Jump to tickets >

American Idol, the original of today’s numerous singing competitions, has announced the 2012 version of the annual tour that follows the show every year. Hitting dozens of cities across the United States from July through September, the tour will feature the vocal talents of the 12 remaining finalists – Colton Dixon, DeAndre Brackensick, Elise Testone, Erika Van Pelt, Heejun Han, Hollie Cavanagh, Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips, and Skylar Laine.

The tour will hit 45 cities in total and is a cash cow for the show’s producer, 19 Entertainment, which has secured sponsorships from Chips Ahoy! and Ritz.

American Idol Live! 2012 Tour Dates

Date City Venue
7/6/12 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena
7/7/12 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
7/9/12 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
7/11/12 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
7/12/12 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
7/14/12 Broomfield, CO 1stBank Center
7/16/12 Salt Lake City, UT Maverik Center
7/18/12 Seattle, WA KeyArena at Seattle Center
7/19/12 Portland, OR Rose Garden
7/21/12 Sacramento, CA Power Balance Pavilion
7/22/12 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion at San Jose
7/23/12 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre
7/25/12 Ontario, CA Citizens Business Bank Arena
7/26/12 San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center
7/27/12 Glendale, AZ Jobing.com Arena
7/29/12 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
7/30/12 Lafayette, LA Cajundome
7/31/12 Jackson, MS Mississippi Coliseum
8/2/12 Orlando, FL Amway Center
8/3/12 Sunrise, FL BankAtlantic Center
8/5/12 Duluth, GA The Arena At Gwinnett Center
8/6/12 North Charleston, SC North Charleston Coliseum
8/8/12 Washington, DC Verizon Center
8/9/12 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
8/12/12 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
8/14/12 Pittsburgh, PA Consol Energy Center
8/15/12 Rochester, NY Blue Cross Arena
8/16/12 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
8/18/12 Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless Arena
8/19/12 Worcester, MA DCU Center
8/21/12 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
8/22/12 Uniondale, NY Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
8/25/12 Portland, ME Cumberland County Civic Center
8/26/12 Providence, RI Dunkin’ Donuts Center
8/28/12 Newark, NJ Prudential Center
8/30/12 Albany, NY Times Union Center
9/1/12 Bridgeport, CT Webster Bank Arena
9/2/12 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
9/4/12 Syracuse, NY Oncenter Complex
9/6/12 Wilkes-Barre, PA Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
9/7/12 Atlantic City, NJ Boardwalk Hall
9/8/12 Reading, PA Sovereign Center
9/10/12 Cincinnati, OH U.S. Bank Arena
9/11/12 Milwaukee, WI Bradley Center

Tickets go on sale to the general public on May 11. For the best deals on American Idol tickets check with us here at SeatGeek.

American Idol Live Tickets 2012

Date
Event
Friday 7:30 PM Detroit, MI tickets from $100
Saturday 7:00 PM Rosemont, IL tickets from $93
Monday 7:00 PM Minneapolis, MN tickets from $106
Wednesday 7:00 PM Saint Louis, MO tickets from $111
Thursday 3:30 AM Kansas City, MO tickets from $109
Saturday 3:30 AM Broomfield, CO tickets from $180
Monday 7:00 PM West Valley City, UT tickets from $107
Wednesday 7:00 PM Seattle, WA tickets from $92
Thursday 3:30 AM Portland, OR tickets from $107
Saturday 7:30 PM Sacramento, CA tickets from $94
Sunday 7:00 PM San Jose, CA tickets from $91
Monday 7:00 PM Los Angeles, CA tickets from $104
Wednesday 3:30 AM Ontario, CA tickets from $98
Thursday 7:00 PM San Diego, CA tickets from $91
Friday 7:00 PM Glendale, AZ tickets from $100
Sunday 7:00 PM Dallas, TX tickets from $103
Monday 7:00 PM Lafayette, LA tickets from $103
Tuesday 7:00 PM Jackson, MS tickets from $118
Thursday 7:00 PM Orlando, FL tickets from $105
Friday 7:00 PM Sunrise, FL tickets from $101

