Auditions will be held from approximately 9:00am until 5:00pm on each bus tour audition day at each audition location. We are currently scheduled to visit the cities listed below during the bus tour. We encourage you to arrive as close to 9:00am as possible on that day rather than waiting until late in the day. At some locations if you wait until late in the day there is no guarantee that we will have space or time to accommodate you. Remember, auditions take place rain or shine! Be sure to visit our website at www.americanidol.com DAILY for updated and specific information on audition venues.
Locations, Dates and Time
It is anticipated that registration will start no later than 9:00 a.m. on the audition day in each city and will continue throughout the audition day. Check the website DAILY to see if there is any new information for the city where you plan to audition.
July 9 - Portland OR - Director Park, 815 SW Park Ave.
July 12 - Reno, NV - City Plaza, 10 N. Virginia St.
July 15 - Albuquerque, NM - Old Town Plaza, N. Plaza Street NW.
July 17 - Amarillo, TX - Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive.
July 19 - Branson, MO - Branson Landing, 100 Branson Landing Blvd.
July 21 - Kansas City, MO - University of Missouri Kansas City, 5100 Rockhill Rd.
East Coast Bus
July 9 - Portland, ME - Maine State Pier, closest cross street is Maine State and Commercial St.
July 12 - Columbus, OH - Capital University, at the fountain on the corner of Mound Ave. and Pleasant Ridge Ave.
July 15 - Richmond, VA - Virginia State Capitol, on Bank St. (Between 10th and 12th St.)
July 17 - Myrtle Beach, SC - Development Space, adjacent to the beach on Ocean Blvd. (Between 8th and 9th Ave.)
July 20 – Tallahassee, FL - Florida State University at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center (505 West Pensacola St)
You MUST bring two forms of ID to show proof of your age and a photograph (for example, a birth certificate and driver's license or a birth certificate and a passport or a birth certificate and a school ID card).
Everyone participating in the IDOL™ Bus Auditions must also bring a completed Personal Release. Those under the age of 18 and attending with a guardian other than your parent, a completed and NOTARIZED Guardian and Medical Authorization for Minors. After showing proper ID and submitting the necessary paperwork, you will be directed to the audition line, where you will wait your turn to audition. Click on the links below to download forms and read all the requirements and FAQs.