Didi Benami fulfilled one of her long time dreams to open for a professional basketball game singing the national Anthem.
On Monday, March 21 -she was in Cleveland, Ohio at the NBA Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers game and sang the “Star-Spangled Banner” at Quicken Loans Arena (originally Gund Arena and commonly The Q), the home court of the Cavaliers.
Didi was in high spirits as she tweeted fans about the experience and sharing some photos!
“CLEVELAND WAS SO FUN! Thank you Cavs…Thank you Magic… Orlando… Thank you Chris and every kind of magic… you rock much love!”
“Thank you for having me Cleveland, it was amazing to see you again! Xo”
HD quality video from KoffeHouse
The Cleveland Cavaliers in association with Koffeehouse Music Productions present American Idol Season 9 Top 10 finalist Didi Benami performing the national anthem for a March 2011 home game against the Orlando Magic. VIDEO TAKEN FROM SCOREBOARD FEED (no crowd audio). The video also features the US Air Force 311th Recruiting Squadron G-Flight Color Guard.
Wondering who won the ballgame?! The Cavaliers lost 86 to 97. But Didi won the night for sure!! Another dream fulfilled? Last year, she performed at Los Angeles’ biggest stage, The Staples Center (home of the LA Lakers) for the 2010 Idols Live tour.
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