Bradford yet.  I told him I had...

05/05/20: Garrett Bradford vs Cottonwood Crows

Garrett Bradford is beginning to look like an unstoppable force in the Showdown defeating the Cottonwood Crows last night.  John Dempsy & the Honeybees...

05/04/20: Gary Anderson & the Moonlighters vs Garrett Bradford

Gary Anderson & the Moonlighters have been rollin’ over everybody they encountered like a Super Swamper Bogger, getting ever so close to the Hall...

05/01/20: Gary Anderson & the Moonlighters vs Matthew Hodges

Gary Anderson & the Moonlighters are rolling full steam ahead.  They were able to take the victory from Matthew Hodges last Friday.  They return...