Do we even want American Idol here in our great state? Not if they're going to snub us like this.

Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie are all signed and ready to come back for the 3rd American Idol season on ABC and with auditions starting full force on August 20th, check out the audition cities and tell me what's missing (source Hollywood Reporter).

  • Mobile, Ala.: TBD Venue (Aug 20)
  • Tallahassee, Fla.: Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at Florida State University (Aug. 23)
  • Macon, Ga.: TBD Venue (Aug. 23)
  • Santa Barbara, Calif.: TBD Venue (Aug. 23)
  • Baton Rouge, La.: Hilton Baton Rouge Capital Center (Aug. 25)
  • Columbia, S.C.: TBD Venue (Aug. 26)
  • Las Vegas, Nev.: TBD Venue (Aug. 26)
  • Waco, Texas: Waco Convention Center (Aug. 27)
  • Knoxville, Tenn.: Knoxville Convention Center (Aug. 29)
  • Salt Lake City: TBD Venue (Aug. 29)
  • Raleigh, N.C.: TBD Venue (Sept. 1)
  • Colorado Springs, Colo.: TBD Venue (Sept. 1)
  • Washington, D.C.: TBD Venue (Sept. 4)
  • Wichita, Kan.: TBD Venue (Sept. 4)
  • San Jose, Calif.: San Jose Convention Center (Sept. 6)
  • Pittsburgh, Pa.: TBD Venue (Sept. 7)
  • Springfield, Ill.: TBD Venue (Sept. 7)
  • Spokane, Wash.: Grand Hotel Davenport, Autograph Collection (Sept. 8)
  • Detroit: TBD Venue (Sept. 10)
  • Nashville: Nashville Municipal Auditorium (Sept. 18)
  • Chicago: Wintrust Arena (Sept. 21)

Right. No Minnesota, no Iowa, no Wisconsin, and, as per usj, neither Dakota. (ok, I kinda get the Dakota's. But not even Fargo?). 

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