Bailey ‘Elsie’ Alford Album Released

WJDR’s 2016 Country Showdown winner, Mrs. Bailey Alford from Columbia, has released her first EP album titled ‘Elsie’. Bailey also went on to win the state competition for the Country Showdown in 2016 and since then has been working on recording and finishing her first album. Head to the... Read More.

2017 WJDR Country Showdown

The 2017 WJDR Country Showdown is coming to Columbia on October 7th at the stage in Friendship Park at 2pm! Our winner last year, Bailey Alford from Columbia, went on to place first in the state competition which made her a spot on the national ticket! There is so... Read More.

The Band Perry to Headline First Mississippi Bicentennial Concert

JACKSON – GRAMMY Award® winners and Mississippi natives The Band Perry will headline the Governor’s Concert for the Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration South. The free event kicks off celebrations around the state during 2017. “We are honored to celebrate the 200th anniversary of statehood with world-renowned musicians who make Mississippi’s... Read More.

And the Winner Is…….

We are proud to announce that our winner of the 2016 WJDR Country Showdown, Bailey ‘Elsie’ Alford from Columbia, MS, has blown past the next step of the competition and will advance to the national final round in Nashville. She was named the winner of the Midsouth Semifinal competition... Read More.

WJDR 2016 Country Showdown Performance

We enjoyed so much having our Country Showdown winner, Bailey Alford, talking with Megan this morning on WJDR. Here are her performances from this year’s country showdown. Be sure you like her fan page on Facebook at