My buddy and band mate, Shawn Smith auditioned for the voice back in February and everything's been absolutely quiet until this week when we saw his Facebook cover photo change to an 'NBC The Voice' banner this past week with the caption 'I auditioned' and to watch the new season premiere on September 23rd!


Shawn Smith - The Voice - Auditioned - Sep 23
Shawn Smith / Facebook

I sure hope that means he made it through and that we'll see our local favorite on a much larger stage than what he's used to around here. I'm sure it's safe to say that the entire Central New York area and beyond will be tuning in JUST to see if Big Sexy made it and I'm also dead sure that if so, they'll be able to hear our cheers from space. In the meantime, keep checking out Shawn in his band Showtime every weekend around the Mohawk Valley and beyond.

UPDATE 9/25: Well the premiere has come and gone and so has another episode... No Shawn! Well the blind auditions aren't over yet, gotta keep watching! Go Big Sexy!


Shawn Smith - Showtime - Daikers
Shannon Travis, Keith James / Facebook


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