News

Josh Gracin returns to stage after suicide scare

Josh Gracin returns to stage after suicide scare

JOSH GRACIN: Heading back to stage. Photo: Associated Press

Country singer Josh Gracin is ready to return to the stage two weeks after worrying friends and fans by posting an apparent suicide note on Facebook.com.

The former “American Idol” contestant caused concern after writing a cryptic message on the social media site that suggested he was thinking about taking his own life following a bust-up with his wife.

Police tracked Gracin down and he was admitted to an inpatient facility to seek help for his battle with depression, according to his manager.

He subsequently cancelled scheduled tour dates, but he is already planning to get back to work this weekend.

Gracin has taken to his Facebook page, writing, “Finally getting back out on the road!! I will be playing this Saturday at the Mercury Ballroom in Louisville KY (Kentucky)! Please get your tickets now! I would love to see you all there for my first show back.”

Gracin, a former U.S. Marine, has also given fans a special treat by sharing videos of himself singing two new songs called “Let Her Go” and “Say Yes” from a recent writing session.

Portland Weather

condition Condition: Clear/Sunny
Temperature: 72°
High: 80° - Low: 60°

Latest Headlines

in Viral Videos

You’ll never be as confident as this kid dancing to ‘Cuban Pete’

21-overlay6

This young man has moves and he's not afraid to use them.

in Viral Videos

Shark Wahlberg

18-overlay1

Grab the peanut butter, here comes a jellyfish.

in Entertainment

Police search Indy home of ‘Jared from Subway’

jaredfogle

Authorities searched the home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle, about two months after the executive director of his nonprofit foundation was arrested on child pornography charges.