Idol’s Guarini to sing in Springfield

The Springfield Falcons are happy to announce that Justin Guarini of American Idol fame will be performing the national anthem prior to the team’s game versus the Providence Bruins at the Springfield Civic Center this Friday night, January 7.

Game time is 7:35 p.m.

Justin was a contestant during the first season of American Idol and advanced to the television show’s grand finale against Kelly Clarkson. Since American Idol, he has recorded and released a self-titled album, starred in the 2003 movie From Justin to Kelly and guest-starred in numerous TV programs and events.

Tickets for Friday’s game are available at the Civic Center box office and can be ordered by phone at (413) 787-6600 or (800) 639-8602 and online by visiting the Falcons’ official web site,