Idol Headlines for 06/23/2011

Erika Van Pelt tweets, “Good luck to my brother @CollinVanPelt at ?#idolauditions? in Jersey tomorrow!”

Constantine Maroulis will sing the National Anthem today at the Pride Run in New York City. – More than 5,000 LGBT runners and their allies will take to Central Park to celebrate Pride Weekend today, June 23, 2012. This is the 31st running of this 5-mile race, produced in conjunction with New York Road Runners and in partnership with City Parks & Recreation and The Central Park Conservancy. – Read more at Broadway World

Newark ‘American Idol’ auditions bring Ryan Seacrest, thousands of singers to Prudential Center – “American Idol” brought pop to the Rock today as over 5,000 would-be Kelly Clarksons swarmed to Newark’s Prudential Center early Saturday to audition for season 12 of the hit Fox show. Host Ryan Seacrest was there soon after 7 a.m., filming for the show and chatting with eager contestants – many of whom had been there since 2 a.m. or earlier. The eternally perky Seacrest said he loved this stage of the show – the part before anyone’s dreams get dashed. “So many hopefuls,” he said. “At the end of the day, not so much.” – Read more at

Noteworthy at the Opry: Carrie, Brad & More Salute the Fans – Fan favorites Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Kellie Pickler and Scotty McCreery are appropriately featured on this week’s Noteworthy at the Opry, Saturday, June 23 at 9 p.m./ET on Great American Country (GAC) as the episode will focus on fan loyalty, heartfelt fan stories and some of the stars’ favorite gifts they’ve received from their most loyal supporters. – Read more at GAC

‘Idol’ McCreery, Lookouts fall short – American Idol winner Scotty McCreery sings for the audience during the seventh inning stretch of a Chattanooga Lookouts’ game at AT&T field in Chattanooga, Tenn. on Friday. McCreery threw out the opening pitch at the Lookouts’ home game against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. – Read more at Times Free Press

Ashley Kate Adams, Louis Hobson, Constantine Maroulis, Rachel Potter to Sing in Gay Bride of Frankenstein Concert – Constantine Maroulis and Rachel Potter are among the performers who will participate in a one-night-only concert version of Billy Butler’s Gay Bride of Frankenstein, held Monday, June 25 at 11:30pm at Joe’s Pub. – Read more at Theatermania

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