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July 6, 2013

Sparks joins American Idol Winner on tour

Corsicana — Bobby Sparks II, three time Grammy Award winner,  has toured the world with diverse musical giants such as Kirk Franklin, Roy Hargrove, Marcus Miller, Lalah Hathaway, George Duke, and Stanley Clarke to name a few, and now he has joined Season 11 American Idol winner Phillip Phillips on a six-month tour.

The tour begins July 6, 2013 at the Milwaukee Summerfest. They will perform in 57 American cities and cities in Canada, Argentina, and Brazil. One of the tour dates includes Dallas on July 13 at the Gexa Energy Pavilion. Bobby is Hammond B3 and keyboard player for the band.

Sparks is a native of Corsicana and a 1991 graduate of Corsicana High School. He is the son of Molly Sparks Walker and the late Bobby Sparks Sr.

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