America’s Got Talent Live Top 10 Finalists to Appear in Las Vegas Oct. 8

Following weeks of heavy competition and breathtaking performances on NBC’s #1 hit television show America’s Got Talent, the Top 10 performers from this season’s cast will embark on the first ever nationwide tour, America’s Got Talent Live. This all-star roster of the country’s most dynamic entertainers, one of whom will soon be crowned as this season’s winner, will join tour host Jerry Springer throughout 25 cities beginning October 1st at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, CA. Tickets to this premiere event, presented by AEG Live, are on sale now and can be purchased via http://agt.aeglive.com/.

The tour stops at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on October 8.

The fan favorite cast of the America’s Got Talent Live tour will feature: 12-year-old ballroom dancing partners Anna and Patryk from New York; inspirational singing sisters Christina & Ali of Idaho Falls, ID; spectacular black-light illusion performance troupe Fighting Gravity from Blacksburg, VA; jaw-dropping 10-year-old classical singing sensation Jackie Evancho from Pittsburgh, PA; death-defying championship stunt bike rider Jeremy VanSchoonhoven of Talent, OR; mystifying magician/illusionist Michael Grasso of Cape May, NJ; multi-talented singer/songwriter/guitarist Michael Grimm of Hancock County, MS; glamorous baroque opera singer Prince Poppycock of Los Angeles, CA; young and energetic dance troupe Studio One Young Beast Society of Orlando, FL; and 18-year-old teen pop singer/musician Taylor Mathews of Alexandria, LA.

“I can’t wait to hit the road with such an amazing and diverse group of performers,” said tour host Jerry Springer. “We’re going to take the best of America’s favorite TV show and put them on stage live in cities across the country. You won’t want to miss it!”

America’s Got Talent returned this summer with the hottest performers from across the country competing in the blockbuster reality show’s fifth season. Bringing the variety show format back to the forefront of American culture each week, the show features a colorful array of hopeful future stars — singers, dancers, comedic performers and unique acts of all ages. While each contestant has the chance to strut and perform in front of a panel of celebrity judges including Howie Mandel, Sharon Osbourne and Piers Morgan, the eventual winner is chosen by the television viewing audience.

Since launching in 2006, America’s Got Talent has been sold to over 100 countries, with localized versions of the hit format being produced in 24 countries around the world.