“American Idol” will host auditions in Columbia on Monday, Aug. 26 for its next season.
The long-running TV singing contest will host the auditions at the University of South Carolina’s Pastides Alumni Center, at 900 Senate St.
Want to audition? Make sure you meet the eligibility requirements, which include being a 15 to 28 years old and a legal U.S. resident..
“American Idol” premiered on Fox in 2002 and ran for 15 seasons. It was picked up by ABC for a revival, and has aired on that network since last year, with Ryan Seacrest resuming his hosting duties with new judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie. The most recent ‘Idol’ winner is 18-year-old Laine Hardy from Louisiana.
Teddy Kulmala contributed to reporting.