By Jon James|

After an incredible, worthy of winning, run on American Idol, Cumberland’s Julia Gagnon is going to reward her home state’s loyalty by touring Maine, “from the tips to the sides.”

If you saw any of her performances, either at Central Maine Idol in Hallowell or on television, you know she is a treasure, both vocally and personally.

The fact that she gained the confidence to try out for Idol by winning the Hallowell contest, which begins its fourth season on Monday, June 3rd, will, without a doubt, bring exponential growth to THAT event.

She told WMTW that the only thing that has changed about her is her confidence, which is apparent and wonderful to see.

Will Julia make a surprise appearance there this year? Ya never know…but it wouldn’t be surprising!

Here is the channel 8 interview and a performance of her original song, Here in Maine.

Is the sky the limit for Julia Gagnon? With her amazing talent, newly found confidence and humble attitude, I believe it is!

Oh, a couple of her central Maine appearances will be on Friday and Saturday, July 26th and 27th at Gardiner’s Johnson Hall. You can buy tickets here.

As of right now, the events don’t seem to appear on Johnson Hall’s website.

Julia’s story on Channel 8, Maine’s Total Coverage

Julia’s new original song, Here in Maine

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