David Cook (Musician)

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    American Idol Live! Is The Last Refuge of Idol Superfans

    American Idol Live!, coming to Comerica Theatre next week, is a testament to how much smaller American Idol gets every year as a cultural institution. Don't get me wrong -- it's still big. Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips' debut single is still impossible to avoid if you are or have ever been ins ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    Incoming: Daughtry, The B-52's, The Expendables

    ​The all-American nearly-turned Fuel frontman American Idol star Chris Daughtry is bringing his band and his ever-prominent soul patch to the Southwest for a rock and roll romp at the Comerica Theatre in May.Daughtry's manly, modern rock howl has made him one of the few Idol contestants to move fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2009

    Top 10 'American Idol' Moments

    ​Paula Abdul already left, and Simon Cowell may be on the outs, too. But no matter what happens to American Idol, the singing competition has left us with plenty of memories we'll forver cherish. Here are 10 of our favorites to get you ready for the upcoming season, which begins January ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    The End of Idolator

    ​Is there anything more ridiculous than finding yourself upset by a change in management on a music blog? No one seems to managed to stay employed in one place anywhere for long, so Maura Johnston's three year run at Idolator (starting with the site's founding) was bound to come to an end eventual ... More >>

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    October 15, 2009

    Fair Warning

    10 things to know before heading down to 19th and McDowell

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Bob Dylan, American Idols, and Throwback Acts Dominate 2009 State Fair Concert Line-up

    ​ If you were one of the jilted music fans who got burned when Bob Dylan wimped out of his scheduled outdoor performance a couple weeks back, the folk rock legend has a way to make it up to you: He's putting on a free show...sorta. Dylan is set to perform at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum during ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Upset! Allen trumps Lambert in 'Idol' Finale

    Sorry, Adam, even your goth angel wings couldn't save you. Single tear.Coming into last night's finale, even the most ardent Kris Allen fans would have to admit that their adorable little troubadour was a long shot for the big title (check this out if you missed the play-by-play). The media (myself ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    And In This Corner...Kris Allen and Adam Lambert Go Mano-A-Mano on 'Idol'

    PictureGroup for FoxAmerican Idol finale: Out come the claws. Mee-yow!So, my American Idol-watching comrades, after several months (it feels longer though, doesn't it?) of the hard work and dedication it takes to be glued to our television sets for at least three hours every week, we finally get the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Caw Caw: Megan Joy Flies the Coop on 'Idol'

    Oh Megan "Joy" Corkery. We hardly knew ye. Wait, scratch that--we actually knew ye really well, and that was the problem. A crazy-ass, cawing milk-it-for-all-it's-worth single mom whose voice went from interesting to nails on chalkboard within a matter of weeks. Even you, with the exaggerated faces ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Kansas City American Idol Auditions Have Good, Bad and Ugly

    Tears, screaming and screeches - oh my! Wednesday's American Idol auditions, which were held in Kansas City, home of last season's Idol winner David Cook, had all of these things along with dozens of snarky comments from judge Simon Cowell.While one of our favorite moments took place in the beginnin ... More >>