‘American Idol’ Elise Testone to headline Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Festival

Elise Testone, former “American Idol” contestant and Coastal Carolina University graduate, will be the headliner at this year’s Oceanfront Merchants Association St. Patrick’s Day Festival on March 15.

Testone is one of about 10 bands lined up to play during the daylong festival situated along Ocean Boulevard in downtown Myrtle Beach.

In addition to the live music, the festival will feature street performers, a kid’s zone and vendors selling food, beer and art.