The American Idol Live! Tour is headed back to the Bay Area.
The annual roadshow, featuring finalists from the popular TV show, hits the City National Civic in San Jose on Aug. 17. Tickets go on sale May 9. Visit www.americanidol.com/tour for more information.
This year's tour features Season 13 finalists C.J. Harris, Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, MK Nobilette, Alex Preston, Dexter Roberts, Majesty Rose, Malaya Watson and Sam Woolf. The 41-show concert tour kicks off June 24 in Binghamton, NY, and finishes Aug. 23 in Redmond, Wash.
Past tours have included such top Idol contestants as Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Adam Lambert, Scotty McCreery, Phillip Phillips and Candice Glover.
Read Jim Harrington's Concert Blog at http://blogs.mercurynews.com/aei/category/concerts. Follow him at http://twitter.com/jimthecritic.