News from the Bill Riley Talent Search

2016 Iowa State Fair Day 4!

Heather Torpy - Sunday, August 14, 2016

We had another great day at the fair! Kyle Munson wrote a great article about the Talent Search in today's Des Moines Register. Here is the link if you missed it.  Read More. . .

2016 Iowa State Fair - Day 3!

Heather Torpy - Saturday, August 13, 2016

What a beautiful day at the fair! We had a special visitor on stage - the 1966 Talent Search Champion John Greenfield.  Read More. . .

2016 Iowa State Fair - Day 2!

Heather Torpy - Friday, August 12, 2016

We had a great day on the Anne and Bill Riley Stage today! Cloudy skies and a breeze kept everyone cool. Read More. . .

Iowa State Fair 2016! Day 1 Update

Heather Torpy - Thursday, August 11, 2016

Hello! We are so excited that we are back at the Iowa State Fair! We had a great show today with so much talent! Here are the acts moving on to the semi-finals.  Read More. . .

Local Show on February 20th

Heather Torpy - Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The dog days of summer are far, far behind us and we are already gearing up for another great season of the Bill Riley Talent Search. Can you believe this is the 57th year? Amazing!  Read More. . .

Iowa State Fair 2015 Championship Show

Heather Torpy - Sunday, August 23, 2015

We had such an incredible year! Today's Championship show was AMAZING! Read More. . .

Iowa State Fair 2015 - Day 10

Heather Torpy - Saturday, August 22, 2015

The semi-finals are over and the line up is set for the 2015 Championship Show. Come watch live at the Anne & Bill Riley Stage at 1:30pm tomorrow or watch the show at 8pm on Iowa Public Television! Read More. . .

Iowa State Fair 2015 - Day 9

Heather Torpy - Friday, August 21, 2015

Today was our second day of semi-finals and everyone was amazing!  Read More. . .

Iowa State Fair 2015 - Day 8

Heather Torpy - Thursday, August 20, 2015

Wow! We were blown away by all the talent on our stage today!  Read More. . .

Iowa State Fair 2015 - Day 7

Heather Torpy - Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Today we wrapped up the preliminary round! The talent this year has been phenomenal!  Read More. . .