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Archuleta Utah concert canceled

Archuleta Utah concert canceled

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Cleon Wall reporting

A benefit concert featuring Utah's favorite "American Idol" is being scrapped over legal concerns with FOX.

A member of David Archuleta's family says the family thought they had a verbal agreement with the producers of "American Idol," and that the producers were OK with the concert.

But today, 19 Entertainment reaffirmed that no one on the "American Idol" tour is allowed to make a public appearance until after the concert has passed through the town.

Archuleta's family members say they are disappointed since David wanted to do this for his Utah fans and wanted to share experiences during his time on the reality show that he hasn't been able to tell before.

Archuleta's family says they hope to reschedule the benefit concert sometime after the idol crew passes through in mid-July.

Mary Richards reporting

Exciting news for David Archuleta fans: The American Idol runner-up is coming back to Utah for a concert.

The song from the American Idol finale could be one of the ones David sings at his first Utah concert Friday night. It could also be on his new album.

His father, Jeff Archuleta, says details should be coming soon about that.

"There's lots of the information that should be coming down the pipe any time now that will give the specific labels. You'll see that it's very exciting," he said.

The concert is Friday at 7 p.m. at the E-Center. Tickets go on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster, and they only cost $1. Most proceeds will go to the MS Society and other charities.


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