Tickets for the 2008 installment of the American Idols Live! Tour went on sale this past weekend, with second shows quickly added in four cities. The 50-plus date tour kicks off July 1 in Glendale, AZ and finishes up in Tulsa, OK on September 13.

A second date was added to the E-Center in West Valley City, UT for July 15 after the first show on July 14 sold out in 20 minutes. Second shows have also been added at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ (July 31), Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, NY (August 5), and the Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO (August 30).

Produced by AEG Live, the tour features the TV show’s top 10 contestants, and tonight the winner of this year’s competition will be announced during the season finale. In addition to finalists David Archuleta and David Cook, other contestants heading out on the tour are Syesha Mercado, Brooke White, Carly Smithson, Chikezie Eze, Jason Castro, Kristy Lee Cook, Michael Johns and Ramiele Malubay.

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American Idols Live! Tour tour dates:

July 1 Glendale, AZ Arena
July 2 San Diego, CA San Diego Sports Arena
July 3 Fresno, CA SaveMart Center
July 5 Las Vegas, NV Thomas & Mack Center
July 7 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
July 8 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion at San Jose
July 9 Sacramento, CA ARCO Arena
July 11 Portland, OR Rose Garden
July 12 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
July 14-15 West Valley City, UT The “E” Center
July 18 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
July 19 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
July 20 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center
July 22 Indianapolis, IN Conseco Fieldhouse
July 23 Cincinnati, OH US Bank Arena
July 24 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena
July 26 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
July 27 Rochester, NY BlueCross Arena
July 29 Pittsburgh, PA Mellon Arena
July 30-31 Newark, NJ Prudential Center

August 2 Atlantic City, NJ Boardwalk Hall
August 4-5 Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum
August 6 Albany, NY Times Union Center
August 8 Hartford, CT XL Center
August 9 Worcester, MA DCU Center
August 10 Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless Center
August 12 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
August 13 Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center
August 14 Washington DC Verizon Center
August 16 Lexington, KY Rupp Arena
August 17 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena
August 18 Duluth, GA Arena at Gwinnett Center
August 20 Sunrise, FL BankAtlantic Center
August 21 Tampa, FL St Pete Times Forum
August 24 Houston, TX Toyota Center
August 25 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
August 26 Bossier City, LA CenturyTel Center
August 28 Oklahoma City, OK Ford Center
August 29-30 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
August 31 Minneapolis, MN Target Center

September 2 Green Bay, WI Resch Center
September 3 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
September 4 Cleveland, OH Wolstein Center
September 6 Bridgeport, CT Arena at Harbor Yard
September 7 Providence, RI Dunkin Donuts Center
September 8 Wilkes Barre, PA Wachovia Arena
September 10 Ft. Wayne, IN Allen County Memorial Coliseum
September 11 Evansville, IN Roberts Stadium
September 13 Tulsa, OK BOK Center advertisement