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American Idol coming to Baton Rouge for live auditions

Posted at 11:34 AM, Aug 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-22 12:39:59-04

BATON ROUGE — American Idol will hold live auditions in Baton Rouge this weekend.

The singing competition show will be at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center on Lafayette Street to hear talented hopefuls vying for that golden ticket to Hollywood. Those auditions will be held on Sunday, August 25, 2019.

According to ABC, American Idol will be returning to television in Spring 2020. Idol judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie will return along with in-house mentor Bobby Bones.

Other "American Idol" auditions will be held as follows (subject to change):

August 23: Macon, GA
Macon City Auditorium
415 1st St.
Macon, GA 31201

August 23: Tallahassee, FL
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at Florida State University
505 W. Pensacola St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

August 23: Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara Veterans Memorial Building
112 W. Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

August 25: Baton Rouge, LA
Hilton Baton Rouge Capital Center
201 Lafayette St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70801

August 26: Columbia, SC
Pastides Alumni Center
(formerly USC Alumni Center)
900 Senate St.
Columbia, SC 29201

August 26: Las Vegas, NV
Cambridge Recreation Center
3930 Cambridge St.
Las Vegas, NV 89119

August 27: Waco, TX
Waco Convention Center
100 Washington Ave.
Waco, TX 76701

August 29: Knoxville, TN
Knoxville Convention Center
701 Henley St.
Knoxville, TN 37902

August 29: Salt Lake City, UT

September 1: Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs Auditorium
221 E. Kiowa St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

September 1: Raleigh, NC

September 4: Washington, D.C.
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Atrium
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20004

September 4: Wichita, KS

September 6: San Jose, CA
San Jose Convention Center
408 Almaden Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95113

September 7: Pittsburgh, PA

September 7: Springfield, IL
BOS Center
1 Convention Center Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701

September 8: Spokane, WA
Grand Hotel Davenport, Autograph Collection
333 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99201

September 10: Detroit, MI
Cobo Center
1 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226

September 18: Nashville, TN
Nashville Municipal Auditorium
417 4th Avenue N.
Nashville, TN 37201

September 21: Chicago, IL
Wintrust Arena
200 E. Cermak Rd.
Chicago, IL 60616

You must be at least 15 years old to audition. Please visit for more details on specific audition locations, full eligibility requirements, submission forms, terms and conditions.