Clarkson Hitting The Road This Summer

With a third track from her sophomore album moving into the top 10 of Billboard's Hot 100, Kelly Clarkson is gearing up for her second North American tour of the year.

With a third track from her sophomore album moving into the top 10 of Billboard's Hot 100, Kelly Clarkson is gearing up for her second North American tour of the year. The Behind These Hazel Eyes tour shares its name with the single that bolts 18-8 on the latest Hot 100.

The trek will open June 29 in Del Mar, Calif., and will wrap Sept. 10 in Las Vegas after 47 shows. Whereas the first 2005 tour saw Clarkson performing in theaters, this time around the venues are larger, with arenas and amphitheaters making up many of the stops.

Beforehand, Clarkson has one international gig on her itinerary, a June 19 appearance at the Party in the Park in Cardiff, South Wales. Also on the bill for the event, staged by radio station Red Dragon FM, are Daniel Bedingfield, Charlotte Church, the Faders, Noise Next Door and the reunited Bananarama.

"Behind These Hazel Eyes" is taken from "Breakaway," Clarkson's second RCA album released since she took the crown on the first season of "American Idol." Previous singles from the set, "Since U Been Gone" and the title track, reached No. 2 and No. 6, respectively, on the Hot 100. The latter is No. 1 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary airplay chart, a position it has held for 13 weeks.

Released in December, "Breakaway" debuted at No. 3 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 2.16 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Her 2003 debut, "Thankful," opened at No. 1 and has sold 2.2 million.

Here are Clarkson's tour dates:

June 19: Cardiff, South Wales (Coopers Field)
June 29: Del Mar, Calif. (Del Mar Fairgrounds)
July 1: Kelseyville, Calif. (Konocti Harbor Resort & Spa)
July 2: Salt Lake City (Rice-Eccles Stadium)
July 4: Greeley, Col. (Greeley Independence Stampede)
July 6: Lubbock, Texas (Civic Center Auditorium)
July 7: Austin, Texas (Frank Erwin Center)
July 9: San Antonio, Texas (Municipal Auditorium)
July 10: New Orleans (UNO Lakefront Arena)
July 12: Pensacola, Fla. (Pensacola Civic Center)
July 14: Hollywood, Fla. (Seminole Paradise Live @ Hard Rock)
July 15: Estero, Fla. (Germain Arena)
July 17: Orlando, Fla. (UCF Arena)
July 18: Jacksonville, Fla. (Moran Theatre)
July 20: Birmingham, Ala. (Boutwell Auditorium)
July 21: Nashville (Grand Ole Opry House)
July 23: Knoxville, Tenn. (Knoxville Auditorium & Coliseum)
July 24: Charlotte, N.C. (Cricket Arena)
July 26: Norfolk, Va. (Constant Convocation Center)
July 27: Atlantic City, N.J. (Borgata Hotel & Casino)
July 29: Pittsburgh (A.J. Palumbo Center)
July 30: Toms River, N.J. (Ritacco Center)
Aug. 1: Glens Falls, N.Y. (Glens Falls Civic Center)
Aug. 2: Portland, Maine (Cumberland County Civic Center)
Aug. 4: Manchester, N.H. (Verizon Wireless Arena)
Aug. 5: Uncasville, Conn. (Mohegan Sun Casino)
Aug. 7: Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (Wachovia Arena)
Aug. 8: Hershey, Pa. (Giant Center)
Aug. 10: Ottawa (Corel Centre)
Aug. 11: Kitchener, Ontario (Centre in the Square)
Aug. 13: Chicago (Northerly Island Amphitheater)
Aug. 14: Green Bay, Wis. (Resch Center)
Aug. 16: Battle Creek, Mich. (Kellogg Arena)
Aug. 17: Saginaw, Mich. (Wendler Arena @ Dow Event Center)
Aug. 19: Dayton, Ohio (Hara Arena)
Aug. 20: St. Louis (Fox Theatre)
Aug. 22: Toledo, Ohio (SeaGate Convention Centre)
Aug. 24: Louisville, Ky. (Louisville Gardens)
Aug. 26: West Lafayette, Ind. (Elliott Hall of Music)
Aug. 27: Memphis (Mud Island Amphitheatre)
Aug. 29: Denver (Colorado Convention Center)
Aug. 30: Salt Lake City (Abravanel Hall)
Sept. 1: Bozeman, Mont. (Brick Breeden Fieldhouse)
Sept. 2: Nampa, Idaho (Idaho Center Amphitheatre)
Sept. 5: Santa Barbara, Calif. (Santa Barbara Bowl)
Sept. 7: Irvine, Calif. (Bren Events Center)
Sept. 9: Reno, Nev. (Reno Events Center)
Sept. 10: Las Vegas (Aladdin Hotel & Casino)