American Idol Season 11 Auditions Kick off in St. Louis June 28

American Idol summer audition dates are announced! Read the press release

American Idol, television’s No. 1 show, begins its 11th nationwide search for the best undiscovered talent in the country in St. Louis, MO onTuesday, June 28. The search for the next singing superstar continues in Portland, OR, on Saturday, July 2; San Diego, CA, on Friday, July 8; Pittsburgh, PA, on Friday, July 15; Charleston, SC, on Friday, July 22; Denver, CO, on Friday, July 29; and Houston, TX, on Friday, Aug. 26.

American Idol auditions will be held as follows:

Cities Dates Venues

  • St. Louis, MO Tuesday, June 28 Scottrade Center
  • Portland, OR Saturday, July 2 Rose Garden
  • San Diego, CA Friday, July 8 Petco Park
  • Pittsburgh, PA Friday, July 15 Heinz Field
  • Charleston, SC Friday, July 22 North Charleston Coliseum
  • Denver, CO Friday, July 29 INVESCO Field at Mile High
  • Houston, TX Friday, Aug. 26 Reliant Park

Full details regarding the St. Louis auditions are below. Specific information on the subsequent audition cities will be announced shortly.

St. Louis American Idol Audition Information

WHO: Men and women 15-28 years old as of June 26, 2011, who are eligible to work in the U.S. Some restrictions apply – please for specific information.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 28

WHERE: Scottrade Center

1401 Clark Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63103

HOW: Wristbands will be distributed from approximately 7:00 AM on Sunday, June 26, until approximately 8:00 AM on Tuesday, June 28. Auditioners will not be permitted to camp out. Once auditioners obtain their wristbands, they will be asked to return to Scottrade Center by 5:00 AM on Tuesday, June 28.

Audition information, including forms and requirements, will be available online at Visit for exclusive videos, interviews and photos from auditions, as well as special behind-the-scenes information and all of your American Idol news. For all photo requests, please go to


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