Capital University Welcomes AMERICAN IDOL XIV Audition Bus Tour July 12

Posted by Nichole Johnson |

Tuesday, June 24, 2014



The next American Idol could go to Hollywood by way of Columbus as Capital University has been selected as one of 11 sites nationwide for the AMERICAN IDOL XIV Audition Bus Tour.

The tour will make its way to Capital’s main campus, located at 1 College and Main in Bexley, on Saturday, July 12, as part of its East Coast swing. The closest tour stop outside of Columbus is 477 miles away in Richmond, Va. Other tour stops include Portland, Ore.; Portland, Maine; Reno, Nev.; Albuquerque, N.M.; Amarillo, Texas; Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Branson, Mo.; Tallahassee, Fla.; Richmond, Va.; and Kansas City, Mo.

Auditions at Capital will take place from 9 am to 5 pm on the plaza by Reflections fountains, with Mees Hall as a possible rain location. Parking is available in designated campus lots. Follow the signs for parking and lineup locations. View a campus map (PDF).  

Men and women 15-28 years old as of June 1, 2014, who are eligible to work in the U.S., are invited to audition. Some restrictions apply. Check daily for specific information, such as what to bring to audition, and new event details as they become final.


Located in the Columbus, Ohio, neighborhood of Bexley, Capital University is a private, four-year undergraduate institution and graduate school. Capital prepares students for meaningful lives and purposeful careers through a relevant liberal arts core curriculum and deep professional programs. Influenced by its Lutheran heritage, Capital places great emphasis on the free and open exchange of ideas, seeking out diverse perspectives, active participation in society, leadership and service. With a focus on rigor and experiential learning, the University capitalizes on its size, location and heritage to develop the whole person — inside and outside the classroom. 

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