American Idol Auditions Scheduled For Asheville

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American Idol Auditions Scheduled For Asheville

Idol Searching For Local Talent

When American Idol returns to TV, you will see contestants from Western North Carolina vying for a shot at stardom.

ABC, which will be the show’s new network home, has announced Asheville auditions will take place August 27, with the disclaimer “locations and dates are subject to change”. Hopefuls must be at least 15-years-old. You get full eligibility requirements here, along with a link to submit an audition online.

We can’t imagine the show wouldn’t include a special guest appearance by Asheville’s Caleb Johnson, the winner of Idol season 13 back in 2014. Caleb will be the special guest performer at 105.9 the Mountain’s BaconFest Asheville the day before the Asheville auditions.

American Idol is slated to makes it ABC debut in early 2018.

Ken Ulmer

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