Londonderry to L.A.
Local singer finds his 'Voice' on hit show
New Hampshire resident and former Londonderry High School student Josh Logan aced the blind auditions during Monday night's airing of NBC's "The Voice." Logan will compete in the show's upcoming battle rounds in front of millions of television viewers later this fall. (COURTESY Jason D Sliviak /JDS Photography)
Logan, 33, has been performing around the Granite State for more than 20 years.
"I was singing jingles from the Indiana Jones movies around the house when I was just a little kid," the former Londonderry High School student said during a phone interview on Thursday.
"From the moment I first stepped on a stage, I was bitten by the bug," he said.
The path to stardom was a rocky one. Logan became a father at age 17 and withdrew from school, opting instead to earn his GED and work for a Londonderry construction firm.
"I'd play gigs whenever I could," he said. "After a couple of years, it began to pay the bills, and I walked away from construction."
While he's sworn to secrecy on how he fared on "The Voice," Logan said he's definitely feeling somewhat more acquainted with stardom this time around.
"So I'm up there trying to simply do the best I can," he said. "I realize this is probably the last time I'll be on television. But then again, you never know."
"From the moment I got off the plane in Los Angeles, they took care of me," he said.
Logan chose to work with Aguilera as his celebrity coach, as did fellow finalists Matthew Schuler, Jacqui Lee and Destinee Quinn. Blind judging will continue this Monday and Tuesday, though those who want to find out how Logan fared in the upcoming singing battles will have to wait until later this fall.
Logan said it's proven challenging not to spill the beans to his friends and relatives, especially those coming out to see him play at local venues.
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