American Idols LIVE! Tour 2012

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American Idols LIVE! Tour 2012
American Idol LIVE Tour 2012.jpg
Back - Colton Dixon, Hollie Cavanagh, Phillip Phillips
Middle - Elise Testone, Erika Van Pelt, Heejun Han, Skylar Laine
Front - Joshua Ledet, Jessica Sanchez, DeAndre Brackensick
Tour by American Idol
Start date July 6, 2012
End date September 21, 2012
Shows 46
Box office 14 million from 46 shows
American Idol concert chronology
American Idols LIVE! Tour 2011
(2011)
American Idols LIVE! Tour 2012
(2012)
American Idols LIVE! Tour 2013
(2013)

The American Idols LIVE! Tour 2012 is a summer concert tour in the United States, Canada and Philippines that features the Top 10 contestants of the eleventh season of American Idol. The tour began in July 6, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan and ended in September 21, 2012 in Quezon City, Philippines.[1][2]

Like the 2011 summer tour, this is the second time to include the Philippines at the same venue in Quezon City, marking this the third time will take place outside North America.

Performers[edit]

Phillip Phillips (Winner) Jessica Sanchez (Runner-up)
Joshua Ledet (3rd place) Hollie Cavanagh (4th place)
Skylar Laine (5th place) Elise Testone (6th place)
Colton Dixon (7th place) DeAndre Brackensick (8th place)
Heejun Han (9th place) Erika Van Pelt (10th place)

Overview[edit]

The tour this repeated the same format as American Idols LIVE! Tour 2011, where there were solos and group performances. The first half contained solos from the first five contestants eliminated: Erika Van Pelt, Heejun Han, Deandre Brackensick, Colton Dixon and Elise Testone. The second half started with a set for the runner-up, Jessica Sanchez, then there were performances by Skylar Laine, Hollie Cavanagh and Joshua Ledet, and then a set for the winner, Phillip Phillips. The show ended with a group number.

Setlist[edit]

Phillip Phillips performing on the 2012 tour at Seattle Center's KeyArena

Intermission

Tour dates[edit]

