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[06/02/09 - 10:37 AM]
American Idol Season Nine Auditions Begin Sunday, June 14 in Boston
Calls are also set for Atlanta, Los Angeles, Orlando, Denver, Chicago and Dallas in the coming weeks.

[via press release from FOX]

WHO WILL BE THE NEXT AMERICAN IDOL?

"AMERICAN IDOL" SEASON NINE AUDITIONS BEGIN SUNDAY, JUNE 14 IN BOSTON

ATLANTA, CHICAGO, DALLAS, LOS ANGELES, ORLANDO AND DENVER ALSO HOST AUDITIONS THIS SUMMER

Auditions for the ninth season of AMERICAN IDOL will begin Sunday, June 14 at Gillette Stadium in Boston, MA. The search for the next singing superstar will continue in Atlanta on Thursday, June 18; Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 30; Orlando on Thursday, July 9; and Denver on Tuesday, July 14. Auditions will also be held in Chicago and Dallas with dates to be announced.

Once again, hopefuls will have the incredible opportunity to audition in cities across the country to become the next American Idol.

Auditions will be held as follows:

Cities Dates Venues

Boston, MA Sunday, June 14 Gillette Stadium

Atlanta, GA Thursday, June 18 Georgia Dome

Los Angeles, CA Tuesday, June 30 Rose Bowl

Orlando, FL Thursday, July 9 Amway Arena

Denver, CO Tuesday, July 14 INVESCO Field at Mile High

Chicago, IL TBD TBD

Dallas, TX TBD TBD

Full details regarding the Boston auditions are below. Specific information on the subsequent audition cities will be announced shortly.

Boston AMERICAN IDOL Audition Information

WHO: Men and women 16-28 years old as of June 12, 2009, who are eligible to work in the U.S. Some restrictions apply � please visit americanidol.com for specific information.

WHEN: Sunday, June 14, 2009

WHERE: Gillette Stadium One Patriot Place Foxborough, MA 02035-1388

HOW: Wristbands will be distributed from 7:00 AM on Friday, June 12 until 8:00 AM on Sunday, June 14. Auditioners will not be permitted to camp out. Once auditioners obtain their wristbands, they will be asked to return to Gillette Stadium by 5:00 AM on Sunday, June 14.

Audition information, including forms and requirements, is available online at americanidol.com. Visit americanidol.com for exclusive videos, interviews and photos from auditions, as well as special behind-the-scenes information and all of your AMERICAN IDOL news. For all photo requests, please go to foxflash.com.

AMERICAN IDOL is created and executive-produced by Simon Fuller, founder of 19 Entertainment; and executive-produced by Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO, FremantleMedia North America; and Ken Warwick, executive producer, FremantleMedia North America.





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