American Idol audition places and dates released

(FOX19) - AMERICAN IDOL, television's No. 1 show, begins its 11th nationwide search for the best undiscovered talent in the country in St. Louis, MO and will finish up in Houston, TX on Friday, August 26.

AMERICAN IDOL auditions will be held as follows:

Cities Dates Venues
St. Louis, MO Tuesday, June 28 Scottrade Center
Portland, OR Saturday, July 2 Rose Garden
San Diego, CA Friday, July 8 Petco Park
Pittsburgh, OA Friday, July 15 Heinz Field
Charleston, SC Friday, July 22 North Charleston Coliseum
Denver, CO Friday, July 29 INVESCO Field at Mile High
Houston, TX Friday, August 26 Reliant Park

For complete details on auditions, go to

Contestants on American Idol must 15-28 years old as of June 26, 2011, who are eligible to work in the U.S. Some restrictions apply – please visit for specific information.

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