Date[4] City Country Venue Tickets Sold / Available Gross Revenue
July 6, 2012 Detroit United States Joe Louis Arena 5,441 / 6,219 (87%) $315,363[5]
July 7, 2012 Rosemont Allstate Arena 7,374 / 8,340 (88%) $409,683[5]
July 9, 2012 Minneapolis Target Center 5,488 / 6,339 (87%) $316,337[5]
July 11, 2012 St. Louis Scottrade Center 4,481 / 6,364 (70%) $255,721[5]
July 12, 2012 Kansas City Sprint Center 4,699 / 6,517 (72%) $276,169[5]
July 14, 2012 Broomfield 1stBank Center 4,007 / 4,920 (81%) $238,368[5]
July 16, 2012 West Valley City Maverik Center 2,888 / 5,241 (55%) $165,187[6]
July 18, 2012 Seattle KeyArena 5,970 / 6,353 (94%) $344,729[6]
July 19, 2012 Portland Rose Garden Arena 5,019 / 6,030 (83%) $296,049[6]
July 21, 2012 Sacramento Power Balance Pavilion 6,865 / 7,710 (89%) $379,005[6]
July 22, 2012 San Jose HP Pavilion at San Jose 8,105 / 8,593 (94%) $451,391[6]
July 23, 2012 Los Angeles Nokia Theatre L.A. Live 5,917 / 6,339 (93%) $362,096[6]
July 25, 2012 Ontario Citizens Business Bank Arena 5,755 / 6,688 (86%) $368,054[7]
July 26, 2012 San Diego Valley View Casino Center 5,422 / 6,579 (82%) $320,449[7]
July 27, 2012 Glendale Jobing.com Arena 4,362 / 5,518 (79%) $256,030[7]
July 29, 2012 Dallas American Airlines Center 8,775 / 9,498 (92%) $475,103[7]
July 30, 2012 Lafayette Cajundome 9,226 / 9,226 (100%) $481,581[7]
July 31, 2012 Jackson Mississippi Coliseum 7,152 / 7,152 (100%) $358,984[7]
August 2, 2012 Orlando Amway Center 6,129 / 6,789 (90%) $352,338[8]
August 3, 2012 Sunrise BankAtlantic Center 4,294 / 5,492 (63%) $253,273[8]
August 5, 2012 Duluth Arena at Gwinnett Center 8,053 / 8,053 (100%) $434,274[8]
August 6, 2012 North Charleston North Charleston Coliseum 6,114 / 6,902 (86%) $336,998[8]
August 8, 2012 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center 6,101 / 7,196 (85%) $349,662[8]
August 9, 2012 Baltimore 1st Mariner Arena 4,200 / 5,579 (75%) $245,412[8]
August 11, 2012 Columbus Jerome Schottenstein Center 5,704 / 6,852 (83%) $321,084[9]
August 12, 2012 Nashville Bridgestone Arena 7,249 / 7,934 (91%) $400,179[9]
August 14, 2012 Pittsburgh Consol Energy Center 4,675 / 6,045 (77%) $264,284[9]
August 15, 2012 Rochester Blue Cross Arena 3,409 / 4,694 (73%) $199,444[9]
August 16, 2012 Toronto Canada Air Canada Centre 7,895 / 8,587 (92%) $456,218[9]
August 18, 2012 Manchester United States Verizon Wireless Arena 6,299 / 6,821 (92%) $363,495[9]
August 19, 2012 Worcester DCU Center 5,471 / 6,378 (86%) $316,184[9]
August 21, 2012 Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center 5,387 / 7,014 (77%) $312,327[10]
August 22, 2012 Uniondale Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum 7,777 / 8,211 (95%) $421,551[10]
August 25, 2012 Portland Cumberland County Civic Center 4,976 / 5,415 (92%) $282,631[10]
August 26, 2012 Providence Dunkin' Donuts Center 6,840 / 7,361 (93%) $380,782[10]
August 28, 2012 Newark Prudential Center 8,035 / 8,812 (91%) $444,658[10]
August 30, 2012 Albany Times Union Center 3,485 / 4,717 (74%) $203,784[10]
September 1, 2012 Bridgeport Webster Bank Arena 5,586 / 6,694 (83%) $316,276[11]
September 2, 2012 Uncasville Mohegan Sun Arena 3,920 / 4,897 (80%) $292,820[11]
September 4, 2012 Syracuse Oncenter War Memorial Arena 2,712 / 4,449 (61%) $160,018[11]
September 6, 2012 Wilkes-Barre Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza 3,565 / 6,547 (55%) $204,320[11]
September 7, 2012 Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall 6,117 / 7,590 (81%) $350,948[11]
September 8, 2012 Reading Sovereign Center 4,061 / 6,098 (67%) $233,468[11]
September 10, 2012 Cincinnati U.S. Bank Arena 3,527 / 5,627 (63%) $201,124[11]
September 11, 2012 Milwaukee BMO Harris Bradley Center 4,176 / 5,692 (73%) $245,171[11]
September 21, 2012 Quezon City Philippines Smart Araneta Coliseum
TOTAL 252,703 / 300,072 (84%) $14,413,023

Revenue[edit]

The tour was ranked No. 62 in the list of 2012 Year-end Top 200 North American tours, based on total gross income .[12]

Tour summary[edit]

  • Number of shows - 46 (3 sold out)
  • Total gross - $14,413,023 (45 shows)
  • Total attendance - 252,703
  • Average attendance - 5,616 (84.2%)
  • Average ticket price - $57.04
  • Highest gross - Lafayette, Louisiana - $481,581
  • Lowest gross - Syracuse, New York - $160,018
  • Highest attendance - Lafayette, Louisiana - 9,226 (100%)
  • Lowest attendance - Syracuse, New York - 2,712 (61%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brian Mansfield (April 27, 2012). "American Idol LIVE! tour dates announced". Idol Chatter (USA Today). Retrieved July 7, 2012. 
  2. ^ Gary Graff (July 7, 2012). "American Idols Live! Tour Kicks Off with High-Energy Detroit Show". Billboard. Retrieved July 7, 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.mjsbigblog.com/american-idols-live-2012-detroit-michigan-live-blog.htm
  4. ^ "American Idols Live 2012 Tour". Retrieved 27 October 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 21 July 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 31 July 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 10 August 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 17 August 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f g "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 23 August 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  10. ^ a b c d e f "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 5 September 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 24 September 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2012. 
  12. ^ "2012 Pollstar Year End Top 200 North American Tours". Pollstar. 
Preceded by
Season 10 (2011)
American Idols LIVE! Tour
Season 11 (2012)
Succeeded by
Season 12 (2013)