Hometown Celebration: After a Week of Rumors, Arlington Park Set to Host Lee DeWyze If He Makes American Idol Cut

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UPDATE: The Cardinal Lee DeWyze Advances As Final Three on American Idol, Events Developing Friday in Chicago, Mount Prospect and Arlington Heights

If Lee DeWyze makes the cut Wednesday night, a concert at Arlington Park is set to be the last event in an all-day hometown celebration for American Idol’s Lee DeWyze. Here is the tentative schedule for Friday …

Appearance in the morning on MyFoxChicago TV — Fox Chicago News.

Radio interviews for most of the morning.

Throw out the first pitch at Wrigley Field for Cubs-Pirates game at 1:20 p.m.

Mount Prospect hometown motorcade at 4:30 p.m. on Northwest Highway between Route 83 and Central Road.

Arlington Park mini-concert where DeWyze would sing three songs starting at about 6:30 p.m. The horseracing schedule would move Race 1 from 3 p.m. to 1 p.m. and finish by 5:30 p.m.

Arlington Park can hold about 30,000 people.

Tickets to the mini-concert will be free, and will be available at ArlingtonPark.com minutes following DeWyze’s qualification past Wednesday’s round of American Idol.


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  1. Actually, Lee DeWyze went to St. James School in Arlington Heights… And also there is a poster of him in front of the school.

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