The ROAD HAMMERS are the highest selling Canadian country band in history. The Road Hammers’ self-titled album Certified Platinum, and their single “Mud” Certified Gold, in Canada. They have achieved five Top 10 and nine Top 20 radio hits in Canada, and are also winners of the JUNO Award for Country Recording of the Year, two time CCMA Group or Duo of the Year winners. The Road Hammers are no stranger to the Hoedown stage, and are back by popular demand after performing at the Hoedown in 2015!
Hoedown Showdown Finals
The Hoedown Showdown is our country music talent competition. Applicants participate in Prelims (Top 40), Semi-Finals (Top 20), and the Top 10 Finalists compete in a variety show on the first night of the Hoedown. The incredible competitors perform with our Hoedown Showdown house band in front of a panel of adjudicators and the winner is announced! To find out more about the competition visit www.hoedown.ca/showdown.
John Anderson 2017 Hoedown Showdown Winner
JOHN ANDERSON was born and raised in Barrie, Ontario. He has been playing guitar and performing at events for just 3 years. John competed in the Magna Hoedown Showdown in 2016 as a Finalist, and returned in 2017 to win the competition. Since then, John has recorded a song he wrote along with Beverley Mahood as part of his Showdown grand prize. He has also performed across Ontario. None of it would have been possible without the Magna Hoedown, to which he is very grateful.
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Finals of the Hoedown Showdown Talent Competition
2017 Hoedown Showdown Winner
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