Finalists Announced for American Country Star 2010 National Talent Competition

Singers to Compete in Final Event at Denver's Rythms Bar & Grill Restaurant on Nov. 4th

Denver, Colo. - American Country Star Entertainment, LLC and Roper Apparel and Footwear announced today six finalists in the American Country Star 2010 National Talent Competition. The finalists will compete head-to-head on November 4th at Rhythms Bar & Grill restaurant in Denver, CO, where the first American Country Star winner will be crowned.

The American Country Star Competition began this summer with weekly contests at the Kaddyshack Roadhouse in Erie, CO. The competition brought out some of the best new, undiscovered talent from America's heartland. Finalists were chosen from over 400 contestants during nightly auditions hosted by local and area businesses, including Roper Apparel and Footwear, Interstate Ford of Dacono, and MillerCoors. Contestants were evaluated on singing talent, presentation and overall vocal performance.

"Roper is proud to extend its commitment to country music through its support of young new artists," said Lori Notman, Production Specialist with Roper Apparel and Footwear. "We are excited to host these national events that uncover emerging, young stars with a passion for country music."

Finalists of the American Country Star Competition include:
- Zoe Anderson, Denver, CO
- Matt Buckstein, Denver, CO
- Richie Law, Denver, CO
- Rachel Morgan Perry, Nashville, TN
- Danny Tramel, Dallas, TX
- McKenzi Whittington, Denver, CO

These finalists will perform during a final competition at Rhythms Bar & Grill on Thursday, Nov. 4th. Each artist will sing two songs for the crowd and judges, and the top two finalists will perform a final song for the title. Wynn Varble, nationally recognized country music singer and songwriter, will be one of three expert panelists to judge the event.

"American Country Star is committed to helping new, up-and-coming performers showcase their talent and bring fresh, new sounds to the country music industry," said Woody Woodard, President of American Country Star Entertainment. "Some of America's most promising artists are out there among us just waiting to be discovered; we've seen this first hand with the number of gifted singers performing at our events."

The final round of the American Country Star competition will take place on Thursday, Nov. 4th at 7:30pm at Rhythms Bar & Grill. For more information, visit www.americancountrystar.com.

American Country Star Entertainment
American Country Star Entertainment is a talent search firm looking for today's promising new country music stars. Its goal is to open doors for today's budding new artists and to create a variety of platforms for them to display their talent and flair. For more information, visit www.americancountrystar.com.

About Roper Apparel and Footwear
Roper Apparel and Footwear takes great pride in designing, manufacturing and distributing fine western products. Roper's worldwide distribution of western clothing appeals to people who enjoy the western culture, from cowboys and ranchers to hunters and sportsmen. Roper offers a broad range of products including outerwear, western apparel, and footwear. To learn more, visit www.roperusa.com.

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