Not too many television appearances this week, as the Season 7 Idols head into the rehearsal studio to prepare for their summer tour.
It’s a big week for the country music Idols, however, as the CMA Music Festival begins in Nashville, on June 5th and runs through the 8th. It features many of your Nashville-dwelling Idol favorites, including Carrie Underwood, Bo Bice, Bucky Covington, Kellie Pickler, Josh Gracin, Phil Stacey and Diana Degarmo.
Leaving the South and heading North, is Taylor Hicks who debuts as the Teen Angel in the Broadway production of Grease on June 6.
Wednesday 6/4 – Michael Johns appears on the Ellen DeGeneres Show (R)
Thursday 6/5 – Josiah Leming appears on the Ellen Degeneres Show (R), Ace Young appears on TNA iMPACT, SPIKE TV. 9 pm.
For more information check out the Idol Appearances Page
Idols on Tour…After the JUMP
Monday 6/2 –Diana DeGarmo, Lonestar Strikes out For Kids, Nashville, TN.
Tuesday 6/3 – Bucky Covington, VA/KY District Fair, Wise, VA. Jordin Sparks w/ Alicia Keys, Bell Center, Montreal, QC Canada.
Wednesday 6/4 – Carrie Underwood, 18th Annual City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge , Nashville, TN.
Thursday 6/5 – Phil Stacey, CMA Music Fest, 12 pm. Kellie Pickler, CMA Music Fest, 7:45. Jordin Sparks w/ Alicia Keys, Air Canda Centre, Toronto ON Canada.
Friday 6/6 –Taylor Hicks debuts as the Teen Angel in the musical Grease in NYC. Carrie Underwood, CMA Music Fest, 7:45. Jordin Sparks w/ Alicia Keys, The Palace, Auburn Hills, MI.
Saturday June 7 – Bo Bice, CMA Music Fest, 2 pm. Ruben Studdard, Myrtle Beach Fun in the Sun Festival. 10 am. Ace Young, Myrtle Beach Fun in the Sun Festival. 2-5 pm. Kimberly Caldwell, LA Pride Festival in Los Angeles. Diana DeGarmo, 2nd Annual June Jam Charity Concert, Georgia. Phil Stacey, Boomtown Days, Joplin, MO. Josh Gracin, Old Post Park, Russelville, AK. Jordin Sparks w/ Alicia Keys, Allstate Arena, Chicago, IL.
Sunday 6/8 – Josh Gracin, CMA Fest, Diana DeGarmo hosts, 4 pm. Bucky Covington and Phil Stacey, CMA Music Fest, 7:45 pm. Kimberley Locke, LA Pride, Los Angeles. Bo Bice, Ride for A Cure, Cool Springs, TN. Carrie Underwood, Show Me Center, Cape Girardeau, MO. Mandisa, Bell Shoals Baptist Church, Brandon, FL.