This weekend, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet will be heading to their hometowns to be feted like rock stars! And it’s all for the American Idol cameras. Here are the kid’s hometown visit schedules:
Phillip Phillips – Leesburg, GA
Fri 10 PM: Phillip’s celebration starts when he arrives Friday night at the Eagles of America near the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport. The address is 3905 Newton Rd, suite 111. The brown building housing Eagles of America sits off just from the airport. It is not the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport and parking is not allowed there. Free parking is allowed at the service entrance in the grass lots. You are encouraged to be there by 10 PM and you are allowed to bring signs!
Saturday 10 AM: On Saturday, Phillips will make visits to the local Cumulus building for a radio tour on Broad Avenue at 10 AM. This will be followed up by a visit to his dad’s pawn shop afterwards.
Saturday: 2:30 PM: Then, the Lee County Chamber of Commerce continues the homecoming celebration with a parade that will begin at 2:30 p.m. and will run down Hwy. 32 from Starksville Avenue to the Lee County High School.
Saturday 3 pm: The concert will begin at 3:00 p.m. at the Lee County High School Football Stadium. Gates will not open until 2:00 p.m. No coolers or backpacks will be allowed. The event is free and open to the public. (FOX31)
Jessica Sanchez – San Diego, CA
10:15 a.m. to noon Saturday, Eastlake High School’s Stan Canaris Football Stadium in Chula Vista. The Chula Vista homecoming will begin with a brief parade outside of the stadium, which has a capacity of 6,000. Attendees should arrive from the south, using Olympic Parkway, or from the east, using Clubhouse Drive to Eastlake Parkway. Eastlake Parkway will be closed to traffic, from Clubhouse Drive to Otay Lakes Road, from approximately 8:30 a.m. until noon, in order to permit safe viewing of the parade.
2 to 3 p.m. Saturday on the flight deck of the USS Midway Museum at downtown’s Broadway Pier. The homecoming celebration on the USS Midway is free, but only for those boarding between 1 and 2:30 p.m. Admission is limited to the first 3,500 people, so it is advisable to line up before 1 p.m. Public parking is available nearby, but is expected to fill up quickly. (UT San Diego)
(More Details about her Midway appearance at FaceBook
Joshua Ledet – Westlake, LA
Saturday 12 PM: The parade will go down Sampson Street in Westlake, starting at around noon.
Saturday 6 PM: The pep rally will start at 6 p.m. at Burton Coliseum, located at 7001 Gulf Highway in Lake Charles. The pep rally will feature live entertainment, including several songs by Ledet. (The Advertiser)