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Allison Iraheta: Halo Circus, American Idol & Gratitude

Joining us this week is Allison Iraheta out of Los Angeles — lead singer of Halo Circus, former American Idol contestant, and backup singer for Rickey Minor’s house band on various TV shows. We had a great time chatting with Allison and learned more about her journey, the new Halo Circus record, and why it’s so important to be a good person in the music industry.


  • Allison mentions enchiladas and then forgets everything else about herself
  • We hear how American Idol did (or didn’t) prepare Allison for the real world of the music industry
  • Allison talks about her gratitude for the opportunities she’s been offered throughout her career
  • We talk about the importance of being a decent person in the music industry
  • “Your job as a musician is to show up!” – Allison Iraheta
  • Allison shares how the new Halo Circus sound was born
  • We hear about the inspiration behind the latest Halo Circus album, Robots and Wranglers

Guest Links:

  • Website: halocircus.com
  • Twitter: @allisoniraheta
  • Instagram: @halocircus


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