After a monumental return to television in 2018, American Idol announces it's taking the show on the road with the American Idol Live! 2018 tour, spanning three months this summer. The shows will feature this season's talented Top 7 finalists: Cade Foehner, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Catie Turner, Gabby Barrett, Jurnee, Maddie Poppe and Michael J. Woodard with special guest, Season 8 American Idol winner, Kris Allen. The 40+ city tour will kick off on Wednesday, July 11 in Redding, CA and wrap on Sunday, September 16 in Washington, DC. Full list of tour dates below. Tickets go on sale to the public beginning Friday, May 11 at 10a.m. local time at www.AmericanIdolLive.com.
Joining the tour on select dates is In Real Life, winner of ABC's 2017 summer reality competition show Boy Band. In Real Life has released three singles: "Eyes Closed," their current top 40 hit, "Tattoo (How 'Bout You)" and "How Badly," marking their first foray into singing in Spanish.
VIP packages will be available through www.VIPNation.com giving fans the chance to purchase prime seats and meet and greets with the cast.
American Idol Live! gives fans the unique opportunity to be up close and personal with this season's Top 7 finalists, including this year's newly crowned Idol, and brings your favorite television competition directly to you in performances you can't miss.