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Wednesday, March 29, 2006

American Idol Star to Play in Manchester

Spotlight Manchester, Ohio! American Idol 2 star, Josh Gracin, will performing April 1, at the Manchester High School gymnasium, just a few short miles, up river. The venue seats about 2,000 people and there's plenty of room available but you may want to show early. The doors open at 6 pm.

From his web site:

For country music fans, one of the highlights of the Fox network's "American Idol 2" was the success of a young Marine named Josh Gracin, a dyed-in-the-wool country singer whose electrifying performances won him hearts and votes across the country.

His debut CD, Josh Gracin, captures the world-class voice and performing magic that made him such a star on American Idol 2. Songs like his debut single, "I Want To Live." The CD's energy draws directly from the fire Josh displays on stage, a place that has long felt like home to him. "When I'm up on stage," he says, "it's like a whole new world for me. I love performing. I'm a firm believer that it's really great for a singer to have a good voice, but to bring it to another level you have to draw the audience in and make them part of the music, make them feel what you're feeling."

For more about the event, visit this Ledger Independent article.


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