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American Idols Live! plots annual summer excursion

American Idols Live! will spend the summer on the U.S. tour trail, showcasing the Top 10 finalists from this season's hit show. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

American Idols Live! will spend the summer on the U.S. tour trail, showcasing the Top 10 finalists from this season's hit show.

The contestants will take off on the North American trek in early July, with the first stop slated for July 6 in Detroit. The 45-city outing wraps up Sept. 11 in Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets for the trek go on sale May 11 via Ticketmaster.

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The road trip will feature this season's Top 10 finalists, including eliminated performers Elise Testone, Colton Dixon, DeAndre Brackensick, Erika Van Pelt and Heejun Han.

Five contestants are still in the running for the coveted "American Idol" title: Hollie Cavanagh, Skylar Laine, Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet and Phillip Phillips.

Fans can listen to the 10 performers discuss the impending tour at the event's website.

 tour dates and tickets

July 2012
6 - Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena
7 - Rosemont, IL - Allstate Arena
9 - Minneapolis, MN - Target Center
11 - St. Louis, MO - Scottrade Center
12 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center
14 - Broomfield, CO - 1stBank Center
16 - West Valley City, UT - Maverik Center
18 - Seattle, WA - Key Arena at Seattle Center
19 - Portland, OR - Rose Garden
21 - Sacramento, CA - Power Balance Pavilion
22 - San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion
23 - Los Angeles, CA - Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
25 - Ontario, CA - Citizens Business Bank Arena
26 - San Diego, CA - Valley View Casino Center
27 - Glendale, AZ - Jobing.com Arena
29 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
30 - Lafayette, LA - Cajundome
31 - Jackson, MS - Mississippi Coliseum

August 2012
2 - Orlando, FL - Amway Center
3 - Sunrise, FL - BankAtlantic Center
5 - Duluth, GA - Arena at Gwinnett Center
6 - North Charleston, SC - North Charleston Coliseum
8 - Washington, D.C. - Verizon Center
9 - Baltimore, MD - 1st Mariner Center
11 - Columbus, OH - Schottenstein Center
12 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena
14 - Pittsburgh, PA - Consol Energy Center
15 - Rochester, NY - Blue Cross Arena
16 - Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre
18 - Manchester, TN - Verizon Wireless Arena
19 - Worcester, MA - DCU Center
21 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Cneter
22 - Uniondale, NY - Nassau Coliseum
25 - Portland, ME - Cumberland County Civic Center
26 - Providence, RI - Dunkin Donuts Center
28 - Newark, NJ - Prudential Center
30 - Albany, NY - Times Union Center

September 2012
1 - Bridgeport, CT - Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard
2 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
4 - Syracuse, NY - War Memorial at OnCenter
6 - Wilkes Barre, PA - Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
7 - Atlantic City, NJ - Boardwalk Hall
8 - Reading, PA - Sovereign Center
10 - Cincinnati, OH - U.S. Bank Arena
11 - Milwaukee, WI - Bradley Center

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