March 15, 1997
Live from the Emens Auditorium in Muncie, Indiana, it's our Second Annual Talent from Towns Under Two Thousand Contest, with Emily Shackelton, Patty Ediger, The Emter Family, The Great Divide, Kirkmount and the Newark Balkan Chorus.

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00:00LOGO (RA)
00:11TISHOMINGO
01:03CREDITS
01:44B PART OF TISHOMINGO
03:56APPLAUSE -- GK TALK ABOUT CONTEST/INTRO EMILY SHACKLETON (RA)(RA)
07:20MY WILD IRISH ROSE (RA)
10:01APPLAUSE GK TALK WITH SUE SCOTT/INTRO BALKAN CHORUS (RA)
13:20newARK BALKAN CHORUS -- BRE PETRUNKO
15:42APPLAUSE AND FANFARE
16:06TIM RUSSELL INTRODUCE KIRKMOUNT (RA)
17:20GK TALK WITH MEMBERS OF KIRKMOUNT "Grandparents ally..."
18:35KIRA'S JOURNEY
20:38APPLAUSE -- TOM KEITH INTRO JD HOYT (RA)
23:12CHITTLIN' COOKIN' TIME IN CHEATUM COUNTY (RA)
26:20APPLAUSE AND FANFARE... GK TALK ABOUT MUNCIE, INDIANA (RA)
32:50ADVENTURES IN COMMUNICATION (RA)
42:40APPLAUSE -- SUE INTRO THE EMTER FAMILY (RA)
46:01EL RIO DRIVE -- THE EMTER FAMILY (RA)
48:25APPLAUSE -- TR INTRO PATTI EDIGER/PATTI TALK TO GARRISON (RA)
51:36BLUE EYES CRYIN' IN THE RAIN
53:52APPLAUSE AND FANFARE
54:22TOM KEITH INTROS AL MALONE AND MELODY MEN (RA)
56:32RIVER OF MEMORIES
57:42APPLAUSE
1:00:00VALLEY MEDLEY
1:05:19GK SEGUE TO INTERMISSION (RA)
1:09:36WELCOME BACK TO THE SECOND HALF.... GK RECAP GROUPS
1:11:23KETCHUP (RA)
1:14:23APPLAUSE -- GK TALK ABOUT WBST/WELCOME new STATIONS
1:15:36GREETINGS (RA)
1:20:17WELCOME BACK EMILY SHACKELTON (RA)
1:21:23SIDE BY SIDE
1:22:55APPLAUSE -- GK INTRO EMILY'S SONG
1:23:41SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW
1:25:51MONOLOGUE (RA)
1:47:29APPLAUSE
1:50:35ANNOUNCE 3RD PLACE WINNERS (RA)
1:52:36ANNOUNCE 2ND PLACE WINNERS (RA)
1:53:59ANNOUNCE 1ST PLACE WINNERS (RA)... KIRKMOUNT PERFORMS MATT'S MEDLEY
1:57:40FINAL CREDITS (RA)
1:58:11LET'S HAVE A PARTY!

Guest Information
  • Emily Shackelton
  • Patty Ediger
  • The Emter Family
  • The Great Divide
  • Kirkmount
  • Newark Balkan Chorus
  • Scripts
  • Adventures in Communication
  • Ketchup

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