Friday, May 7, 2010

American Idol Live! tour coming to Verizon

From a Live Nation press release that just popped into my inbox:

Los Angeles, CA (April 28, 2010) – As announced on last night’s top-rated American Idol performance show, tickets for this year’s hotly anticipated American Idol Live! Tour will go on sale in select markets beginning May 14th at The American Idol Live! Tour 2010 will feature the American Idol Season 9 top 10 contestants Didi Benami, Crystal Bowersox, Lee DeWyze, Andrew Garcia, Casey James, Aaron Kelly, Michael Lynche, Siobhan Magnus, Katie Stevens, and Tim Urban.

THE AMERICAN IDOL LIVE! TOUR will play Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Charlotte on Sunday July 25. Tickets go on sale Saturday May 15 at 10am at, the Hardee’s Thickburger Box office at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000.

America’s #1 show will make 49 stops this summer at a mix of top arenas and amphitheaters across North America giving fans a chance once again to catch their favorite “Idols” performing live in a town near them. The Live Nation promoted tour begins on July 1st at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit and runs through September 14th in Pittsburgh at the Consol Energy Center.

Simon Fuller, creator and executive producer of American Idol stated, “We are all looking forward to this year’s American Idol Live! Tour. This is always one of the highlights of the year. Each of the Idols have the chance to meet the people that voted for them and perform at incredible venues all over America, another special moment in their developing careers.”

A limited number of 4-Pack ticket packages will be offered for $79* plus service charges and fees, while supplies last.

To purchase tickets and for complete tour information, fans can visit and Event times and dates are subject to change.