The Delaware County Fair BIG Stage this year will feature Easton Corbin and Danielle Bradbery on August 16th at 7pm. But there is something else really big brewing for this year’s fair.

For the past two months the local fairs of District 5 have played home to a very special competition. The District 5 Fairs Ultimate Idol Karaoke Contest hosted by Northern Star Productions has heard some of the best singers that Central New York has to offer in an effort to award $2500 in prize money and a chance for an invitation the sing on NBC’s hit show “The Voice”. Thus far there have four fairs with 5 to 6 singers each already qualified for the Grand Finale Showdown at High Noon on August 16th in The Entertainment Tent at The Delaware County Fair in Walton.

The Entertainment Tent will also feature other shows throughout the week beginning on August 11th including a fair favorite “Buffalo Barfield” with daily shows, local bands, The Delaware County Fair Jr Idol Karaoke Contest (ages 12-16) on August 12 with sign ups at 5 and a show start at 6pm and the last opportunity to qualify for The District 5 Ultimate Idol Karaoke Contest (ages 17 and over) on August 14thsign ups at 5 and a show start at 6pm. The list of singers, where they are from and where they qualified is as follows...

Afton Fair- 1.Danika Clair/ Afton NY. 2. Kimberly March/ Munnsville NY3. Kimberly Collison/ Oneonta NY 4. Frank Cepero/ Binghamton NY5. Michael Gray/ Norwich NY  6. Brandy Engal/ Chenango Forks NY.

Madison County Fair-1.Lindsey Stoughton Endicott NY. 2. Joanna Yager Horseheads NY.3.Dani Loomis Cassville NY. 4 Sarah Click Rome NY 5. Stephanie Antczak So. New Berlin

Broome County -1st Ricky Martuscello-Mayfield NY..2nd Patty Mcneilly- Franklin NY...
3rd Angelica Carozzi- Vestal NY...4th Brittni Fancher- Norwich NY...
5th Jen Trimble- Binghamton NY..6th Paulette Placek-Harpursville

Otsego County Fair -1. Jessica Austin, Edmeston NY 2. Danny Ronson, Oneonta NY
3. Jackie Olson, Conklin NY 4. Shawn Speller, Oneonta NY
5. Jannetta Montori, Edmeston NY