Former Susanville songwriter wins Country Showdown
Sunday, July 26, 2015 — Attendees at the annual Double X Country Showdown on Thursday, July 16 at the Lassen County Fair were entertained by the musical performances of seven contestants.
Winning this year’s competition with two rousing numbers, Robert James Clark and Anthony Vairetta, wowed the judges and the crowd alike with Clark’s original songs — “Troublesome” and “Leaves on a Tree.” “Troublesome” also earned the duo
$250 for best original song.
Clark and Vairetta secured $1,000 with their win, and they are off to the next portion of the competition — the California state contest; time, date and location to be announced.