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E.V. ‘Idol’ contestant to give Mesa concert

By Mandy Zajac © East Valley Tribune, Mesa, Arizona — One of the Valley’s best-known 20-somethings is home again. Scott MacIntyre, the Scottsdale man who made it to the top eight of “American Idol” last season, is fresh off the show’s summer concert tour, and he’s preparing to give a special concert Saturday at Mesa Arts Center. “I haven’t been home since February. It’s a very strange feeling to come home and sleep in my own bed. Toward the end of the tour, sleeping on the bus and in hotel rooms, I would often wake up thinking I was someplace I wasn’t. It’s like coming off of autopilot,” says the 24-year-old. At the concert, MacIntyre will perform his own new, original music with the backing of local classical music company Symphony of the Southwest. The show is a benefit for the East Valley chamber group. A singer and songwriter who plays piano and guitar, MacIntyre is remembered as the most inspirational contestant on “American Idol” for making it to the top eight despite a visual impairment…. READ ARTICLE

‘American Idol’ contestant to speak at Badger Association event

© The Business Journal of Milwaukee — Scott MacIntyre, a contestant on last season’s “American Idol,” will deliver the keynote speech at the Badger Association of the Blind & Visually Impaired Inc. volunteer recognition event Aug. 27 at Potawatomi Bingo Casino…. READ STORY