Novemberfest 2012: Idol Contest Kicks Off With Jeremy Rosado Tonight (Nov. 9)

American Idol Finalist, and Greater Brandon area resident, Jeremy Rosado is set to host the first night of competition for Novemberfest Idol, on the festival grounds tonight, Nov. 9, at Nativity Catholic Church and school.


The Novemberfest Idol competition is set to begin 7 p.m. tonight, Nov. 9, at Novemberfest 2012. It marks the second day of the five-day, 43rd annual carnival and festival on the grounds of Nativity Catholic Church and school in Brandon.

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Tonight's competition features the finalists singing country songs at an event hosted by American Idol finalist Jeremey Rosado, who had a hometown crowd rooting for him in Brandon as he competed to a Top 13 finish on the national show.

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Set to compete tonight are 10 finalists and two wild-card contestants, who were selected at an earlier competition.


2012 Novemberfest Idol Contestants

No. Contestant 1 Savanna Cummings 2 Lexi Cummings 5 Shelby O'Brien 13 Tyler Rearden 18 Dina Rodriguez 20 Darienne Bartsh 22 Jensen Bell 23 Rielea Wearmouth 25 Darien Scott 26 Catherine Wellen Wild-Card Contestants * 3 Leah Martin 11 Camden O'Donnell * The judges will make final decisions regarding wild-card contestants after auditions on stage Nov. 9 Source: Nativity Novemberfest


2012 Novemberfest Idol Competition Schedule 

Selections Date/Time Host Country Nov. 9 at   7pm
American Idol Finalist Jeremy Rosado Pop/Rockor Christian Rock Nov. 10 at 7pm
Kevin O'Donell, Fox 13 Performer's Choice (Finale) Nov. 11 at 6pm
Abby, Spirit FM 90.5



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