The search is on for a 2012 Hangtown Harmonica Champion, to be crowned on July 21 during the 3rd annual Cowboys and Cornbread event, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Rainbow Orchards in Camino.
Organizers of a competition are seeking 10 experienced harmonica players to compete for cash prizes and bountiful bragging rights at the event.
Advanced registration is required ($10) and contestants will be judged on technique, showmanship and degree of difficulty. Contestants take the stage at 1 p.m. and each plays no longer than five minutes. Any music style is permitted, but must contain a recognizable beat.
To download an application, go to cowboys-cornbread.com or call 800-457-6279 for more information.
Cowboys and Cornbread is a regional event celebrating western living and old-fashioned fun. Enjoy the chili, horseshoe tournament and live entertainment while putting harmonica hymns to the test.