American Idol contests to perform at Illinois State Fair


Springfield - The Illinois State Fair announced the American Idol Live! Tour will join the Grandstand line-up on August 8.

The tour features the top ten finalists from Season 13:  C.J. Harris, Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, MK Nobilette, Alex Preston, Dexter Roberts, Majesty Rose, Malaya Watson and Sam Woolf. 

Tickets for the concert, which range in price from $29 for a Tier 3 Grandstand seat to $49 for a VIPit track ticket in front of the stage, will go on sale Saturday, May 10, at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.  They can be purchased either online at

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