Headlines: American Idol at Ford Adcraft

American Idol heading to Ford Adcraft – It’s the yearly gig! Nick Fradiani and Clark Beckham will perform for Ford employees on Friday October 16. Check out the details at Adcraft

Adam Lambert new TV Appearances: Adam Lambert is set for Today on October 9 (between 9-10 hour) and Late night with Seth Meyers on October 6.

American Idol winner Scotty McCreery on New England fandom and more – SI.com: Talk to us about your newest single, “Southern Belle,” which was recently released. How does this song reflect the style of your upcoming album in 2016? SM: It’s definitely a little sample of what’s to come. It’s a new sound from the stuff I’ve done before. We’re experimenting in the studio, and it’s going to be a really fun record. We’re still recording. We’re still out there writing. But it’s going to be great. – Read more at Sports Illustrated

Jordan Smith talks about auditioning for ‘The Voice’

Inside Darren Criss’ Plan to Create an Annual Music Festival With Broadway Performers – n the heads of even the most devout musical theater fans, Broadway definitely doesn’t equal beer garden. However, Darren Criss — the Glee breakout who fronted revivals of Hedwig and the Angry Inch and How to Succeed Without Really Trying onstage — hopes to change that on Sunday with the first-ever Elsie Fest, an outdoor festival at New York City’s JBL Live at Pier 97 featuring Lea Salonga, Leslie Odom, Jr., Aaron Tveit and Criss’ band Starkid, singing showtunes, pop covers and even Disney hits amidst a beer garden, food trucks, meet-and-greets with performers and a Marie’s Crisis piano bar. – Read more at the Hollywood Reporter

Dancing’s Derek Hough: This Week Is a Cluster-Bleep – This week is an absolute cluster-bad word. Cluster-bleep! It is TV theme week. None of the songs were cleared until Wednesday. I got my song Wednesday night 9 p.m. I had a whole idea Thursday morning, worked out for a couple hours, and then they called and said, “I’m sorry, the song didn’t clear.” We had to use the backup song, so I had lunch and iced coffee, which I never have. This is serious when I drink caffeine! I went back in there, we worked on the routine and then three hours after that, they said, “Nevermind, the original song cleared.” I was in a predicament because production-wise, aesthetically, the first dance would be more theatrical and more showy, but in my mind, I had kind of moved on. She was already picking up the second dance. – Read more at TV Guide

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