Entertainers compete in tonight's Rivertown Showdown at The Loft, 1032 Broadway. The weekly competition starts at 8 p.m. and lets audience members vote for their favorite performer.
Now in its fifth week, the contest spans six Wednesdays and a total of 48 performers. Each week, a winner and one finalist advance to the quarterly showdown. There's a weekly cash prize, plus quarterly prizes.
Tonight's musicians hail from places spanning Columbus to Nashville. Performers include Sonny Harris, Lee Holmes, Kip Traylor, Mike Matthews, Liz Melendez, Dan Davidson, Heather Cowles and Riley Yielding.
Cover is $3. For information about the competition, call 706-718-1616.
Learn more about the local nightlife scene on the Walk of Shame blog at www.sonyasorich.blogspot.com.