Thursday, July 8, 2010
The University of Illinois Springfield – Sangamon Auditorium has announced that Taylor Hicks, fifth-season winner of American Idol will perform in concert on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for Friends of Sangamon Auditorium and will go on sale to the general public, Monday, July 12, 2010 at 10 a.m.
Alabama’s favorite son continues to be in “The Right Place” since becoming the fifth-season winner of American Idol. During the last two years, Taylor Hicks has seen his Arista debut album certified platinum, performed with the likes of Earth, Wind & Fire, The Allman Brothers and Willie Nelson, toured through Asia, penned a brisk-selling Random House memoir, and made his Broadway debut in Grease.
Taylor released his latest album titled "The Distance" in March of 2009, and is supported by the single, "Seven Mile Breakdown." Along with the album, his own DVD was just released. Whomp at the Warfield, offers fans exhilarating live performances by Taylor and his band at the Warfield Theater in San Francisco.
Tickets for this event are $32, 27, 22 and go on sale to the general public, Monday, July 12, 2010 at 10 a.m. To order tickets visit www.SangamonAuditorium.org or call the Sangamon Auditorium Ticket Office at (217) 206-6160 or toll free at 800-207-6960. Tickets can also be purchased in-person at the Ticket Office, which is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.