BACKSTAGE RIDER: American Idol

Kris Allen

Kris Allen

Squeaky clean “American Idol” winner Kris Allen--he was the ying to Adam Lambert’s wang in season eight of the Fox television series--is no diva.

The singer, who charges only $12,500 per gig, shares a dressing room with his band (a rarity on the touring circuit). And outside of demanding, when it comes to cases of water, “NO DASANI OR AQUAFINA,” Allen is beyond easy to please.

Still, as this rider excerpt shows, not every promoter is willing to fulfill Allen’s battery needs. (3 pages)

Random Demands

One (1) New Toilet Seat

Mary J. Blige demands a new toilet seat at every concert venue. Yes, no more drama.

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