American Idol Live! 2018 tour coming to Orpheum Theater August 23, 2018

May 7, 2018, 16:18 PM by Kelly Bartnick



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

The tour stops in Omaha Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 7:00 PM. Tickets, starting at $29.50, will be available at, at the Ticket Omaha* box office inside the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas Street or by phone at (402) 345-0606.

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 are available will be available, giving fans the chance to purchase prime seats and meet and greets with the cast.

Produced by Faculty Productions in conjunction with CORE Media Group, 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.

“American Idol” airs live coast-to-coast on Sundays at 8e/5p on the ABC Television Network.

American Idol: Live! 2018 is represented and booked by United Talent Agency.

American Idol Live! 2018 Dates

  • July 11 Redding, CA Redding Civic Auditorium
  • July 12 Central Point, OR Jackson Co. Fair
  • July 13 Napa, CA Uptown Theater
  • July 16 Denver, CO Paramount Theater
  • July 19 Grand Prairie, TX Verizon Theater at Grand Prairie
  • July 20 San Antonio, TX The Tobin Center for Performing Arts
  • July 21 McAllen, TX McAllen Performing Arts Center
  • July 23 Tucson, AZ Fox Tuscon
  • July 24 Mesa, AZ Ikeda Theater
  • July 26 San Diego, CA Copley Hall
  • July 27 Saratoga, CA The Mountain Winery
  • July 29 Las Vegas, NV Orleans Arena
  • July 30 Modesto, CA Gallo Center for the Arts
  • July 31 Livermore, CA Wente Vineyards
  • August 1 San Luis Obispo, CA Fremont Theatre
  • August 3 Thousand Oaks, CA Bank of America Performing Arts Center
  • August 4 Los Angeles, CA Orpheum Theatre
  • August 5 Riverside, CA Fox Performing Arts Center
  • August 8 Tulsa, OK Club Brady
  • August 9 Kansas City, MO Uptown Theater
  • August 10 St. Louis, MO Fox Theatre
  • August 12 Baltimore, MD The Lyric
  • August 13 Albany, NY The Palace Theatre
  • August 14 Upper Darby, PA Tower Theater
  • August 16 Westbury, NY The Space at Westbury
  • August 17 Morristown, NJ Mayo Performing Arts Center
  • August 18 Englewood, NJ Bergen Performing Arts Center
  • August 19 Lynn, MA Lynn Auditorium
  • August 21 Cincinnati, OH Taft Theatre
  • August 22 Indianapolis, IN Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
  • August 23 Omaha, NE Orpheum Theater
  • August 24 Sioux Falls, SD Washington Pavilion
  • August 27 Salem, OR Oregon State Fair
  • August 28 Monroe, WA Evergreen State Fair
  • August 30 Billings, MT Alberta Bair Theater
  • August 31 Kamas, UT DeJoria Center
  • September 2 Deadwood, SD Deadwood Mountain Grand Casino
  • September 5 Minneapolis, MN State Theatre
  • September 6 Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theater
  • September 7 Rosemont, IL Rosemont Theatre
  • September 9 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
  • September 10 Huber Heights, OH Rose Music Center
  • September 12 York, PA York Fair
  • September 13 Munhall, PA Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall
  • September 14 Red Bank, NJ Count Basie
  • September 15 New Bedford, MA Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
  • September 16 Washington, DC Warner Theater

For more information on the tour please click HERE.


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*Ticket Omaha is the official retail ticket outlet for all performances at the Orpheum Theater and the Holland Performing Arts Center. Tickets purchased from other ticket retailers such as secondary ticket agencies or brokers may be more expensive and may not be valid. Due to the nature of live entertainment, all programs, performers, prices, dates and times are subject to change.