MITCHELL – Who will be crowned this year’s WQRK Southern Indiana’s Classic Hits & Litefm Persimmon Idol?
The free event is set to showcase vocalists from the local listening area.
Judges selected seven contestants in the preliminary auditions to advance to the finals.
Christina Bell of Bedford will perform the song “I’d Rather Go Blind” by Etta James.
Karston Brim of Bedford selected “There Goes My Life” by Kenny Chesney to showcase his talent.
Clarence Brown of Bedford will share his message through the song “The Greatest Love of All” by Whitney Houston.
Taylor Carter of Mitchell will wow the audience with the song “Freight Train” by Aaron Watson.
Dawn Keller of Little Cincinnati will own the stage with “Burning Love” with the style of Wynonna Judd.
Troy King of Bedford returns to the stage to sing “God Bless the USA” by Lee Greenwood.
Pali Gap of Bloomington plans to sing “Cover me up” by Morgan Wallen while he plays his acoustic guitar.
The finalist that earns the Idol title of the WQRK Southern Indiana‘s Classic Hits & Litefm Persimmon Idol contest will take home a grand prize package which includes a trophy and a $500 cash prize.
These talented individuals will perform live on the Main Street stage in Mitchell, Indiana at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, September 20th immediately following the 2021 Persimmon Festival Queen Pageant.
Each contestant will be judged on the following categories of stage presence, vocal technique, style performance, word memorization, and song choice. The scores will be evaluated on a scale of 100 total points possible.
Monday’s weather forecast is looking great, so grab your lawn chair, cheer on your local performer and find out who will be named the next WQRK Southern Indiana’s Classic Hits & Litefm Persimmon Idol!