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Dear Fellow DCO'ers,

Like so many of you, I love to visit this site but find my real life just doesn't permit me to spend the amount of time needed to keep up with everything DC related. I know I'm not the only one frustrated when I have hundreds of unread messages and so many pages to read that I will never catch up. I hate missing out on the little nuggets of information that I know are buried in those pages. So on behalf of all of us who only get to steal a few minutes here and there to spend on this site, I respectfully ask this dedicated community to please, PLEASE, contribute to this "daily digest" of events: one thread that just captures the daily tidbits we crave. This isn't the place to discuss and debate or just hang out...we have great threads for that already. This is the spot to give us those little cookie crumbs that would otherwise remain buried in endless discussion. It's the spot that can get you up to speed if you've missed a few days online or only have a moment or two to spare.

For those wonderful individuals who I know will step up to the plate and be happy to share: You can add a whole recap of info for the day or just one little bit of news. Links would also be great in case we get a few extra moments to follow up! I know there are many of us who would be very appreciative.

Everyone is welcome to post additions to the digest so please ... pretty please ... add to this thread throughout the day as you find cookie crumbs!!! Thanks in advance to any who can help with this!!

A quick note about accuracy: I value accuracy in writing but I do want to emphasize that The Daily Digest reflects the conversations and threads on DCO. It is not an official announcement board. So if there is a misinterpretation of something on the boards it could also be reflected here. I don’t want people to stop posting because they are worried that their news can’t be verified. If you want to post but you aren’t sure if the statement is really accurate then just add something like, “it is rumored that” or “it is felt” or “it may be that.” Also keep in mind that a post taken out of context from a thread may not necessarily convey the meaning that the poster intended. So if you aren't sure about how to interpret an excerpt from another thread, here are some good things to keep in mind: Assume the best (everyone hear loves DC), Realize that humor may have been intended (humor doesn't always translate into a digest format), and realize that context is important. Keeping these things in mind will help us to continue enjoying The Daily Digest!!

Other Helpful Threads: If you have a few extra minutes to spend, the following threads have a lot of quick reference info at your fingertips and will help you get or stay current.The Best of DCO, The Everything Thread and The Nostalgia Thread

NEW NOTE: As things heat up for the new tour, please check the Upcoming Appearances/Events page frequently. This page is unnofficial but has the best and most current list we have available. It also will include links to all his radio interviews, etc. from this promo cycle (please note that PAST events are moved to an ARCHIVE weekly as the blog is updated). Want to download a collection of current radio interviews? Then go here:

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Comments (3513)

Charley Belcher ‏@CharleyBelcher

September 8th at Curtis Hixon Park...come see @thedavidcook! #SupportaGoodGuy

Irish 31 Tampa ‏@Irish31Tampa
More details here on Summerfest!

Once again, I want to give a huge thank you to everyone who keeps this thread current!

David Cook @thedavidcook New Page @Artists_MTV

This is cool!
David Cook (from the Manila show) among the rotating images on @FerdieArQuero 's website .

Info on Tampa M&G:
"Irish 31 We apologize for the VIP description cutting off, getting that fixed. VIP tix are $100 and all inclusive of food and drink. Private bathrooms and an Artist meet and greet is also included. VIP tix allow you to stay in VIP tent or roam the park freely. Tent will be located next to stage. Approx. 250 will be available. Park holds approx 8,000. "

They also said M&G likely to be after the performance - depending on what the artist wants. David will definitely be one of the artist. Others may also.

Only 250 VIP tickets available! Can. Not. Wait!

‏@thedavidcook: Writing today with Josh Jenkins from @GRO. Haven't even broken out the whiskey yet. emphasis on YET.

Read comments ~ Ticket price and there is a VIP option for David!

Irish 31 Tampa ‏@Irish31Tampa

@fullyCOOKed1 @foolsapril64 we will be posting the details today and the ticket link online at !

Irish 31 Tampa advises the park closes at 11pm - so if Dave gets on at 9:30, he maybe wont be pressured to get off too quickly.

Someone start a thread in the box office forum and you can put all your information about the Tampa show in there for everyone to see. Thanks!

My pal @TheDavidCook is playing Tampa next month! Sept. 8 at Curtis Hixon part of Irish 31 SummerFest. #SupportAgoodGuy

Received a return tweet from venue saying that David is currently set to start at around 9:30 pm on September 8th. I needed to know for flight scheduling - thought others might too!

OMG, this concert couldn't come at a better time. Decided I'm going to treat myself to a wonderful weekend in Tampa! I am kinda intrigued by the line up of performers! Should be interesting and fun Smiling

YAY!! Another Concert! Wish I lived in FLA! Here is some info on the venue

@FoolsApril64: [DCO EVENTS] 8-Sep (Sat) David Cook at SUMMERFEST (acoustic) Curtis Hixton Waterfront Park (Tampa, FL)

@Irish31Tampa: Save the date for the Irish 31 Summerfest at Curtis Hixon Park! September 8th featuring David Cook, Edwin McCain, and Clearwater's own, from The Voice, Juliet Simms!

Since the site's twitter widget is still not working, here are David's latest tweets:

@thedavidcook: Got to meet the King!

@thedavidcook: RT @emrasaturngirl: Calling all 302,500 David Cook followers; buy "The Last Song I'll Write for You" iTunes Amazon

@thedavidcook: RT nickadamsdrums: Just posted a photo

HA! This from Lap-by-Lap: Watkins Glen

2:26 p.m. ET -- This just in. David Cook will be starting the car qualified by Daryl Harr! OK ... not really. But he DID get to do everything else.

