In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Could you be the next big country music star?

The Texas Country Music Hall of Fame and the Tex Ritter Museum will be holding a country music audition for the John Ritter Tribute Showcase. Live try outs are June 26, 2021 at the museum at 310 W. Panola Street in Carthage, Texas. Perform in front of celebrity judges and industry experts, some of them from Nashville. The Showcase is named after John Ritter, Tex Ritter’s actor son, because the family wanted to do something to help young people get started in the business.

Amateur country musicians only can participate. Tryouts are first come, first served. Find more information at Solo acts only. The competition begins at 9:00am. Contestants must supply their own back-up music. The finals take place the annual Classic Country Music Festival in Carthage, Tex. on August 13, 2021.

Country Music Audition

The winner will represent the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame next year at various concerts and special events and receive a $1,000 cash prize and a new prize package. This is your chance country music singers! Don’t miss this opportunity! Start your career the country music industry.

The Texas Country Music Hall of Fame started in 1998 to celebrate the contributions of Texans to the country music profession. The project highlights those individuals, living or dead, who are recognized nationally as outstanding in their field. See the amazing collection that’s on display in an impressive 13,000 square foot facility. Find classic cassette tapes, shirts, CDs, and more at the gift shop. Host an event in there space for a unique experience. Don’t forget to visit their statues and sculptures scattered across Carthage. To learn more, visit website. For more information about the annual Classic Country Music Festival, click here. Don’t miss out on this chance to do a country music audition!

Historic Fame Studios Has Created a Sound All Its Own