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American Idol Live Tampa date: July 28; tickets on sale May 9



Idollogo5 Press release below:


Season Eight’s Top 10 Contestants Will Perform in 50 Cities Across North America

Tickets Go On Sale May 9th, 2009 For The Live Concert Tour

Los Angeles, CA (April, 16, 2009) – Fans of America’s #1 show will once again have the chance to catch their favorite “Idols” performing live in concert, as the top 10 contestants from American Idol season 8 hit the road in the highly anticipated summer tour. 19 Entertainment Founder/CEO and American Idol creator Simon Fuller, along with AEG Live, announced today that tickets for the American Idols Live! Tour will go on sale beginning May 9th, 2009. This season’s American Idol top 10 contestants Adam Lambert, Allison Iraheta, Anoop Desai, Danny Gokey, Kris Allen, Lil Rounds, Matt Giraud, Megan Joy, Michael Sarver and Scott MacIntyre will embark on the North American tour, which launches in Portland, OR on July 5th, 2009.  Additional ticket and tour information can be found at

Simon Fuller, creator and executive producer of AMERICAN IDOL stated, “American Idol gives undiscovered talent the once in a lifetime opportunity to perform live every week on the show and now the tour will give America the unique chance to see these newly discovered stars performing in their own home town.”

The full schedule for American Idols Live! Tour 2009 is as follows:

Date:                           Location:                                Venue:

July 5th                         Portland, OR                            Rose Garden

July 7th                         Tacoma, WA                           Tacoma Dome

July 8th                         Vancouver, BC                        General Motors Place

July 10th                       Sacramento, CA                       ARCO Arena

July 11th                       Oakland, CA                            Oracle Arena

July 12th                       San Jose, CA                           HP Pavilion

July 14th                       West Valley City, UT               E Center

July 16th                       Los Angeles, CA                      Staples Center

July 17th                       Ontario, CA                             Citizens Bank Arena

July 18th                       San Diego, CA                         Sports Arena

July 20th                       Glendale, AZ                   Arena

July 23rd                       Dallas, TX                                American Airlines Center

July 24th                       Tulsa, OK                                BOK Center

July 25th                       N. Little Rock, AR                   Alltel Arena

July 26th                       Memphis, TN                           FedEx Forum

July 28th                       Tampa, FL                              St. Pete Times Forum

July 29th                       Sunrise, FL                               BankAtlantic Center

July 31st                        Duluth, GA                               Arena at Gwinnett Center

August 1st                     Charlotte, NC                          Time Warner Cable Arena

August 2nd                    Greensboro, NC                      Greensboro Coliseum

August 4th                     Washington DC                        Verizon Center

August 5th                     Baltimore, MD             1st Mariner Arena

August 7th                     Atlantic City, NJ                       Boardwalk Hall

August 8th                     Newark, NJ                             Prudential Center

August 11th                   Long Island, NY                       Nassau Coliseum

August 14th                   Hamilton, ON                           Copps Coliseum

August 15th                   Rochester, NY                         Blue Cross Arena

August 16th                   Hartford, CT                            XL Center

August 18th                   Boston, MA                             TD Banknorth Garden

August 19th                   Albany, NY                              Times Union Center

August 20th                   Philadelphia, PA                       Wachovia Center

August 22nd                  Pittsburgh, PA                          Mellon Arena

August 23rd                   Cleveland, OH                         Wolstein Center

August 25th                   Columbus, OH             Schottenstein Center

August 26th                   Auburn Hills, MI                       The Palace of Auburn Hills

August 28th                   Milwaukee, WI                        Bradley Center

August 29th                   St. Louis, MO                          Scottrade Center

August 30th                   Kansas City, MO                     Sprint Center

September 1st               Minneapolis, MN                     Target Center

September 2nd              Rosemont, IL                           Allstate Arena

September 4th               Madison, WI                            Alliant Energy Center

September 5th               Indianapolis, IN                        Conseco Fieldhouse

September 6th               Grand Rapids, MI                    Van Andel Arena

September 8th               Reading, PA                             Sovereign Center

September 9th               Wilkes Barre, PA                     Wachovia Arena

September 10th Bridgeport, CT             Arena at Harbor Yard

September 12th Portland, ME                            Cumberland Civic Center

September 13th Providence, RI                         Dunkin Donuts Center

September 14th Syracuse, NY                           War Memorial Arena

September 15th Manchester, NH                       Verizon Wireless Arena


For more ticket and tour info, fans can visit, and Tickets subject to applicable service charges. Event time and date subject to change.


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