American Idol comes to Provo 12

Contestants cheer as they stand in line while the American Idol cameras are in front of them during the American Idol open auditions outside the Historic County Courthouse in Provo on Aug. 23, 2017. Hundreds showed up to have their voices heard by the judges and see if they could make it onto the show. Sammy Jo Hester, Daily Herald

It’s time to brush up on your vocals, “American Idol” is auditioning potential contestants in Salt Lake City.

“American Idol” will be hosting auditions in Salt Lake City on Aug. 29, though the exact location for auditions hasn’t been confirmed yet.

The auditions are the second time in two years that the show has made an appearance for auditions in Utah. In August 2017, hundreds of potential contestants showed up at the Utah County Courthouse in Provo to audition for the show.

Potential contestants must be between the ages of 15 and 28 years old and can register for open call auditions at

Stacy has worked as the Online Editor at the Daily Herald since 2007.

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