Headlines: Mark Ballas Headed to Kinky Boots, Evvie McKinnie Set for Teen Choice

JERSEY BOYS Alum Mark Ballas Will Strut His Stuff as Charlie in KINKY BOOTS – Kinky Boots announce today that Emmy-nominated and two-time “Dancing with the Stars” champion Mark Ballas will take over the role of ‘Charlie Price’ in the Tony Award-winning musical beginning on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. He will play a limited run through Sunday, November 4, 2018. Ballas succeeds David Cook who will play his last performance on Sunday, September 9, 2018. – Read more at Broadway World

The Four Season 1 winner Evvie McKinney set for Teen Choice

Phillip Phillips, who’s coming to Park City, makes the most of his do-over – “I couldn’t release music for three years, and when that happens people kind of lose interest a little bit,” Phillips told the Standard-Examiner in a telephone interview earlier this week. “So this is kind of like rebuilding my music career — doing it all over again.” But so far, the do-over is going quite well, according to Phillips. In January, he released his third album, “Collateral”; the first single from that new work is “Miles.” – Read more at Standard.net

American Idol winner Scotty McCreery to headline at Clarksburg Amp on Friday – Scotty McCreery often hears stories about how his hit single “Five More Minutes” resonates with fans. Inspiration for co-penning the tune that climbed to the top spot on Billboard’s U.S. Country Airplay chart was his Granddad Bill McCreery of Raleigh County. “I was just kind of talking about him to some songwriters and how I wanted to spend more time with him, but (the song) became a lot more about life moments that we want to go back to,” McCreery said. – Read more at WVNews

American Idol Kristy Lee Cook leaves music behind for rodeo – An American Idol finalist is not who you’d expect to see in the arena at the Mount Isa Rodeo but it is one of the many strings to Kristy-Lee Cook’s bow. On Sunday Cook will be representing the US team in barrel racing as part of the international challenge at the Mount Isa Rodeo, the richest rodeo in the southern hemisphere. If all that wasn’t enough she has just given birth to her first baby and she has taken three-month old son Tillman with her on her long haul trip from Texas to Mount Isa. – Read more at BegaDistrictNews

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