Up-and-coming artist, Dave Hangley, took the stage at the Texaco Country Showdown at the Hamilton Mall.
Cat Country 107.3 FM hosted the contest, which not only provides new talent exposure but also gives them the opportunity to claim the grand prize: $100,000.
Hangley, who is a New Jersey native performed songs from his debut album, American Made, and signed autographs as well.
"Daves a real good song writer and he was on the talent show too, years ago, sat up there and we were impressed with him then. So we decided to do it,." says Nashville North Studios (NNS) Producer, Jim Allison.
The New Jersey based record label seeks to bring country inspired tunes to the northeast.
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