American Idol celebrity Alexis Gomez entertains fans at the Preble County Historical Society amphitheater. (Deron Newman photo)

Alexis Gomez performs at Preble County

American Idol's Alexis Gomez performs at the Preble County Historical Society

By: Deron Newman

EATON – Dayton area native and American Idol celebrity Alexis Gomez performed at the Preble County Historical Society amphitheater on Friday, Aug. 12. The country music entertainer was a top 12 AI finalist in 2015 and continues to pursue to music dream.

Gomez and her band performed a variety of country hits including her first American Idol song which started her AI journey.

“Alexis and her band donated a portion of their ticket sales to the Preble County Historical Society last night,” PCHS Executive Director Lisa White said. “She played for a straight two hours and covered all major country hits from Johnny Cash to Carrie Underwood.”

White added, the show brought in approximately 160 guests, many of which had never been to the venue.

“Alexis stayed after the concert to sign and autograph posters for her fans and put smiles on so many young faces.”

According to White, Evelyn, a ten-year-old from Lewisburg, who recently was the runner up in the Lewisburg Derby Days Talent Show, was invited to sing on stage with Alexis.

The PCHS’s next concert is scheduled for September 24th from 12:30 – 6 pm, with music from the Richmond Jazz Orchestra, Something Good, Neptune, and the Preble County Line Band. This concert is free.

Dayton area native Alexis Gomez performs at the Preble County Historical Society amphitheater. (Deron Newman photo)
Alexis Gomez and her band perform a variety of country hits at Preble County Historical Society amphitheater. (Deron Newman photo)
Alexis Gomez performs at the Preble County. (Deron Newman photo)

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