It starts to become home, your comfort place, and when you're just visiting it's like, hey, I gotta make the most of my time." Giraud said he's grown as a singer/songwriter, but still has "my soulful style.
Still me, even though I was in Countryville for a while." For New Year's Eve, he'll flash back to his pre-"Idol" days in Kalamazoo with a dueling piano show.
Tickets are and they will go on sale at 10 a.m. Purchases can also be made at the casino's box office in the lobby.
He beat out thousands of contestants from all over the country to make it into the group that, in Hollywood, hopes to perform throughout the hit TV show's eighth season and be weeded down by judges and viewers week by week until only one reigns.He and his fiancée, Aleena Hamilton, who had two children when they met, are likely the parents of a newborn by now — they were expecting a baby in December.