FERNDALE, Mich. -

On November 9th at noon at the Westland Shopping Center, East Court (35000 W. Warren), 99.5 WYCD will ring in the holiday season with a free holiday concert featuring hometown country music artist Josh Gracin. The free holiday concert is part of Westland Shopping Center's holiday festivities, beginning with a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus at 10 a.m.

"This is a chance for Josh Gracin fans to see him up close and personal, and welcome in the holiday season," said Tim Roberts, Program Director of 99.5 WYCD. "This free concert is a great gift to our avid listeners!"

Gracin first catapulted to fame during the second season of American Idol in 2003. After being honorably discharged from the Marine Corps, Gracin released a series of albums, and is most known for his singles "I Want To Live," "Stay With Me (Brass Bed)," "We Weren't Crazy" and No. 1 hit "Nothin' To Lose." Gracin's newest single is "Drink It Gone."

"We are thrilled to welcome back our hometown hero Josh Gracin to Westland Mall," said Patrick Derrig, Marketing Manager of Westland Shopping Center. "Josh has forged an amazing and successful singing career after his days on American Idol and we all look forward to seeing him perform a mini-concert right here in our mall for all to enjoy."

For more information, visit wycd.com http://wycd.com.