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Eddie Ward


The KJ Country 102.3 Texaco Country Showdown is set for Friday, June 7th at the Effingham Performance Center! Doors open at 5:30pm, and last year's 'Showdown winner Kelsey Beard will open things up at 6:30! The 'Showdown starts at 7pm and airs live on KJ Country 102.3. You can also listen live online by clicking here.


About Eddie

I am 29 years of age a native of central Illinois I graduated 2002 from Newton Community High school. After graduation I attended Olney Community College where I received my associated in arts and sciences. During that time I travel to New York and New Orleans where I was apart of and sang in many music festivals. Also I worked in the OCC music department where I found my passion for country music. After college I went to work for Lonestar Steakhouse saloon in Effingham IL. During that time I was in numerous singing contests through the bar circuit.

I have always had a passion for music it has been a huge part in my life. Especially country music, listening to the great George Strait, Garth Brooks, and Toby Keith has been inspirational just to name a few. Currently I am living in Effingham IL and working at Neimergs Steakhouse.

Eddie's Music