Idols Live at Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, VA. Show begins at 7 pm
Bo Bice at The Shed, Maryville, TN
Bucky Covington at City Lights Music Festival, Grand Rapids, MI
Casey James at Main Street Festival, North Canton, OH
Danny Gokey at Dodge County Fair, Beaver Dam, WI
Melinda Doolittle at Moon Dance Amphitheatre, Lexington, KY
Michael Johns at Tin Roof Cantina, Atlanta, GA
Phil Stacey at R.I.O.T. on the River, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Taylor Hicks at Lake Mission Viejo, Mission Viejo, CA
Tim Urban at Magic Valley Mall, Twin Falls, ID
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Kimberly Caldwell hosts Rock n Roll Fantasy camp which kicks off tonight at 10 pm on VH1 Classic.
X Factor UK premieres today on ITV1 at 8 pm GMT
Constantine Maroulis Brings Down the House at D23 Expo with Rock Star Mickey from Fisher-Price® and Disney
ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Constantine Maroulis, star of Rock of Ages and former finalist on American Idol, joined Fisher-Price®, a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. MAT -0.59% , and Disney Consumer Products to bring down the house at D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif. today with a rockin’ concert to introduce the new Rock Star Mickey interactive feature plush. The rocker jammed on stage with Mickey Mouse to show kids and Disney fans classic rock star moves featured in the interactive plush including Rock Star Mickey’s signature move, the Mickety-Split. The two have also teamed up for the Rock Star Mickey TV commercial, which is set to air Sept. 6. With strong pre-sales currently underway, Rock Star Mickey (#RockStarMickey) is expected to be a fan favorite this holiday season.
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X Factor 2011: Here’s what the hopefuls sang at bootcamp
The X Factor bootcamp ended last night, with each judge finally finding out which category they would be mentoring and taking through to judges houses.
But the whole thing started earlier this week, with around 200 hopefuls being given a list of six songs and told to perform them for the panellists on Tuesday and Wednesday.
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Fans kick off about manufactured groups One Step, The Risk, Faux Pas, WS, Y and Brooklyn formed at X Factor 2011 bootcamp
Last year Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh asked some moderately talented contestants to come together and form two groups, boyband One Direction and girl group Belle Amie.
One D went on to become one of the stand out acts on the 2010 series, attracting major attention from thousands of screaming female fans and in a bid to repeat the pattern, yesterday it was claimed that Kelly Rowland, Gary Barlow, Louis Walsh and Tulisa Contostavlos followed suit.
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