American Idol XIV Announces Auditions In 15 Cities Across America

American Idol Kellie Freeze

Warm up your vocal chords, American Idol is searching for music’s next superstar. Do you have what it takes to be the next American Idol?

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Auditions Continue This Summer in New Orleans, LA; Uniondale, NY; Nashville, TN; and San Francisco, CA

American IdolAMERICAN IDOL begins its 14th season nationwide search for the best undiscovered talent in the country in Minneapolis, MN, on Wednesday, June 18. The search for the next singing superstar continues in New Orleans, on Wednesday, June 25; Uniondale, NY, on Wednesday, July 23; Nashville, TN, on Wednesday, July 30; and San Francisco, CA, on Monday, Sept. 29. Some of the biggest names in the music industry have started on the IDOL stage and there now are more ways to audition!

American IdolOnce again, auditioners can submit online at beginning today through Tuesday, July 1, 2014, and later this year, AMERICAN IDOL XIV will be headed out on the annual “AMERICAN IDOL Audition Bus Tour.” Cities to be visited include Portland, OR; Portland, ME; Reno, NV; Columbus, OH; Albuquerque, NM; Amarillo, TX; Myrtle Beach, SC; Branson, MO; Tallahassee, FL; Richmond, VA and Kansas City, MO. More details to be announced.

AMERICAN IDOL XIV auditions will be held as follows:

Cities                                     Dates                                     Venues
Minneapolis, MN                 Wednesday, June 18          Mariucci Arena, University of Minnesota
New Orleans, LA                 Wednesday, June 25          Lakefront Arena, University of New Orleans
Uniondale, NY                     Wednesday, July 23          Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Nashville, TN                       Wednesday, July 30          Nashville Municipal Auditorium
San Francisco, CA               Monday, September 29        Cow Palace San Francisco

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

Minneapolis AMERICAN IDOL XIV Audition Information
WHO:             Men and women 15-28 years old as of June 1, 2014, who are eligible to work in the U.S. Some restrictions apply – please visit for specific information.
WHEN:          Wednesday, June 18
WHERE:        Mariucci Arena, University of Minnesota  1901 4th St SE  Minneapolis, MN 55455
HOW:              The line to audition opens at 6:00 AM. Please note that auditioners will not be permitted to camp out. Wristbands and tickets are required for auditions. Distribution of wristbands and tickets will begin at approximately 7:00 AM and distribution will end at approximately 6:00 PM.

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.