Archive for April 16, 2014


Top Ten Finalists Including Two NC Natives

American Idol Live! 2014 Tour

Durham Performing Arts Center

July 13, 2014

No other show in TV history has proven to be a force like American Idol. Fans of the hit series can see this season’s talented Top Ten Finalists live when the American Idol Live! tour returns this summer.

Tickets go on sale Friday, May 9 at 10 a.m.:

Online at

DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000

Once again, American Idol Live! has partnered with The Melanoma Research Alliance (

For every ticket purchased for the tour, American Idol Live! will donate $1 to The Melanoma Research Alliance to help cure melanoma.

American Idol Live! gives fans the unique opportunity to be up close and personal with Season 13 Finalists C.J. Harris, Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, MK Nobilette, Alex Preston, Dexter Roberts, Majesty Rose, Malaya Watson and Sam Woolf.

The American Idol XIII Season Finale will air Tuesday, May 20, and Wednesday, May 21, on FOX, before this season’s Top Ten finalists continue on to the tour this summer. Past tours have featured stars such as Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Adam Lambert, Scotty McCreery, Phillip Phillips, Candice Glover and many more.

For the latest tour and ticketing information please visit:



In addition to, Michael Smith is also a regular contributing writer for the Fayetteville, NC weekly newspaper, Up and Coming Weekly.

This week’s edition of Up and Coming Weekly features an article about the upcoming Darius Rucker concert at the Crown Complex on April 18th.

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Michael Smith at Up and Coming Weekly