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Center Stage Live proudly announces C.J. Garton as the Week two winner of the Indie Country Showdown followed by Chad Wilson and Mia Brown.

The winner automatically secures a spot in the Week four finale and competition judges can still nominate contestants that finish in second and third place as wild cards to compete in the finale.

Competitors Jon Statham, Ethan Vincil, Doug Miolen, and Kendra Neece also delivered stellar performances.
The third round of the Indie Country Showdown will be held at the Ray Stevens CabaRay Showroom in West Nashville on Thursday, March 7.

Competing for the opportunity to move forward will be Allie Lamb, Brooke Spencer, Lexi Lew, Seth Alexander, Andy Pursell, John Haywood and Charlie McNeal. Guest performances include Keith Burns, Abby Leigh Anderson (Bobby Bones Show), Boomtown Saints and Allie Colleen.

The Indie Country Showdown consists of four straight weeks of intense competition as Center Stage Live presents the top 20 rising indie country artists in the greater Nashville region chosen by a mix of fan votes and Nashville music industry professionals.

Highlights from each show and special live-stream segments with the contestants will be featured on Center Stage Magazine’s website and to tens of millions of viewers who engage with Center Stage Magazine’s social media properties each year.
The grand prize winner will be determined by the expert panel of celebrity judges and music industry professionals including Keith Burns (Trick Pony), Tom Harding (Engineer and Producer John Denver, B.B. King, ZZ Top, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Molly Hatchet, Jason & the Scorchers, Intruder, Deana Carter, Pam Tillis, Olivia Newton-John and more), Adam Cunningham (The Voice Season 13) and Virginia P. Brick (SESAC, former President of the Women’s Music Business Association).
The Grand Prize includes a recording Session with We The People Music Productions and a full-service Single Distribution to Radio via CDX Nashville.
A bonus crowd prize will be awarded to one audience member per event who will win an in-studio demo session with We The People Music Productions at the Speakeasy Recording Studio ($1195 value) or can apply $1195 toward a fully produced, mastered and radio-ready track with a number one songwriter and producer Jason Wyatt, the We The People Team and Nashville’s best session players.

“Center Stage Magazine was born out of the love for promoting independent artists. The Indie Country Showdown is another great way to promote some amazing independent country artists who deserve a shot at stardom! We wish all of the entrants the best of luck!”

Tommy Lemon | Center Stage Magazine Co-Founder

“We are excited to be part of the Indie Country Showdown, with thanks to CenterStage Live and the Ray Stevens Cabaray Showroom! These events help us share our goals and stories and help us to meet our mission of service to the military families of Tennessee. We’ll see you there!”

Jenner Kreifels | Tennessee Folds of Honor Regional Impact Officer

Active and retired military veterans and first responders will be honored each night and a special monetary presentation to Folds Of Honor Tennessee will be made.

Veterans wishing to attend can contact for a special veteran ticket discount
Additional information and tickets can be purchased by those wishing to attend the event in person are available now at

Competition Schedule: 
2-15-24 – First Six of 20 chosen artists compete in this intimate showplace! Only one artist advances to the Final Showdown! Winner of Round 1 – Kayla Wass.
2-22-24 – Next Seven of 20 chosen artists compete for the chance to advance! Only one artist advances to the Final Showdown! Winner of Round 2 – C.J. Garton
3-7-24 – Last Seven of 20 chosen artists compete to be the last one chosen for the Top 3! Only one artist advances to the Final Showdown!
3-14-24 – The Finale with The Top 3 winners and special judges selection in the earlier rounds, to be crowned 2024 Indie Country Showdown Champion to be announced live onstage!

Follow Center Stage Magazine on their website Stay current on social media platforms Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and watch artist interviews and appearances on their YouTube channel. 

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