American Idol Finalists Hit The Road With Their Holiday Concert Tour, Launches 12/2

By: Dec. 02, 2009
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"American Idol" finalists Michael Sarver (Season 8), Alexis Grace (Season 8) David Hernandez (Season 7) and Gina Glocksen (Season 6) will be entertaining the masses once again as they embark on a Holiday Tour, which launches December 2, 2009 in Lakeland, FL and will make stops in 12 cities across the U.S!

The American Stars in Concert for the Holidays tour will feature a combination of four of the top twelve finalists from Seasons 1 through 8 who will take to the stage for an exciting night of solo, duet and ensemble performances. This production will be a great way to see and hear the Idols up close and personal, in an intimate theatrical setting. Audiences will get a chance to relive their favorite former Idol moments as these talented artists perform an array of holiday favorites.

"American Stars in Concert" is produced by The Stander Group. They are currently producing the tour of "Ballroom with a Twist," directed and choreographed by "Dancing with the Stars" Louis van Amstel. Michael Orland, who has accompanied and conducted performances for vocalists Jennifer Holliday, Barry Manilow and Chita Rivera, and is pianist, arranger and associate music director on "American Idol," will serve as the production's Musical Director. Ovation Award-winner Lee Martino, one of the industries leading stage and television choreographers, will direct and choreograph the production.

The "American Stars in Concert for the Holidays" tour dates are as follows:

Wednesday Dec 2, 2009/ 7:30pm- The Polk Theatre, Lakeland FL

Friday Dec 4, 2009 / 7:30pm- The 1st Baptist Church, Oxford AL

Saturday Dec 5, 2009 / 8pm- The Ford Center, Oxford MS

Wednesday/Dec 9, 2009 / 8pm- Alegheny Colleges, University MO

Thursday Dec 10,2009/ 7:30pm- University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Saturday / Dec 12,2009/ 7:30pm (split cast)- Slippery Rock University, PA

Saturday /Dec 12, 2009 / 8pm (split cast)- Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ

Sunday /Dec 13, 2009 / 8pm- Lane Theatre, Frostberg MD

Friday/ Dec 18, 2009/ 8pm- Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, Mt Pleasant MI

Saturday/ Dec 19,2009/ 8pm- Paramount Theatre, Aoura IL

Sunday/Dec 20, 2010/8pm- Midland Theatre, Cleveland, OH

Tickets for the holiday tour will be sold at the venues and through

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