While “American Idol” scrambles to fill judges table seats vacated by Simon Cowell and Ellen DeGeneres, the top 10 contestants of the show’s latest season — Didi Benami, Crystal Bowersox, Andrew Garcia, Casey James, Aaron Kelly, Michael Lynche, Siobhan Magnus, Katie Stevens, Tim Urban and winner Lee DeWyze — are touring the country. They stop this week in Phoenix.
>> The singers of “American Idol Live” take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at U.S. Airways Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix. $40.50-$70.50. (602) 379-7800 or www.usairwayscenter.com.