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Danny Gokey

Tonight @ Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard, Summerfest, 9:30 p.m.

Jul. 4, 2010
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One-time church music director Danny Gokey was Milwaukee’s first remotely successful “American Idol” contestant, finishing third in the show’s eighth season, though with any luck he won’t be the last: The show is filming auditions for its upcoming 10th season here in Milwaukee later this month. It’s a safe bet that Gokey, who released a soft country record called My Best Days in March, will be a staple at Summerfest for years to come.

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