Idol Headlines for 9/20/14

Caleb Johnson will serenade Panthers fans – In addition to a nationally televised Carolina Panthers game, visitors to Bank of America Stadium on Sunday night will get to enjoy a trio of musical performances by national recording artists. Asheville native Caleb Johnson, the most recent winner of “American Idol,” will sing as part of the pre-game festivities. – Read more at The Charlotte Observer

“American Idol” stars Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo coming to Hershey Theatre for “Joseph” – The married couple are starring in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at Hershey Theatre beginning Tuesday. They found their “Idol” experiences (he was in season 5 and she was in season 3, coming in second after Fantasia Barrino) to be wonderful. “It’s an amazing thing how ‘American Idol’ puts you out in front of the entire world,” says Young, who is playing Joseph. “It gives you the opportunity to try anything.” “It is an amazing platform,” agrees DeGarmo, who is playing the narrator. “But when I went in for ‘Hairspray,’ my first Broadway show (she played Penny Pingleton), it was hard. People called it stunt casting. We have both probably lost just as many jobs as we’ve gained. I am proud of it being a part of my career path, a part of my life history, and to share it with the person I love.” – Read more at LancasterOnline

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