'Idols' To Be Active This Summer

Top 10 contestants from Fox series will perform.

A 41-city tour of the top 10 contestants from the Fox television series "American Idol" has been planned for the summer.

The trek will begin in Sunrise, Fla., at Office Depot Center on July 12 and will feature current-season contenders Bo Bice, Anthony Federov, Constantine Maroulis, Scott Savol, Vonzell Solomon and Carrie Underwood. The line-up will be completed with already ousted hopefuls Anwar Robinson, Jessica Sierra, Nikko Smith and Nadia Turner.

Presale will start on May 18 at www.poptarts.com. Tickets will be available at Ticketmaster and the individual venue box offices the weekend of May 21.

“American Idol” is considered the No. 1 series on television, averaging more than 26 million viewers per episode.

Here are the American Idols Live tour dates:

July 12: Sunrise, Fla. (Office Depot Center)
July 13: Tampa, Fla. (St. Pete Times Forum)
July 15: Birmingham, Ala. (BJCC Arena)
July 16: Duluth, Ga. (The Arena at Gwinnett Center)
July 17: Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)
July 19: Reading, Pa. (Sovereign Center)
July 20: Toronto (Air Canada Centre)
July 22: East Rutherford, N.J. (Continental Airlines Arena)
July 23: Uniondale, N.Y. (Nassau Coliseum)
July 24: Philadelphia (Wachovia Center)
July 26: Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (Wachovia Arena)
July 27: Washington, D.C. (MCI Center)
July 29: Hartford, Conn. (Hartford Civic Center)
July 30: Worcester, Mass. (DCU Center)
July 31: Manchester, N.H. (Verizon Wireless Arena)
Aug. 2: Cleveland (Wolstein Center)
Aug. 3: Columbus, Ohio (Value City Arena at Schottenstein)
Aug. 4: Detroit (Joe Louis Arena)
Aug. 6: St. Paul, Minn. (Xcel Energy Center)
Aug. 8: Chicago (United Center)
Aug. 9: St. Louis, Mo. (Savvis Center)
Aug. 12: San Antonio, Texas (SBC Center)
Aug. 13: Grand Prairie, Texas (NOKIALive at Grand Prairie)
Aug. 14: Norman, Okla. (Lloyd Noble Center)
Aug. 16: Glendale, Ariz. (Glendale Arena)
Aug. 17: Los Angeles (Staples Center)
Aug. 18: Las Vegas (Thomas & Mack Center)
Aug. 20: San Jose, Calif. (HP Pavilion at San Jose)
Aug. 21: Sacramento, Calif. (ARCO Arena)
Aug. 23: Everett, Wash. (Everett Events Center)
Aug. 24: Portland, Ore. (Rose Garden)
Aug. 26: Salt Lake City (Delta Center)
Aug. 28: Des Moines, Iowa (Wells Fargo Arena)
Aug. 30: Green Bay, Wis. (Resch Center)
Aug. 31: Milwaukee (Bradley Center)
Sept. 2: Albany, N.Y. (Pepsi Arena)
Sept. 3: Pittsburgh (Mellon Arena)
Sept. 4: Norfolk, Va. (Constant Convocation Center)
Sept. 8: Providence, R.I. (Dunkin Donuts Center)
Sept. 9: Portland, Maine (Cumberland County Civic Center)
Sept. 10: Syracuse, N.Y. (War Memorial at Oncenter)


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