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Wed February 8, 2012
Scotty McCreery Headlining Azalea Festival
The headliner for this year’s Azalea Festival has been announced. Country singer Scotty McCreery will perform at UNCW’s Trask Coliseum on April 13th.
McCreery is a Garner, North Carolina native who won the American Idol television competition last year.
The Azalea Festival has been a Wilmington tradition since 1948 and a recent study by UNCW researchers found that the event has a $50 million impact on the local economy. This year, the festival runs from April 11th to 15th.
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