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American Idol Season 5 Winner, Taylor Hicks, Tickets on Sale Now
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Monday, May 22, 2017

 Tickets are on sale now for the first of several great concerts happening this summer at the Monroe County Fine Arts Center.  Go to and buy your tickets for Taylor Hicks, American Idol's Season Five winner.  Seats will be $30 for the front section of the main floor, and $25 for all other floor seats.  The balcony seating will be opened as ticket demand merits. 

TAYLOR HICKS -- A native of Birmingham, Ala., Taylor Hicks combines a unique mix of Southern soul, R&B, country and blues in his music.  He received 64 million viewer votes to win Season 5 of American Idol.  Since then, he has appeared as Teen Angel in the Broadway production of "Grease," has been a resident performer at the Bally's and Paris Resorts in Las Vegas, and performed at the closing session of the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. His debut single, "Do I Make You Proud" entered at #1 on Billboard's Hot 100, Pop 100 and Single Sales Chart, and he was named People magazine's "Hottest Bachelor of the Year."  For more, visit

Performers slated to appear during the Summer Series are:
  • American Idol Season 5 winner Taylor Hicks who will bring his Southern soul, R&B, country and blues sounds to Forsyth on Friday, June 30 at 7:30 p.m.
  • The Middle Georgia Concert Band, a 50-member group made up of Central Georgia amateur and professional musicians, which will perform a program of patriotic music on Sunday, July 2 at 7 p.m.
  • Grammy-winning Contemporary Christian artist Jason Crabb who will be in concert on Friday, July 28, at 7:30 p.m.
  • And, The Return, one of the top Beatles tribute bands, which will perform a Back to School Concert on Saturday, Aug. 12, at 7:30 p.m.

To learn more about this summer's concert series of performers, go to