. See performances, Olivia's interview below.
Olivia Wells, a junior voice major at Anderson University, won the 2016 Greer Idol Season 10 championship and the $2,000 first prize Friday night.
A Greer Idol contestant will win $2,000 Friday night in the Season 10 finals at the Greer City Park amphitheater.
Will Rawls, Andre Webb and Olivia Wells will compete for the championship Friday rain or shine. Last week’s band did not perform but the six Idol contestants did weather severe thunderstorms to sing in the semifinals.
The six remaining Greer Idol contestants performed their full schedule of songs on the next to last week of Tunes in the Park on Friday night.
Three contestants will be eliminated in voting with the finalists announced next Wednesday.
Tunes in the Park is in its next to last week of the summer this Friday.
Jim Quick and Coastline will be the featured entertainment at the City Park’s amphitheater and Greer Idol Season 10 will be adjusting its final two weeks of competition.
A severe storm with dangerous lightning and booming thunder with drenching rain halted Tunes in the Park midway through the Greer Idol round Friday night.
Only six contestants remain in Greer Idol Season 10 with three weeks remaining until the champion is decided.
The Shag Doctorz will be the featured beach music band at Friday’s Tunes in the Park held at the amphitheater. The band plays two sets, at 7 and 9 p.m. and Idol competition is at 8 p.m.