Preview: Daughtry at Veterans Memorial

Chris DeVille, Columbus Alive

Idols don't get much more 'merican than Chris Daughtry. And though he finished behind Katharine McPhee and Taylor Hicks (Taylor Hicks!), Daughtry has proven to be Season 5's big winner, one of the go-to names in meat-and-potatoes Midwest rock. He'll ride into Vets Memorial this Monday in support of "Break the Spell," his hook-laden 2011 album, dripping with sweat and genuineness as he spouts lyrics like "Just like a simple song/ I can't get you out of my head." -Chris DeVille

Veterans Memorial Auditorium

7:30 p.m. Monday, April 2

300 W. Broad St., Franklinton