‘American Idol’ to Hold Auditions in 19 Cities

American Idol

ABC’s revival of the singing competition series, American Idol, will air during the 2017-2018 primetime season with Katy Perry on board as one of the judges. The network’s just announced the dates and cities in which auditions will be held for the upcoming season, kicking off on August 17, 2017 in Orlando, Florida and Portland, Oregon. In total, 19 cities across America will host American Idol auditions including Miami, Denver, Chicago, and New Orleans.

ABC’s American Idol will also be allowing potential competitors to submit audition videos online via the show’s official website, www.americanidol.com. Singers can also show off their talent for a shot at a spot on the new season by posting on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or Musical.ly using the hashtag #TheNextIdol.

American Idol Audition Cities:

West Bus Tour
Portland, OR – Aug 17
Oakland, CA – Aug 20
Provo, UT – Aug 23
Denver, CO – Aug 26
Omaha, NE – Aug 29
Tulsa, OK – Sept 1
Shreveport, LA – Sept 4
Muscle Shoals, AL – Sept 7

East Bus Tour
Orlando, FL – Aug 17
Miami, FL – Aug 19
Atlanta, GA – Aug 22
Charleston, SC – Aug 25
Asheville, NC – Aug 27
Louisville, KY – Aug 30
Pittsburgh, PA – Sept 3
Annapolis, MD – Sept 5
Boston, MA – Sept 8

Open Audition Cities
Chicago, IL – Sept 11
New Orleans, LA – Sept 14