''American Idol'' auditions coming to Louisville next week

Posted at 6:10 PM, Aug 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-20 18:56:03-04

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Think you have what it takes to be the next American Idol? Well, start practicing because auditions are coming to Louisville, Kentucky next week!

The auditions are being held Wednesday, August 30 at Water Front Park. 

If you can't make it in person, don't worry. There are two ways to audition. You can submit a video on the show's site, or you can audition in person at dozens of different locations across the U.S. 

If you can't make Louisville but want to audition in person, here's a full list of all “American Idol” audition locations:

West Bus Tour:                                                        East Bus Tour
Portland, OR – Aug 17                                             Orlando, FL – Aug 17
Oakland, CA – Aug 20                                              Miami, FL – Aug 19
Provo, UT – Aug 23                                                  Atlanta, GA – Aug 22
Denver, CO – Aug 26                                               Charleston, SC – Aug 25
Omaha, NE – Aug 29                                               Asheville, NC – Aug 27
Tulsa, OK – Sept 1                                                   Louisville, KY – Aug 30
Shreveport, LA – Sept 4                                           Pittsburgh, PA – Sept 3       
Muscle Shoals, AL – Sept 7                                      Annapolis, MD – Sept 5
                                                                                  Boston, MA – Sept 8                                    

Open Audition Cities:                              
Chicago, IL – Sept 11                                               
New Orleans, LA – Sept 14                                                   

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

Season 16 of "American Idol" will air next year. Pop star Katy Perry has been announced as the first judge for ABC's revival of the hit show.