It will be a hometown hero’s welcome next week. American Idol contestant Zachariah Smith will perform a special concert at 7:30 p.m. on June 3 at the Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St.

Smith took the country by storm during the singing competition with both his talent and humble persona. America also got to see him become a polished performer as he captured their attention helping him propel to a top five finish.