'American Idol' Announces Auditions in 20 Cities, Including San Diego, Orlando & More

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Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan on American Idol on May 6, 2018. 

American Idol is back for a second season of its reboot on ABC, and the singing competition has officially announced its list of audition cities for next year.

The Idol Bus hits the road on August 25, starting in Orlando, Florida, and San Diego, California. Musical hopefuls who can't make it out to an in-person audition can submit their talent online at americanidol.com/auditions or on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Musical.ly with the hashtag #TheNextIdol.

See below for the full list of cities. Contestants must be at least 15 years old to audition.

Orlando, FL - August 25
San Diego, CA - August 25
Chattanooga, TN - August 28
Scottsdale, AZ - August 28
Charlotte, NC - August 31
Albuquerque, NM - August 31
Seattle, WA - August 31
Boise, ID - September 2
Richmond, VA - September 3
Plano, TX - September 3
Houston, TX - September 4
Austin, TX - September 6
Philadelphia, PA - September 6
Oklahoma City, OK - September 6
Buffalo, NY - September 9
Kansas City, MO - September 9
Shreveport, LA - September 9
Columbus, OH - September 12
Little Rock, AR - September 12
Charleston, WV - September 15


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