Gina Glocksen, Naperville to CatFight to American Idol, Eliminated, but Not Forgotten


Gina Glocksen sings ‘Paint it Black’ on American Idol.

UPDATE: The City of Naperville has announced the official details for American Idol Gina Glocksen’s Homecoming. The event starts at 3:30 p.m. at Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Street, located on the campus of North Central College in Naperville, Illinois [MAP/SAT]. Doors open at 3:00 p.m. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come first served basis.

Video and airing of the festivities by American Idol Extra at a later date …

A post-American Idol career … moving to Los Angeles? …

Eliminated from American Idol last Wednesday as many say, ‘lesser talents such as Sanjaya Malakar, Phil Stacey and Scarnato were not worthy compared to Gina to survive another round’ … 

… Gina Glocksen’s elimination last Wednesday brought the number of American Idol finalists to eight, but …

That was then, this is now and Tinley Park native/Naperville resident Gina Glocksen is just getting started.

Does Gina look familiar? Did you know she has been a member of CatFight — the band that has played at Frontier Days during the Independence Day festival in Arlington Heights? Gina was the lead singer at one of two CatFight appearances at Frontier Days at Recreation Park. According to the Gina Glocksen bio on CatFightBand.com, she joined CatFight in April 2005. CatFight features one of three lead singers (Julie, Molly or Gina). CatFight has been a favorite band for many at Frontier Days in Arlington Heights. See a live performance of CatFight at the end of this article.


Gina Glocksen sings the Evanescence hit ‘Call Me When You Are Sober.’



American Idol Gina Glocksen sings  ‘Paint it Black.’


American Idol Gina Glocksen sings the Diana Ross hit ‘Love Child.’

A YouTube Tribute to Gina Glocksen …


CatFight sings the Big and Rich hit ‘Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)’

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More links …
American Idol | Gina Glocksen’s Bio on American Idol
City of Naperville
Naperville Sun