Maddie Poppe advances to the American Idol finals; Hometown visit set for Tuesday

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Clarksville, Iowa – Hometown favorite Maddie Poppe is moving on.

The top 5 contestants performed live last night and the top 3 to advance were Maddie, along with Gabby Barrett and Caleb Lee Hutchinson.

There will be a free parade and pep rally on Tuesday beginning at 5 p.m. in downtown Clarksville. There will also be a free concert at the Butler County Fairgrounds at 6:30pm. It will be first come, first serve as space will be limited. Limited food and drink will be available, but no alcoholic beverages will be allowed.

The American Idol champion will be crowned next week.

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Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki and a daughter Brynlee.