‘American Idol’ to have auditions in Clarksdale

In addition to its regular auditions, the hit TV show “American Idol” is embarking on its “American Idol Small Town Audition Bus Tour” next month.

The mobile audition bus will hit 10 cities, including Clarksdale. Specific dates and locations have not been announced.

All “American Idol” auditioners must be between 15-28 and be a legal U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is eligible to work full time in the U.S.

The 12th season of “American Idol” begins in January.

For more information on the different ways to audition for the show, visit americanidol.com.