Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken coming to Jefferson Center

By Aashirwad

December, 12

American Idol” fans were thrilled two decades ago as singers Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken made it a competition to remember 

The Tour hits the venue’s Shaftman Performance Hall on May 5. Tickets are $69, $54, $44, $34 and $24 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday 

Both singers have had success since their “Idol” competition. 

According to a news release from Jefferson Center, they have combined for: six platinum and gold selling albums...

21 Billboard Top 20 singles; six Billboard No. 1 singles; two Billboard Music Awards; and two Grammy Award nominations.   

Studdard played Jefferson Center in 2019, when he brought a tribute to Luther Vandross. He played the Henry Street Heritage Festival in 2006. 

Aiken’s only previous Roanoke Performance was in 2004, at what was then called the Roanoke Civic Center.