Dust off your cowboy hat and warm up your singing voice its time for the Best Country Singer in Houston 2008 contest at Sam Houston Race Park. Up for grabs is the chance to open for Johnny Lee in Playa del Carmen, a trip to the Country Music Awards, $1,000 and studio recording time. Contestants will compete in Junior and Adult divisions, and the finals will be held in late February. Everyone will be judged on singing ability, of course, but were guessing a rhinestone halter top and stilettos wont hurt. 7 p.m. 7575 North Sam Houston Parkway West. For tickets and contest information, call 281-807-8760 or visit www.shrp.com. $30 contest entry fee; $9 admission.
Fridays, 7 p.m. Starts: Jan. 4. Continues through Feb. 15, 2008