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         2013 Overall Winner

    19 yr old

     Clint Fisher

       from Benton, KY.



People's Choice Winner

12 Yr Old Ethan Wallace from Sturgis,KY.

26th Annual Kentucky Opry Talent Search

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Competition starts - Jan 18, 2014 thru

April 5, 2014

for the Open Competition, Eliminations & finals go thru

May 24 at the Kentucky Opry
in Draffenville Kentucky

Win Cash Prizes and a new guitar from Allen Music

Read the Rules

Entry Form Sign Up

Coaching lessons offered for young singers, musicians, and performers

who want to be better prepared for the contest

Talent Divisions

  • Beginner (12 & under)
  • Instrumental & other (dance, comedy etc.) (all ages)
  • Junior - age 13-17
  • Young Adult - age 18-39
  • Senior Adult age - 40 and up


$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 are a great platform for talented people to get started in a music career. Many other Kentucky Lake activities, concerts, and other talent shows are listed at Kentucky Lake Events

The management 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 perform in the talent search and do well and the audience likes you, then you will probably be asked to come back as a guest!


Open Competition Jan 18, 2014 - April 2014

Every Saturday Night
7:30 P.M.

Rehearsals with the BAND Thursday nights -
6:30pm to 9:30pm on a first come first serve

weekly prizes For

1st Place Division Winners

  • $25 in Cash
  • Talent Search T-shirt
  • Guest appearance at Kentucky Opry


  • $500.00 in CASH
  • Guest spot on major Country Music Concert at The Carson Center
  • A Trophy
  • 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.


Entry Form Sign Up