That's right...Columbia is home to the 2017 Country Music Showdown Winner and this year it might be you! Finals will be during the Heritage Fest in Columbia on October 6th from 2-4pm and all you have to do to be a part of this great event is to come... Read More.
There will be a "Trojan Nation" block party on Friday, August 3rd in front of the gym at West Marion High School. Food, music & games with fun for the whole family. A 3k "Glow Run" will begin at 8 P.M and the cost for that will be $10... Read More.
The Columbia High School Band will be having their annual Steak Dinner Sale on Saturday, May 12th from 11 am to 5 pm in the Columbia High Cafeteria. The plate will include a ribeye, baked potato, salad, bread and dessert. Tickets are $15 and they will be accepting walk... Read More.
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.
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.
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... Read More.
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.
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 https://www.facebook.com/BaileyElsieAlford/?fref=ts