FestivalSouth finale Saturday to feature American Idol finalists

FestivalSouth finale Saturday to feature American Idol finalists

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg's annual two-week series of summer arts events wraps up Saturday night with a concert featuring three finalists from American Idol.

Rehearsals were held at the Saenger Theater Friday for Symphony Idol, the finale of the 6th annual FestivalSouth.

It will showcase pop, country and Broadway tunes sung by Idol finalists Lakisha Jones, Matt Giraud and Haley Scarnatto.

"The buzz has been great, the crowds have been quite wonderful, we've been very pleased and we look for a great turnout (Saturday night) as we plan again for next year," said Mike Lopinto, artistic director for FestivalSouth.

The show begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Saenger Theater.

General admission is $25. Discount tickets are available for students, active military and kids under 12.