Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Review of Virtual Reality Tour stop in Bethel
“American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery opened the show, and it became clear why this 18-year-old took home the prize. Polished, professional and powerful, McCreery sauntered into the audience and sang his heart out to the fans, showcasing his signature bass voice, while displaying his prowess with the guitar at the same time—and I became a convert instantly. Any thoughts of this kid being a “flash in the pan” were dispelled, and his future looks incredibly bright. At one point, McCreery paused and walked the runway into the audience. “I owe it all to you, New York!” he declared. “Thank you for voting me through to the end on ‘American Idol.’ Without your support, I wouldn’t be singing here tonight, in beautiful Bethel!