American Idol 2019 Audition Cities Revealed! Everything You Need to Know

Planning on auditioning for the next season of American Idol?  Season 17 auditions are officially OPEN. Check out the schedule below.

Following the success of the first season of American Idol on ABC, which crowned Iowa-native Maddie Poppe on its May 21 grand finale, the nationwide search for the next superstar kicks off Saturday August 25. The Idol Bus will kick off simultaneously in Orlando, Florida, and San Diego, California.

The producers of AMERICAN IDOL can’t wait to hear what you’ve got this summer. You can audition online and in-person—or both!

Got questions? Click the FAQ page.  Any singer born  between June 2,
1989 and June 1, 2003 and was not  one of the Top 10 contestants on Season 1 of the Program on ABC is ELIGIBLE to audition. In other words: Hey Mara Justine! Jonny Brenns! Marcio Donaldson! Garrett Jacobs! You just missed the Top 10 cut, but feel free to audition again!

Online auditions are open NOW. Click here to submit an online audition on the AMERICAN IDOL casting page.

You can also audition for AMERICAN IDOL in person at one of the Open Call auditions this summer. Click here to register and to get the latest information

American Idol returns to The ABC Television Network for the 2018-2019 season with  all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Ryan Seacrest will also return as host.

Orlando, FL – August 25
San Diego, CA – August 25
Chattanooga, TN – August 28
Scottsdale, AZ – August 28
Charlotte, NC – August 31
Albuquerque, NM – August 31
Seattle, WA – August 31
Boise, ID – September 2
Richmond, VA – September 3
Plano, TX – September 3
Houston, TX – September 4
Austin, TX – September 6
Philadelphia, PA – September 6
Oklahoma City, OK – September 6
Buffalo, NY – September 9
Kansas City, MO – September 9
Shreveport, LA – September 9
Columbus, OH – September 12
Little Rock, AK – September 12
Charleston, WV – September 15

Locations and dates subject to change.

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