Steven Tyler and Willie Nelson perform “One Time Too Many” at last night’s Farm Aid concert in Milwaukee. Check it out HERE.
Elliott Yamin, Blake Lewis to Perform at the next Creep Show
Elliott Yamin and Blake Lewis could be joining Ely Rise for his next Creep Show set for October 8 at the Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles. Ely tweets, “A lil birdie told me that @theRealEsthero @elliottyamin & @BlakeLewis might be on that Creepshow stage next Fri. Oct. 8th.” Also appearing at Creep Show are Ferras, Walking in Space and more. More info HERE.
Crystal Bowersox walking for a diabetes cure today. She tweets, “Walking to cure diabetes Oct. 3rd, at Lawrence and Simmons here in Chicago!!! That’s tomorrow morning! Come walk with me for a good cause”
Siohbhan Magnus: Cape’s ‘Idol’ star far from idle
“People always ask me: when’s your record coming out? But there’s so much more to it than that. It’s like all of a sudden it’s over and you have to learn about the business side of things. You kind of have to go out on your own. I mean, you make connections and meet people, but you have to work it and bug people. … For us (contestants), we had totally normal lives before going to Hollywood, and then you put that on pause for six months. When you’re done, your paused life is still there.”
What’s next? On Columbus Day weekend she’ll start recording a “demo” with her band in her older brother’s Hyannis studio. Then, it’s the town’s harvest festival on Oct. 17, when she’ll lead the “March of the Horribles.” She’ll also play a role in the Barnstable High School Drama Club’s popular haunted house.
Read More at the Cape Cod Times
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American Idol 10 – Milwaukee callbacks Day 2 begins
The Milwaukee auditions wrap up today.
Review, photos: Natasha Bedingfield, David Archuleta pack powerful punch at free ArtPrize concert
“This art festival is just fantastic, ” she said in her crisp, British accent. The pop star headlined the ArtPrize concert Saturday night, singing familiar hits and freshly-minted tunes from her new November release. Some 15, 000 joined in the mania at Rosa Parks Circle for the free show, sponsored by Citadel Broadcasting and Dave and Carol Van Andel.
Archie was in the house; that much was obvious by the pandemonium brought on by the appearance of the 19-year-old “American Idol” alumni. The crowd went berserk for Archuleta, screaming and carrying on throughout his half-hour set.
“People always ask me what I’m looking for in the girl, ” he divulged as a prelude to the appealing song “My Kind of Perfect.” This statement ignited massive shrieking, as if the crowd thought he was looking for the lady with the loudest scream. “I’ve never been in a relationship before.”
Read more at Mlive.com
American Idol runner up performs in Grand Rapids
“It’s good to come back, but it’s a little chilly though, ” said singer David Archuleta.
“Music is a part of art, it’s one form of art. So it’s really cool to get to participate and become a part of ArtPrize through music, ” said Archuleta.
Read more at WZZM13
VIDEO: Mlive Interview with David Archuleta
David talks about his new album, The Other Side of Down. David is setting up a tour with his team.
Plainfield residents attempt to break world record for largest gospel choir
Residents of the Queen City who gathered yesterday at City Hall to try and break the Guinness World Record for the largest gospel choir were unsuccessful, but the day was still touted as a positive step toward peace in this community, which has been rocked by more than 20 violent crimes since May raised.
Yesterday’s event drew 755 singers, about 250 people shy of the record. To help drum up interest in the event – held on the International Day of Non Violence – organizers invited Grammy Award Winning Gospel songstress Yolana Adams and American Idol season four contestant Anwar Robinson, a former Plainfield music instructor.
Read more at NJ.com
X Factor 2010: talent, tears and tantrums at Judges’ Houses
Katie and Cher struggled, nerves got the better of Karl and Mary Byrne tugged on the heart strings at the Judges’ Houses tonight. Read our X Factor round-up here.
Judges Houses’ is always one of the most exciting shows in the X Factor run. Not only is it the final, nail-biting stage before we find out who will be taking part in the live shows, it’s also a great opportunity to nosey round the judges’ glamorous pads or swanky hotel rooms… and a chance to see what Simon Cowell’s sidekick Sinitta is going to be wearing / not wearing this year – remember the leaf dress?
Read more at stv.tv
X Factor 2010: Judges will choose four wildcards for live shows
X Factor boss Simon Cowell has reportedly decided to introduce an extra four ‘wildcard’ contestants to this year’s series.
Tomorrow night we will see the judges deliberate over their eight acts and whittle them down to just three, who will progress to the live shows. Both Cheryl Cole and Dannii Minogue will cry as they make their choices but after they send their rejects home, Simon Cowell will offer a lifeline to one act from each category.
Read more at Unrealitytv.co.uk
Simon Cowell fights for Cheryl Cole to be X Factor USA judge as TV bosses say ‘we want a bigger star’
Simon Cowell is winning his battle with America’s Fox TV network to get Cheryl Cole as a judge on X Factor USA.
He has been lobbying for the Girls Aloud singer to join the panel for his new £100million American show, which launches next September.
So far the plan to launch Cheryl in the US has been questioned by Fox executives who have told X Factor boss Cowell she is virtually unknown in America and may not be a big enough name to carry a show expected to be watched by 24 million a week.
They are demanding an A-list star so the show can compete with rival series American Idol – which last month unveiled Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez as new judges.
Read more at Daily Mirror.co.uk