American Idol winner and platinum-selling alt-rock crooner David Cook continues to prove he's a cut above the rest with unparalleled energy and first-rate showmanship on tour. The seasoned performer is no stranger to jaw-dropping performances, and he consistently pulls out the big guns in concert, wowing fans with his impressive pipes and emotional torch songs like "Light On" and "Permanent". Whether he's lending his unforgettable voice to favorites from his 2011 album This Loud Morning or reprising popular cover tunes from his Idol days, Cook is a larger-than-life performer who always delivers the goods at his must-see live shows.
Texas-born, Missouri-raised David Cook began singing in early childhood and took up the guitar at age 13. At 15 he had formed the band Axiom with his high school friend Bobby Kerr. Cook released three albums with the band before moving to Tulsa, OK, where he self-released his solo debut album Analog Heart in 2006. The following year he accompanied his brother to an American Idol audition as a spectator, but ended up trying out himself after a producer noticed him. The The judges were duly impressed and invited him to Hollywood, where he went on to win the show. Following his victory he shattered a Billboard record by landing 11 songs on the Hot 100 chart simultaneously -- the previous record holder was Miley Cyrus, who had 6 concurrent songs on the chart in 2006. Cook made his major label debut on RCA in 2008 with a self-titled album that peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard 200, and his success continued in 2011 with his sophomore album This Loud Morning -- another Top 10 hit thanks to hit singles like "The Last Goodbye" and "Fade into Me". A passionate performer known for his energy and authenticity, Cook continues to captivate ticket buyers on tour.
With captivating vocals that range from warm and sultry to gritty and unforgiving, Kathryn Dean tells the stories that are central to the human experience in a unique and clever way. Cognizant of the power of music, Kathryn pays great attention to the messages of her songs. She promotes not the pursuit of perfection, but rather the wisdom that comes with learning from mistakes and the power and strength that are earned every time defeat is transformed into victory.
Kathryn’s music has also seen radio success. Soon after her critically acclaimed debut album Hit the Lights was released in 2015, the first single, “Be My Sin” spent months on the AC Published Charts, reaching a high of #24 in 2016. The official music video, directed by Paul Boyd (Shania Twain, Sting, Celine Dion) is currently over a million views on YouTube.