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NEWARK, OH (FOX19) - Popular American Idol contestants are serving up their favorite songs of the season in a holiday tour.
"This is pretty cool. You get to travel the country singing everybody's favorite christmas carols," says season eight star Michael Sarver of Jasper, Texas.
Sarver joins Alexis Grace, Gina Glocksen and David Hernandez, brightening up towns across the country like Newark, Ohio outside Columbus.
Even though the tour hits smaller venues than the big Idol tour in the summer, the performers say they get just as much love from the fans.
"I actually really enjoy this part," Sarver says. "This is more intimate, it's more about the music than the stage production and the big you know, this is a lot more intimate and special."
"We do the meet and greet after the show and we get to meet everyone who bought tickets and came to support us so that's really cool," says Gina Glocksen, Season 6 9th place finalist.
"I'm always honored to sing for anybody who wants to hear so I appreciate all the love," says Season 7 star David Hernandez, of Glendale, Arizona
"It's been absolutely wonderful," says Season 8 singer Alexis Grace. "It's been a learning experience for me. I've never been on a tour before."
Sarver just released a single. After the tour he's back to work on his debut country album with record label Dream Records Universal.
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Michael Sarver- Season 8
Alexis Grace- Season 8
Gina Glocksen- Season 6
David Hernandez - Season 7