LIVE: David Cook

"American Idol"-winner David Cook tried out for a San Diego crowd -- this time at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2, with Andrew Ripp opening.

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David Cook headlined at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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Andrew Ripp opened the show.
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Music Box, which is located at the old Anthology spot in Little Italy, is the latest addition to the San Diego venue landscape.
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David Cook at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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Cook rose to fame after winning the seventh season of "American Idol."
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Prior to "Idol," he released an independent album called "Analog Heart."
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Cook's latest record, 2015's "Digital Vein," contained his most recent single, "Wait For Me."
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He's also known for the singles "The Time of My Life," "Light On," "Come Back to Me," and "Laying Me Low."
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He never actually inteded to try out for "American Idol" in 2008, but went on auditions to support his younger brother. When his brother did not get selected, Cook ended up auditioning himself.
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After winning the contest, he broke several Billboard chart records. Most notable was his record-shattering feat of having 11 songs in the Hot 100 chart during one week.
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Cook lists Our Lady Peace, Alice in Chains, Big Wreck, Pearl Jam, Bon Jovi, Chris Cornell and San Diego locals Switchfoot as huge influences.
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David Cook at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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David Cook at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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David Cook at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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David Cook at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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David Cook at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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David Cook at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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David Cook at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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David Cook at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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David Cook at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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David Cook at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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Andrew Kipp at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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Andrew Ripp opened the show.
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Ripp is a singer/songwriter based out of Palatine, Illinois, that first broke into the mainstream music scene by contributing songs to Ryan Cabrera's album, "You Stand Watching."
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Ripp's latest album, "Simple," was released in 2014.
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Andrew Ripp at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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Andrew Ripp at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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Andrew Ripp at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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Andrew Ripp at Music Box on Friday, Oct. 2.
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