What you need to know about American Idol auditions in Indianapolis

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UPDATE: Auditions have moved inside the Omni Severin Hotel due to weather conditions. 

INDIANAPOLIS (June 25, 2015) – If you’ve ever dreamed of auditioning for “American Idol,” time is running out.

Auditions for the fifteenth and final season of the FOX hit show are underway across the country. The American Idol Bus Tour started last Friday in Seattle.

Hoosiers hoping to make it big will get their shot Thursday, when the tour makes it to Indianapolis and sets up shop on Georgia Street.

“Idol” hopefuls started lining up early in the morning. Rain forced organizers to move auditions inside to the Omni Severin Hotel. Auditions are scheduled for 9 a.m. through 5 p.m.

If you go, you’ll need the following:

  • Two forms of ID that show proof of your age and a photograph (for example, a birth certificate and driver’s license or a birth certificate and a passport or a birth certificate and a school ID card)
  • Completed Personal Release (you can download it here)
  • For those under the age of 18, a completed and notarized Guardianship and Medical Authorization for Minors.

If you can’t make it in person, you can audition online. You can find out more about auditions and what you need to bring by clicking here.

Here’s a look at the bus tour schedule:

  • Seattle, WA, Olympic Sculpture Park, June 18, 2015
  • Providence, RI, ALEX AND ANI City Center, June 18, 2015
  • Baltimore, MD, Kaufman Pavilion, June 20, 2015
  • San Diego, CA, San Diego Waterfront Park, June 22, 2015
  • Pittsburgh, PA, Schenley Plaza, June 22, 2015
  • Tucson, AZ, Tucson Convention Center, June 24, 2015
  • Indianapolis, IN, Georgia Street, June 25, 2015
  • Santa Fe, NM, Santa Fe Railyard, June 26, 2015
  • Athens, GA, The Classic Center, June 28, 2015
  • Tulsa, OK, Guthrie Green, June 29, 2015
  • Oxford, MS, Ole Miss Campus – Union Plaza, June 30, 2015

If you can’t make it to one of those stops, “Idol” will have a series of live auditions starting in July. Here’s the schedule for the live auditions:

  • Denver, CO, Denver Coliseum, July 10, 2015
  • Savannah, GA, Martin Luther King Jr. Arena, July 22, 2015
  • Philadelphia, PA, Liacouras Center, August 2, 2015
  • Little Rock, AR, Verizon Arena, August 8, 2015
  • San Francisco, CA, Cow Palace, September 15, 2015


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