This appears to be the year Greer Idol and Idol Teen contestants have the highest odds of winning first place prize money. The Idol winner gets $1,500 and Idol Teen wins $500.
Freedom Blast on Saturday at Greer City Park “Will go on rain or shine,” City Administrator Ed Driggers said Tuesday at City Council.
The festival, 6-10:30 p.m., is Greer’s annual celebration of Independence Day, this year a week in advance of July 4. Click here for the official schedule.
There was shagging during two sets of the East Coast Band’s performance.
The 9th annual Greer Idol season begins Friday at City Park with performances between sets performed by the Carolina Coast Band.
Back by popular demand for the Freedom Blast is the Zack Brown Tribute Band 20 Ride.
City of Greer officials announced the lineup Monday for the annual festival scheduled Saturday, June 27, 6-10:30 p.m., that emphasizes the celebration of active and veteran military leading to Independence Day.
Eight finalists have made it through callbacks for Greer Idol and seven for Idol Teen.
The singers will perform during Tunes in the Park on Fridays with teens performing at 6 p.m. and adults at 8. Musicians will perform at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
A panel of judges awarded gold tickets to 17 people who auditioned for Greer Idol at the Greer Family Fest. Eight teens and nine adults were passed through to the callback round in two weeks at the Cannon Centre.
Roads in the downtown central business district will be closed Friday and Saturday for the 31st Annual Pelham Medical Center Greer Family Fest.
All roads will be closed to vehicular traffic throughout the entire event.
The complete musical lineup for the Greer Family Fest on May 1-2 has been announced.
Sister Hazel, previously announced as the headline event, will perform Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
Sister Hazel, an alternative rock band named for a local missionary who ran a homeless shelter, from Gainesville, Fla., will be the headline act at the 31st annual Greer Family Fest May 1-2.
New River Bluegrass, a Greer band that has reached the top of gospel music charts, and will perform at Dollywood during Memorial Day weekend, is also scheduled to perform.
Rock and Roll Reunion will perform Tunes in the Park Friday night from 7-10 p.m. at the City Park amphitheater. The free performance is a makeup from one postponed because of rain during the summer Tunes in the Park series.
A Greer Idol Reunion will be held from 8-9 p.m. Rock and Roll Reunion will perform for one hour at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Josh Jordan and Keddy Mendoza won Greer Idol and Greer Idol Teen, respectively Friday night, with the competition and Tunes in the Park forced indoors at Greer City Hall. Jordan won the $1,500 Idol prize and Mendoza earned $500 for Idol Teen.
According to the Greer Idol Facebook page, Greer Idol and Tunes in the Park continue tonight inside.
Tunes in the Park and Greer Idol finals are moving inside the Greer City Hall event center tonight.
We have a limited number of chairs so please feel free to bring your own. We will be selling Chick-fil-a, Moe’s, Pepsi and Budweiser products.
Greer Idol Teen 6-7pm
Carolina Coast Band 7-8pm
Greer Idol 8-9pm
Carolina Coast Band 9-10pm
Idol Winners will be announced at 10pm
Tunes in the Park is cancelled tonight making the Aug. 8 entertainment and Greer Idol and Idol Teen the finale of the summer. This is the second of the five-week season that has been canceled.
Greer Cultural Arts cancelled tonight’s performance of Rock and Roll Reunion and the Idol semifinals at 1 p.m. Officials said 4.5 inches of rain the past two days saturated the amphitheater.
Greer Idol is down to three performers and Idol Teen to five singers in Friday’s next-to-final week in the rain-delayed competition. The finals are rescheduled for Aug. 8.
Tunes in the Park will be sandwiched around the Idol and Idol Teen semifinalists. Rock and Roll Reunion with TV personality Tom Crabtree will perform.
John Garrison and Elizabeth Haney were eliminated from Greer Idol and Zelena Hull and Sha Jackson were ousted from Idol Teen.
The evening rain showers took a night off and gave Tunes in the Park some hot sunshine instead.
The crowd came out as early at 5:30 p.m. to support the 6 p.m. Greer Idol Teen and Greer Idol competition.
The field for Greer Idol is down to seven singers and Greer Idol Teen is 10.