Clay Aiken: One-Night Only Concert | Idol Gossip

At Memorial Auditorium, March 12

Saturday, February 13, 2010; Posted: 12:02 PM – by BWW News Desk

Clay Aiken will hit the stage for a special one night only concert at Memorial Auditorium in his hometown, Raleigh, NC on Friday, March 12. The singer is promising fans an exciting 2010 with this special one night performance being just the beginning. The performer extraordinaire is gearing up for the release of his new album, “Clay Aiken: Tried and True.” The special concert, which will be taped for television, is the world premiere live performance of his forthcoming album being released on Decca this Spring.

As a special “thank you” to his fans, Clay is giving fan club members the first opportunity to purchase tickets with a special fan club only pre-sale. Beginning Tuesday, Feb 16 at 12PM EST, fan club members will be able to login to and visit the “Appearances” page to pick up their pre-sale code and click through for the opportunity to purchase up to 2 tickets. The fan club pre-sale ends on Thursday, Feb 18 at 10PM EST.

“I truly have the best fans in the world,” says the singer. “Their support has been unwavering and I can’t wait to share the new music with them. Not only will this be an exciting show with special guests, but as a true thank you to them, the fans will get the first chance for tickets and a first listen of the music I’ve been working so hard on over the past year.”

Tickets will go on-sale to the general public beginning Friday, February 19 at 12PM EST. All tickets will be available via or by calling 800-745-3000.

There will also be an opportunity for a few lucky fans to enjoy a true VIP experience. Clay will be auctioning off 5 VIP packages via eBay and donating 100% of the proceeds to his charity, National Inclusion Project. Clay will post 1 package each day at 12PM EST beginning Tues, Feb 16, and finish by posting the final 2 packages on Friday, Feb 19. Stay tuned each day to to access each auction.

Each package will be identical and include the following:

• Attending the dress rehearsal in Raleigh on Thursday, March 11th

• A guided tour of the backstage area following the dress rehearsal (hosted by Mary Brennan)

• An exclusive sit down Q&A with Clay following the dress rehearsal

• 2 tickets to the live show on Friday, March 12th


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