Teen idol David Archuleta will celebrate the holidays on the road this year. Archuleta’s eager young fans can watch him deck the concert halls over the course of the four-week, 18-city Christmas from the Heart Tour.

The American Idol runner-up launches his first ever holiday jaunt on November 24-25 run at Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City, UT, and continues on his merry way through a December 20 show at Capitol One Bank Theatre in Westbury, NY.

Additional performances are lined up for November 28 at Rabobank Theater in Bakersfield, CA; December 2 at the Grove in Anaheim, CA; December 9 at Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, MN; December 15 at Lyric Opera House in Baltimore, MD; and December 19 at the House of Blues in Boston, MA.

Ticket onsale dates have not yet been announced. When the first sales are unveiled, they will be accompanied by a variety of VIP ticket packages and premium seat offers, according to a statement about the tour.

Insomniac browser for ticketing professionals

Archuleta’s upcoming run follows the October 13 release of his first holiday album and second studio album, “Christmas from the Heart.” The disc is a compilation of various Christmas standards, as well as the original composition “Melodies of Christmas.”

Before launching his Christmastime trek, Archuleta has a few more live shows with Disney Channel darling Demi Lovato. The pair is set to perform on October 29 at Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, NH; October 30 at Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, RI; and November 1 at Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.

Though Archuleta came in second place during the 2007-2008 season of reality singing competition “American Idol,” he has enjoyed a very successful solo career. His debut album debuted in the No. 2 slot on the Billboard 200, and he has performed to sold-out audiences on his past tours.

David Archuleta itinerary:
(Dates are subject to change.)

November 24 – 25 Salt Lake City, UT Abravanel Hall
November 27 Ann Arbor, MI Hill Auditorium
November 28 Bakersfield, CA Rabobank Theater
November 29 Santa Rosa, CA Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
November 30 San Francisco, CA Warfield Theatre
December 2 Anaheim, CA Grove of Anaheim
December 4 Rexburg, ID Hart Auditorium
December 6 Beaver Creek, CO Vilar Performing Arts Center
December 8 Kansas City, MO Midland Theater
December 9 St. Paul, MN Fitzgerald Theater
December 11 Waukegan, IL Genesee Theater
December 12 Cleveland, OH PlayhouseSquare
December 13 Montclair, NJ Wellmont Theater
December 15 Baltimore, MD Lyric Opera House
December 17 Mashantucket, CT MGM Grand at Foxwoods
December 18 Stroudsburg, PA Sherman Theater
December 19 Boston, MA House of Blues
December 20 Westbury, NY Capitol One Bank Theatre

Last Updated on October 13, 2009