2:24 p.m. ET -- David Cook is back for more. Not only did he sing the national anthem, he's now giving the command to fire engines.

2:17 p.m. ET -- 2008 American Idol winner David Cook is singing the national anthem.

@theglenprez: With @thedavidcook at @WGI

@WRCEAM1490: @thedavidcook thank you for stopping by to chat with us in studio @WGI!!!
@Wylieracer: David Cook [...] in the @WRCEAM1490 studio @WGI

video: National Anthem via @ThisIsCLC

MP3 (from ThisIsCLC video): via @debrakay23

video: "Drivers, start your engines!" via @CookieNookie

ABC News Radio Online David Cook Getting Engines Started this Weekend at Watkins Glen NASCAR Event

@thedavidcook: Flight cancelled. Drove from Detroit. Lost baggage. BUT I'm here and ready! #WatkinsGlen #NASCARNationwide #Zippo200

David Cook's Declaration is used as back sound of AXN Asia's August Program Promo. Ghetto video: @thedavidcook

Ghetto Video. ANC: Celebrities Tweet #PrayForThePhilippines. Features @thedavidcook 's message.

Sweet tweets coming from the guys today regarding Phillipines:

@thedavidcook: Sad to see the news coming out of the Philippines. Sending thoughts and love to everyone there.

@andyskib: My thoughts and love are with all of the beautiful people of the Philippines today.

@thedavidcook: Excited to be performing the National Anthem this Saturday at Watkins Glen! Gonna be fun!

Guess all Dave is doing at the NASCAR thing is sing the anthem. Think I'll pass! Too far away. Wish he was doing a concert, too!

lptey66 Yes so awesome!! btw I love your vids!

Finally!! David on the XIX site!

[DCO NEWS] David Cook Thrills Fans in Asia!


[VIDEO] @fusetv | David cook Says Music and Sports Go "Hand in Hand" - Interview

@FoolsApril64: [VIDEO] OMG!Yahoo PH | Interview with David Cook

[DCO NEWS] *Updated* OMG! Interview with David Cook | Part 2: David Cook talks about Pinoy singers on 'Idol'

[AUDIO] 12-Jul David Cook phoner w/101Jakfm (Jakarta) (w/thx2 @incognitolivia)

Don't think anyone posted these pics of David:

What a goofball!! But we love him Smiling

@FoolsApril64: [CLIP] KCTV 5 | David Cook at All-Star Legends & Celebrity post-game press conference (at 0:58)

[MENTION] Fox4KC | "Singing the National Anthem can be nerve-racking. Blue Springs native David Cook openly admits it"

via David Cook News/Info (@FoolsApril64)

[PHOTO] David Cook performs National Anthem prior to State Farm Home Run Derby

[VIDEO] David Cook performs National Anthem prior to State Farm Home Run Derby (w/thx2 @vikkerskc)

[ARTICLE] Examiner Sports | Blue Springs native, American idol star Cook in awe of other celebrities

@FoolsApril64: [VIDEO] Fox4KC | Hometown Favorite David Cook Shares Love of Taquitos and National Anthem

RT @41ActionNews: .@EricStonestreet and @TheDavidCook help build new homes for tornado victims

@FoolsApril64: [ROUNDUP] David Cook related tweets, photos, etc. - All-Star Game (Charity 5K, Legends & Celeb Softball Game, etc.)

Just found this...don't know if it has been posted. MLB highlights/interviews post game

David is featured in very beginning talking to fans/kids & then reappears around 2:30 and after that

Little bit of David at the end of this video also:

Wish the videographer had a better camera

Pre-game FOX4 interview featuring David:

via David Cook News/Info (@FoolsApril64):

[ROUNDUP] David Cook related tweets, photos, etc. - All-Star Game (Charity 5K, Legends & Celeb Softball Game, etc.)

[TV] 9-Jul (Mon) ~8:00 PM EDT David Cook to perform NATIONAL ANTHEM prior to State Farm Home Run Derby (Kauffman Stadium | ESPN)

[TV] 9-Jul (Mon) ~10/10:30 PM EDT ESPN broadcast of 8-Jul TACO BELL ALL-STAR LEGENDS & CELEBRITY SOFTBALL GAME (w/ David Cook)

From Twitter, Indonesian Idol winner Regina Ivanova to duet with David 7/17 at Tennis Indoor Jkt.

@FoolsApril64: [INTERVIEW] The Philippine Star | What's Cooking, David [Cook]?

@FoolsApril64: [ROUNDUP] 6-Jul 'stuck on the tarmac' Q&A w/lead guitarist Devin Bronson (w/thx2 @COOKistas)

Fox4 KC News just mentioned they would be interviewing David at 9 am on Monday, July 9. I plan to record this, in case it doesn't show up on their website.


Yep Janlin, it took me a while to understand as well. But I definately heard "vests" as well. I had to LOL a bit when the interviewer said he looked good in it and should wear them more often. Laughing out loud But I will say though, I don´t really care or mind what he wears. As long as he keep singing, writing etc. like he has done so far, then I´m happy camper. Vest or no vest Eye-wink

Another Jakarta radio interview:

Still trying to figure out what the interviewer was asking about in the beginning. Think it may be "vests".....not sure David even understood completely what she asked.

David singing National Anthem at Home Run Derby this weekend (last paragraph):

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