American Idol is continuing to innovate amid the pandemic.
The long-running ABC singing competition series announced Idol Across America, a live virtual audition tour, will visit all 50 states for the first time ever in search for the next superstar beginning on August 10.
The show, which will return for a fourth season in Spring of 2021, will use custom-built Zoom technology to host its first-ever live virtual nationwide search.
Remote auditions will take place across all 50 states. plus Washington, D.C., for the first time since the show’s inception, making auditions easier than ever. The kickoff to season four will give hopefuls the chance to showcase their talents from anywhere in America, across any official audition date and face-to-face with an Idol producer, staying true to its roots by providing aspiring Idols real-time feedback on their journey to being crowned the next American Idol.
To sign up for “Idol Across America” and a chance to virtually audition in front of a producer, please visit www.americanidol.com/auditions. There you will find more details on specific dates, full eligibility requirements, submission forms, terms and conditions. You must be between 15 – 28 years old to audition and may do so on any “Idol Across America” date regardless of your location.
“Idol Across America” auditions will be held as follows (subject to change):
– Delaware, Florida and Ohio (Aug 10)
– Louisiana, Missouri and Wisconsin (Aug 12)
– Arizona, Oregon and Washington (Aug. 14)
– Georgia, Maryland, Washington D.C. and Rhode Island (Aug 16)
– Open Call Auditions (Aug 17)
– Alabama, Arkansas and Kansas (Aug 18)
– Idaho, New Mexico and Utah (Aug. 20)
– Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Texas (Aug 22)
– Michigan, Tennessee and Virginia (Aug 24)
– Open Call Auditions (Aug 25)
– Iowa, Mississippi and Oklahoma (Aug 26)
– Illinois, Indiana and Minnesota (Aug 28)
– Connecticut, New Jersey and New York (Aug 30)
– Colorado, Montana, Nevada and Wyoming (Sep 1)
– Maine, South Carolina and West Virginia (Sep 3)
– Alaska, California and Hawaii (Sep 5)
– Kentucky, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania (Sep 7)
– Massachusetts, North Carolina and Vermont (Sep 9)