American Idols Live Ticket Prices

City State Venue Name Date Avg. Price
Beverly Hills CA Saban Theater 3/14/2011 $59.33
Auburn Hills MI Palace of Auburn Hills 7/1/2010 $96.26
Atlantic City NJ Trump Taj Mahal 7/10/2010 $114.94
Philadelphia PA First Union Spectrum 7/11/2010 $97.85
Sacramento CA Arco Arena 7/11/2011 $129.85
Oakland CA Oracle Arena 7/12/2011 $112.67
Uncasville CT Mohegan Sun Arena 7/13/2010 $106.99
San Jose CA HP Pavilion 7/13/2011 $118.28
Manchester NH Verizon Wireless Arena (Manchester NH) 7/14/2010 $100.63
Hershey PA Giant Center 7/15/2010 $135.51
Los Angeles CA Nokia Theatre LA Live 7/15/2011 $171.11
Ontario CA Citizens Business Bank Arena 7/16/2011 $155.13
Albany NY Times Union Center 7/17/2010 $79.66
Phoenix AZ US Airways Center 7/17/2011 $127.52
Mansfield MA Comcast Center (MA) 7/18/2010 $84.23
Oklahoma City OK Cox Convention Center Arena 7/19/2011 $118.39
Milwaukee WI Marcus Amphitheater / Summerfest 7/2/2010 $86.95
Newark NJ Prudential Center 7/20/2010 $103.00
Grand Prairie TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie 7/20/2011 $208.79
Houston TX Reliant Arena 7/21/2011 $150.01
New Orleans LA UNO Lakefront Arena 7/22/2011 $146.12
Bristow VA Jiffy Lube Live 7/23/2010 $52.81
Baltimore MD 1st Mariner Arena 7/24/2010 $78.19
Orlando FL Amway Arena 7/24/2011 $158.81
Charlotte NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (NC) 7/25/2010 $67.49
Duluth GA Gwinnett Performing Arts Center 7/26/2011 $131.28
Columbus OH Nationwide Arena 7/27/2010 $81.35
Raleigh NC RBC Center 7/27/2011 $127.70
Knoxville TN Thompson-Boling Arena 7/28/2010 $82.10
Charlotte NC Time Warner Cable Arena 7/28/2011 $137.51
Virginia Beach VA Verizon Wireless Virginia Beach Amphitheater 7/29/2010 $56.96
Grand Rapids MI Van Andel Arena 7/3/2010 $91.47
Nashville TN Bridgestone Arena 7/30/2011 $148.15
Lexington KY Rupp Arena 7/31/2010 $76.25
Saint Louis MO Scottrade Center 7/31/2011 $122.17
Hamilton ON Copps Coliseum 7/5/2010 $182.33
West Valley City UT Maverik Center 7/6/2011 $107.04
Wantagh NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater 7/7/2010 $93.13
Everett WA Comcast Arena at Everett 7/8/2011 $138.17
Portland OR Rose Garden 7/9/2011 $122.62
Duluth GA Gwinnett Performing Arts Center 8/1/2010 $86.83
Pittsburgh PA CONSOL Energy Center 8/10/2011 $100.99
Baltimore MD 1st Mariner Arena 8/11/2011 $117.38
Phoenix AZ US Airways Center 8/12/2010 $70.55
Los Angeles CA STAPLES Center 8/13/2010 $54.63
Atlantic City NJ Boardwalk Hall 8/13/2011 $126.24
Mountain View CA Shoreline Amphitheatre 8/14/2010 $95.86
Newark NJ Prudential Center 8/14/2011 $137.75
Newark NJ Prudential Center 8/15/2011 $102.04
San Diego CA Viejas Arena 8/16/2010 $100.70
Anaheim CA Honda Center 8/17/2010 $68.55
Philadelphia PA Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia) 8/17/2011 $100.89
Sacramento CA Arco Arena 8/18/2010 $85.65
Washington DC Verizon Center (Washington DC) 8/19/2011 $110.52
Kansas City MO Sprint Center 8/2/2011 $121.34
Seattle WA Key Arena 8/20/2010 $51.38
Richmond VA Richmond Coliseum 8/20/2011 $115.60
Portland OR Rose Garden 8/21/2010 $70.14
Wilkes Barre PA Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza 8/21/2011 $100.42
Englewood CO Comfort Dental Amphitheatre 8/23/2010 $60.19
Uniondale NY Nassau Coliseum 8/23/2011 $139.11
Uniondale NY Nassau Coliseum 8/24/2011 $96.89
Saint Louis MO Scottrade Center 8/25/2010 $82.97
Bridgeport CT Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard 8/25/2011 $141.84
Omaha NE Qwest Center Omaha 8/26/2010 $68.16
Kansas City MO Sprint Center 8/27/2010 $68.08
Providence RI Dunkin Donuts Center 8/27/2011 $150.34
Minneapolis MN Target Center 8/29/2010 $89.72
Sunrise FL BankAtlantic Center 8/3/2010 $90.81
Minneapolis MN Target Center 8/3/2011 $118.87
Chicago IL United Center 8/30/2010 $113.42
Portland ME Cumberland County Civic Center 8/30/2011 $148.68
Des Moines IA Wells Fargo Arena (Des Moines) 8/31/2010 $79.89
Manchester NH Verizon Wireless Arena (Manchester NH) 8/31/2011 $154.89
Tampa FL St. Pete Times Forum 8/4/2010 $69.01
Milwaukee WI Bradley Center 8/4/2011 $126.66
Rosemont IL Allstate Arena 8/6/2011 $136.42
Spring TX Woodlands Pavilion 8/7/2010 $107.67
Detroit MI Joe Louis Arena 8/7/2011 $132.34
Tulsa OK BOK Center 8/8/2010 $84.70
Dallas TX American Airlines Center 8/9/2010 $77.80
Columbus OH Value City Arena (Schottenstein Center) 8/9/2011 $118.24
Worcester MA DCU Center 9/1/2011 $122.48
Buffalo NY HSBC Arena 9/10/2010 $101.25
Rochester NY Blue Cross Arena 9/10/2011 $113.42
Cleveland OH Quicken Loans Arena 9/11/2010 $53.25
Bridgeport CT Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard 9/13/2010 $145.35
Pittsburgh PA CONSOL Energy Center 9/14/2010 $118.59
Portland ME Cumberland County Civic Center 9/16/2010 $160.67
Toledo OH Huntington Center 9/2/2010 $72.66
Cincinnati OH Riverbend Music Center 9/3/2010 $105.97
Uncasville CT Mohegan Sun Arena 9/3/2011 $165.02
Indianapolis IN Bankers Life Fieldhouse 9/4/2010 $98.23
Albany NY Times Union Center 9/4/2011 $114.44
Syracuse NY War Memorial At OnCenter 9/6/2011 $77.20
Reading PA Sovereign Center 9/7/2011 $89.46
Toronto ON Air Canada Centre 9/9/2010 $19.50
Toronto ON Air Canada Centre 9/9/2011 $141.88

American Idol Music Videos

American Idol 2012 Top 6 – Queen Medley

Image courtesy of Flickr user catsav