2015 Talent Search
Junior Eliminations – April 18,2015
Adult Eliminations April 25,2015
Senior Adult Eliminations May 2,2015
Beginner & Junior Semi-Finals – May 9,2015
Adult & Senior Adult Semi Finals – May 16,2015
Grand Finals – May 23,2015

2016 Talent Search starts – Jan 16, 2016 – April 2, 2016

Entry Form Sign Up

  • Every Saturday Night, 7:30 P.M.
  • Rehearsals with the BAND Thursday nights – 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm on a first come first serve

Win Cash Prizes and a new guitar from Allen Music

Talent Divisions
Beginner (12 & under)    Junior 13-17     Young Adult 18-39     Senior Adult 40 and up     Instrumental

$2,900 in prize money and a new guitar from Allen Music to be given away!
Winners get a live interview on WILLE Radio with “Bear on the Air”

Talent contests offer a great way to get started in music.

The music director of the Kentucky Opry is always looking for talented performers of all ages to be guests in the Friday and Saturday night Opry shows. If you do well in the talent search, and the audience likes you, chances are  you will be asked to come back as a guest!

Weekly Prizes For 1st Place Division Winners

  • $25 in Cash   Talent Search T-shirt


  • $500.00 in CASH
  • Guest spot on major Country Music Concert at The Carson Center
  • A Trophy
  • Perform at the Kentucky Opry
  • Your name on “Overall Winners” plaque at the Kentucky Opry.
  • A new Guitar from Allen Music in Paducah!
  • “People’s Choice” Award and Trophy for the person with the most audience votes.

Coaching lessons offered for performers who want to be better prepared for the contest.

While you are here there are many other Kentucky Lake activities, concerts, and shows in this area. See what else is happening  Kentucky Lake Events