Idol Headlines for 09/04/11

Idols Live at Times Union Center, Albany, NY

Aaron Kelly at Sullivan County Fair, Forksville, PA
Bo Bice at Spruce Peak P.A.C, Stowe, VT
Bucky Covington at Iowa County Fair, Mineral Point, WI
Carrie Underwood at Ravina Festival, Highland Park, IL
Chris Daughtry at Divots Concert Series, Norfolk, NE
Chris Sligh and Phil Stacey at Emerald Grande, Destin, FL
Constantine Maroulis at Georgica Restaurant, Wainscott, NY
Jason Castro at Que Fest, Garland TX
Kellie Pickler at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT
Trenyce in “Thriller – Live”  London, UK
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Siobhan Magnus performs at the Cape Cod Music Festival. More information HERE.

Nigel Lythgoe, Ryan Seacrest, Ace Young, Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and more take part in the 6-hour  MDA Telethon, tonight beginning at 6 pm. Check your local listings for time and station. Check out an hourly schedule here.

A date for David Cook and Gavin Degraw has popped up on the internet–October 20th at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa CA. More info HERE.

Season 9 Idol alum, Didi Benami, unveils her new official website. Check it out HERE.

Season 2 Idol, Vanessa Olivarez and Elizabeth Elkins are the Alt/Country outfit, Granville Automatic and have begun raising funds for an album through Kickstarter. More information HERE.

Exclusive Tour Interview with Stefano Langone

While traveling around the United States with the American Idols LIVE! 2011 Tour, Season 10’s seventh place finalist, Stefano Langone, hopped on the phone with us to talk about his favorite places on the road, the fans, and more.

When we asked how the tour was going, Stefano seemed to be distracted by some of the tour bus shenanigans and said, “The tour is going great. I’m having a blast and enjoying – oh my God if you could only see what is going on right now. The guys, oh my god! Sorry, I cannot repeat what is going on. It’s pretty wild, we’re pretty crazy (background laughter). Just know that we’re insane.”

Read more at AmericanIdol

Naima Adedapo tweeted this photo of herself and Haley Reinhart. “@Naima_Adedapo: @HReinhartAI10 Red Hot tamales!!! Holla Back!!” (just realized I never attached the pic!! Lol) yfrog.com/nvlhquj”

Jordin Sparks' photo My dress for #WhitePartyVEGAS tonight! Soooo ready to perform! Who's here?!
Jordin Sparks on WhoSay

Jordin Sparks shows off her dress for last night’s White Party in Las Vegas. “My dress for #WhitePartyVEGAS tonight! Soooo ready to perform! Who’s here?!”

Will Chaz Bono Use Cher’s Music on Dancing With the Stars?

“Chaz is very wary about dancing to any one of his parents’ songs, ” Bono’s Dancing partner Lacey Schwimmer recently told us. “He doesn’t want people to think we’re just going to dance to his parents’ songs for votes. So we’re just going to try our hardest to stay away from that route.”

But does Bono take after his superstar parents when it comes to entertaining?

“Chaz is actually a very shy person, ” she says. “He doesn’t open up very easily, and with good reason. People have been scrutinizing him for his whole life.

Read more at EOnline

Heather Morris’ ‘bruised-up Barbie’ pic to be auctioned off

Despite defending and sticking by the concept for the photos, Shields is making an effort to make amends … or at least spin things in a more positive direction. Thirty percent of the proceeds for two of the less-controversial photos will go to homeless charity The Big Issue. However, 100% of the proceeds for a limited edition of three lithographs of a close-up of Morris’ bruised face signed by Shields will go to a domestic violence organization.

Read more at Zap2it

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