Stories tagged with: American Idol

August 3, 2010 - 5:11pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

To pick Levi Funk out of the crowd it might take you a while. Funk, a Zanesville native, was one of thousands to wait in line for his chance at fame.

Tom's Ice Cream Bowl employee, Levi Funk left for East Rutherford, New Jersey where a record-setting number of Hollywood-bound hopefuls lined up to audition. Before Levi's big try-out, he took the time to describe the scene.

"What they call a cattle call, which is, they've got 12 tables set up in the middle of the stadium and...

July 30, 2010 - 8:39pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

His day job might be scooping ice cream, but a Zanesville man is setting his sights on hearing those four little words.

Levi Funk has worked at Tom's Ice Cream Bowl for nearly eight years, but now, he's heading to New Jersey to follow his dream, and try out for "American Idol" in hopes of hearing "You're going to Hollywood!"

"I've been playing music since I was nine-years-old and practicing two hours a day so this is something I just really...

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