American Idol Kris Allen
10:30 p.m. to 11:55 p.m.
Singer, songwriter and guitarist Kris Allen will take the main stage for Hershey New Year’s Eve. The American Idol season 8 winner’s accolades include a 2009 platinum-selling single “Live Like We’re Dying” and four full-length albums, including 2016’s Letting You In.
Allen’s remarkable story is one of resilience. On New Year’s Day in 2013, Allen and his then-pregnant wife Katy were in a head-on collision that left the singer, songwriter with a career-threatening shattered wrist. In the two years that followed, Allen underwent multiple surgeries and re-learned how to play guitar and ultimately immersed himself in songwriting – resulting in Allen’s fourth full-length album, Letting You In, released in 2014.
The Arkansas native brings an upbeat vibe to the main stage, delivering a set list that is fun for the whole family. Allen’s performance will culminate with the raising of the giant seven-foot tall, 80 inches wide and approximately 300-pound Hershey’s Kiss replica followed by a fireworks display at midnight.
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