American Idol Season 9 Audition Schedule Update

The Chicago and Dallas dates have been added to the American Idol Season 8 Audition schedule.   Check the updated schedule below:

Specific instructions for the first audition, taking place in Boston, are available at

Wristbands will be distributed from 7:00 AM on Friday, June 12 until 8:00 AM on Sunday, June 14. Auditioners will not be permitted to camp out. Once auditioners obtain their wristbands, they will be asked to return to Gillette Stadium by 5:00 AM on Sunday, June 14.

Auditions are open to men and women 16-28 years old as of June 12, 2009, who are eligible to work in the U.S.

It’s still unclear whether Paula Abdul and Kara DioGuardi will join Randy Jackson and Simon Cowell for the judges’ round of auditions, taking place later on in the summer.   Both Paula and Kara, whose contracts expired in May, have yet to confirm they will be returning for Season 9.

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