AMERICAN IDOL LIVE! returns this summer for another hit tour to showcase this season's talented top 10 finalists.
Launching the careers of many, the AMERICAN IDOL LIVE! Tour is the first chance to see your favorites in concert! The tour launches in Detroit, MI, at the Joe Louis Arena on Friday, July 6 and wraps up on Sept. 11 in Milwaukee, WS. The tour will also stop in D.C. at Verizon Center on Wednesday, August 8. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, May 11 via www.AmericanIdol.com , www.ticketmaster.com and www.aeglive.com .
"Every year we are amazed at the extraordinary wealth of untapped talent that is discovered on American Idol and we couldn't be happier with this season's top 10 contestants," said Iain Pire, president, 19 Entertainment. "We are truly excited to bring our contestants on tour across America directly to our fans' hometowns."
As presenting sponsors of AMERICAN IDOL LIVE! Tour 2012, CHIPS AHOY! and RITZ are thrilled to bring the excitement of the tour to their fans in a number of unique ways, from cookie and cracker coupons to a one-of-a-kind consumer promotion. The U.S. Air Force Reserve is an associate sponsor.
AMERICAN IDOL LIVE! gives fans the unique opportunity to be up close and personal with Idol finalists Colton Dixon, DeAndre Brackensick, Elise Testone, Erika Van Pelt, Heejun Han, Hollie Cavanagh, Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips and Skylar Laine.
Tickets for the Verizon Center show are $65, $45 and $29.50 (plus applicable service charges) and there is an eight ticket limit. A ticket lottery will take place at 8 a.m., May 11 at the Verizon Center box office, and fans must be in line by that time to participate.