"American Idol" fans in Sacramento are living a dream this weekend, with a chance to attend three concerts featuring performers from the popular television singing contest.
Adam Lambert is singing tonight at Endfest 2012, the concert sponsored by The End (KDND, 107.9 FM). The flamboyant musician was the runner-up in the show's eighth season, and he will perform with Demi Lovato, Karmin and Owl City.
Endfest 2012 begins at 6:30 p.m. at Power Balance Pavilion. Tickets are available from $59.35 at ticketmaster.com.
Scott McCreery, who won in "American Idol's" 10th season, will perform at the State Fair at 8 p.m. Saturday. General seating for the concert is free with fair admission, but reserved seats are sold out.
Meanwhile, the 10 finalists from the show's past season will also sing here Saturday in the American Idol Live! Tour, which stops at Power Balance Pavilion. The show, which begins at 7 p.m., includes this season's winner, Phillip Phillips. Tickets are available from $42.75 at ticketmaster.com.
McCreery's deep country baritone and Phillips' mellow guitar may attract different audiences to the fair and to the arena. They're very unlike each other as musicians.
Still, there may be some fans of the show who already have seats at the fair for Scott McCreery's show and who simply must see this season's performers in person as well.
If you really are loyal to "American Idol," then you'll drive to San Jose on Sunday night to catch up with the tour at HP Pavilion. The show in San Jose starts at 7 p.m., and tickets are available from $40.50 at ticketmaster.com.
Call The Bee's Max Ehrenfreund, (916) 321-1049.
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