'American Idol' cancels auditions in San Antonio, Houston

'American Idol' cancels auditions due to Harvey's impact


SAN ANTONIO – Producers for the ABC show "American Idol" announced they would cancel San Antonio and Houston auditions following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey along Texas' Costal Bend and in Houston.

American Idol released the following statement on Tuesday:

In light of Hurricane Harvey and the devastation in Texas, the American Idol bus will be canceling the previously scheduled auditions in Houston on September 2 and San Antonio on September 4. The safety of the community is of the upmost importance and our thoughts go out to all of those affected. For anyone who would like to continue to pursue their Idol dreams, we encourage you to attend the upcoming auditions in Shreveport, LA on September 4 and New Orleans, LA on September 14, or submit your audition online at www.americanidol.com.

Hopefuls can still submit their audition videos online on the American Idol website.

Terms and conditions for the contest can also be found on the website.