March 27, 2013
That name ... Scotty McCreery ... so familiar. Where have you heard it bef ... ah! ¿American Idol!¿ He won the whole shebang in the Fox TV talent shootout's 10th season, in 2011. He was a charming country dude with a smooth voice, who outlasted all the rockers and belters and has gone to, like most of the singers who have won that competition, a world in which everyone is talented. But McCreery definitely has talent and is worth a listen. Yes, live.
Why go: Talent doesn't lie, and neither does a microphone.
Reconsider: You hate hype of any and all kinds.
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8 p.m. Saturday at Star Plaza Theatre, 8001 Delaware Place, Merrillville, Ind.; $27-$37; ticketmaster.com