Kelly Clarkson Adds New Dates on 'Stronger' Tour
UPDATED: The original "American Idol" announces another set of shows with The Fray as co-headliner.
Fear not, Kelly Clarkson fans: the Kelly-palooza continues all summer with a new schedule of dates on the singer's Stronger Tour.
The Texas powerhouse and American Idol alum announced the second leg of her tour Monday morning on Ryan Seacrest's radio show. It kicks off July 21 in July 21 in Ridgefield, Wash., with The Fray as co-headliner.
Fingers crossed Clarkson will continue her successful run of cover songs, which have become quite popular on YouTube. During the first leg of the tour in support of her latest album, Clarkson covered Cee Lo Green's "Forget You," Coldplay's "Fix You," Heart's "What About Love," Journey's "Open Arms" (with Clay Aiken), Demi Lovato's "Skyscraper" and Whitney Houston's "Exhale" (with Tamyra Gray), among other hits.
In other Clarkson news, her upcoming reality show on ABC, Duets, begins May 24 -- the day after the Idol season-11 finale.
Here's the tour lineup:
DATE CITY VENUE
7/21/12 Ridgefield, WA Sleep Country Amphitheater
7/22/12 Airway Heights, WA Northern Quest Resort & Casino
7/25/12 Concord, CA Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord
7/27/12 Las Vegas, NV The Chelsea Ballroom
7/28/12 Murphys, CA Ironstone Winery
7/30/12 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
8/1/12 Phoenix, AZ US Airways Center
8/2/12 Albuquerque, NM Hard Rock Casino
8/4/12 Thackerville, OK Winstar Casino
8/6/12 Orange Beach, AL Amphitheater at the Wharf
8/8/12 Alpharetta, GA Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
8/10/12 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/14/12 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
8/16/12 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
8/17/12 Hershey, PA HersheyPark Stadium
8/19/12 Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center
8/21/12 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
8/23/12 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
8/25/12 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center
8/26/12 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
8/28/12 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
8/29/12 Canandaigua, NY Constellation Brands
9/1/12 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheater
9/2/12 Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center
9/5/12 Independence, MO Independence Events Center
9/7/12 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
9/11/12 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
9/12/12 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Verizon Amphitheatre
9/14/12 Tuscaloosa, AL Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
9/15/12 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena