Traverse City’s Drew Hale Wins Country Showdown Grand Prize

Traverse City’s own Drew Hale has returned home as winner.

A big Country Showdown winner that is.

Hale was a national finalist at the Country Showdown in Nashville over the weekend.

At the end of the competition he walked away with the grand prize of $100,000.

He says it was an experience of a lifetime that opened new doors.         

“Gives me an opportunity to take some chances and really make a shot at a real music career. I want to be a songwriter. Whether that’s writing songs for myself or writing for other artists this allows me the opportunity to take some risks and not have to worry about my family along the way,” Hale says.

For Hale’s upcoming shows you can visit his website.