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American Idol Graduate Struts Into the Bay Area

Carrie Underwood to play Oakland Saturday

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    Singer Carrie Underwood performs onstage during day 3 of the 2008 Stagecoach Country Music Festival held at the Empire Polo Field on May 4, 2008 in Indio, Calif.

    American Idol graduate and lovely country star Carrie Underwood will be in Oakland this weekend. The Grammy Award winning artist will play the Oracle Arena on Saturday.

    The first country American Idol began singing in her church when she was just three-years-old. The influence of her church is still evident in her hit songs such as "Jesus Take the Wheel" and through out her second album "Carnival Wheel."

    Underwood rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol and she has gone on to become a multi-platinum selling recording artist and a multiple Grammy Award winner.

    Learn more about Carrie Underwood on her official Web site or purchase tickets from Razor Gator.