DeWyze back in Chicago for tour

Lee DeWyze, winner of Season 9 of American Idol, poses backstage after the finale on Wednesday, May 26, 2010, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

August 25, 2010 9:30:25 AM PDT
American Idol winner Lee DeWyze returns to his Chicago-area roots this weekend.

DeWyze has been busy touring and recording since winning the Idol crown. Now he is taking the stage as part of the American Idol Live! tour.

You can see DeWyze and all the top 10 American Idol finalists this Saturday at the United Center.

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster and the United Center box office.

Before his run on the singing contest, DeWyze worked as a clerk at a paint store in Mount Prospect.

DeWyze also has a connection to ABC 7: He was part of the house band for "The Chicago Huddle" show last season. Check out the videos listed under "Related Content" to see DeWyze's archived performances on the Huddle.