'Idol' Winner Fantasia to Perform in St. Lucia

Published March 11, 2005

| Associated Press

"American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino (search) will be among the performers at St. Lucia's annual jazz festival held throughout the Caribbean island, with the main stage in Castries.

Barrino, winner of the 2004 "American Idol" (search) singing contest, will join the Isley Brothers and saxophonist-composer Dave Koz for a May 7 performance in the capital, the tourist board announced Wednesday.

Other artists scheduled for the 11th annual festival, planned for April 29-May 8, include Earl Klugh, Chris Botti and UB40.

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