A fan-favorite “American Idol” alum has introduced she’s headed out on tour. Season 10 powerhouse Pia Toscano is hitting the street with opera legend Andrea Bocelli. Here’s what it is advisable know.
Toscano Joins Bocelli’s ‘Believe’ Tour On October 20
In an Instagram submit, Toscano knowledgeable her followers that she is about to begin a nationwide tour with the opera legend, Andrea Bocelli. Bocelli is a world-renowned opera singer with 5 Grammy nominations and a Hollywood Walk of Fame star to his identify, amongst dozens of different honors.
“Looking ahead to becoming a member of @andreabocelliofficial on his upcoming BELIEVE Tour ♥️,” wrote Toscano.
The photograph payments the tour as “Andrea Bocelli’s Believe Tour With Vocal Powerhouse Pia Toscano,” which isn’t an exaggeration. Toscano routine blew the doorways off the place throughout her season of “American Idol” till she was shockingly eradicated in ninth place.
The tour dates and placement are as follows:
- October 20, 7:30 p.m. native time, American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
- October 21, 7:30 p.m. native time, The Toyota Center, Houston, TX
- October 23, 8:30 p.m. native time, Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, CA
- December 2, 7:00 p.m. native time, Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, Cleveland, OH
- December 4, 8:00 p.m. native time, PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, PA
- December 5, 7:30 p.m. native time, Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, MI
Tickets are on sale now on Ticketmaster’s web site. Be certain to double-check you’re reserving the proper date for Toscano’s appearances as a result of she just isn’t performing with Bocelli at each cease on the tour.
Toscano Was An ‘Idol’ Superstar
Over the years, many very gifted singers have gone dwelling shockingly early — Jennifer Hudson positioned seventh in season three, Melinda Doolittle completed in third place in season six, Chris Daughtry completed in fourth place in season 5, and future Grammy-winner Tori Kelly did not even make it out of the Hollywood Week spherical in season 9.
But the season 10 ouster of Toscano even had performing legend Tom Hanks outraged as a result of she was delivering stellar performances each week. When she was eradicated, the Oscar-winner tweeted, “Don’t have an IDOL behavior, however how may the USA vote Pia off? I could also be achieved for the season! HANX.”
Other celebrities who have been shocked included Ashton Kutcher and fellow shockingly-early-elimination herself Hudson.
Kutcher wrote, “Who are the folks that vote on ‘American Idol’? That’s simply loopy. That Pia lady is dope! #almostcriminal.”
Hudson tweeted, “I cannot imagine they only eradicated Pia!ReAlly..????”
Not solely that, however the judges’ save, which was carried out to stop issues like this from occurring, had already been utilized in season 10 on Casey Abrams, so there was nothing the show may do to save lots of Toscano.
But Toscano has persevered since her “Idol” days. She went on to carry out on “Dancing With the Stars,” “So You Think You Can Dance,” “Good Morning America” and “Live With Regis and Kelly.” She ultimately recorded a duet of “The Christmas Song” with Italian trio Il Volo, and toured with Jennifer Lopez, David Foster, and now Bocelli.
She additionally starred on Netflix’s music actuality show “Westside,” which adopted 9 musicians attempting to make it within the music business.
“American Idol” returns within the spring of 2022 on ABC.