Central Wisconsin’s Got Talent finalists take the stage Tuesday
For Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD — Over the past several weeks, contestants have competed in Central Wisconsin’s Got Talent qualifying events held in conjunction with area festivals and fairs. The winners and two runners-up will perform at the Central Wisconsin’s Got Talent finale.
Winners of the qualifying events were:
—Elise Posteluk, singer/songwriter (Dairyfest/Marshfield).
—Lydia Kildahl, singer/songwriter (Cranberry Blossom Fest/Wisconsin Rapids).
—Lonna Alexander, vocalist (Music Fest/Auburndale).
—Jordyn Taylor, vocalist/guitarist (4th of July Celebration/Pittsville).
—Glynda Gosse, vocalist (Colby Cheese Days/Colby).
—Hannah Siegler, dancer (Hub City Days/Marshfield).
—Maisie Cramer, vocalist/guitarist (Clark County Fair/Neillsville).
—Toby Schreier, vocalist/guitarist (Corn Fest/Loyal).
The two wild card acts, who were runners-up at qualifying events, chosen through a Facebook voting process are:
—Cameron Nyseth, vocalist.
—Tanya Barton, vocalist/guitarist.
The 10 acts will face off Tuesday, Aug. 30, beginning at 7 p.m. in the grandstands of the Central Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Marshfield as a preliminary event to the 2016 Central Wisconsin State Fair, which opens on Wednesday.
Judges will determine the top three acts and award prizes, including the grand prize of $1,000. The acts are also vying for the right to compete in next year’s Wisconsin State Fair in Milwaukee.
Admission is free at the gate and at the door. Doors to the grandstands will open to the public at 6:30 p.m.