Do you think you have what it takes to be the next American Idol?  If you do then I have the downlow on where you can show off your skills to make it on to the show.

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The closest place you can go to audition for American Idol is in Austin Texas on August 7th.  Since there has always been such great talent at the Austin auditions, American Idol has decided that it would be the only Texas audition location.

So if you think you have what it takes to be the next American Idol, this might be your closest and only chance.  Be at the Frank Erwin Center early and be ready to wait in line for your chance to qualify to be the next American Idol.

Check out an Austin audition here:

 

So now that we know American Idol is coming to our area, you tell us--will you be auditioning?