Several choral groups have been selected as the 2010 McDonald's Choir Showcase Finalists and will perform at several area McDonald's restaurants today.

The performances are one of many the groups will make before the finale concert May 2 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in conjunction with the North Charleston Cultural Arts Festival April 30-May 8.

The groups also will sing original works on stage and share the spotlight with multiple Stellar Award-winning, Grammy- and Dove-nominated gospel recording artist Marvin Sapp.

For details on the latest 2010 McDonald's Choir Showcase details, visit www.ChoirShowcase.com or call Showcase Direct Line at 573-7975.

If you go

Following is today's schedule of performances, including choir names, category of music, time and McDonald's locations:

--Seacoast Church, Mount Pleasant, contemporary, 11 a.m., Oakland, 3060 Iron Clad Alley, Mount Pleasant.

--MLK Community Choir, Holly Hill, gospel, noon, St. George, 6005 W. Bilton Blvd.

--John Wesley United Methodist Church, contemporary, noon, 2050 Savannah Highway, Charleston.

--Believer's Temple Church, St. Stephen, gospel, 12:30 p.m., Moncks Corner, 375 N. Highway 52.

--Cornerstone Baptist Church, Summerville, contemporary, 1 p.m., 1317 N. Main St., Summerville.

--Friendship Inspirational, praise and worship, 2 p.m., Ladson 302 College Park Road.

--Christian Praise & Worship Center, praise and worship, 4 p.m., 3710 Rivers Ave., North Charleston.

--New Grove Hall Christian Church, Summerville, gospel, 6 p.m., Knightsville, 1591 Central Ave., Summerville.