Monday, April 15, 2013
The Georgia native performed mostly songs from his albums, including his first single “Home,” and his newest single, “Gone, Gone, Gone."
American Idol's Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips was greeted by a full crowd during Benedictine University’s BenBash Saturday night, as hundreds came to watch him perform. The Georgia native performed mostly songs from his albums, including his first single “Home,” and his newest single, “Gone, Gone, Gone." This summer, Phillips will tour with John Mayer. A pre-party was hosted by KISS-FM, followed by New York native Lauren Shera as the opening act.
Monday, March 11, 2013
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Eleven months after winning American Idol's eleventh season, Phillip Phillips is coming to perform in Lisle and we want you to be there too! At 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13, Phillips will perform at Benedictine University's BenBash. Concert doors open at 6:30 p.m. at Rice Center Arena for a pre-party hosted by KISS-FM, followed by an opening act (to be announced) kicking off the music and then Phillips headlining the show. General admission tickets are $30 and can be purchased on Benedictine's website, but we want to send you to the show for free. All you have to do is sign up for our free daily newsletter. The deadline to enter is noon Friday, March 29, when we'll draw a name and contact the lucky winner by email. Good luck to all of our …
Monday, February 18, 2013
Alex Oechsel, of Naperville, and Mariah Pulice, of Downers Grove, were both selected to go to Hollywood but didn't make it to the show's Top 40.
By Melissa Sersland Two local American Idol contestants have left the show. Earlier: 'American Idol' Sends Naperville Resident, Benet Student to Hollywood Alex Oechsel, of Naperville, and Mariah Pulice, of Downers Grove, were both selected to go to Hollywood last month after American Idol's season 12 auditions in Chicago. Oechsel is a junior at Benet Academy and has performed in numerous productions at North Central College as well as Benet Academy. Pulice is a graduate of Downers Grove South High School. Get news in your inbox. Sign up for the Patch newsletter. Like Lisle Patch on Facebook. This week, everyone sent to Hollywood battled to be in the American Idol's Top 40. Pulice and Oechsel were both sent home. The top 40 will now …
Friday, January 18, 2013
After auditioning in Chicago, Benet Academy junior Alex Oechsel makes it to the next round in Fox's 'American Idol.'
Is it too early to say "move over Carrie Underwood?" We think not because Naperville resident and Benet Academy junior Alex Oechsel just sealed a trip to Hollywood for Fox's American Idol. Get news in your inbox. Sign up for the Patch newsletter. Like Naperville Patch on Facebook. Oechsel made it to the next round after American Idol's season 12 auditions in Chicago. The American Idol premiere continues tonight on Fox at 7 p.m. Oechsel is no stranger to the stage as she's performed in numerous productions at North Central College and Benet Academy. Last summer, Oechsel was one of two girls cast as Dorothy in North Central College's production of "The Wizard of Oz". Along with her sister, Taylor, Oechsel also performed in "Annie" in 2011 …