American Idol winner to perform at Bettendorf festival

City of Bettendorf

The City of Bettendorf has announced that eighth season winner of American Idol will play at the city's 4th of July Festival.

Kris Allen will kick off the festivities with a performance on Monday, July 3.

Local rockband Hap Hazard will open for the performer beginning at 7 p.m. before Allen takes the stage at 9 p.m.

The concert will take place in the north field of Bettendorf Middle School near the corner of 18th Street and Spruce Hills Drive.

The parade will begin at 10 a.m. on the following day, Tuesday, July 4. Fireworks will take place that night at dusk