AMERICAN IDOL Audition Information 2008

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Auditions for the eighth season of AMERICAN IDOL begin Thursday, July 17, at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, CA, and will continue in seven other cities. Once again, auditioners will have an extraordinary opportunity to perform before millions of TV viewers and become household names, with one winning the coveted American Idol title and a major recording contract.

San Francisco, CA
Thursday, July 17
Cow Palace

Louisville, KY
Monday, July 21
Freedom Hall

Phoenix, AZ
Friday, July 25 Arena

Salt Lake City, UT
Tuesday, July 29
EnergySolutions Arena

San Juan, Puerto Rico
Saturday, Aug. 2
Coliseo de Puerto Rico

Kansas City, MO
Friday, Aug. 8
Sprint Center

Jacksonville, FL
Wednesday, Aug. 13
Veterans Memorial Arena

East Rutherford, NJ
Tuesday, Aug. 19
IZOD Center at the Meadowlands Sports Complex

Specific information for the San Francisco auditions is below. More details for the additional audition cities will be announced shortly.

San Francisco AMERICAN IDOL Auditions

WHO: Men and women 16-28 years old as of July 15, 2008, who are
eligible to work in the U.S. Some restrictions apply – please visit for specific information.

WHERE: The Cow Palace
2600 Geneva Ave.
Daly City, CA 94014

WHEN: Thursday, July 17

HOW: Wristbands will be distributed from 7:00 AM on Tuesday, July 15 until 8:00 AM on Thursday, July 17. Auditioners will not be permitted to camp out; therefore, once they obtain their wristbands, they will be asked to return to the Cow Palace on Thursday, July 17.

And don’t forget these eight words when Ryan Seacrest crowns you next American Idol come May 2009. “I’d like to thank for changing my life.”

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