‘American Idol’ tour to visit Nashville


The American Idols Live! 2011 tour has scheduled 45 North American dates this summer, with a confirmed stop at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on July 30. The show begins at 7 p.m.

The top 11 contestants in this year’s season—Casey Abrams, Haley Reinhart, Jacob Lusk, James Durbin, Lauren Alaina, Naima Adedapo, Paul McDonald, Pia Toscano, Scotty McCreery, Stefano Langone, and Thia Megia — are slated to perform.

Tickets range from $45-$65 and go on sale at all Ticketmaster outlets, ticketmaster.com or the Bridgestone Arena box office on Friday, May 13.