HOUSTON, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Season 10 American Idol contestant Robbie Rosen of Merrick, New York will join X-Factor Top 6 standout Drew Ryniewicz and The Voice contestant Branden Mendoza on the Allstar Nation Tour performing at Houston area middle schools the week of February 2.
The concert assembly is a free supplemental anti-bullying program. Artists perform Top 40 and original music to connect with students. Between songs, they speak out against bullying, share personal experiences, and prevention methods. It is the first and only anti-bullying concert tour to feature musicians from American Idol, The Voice, and X-Factor.
Rosen, 21, was a Top 8 Boys American Idol finalist in 2011. He joins Ryniewicz, 17, of Chino Valley, Ariz; Mendoza, 21, of New Caney, Texas and pop singers Nic Neufeld, 13, of Dodsland, Saskatchewan; and Omar Alhindi, 17, of Fresno, Calif.
Performance locations, dates, and times include:
Monday, Feb. 2 at Sartartia Middle School at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 3 at Quail Valley Middle School at 9:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 4 at Bammel Middle School at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 5 at Dulles Middle School at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 6 at Sugarland Middle School at 9:00 a.m.
Rosen's rendition of "Yesterday" by The Beatles wowed show judges. Steven Tyler declared Rosen had a "beautiful voice" while Randy Jackson confessed that he had "Crazy, mad vocals." Jennifer Lopez admitted "I like you." He went on to compete in Hollywood, making it through to the Top 8 Boys group before being eliminated.
Rosen is a junior at Long Island's Hofstra University, studying Jazz and Commercial Music. The singer-songwriter has written about 140 original songs including a recently released five-song debut EP titled "Just Like a Rose". He has shared the stage with top bands and singers such as Rascal Flatts, Martina McBride, Kenny Rogers, and others.
The Houston-based Allstar Nation Tour has exploded in popularity having performed for more than 75,000 students and faculty at about 100 schools in Michigan, Texas, Wisconsin, and Florida since August 2014.
For information about the Allstar Nation Tour, visit www.allstarnationtour.com or call 713-562-1708.
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