The Idols Busy New Years Lineup

The Idols are keeping busy over the New Years holiday, with various TV appearances and live appearances.

On New Years Eve, Adam Lambert will perform a 40 minute set at the New Year at the Gridlock party, at the Paramount lot in LA.   Kris Allen and Allison Iraheta perform on FOX’s   Billboard’s New Years Eve Live show in Las Vegas, and in New York City, Daughtry rings in the new year, performing 4 songs in Times Square.

Plus, David Archuleta performs at the Sun Halftime Bowl, and Matt Giraud sings the National Anthem and performs two songs–“Let’s Get it On” and a tune from the movie Top Gun–at halftime at the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball game.

David Cook performs at the Penchanga resort in San Diego and it’s New Year’s Howlin Eve with   Bucky Covington in Winston-Salem, NC.

On New Year’s Day, Jason Castro rides in the FOX 4 float in the Comerica New Years Day parade.

For more information, check out the Idol’s full schedule for the next few days, after the JUMP…

Tuesday December 29

  • Bucky Covington performs at the Hard Rock in Nashville, TN. Proceeds benefit the Arthritis Foundation.
  • Melinda Doolittle and Phil Stacey join Scott Hamilton for “Holiday Concert on Ice” at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, NY. 7:30 pm ET.

Wednesday December 30

Thursday December 31

  • Jordin Sparks appears on Live with Regis and Kelly (R)
  • David Archuleta performs during the Sun Bowl Half-Time show, Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, TX
  • Matt Giraud sings the National Anthem and plays at halftime at the Ford center for the Oklahoma City Thunder NBA team.
  • Bucky Covington appears at an event for 93.1 The Wolf at the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem NC.
  • David Cook performs at the Pechanga Resort and Casino, Temecula, CA, 10:30 pm
  • Kris Allen and Allison Iraheta Appear on the Billboard New Years Eve Live on FOX 11 pm.
  • Daughtry appears on New Years Rockin’ Eve, hosted by Ryan Seacrest.   Chris and the band perform 4 songs in Times Square.   ABC 10 pm.
  • Adam Lambert performs at the Gridlock New Years Eve Party, Paramount Studios, Los Angeles CA. Set begins at midnight.

Friday January 1

  • Jason Castro rides in the FOX4 Float in the Comercia Bank New Years Day Parade in Dallas.   The parade will be televised localy on FOX 4, beginning at 2:30 pm.   The parade will be re-broadcast on Jan 2 at 8 am.   It will also be live streamed on the internet.
  • The FOX Reality Channel begins re-runs of American Idol Season 8 at 9 am.
  • Kris Allen appears on the Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien 11:35/10:35c NBC (R)

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