American Idol judges auditions headed to Louisville, Kentucky this week. Singers who passed the test earned that coveted Golden Ticket to the Hollywood Rounds.
The closed auditions took place at the Muhammad Ali Center. Additionally, the judges met the Mayor, palled around with local firefighters and had their faces carved into pumpkins by an expert.
Also, Season 16 runner up Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Top 24 singer Layla Sprin g and her sister Dyxie were on location to give hopefuls encouragement and advice. Louisville is the third stop on the country-wide American Idol judges round tour.
Each city features auditions in a landmark location. The 7 minute clip is great overview of the venue, not to mention cast hijinks.
Host Ryan Seacrest arrives a little late, due to his busy, busy schedule i. The Courier Journal talks to the judges.
For whatever reason, producers have put this singer front and center. New Hampshire Idol winner takes in the Louisville sights.