Arts and Culture

Shani Gilchrist



American Idol finalist Candice Glover comes home to Beaufort

Posted 5/3/2013 10:17:00 PM

American Idol finalist Candice Glover will perform a free concert downtown Beaufort Saturday.

Glover, a native of nearby St. Helena Island, arrived Friday and took photos with fans before getting ready for Saturday’s festivities.

The town will honor her with a parade beginning downtown at 5 p.m. Glover, known for her booming, clear, soulful voice, will perform at 7 p.m. at the corner of Bay and Charles streets.

Glover is one of three finalists in the popular talent competition.

Gov. Nikki Haley and other dignitaries are expected to be on hand to give Glover a big Lowcountry welcome home.

Concert shuttles will be running from 2-10 p.m. from several spots in town. Click here for more information.