Line for 'American Idol' auditions already stretching through Krutch Park

Briston Maroney, seated playing his guitar, arrived at 5:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 to stand in line in Krutch Park for the American Idol auditions. By mid-morning Friday, Maroney was one of two folks who had snagged a 'golden ticket,' taking them to the next portion of the audition process. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL)

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Briston Maroney, seated playing his guitar, arrived at 5:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 to stand in line in Krutch Park for the American Idol auditions. By mid-morning Friday, Maroney was one of two folks who had snagged a "golden ticket," taking them to the next portion of the audition process. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL)

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KNOXVILLE — Some are starstruck, some have dreams. All love to sing.

People who hope to be discovered starting lining up before dawn at Krutch Park downtown today to audition for Fox TV’s "American Idol". The "American Idol XIII Audition Bus Tour" is making a handful of stops, seeking local talent for the program.

Note to the show’s diehard fans and contestants: the Idol judges are not on-site today.

The latest version of the show starts in January.

Other cities on this talent round-up: Boston; Austin, Texas; Omaha, Neb.; Little Rock, Ark.; Oxford, Miss.; Tuscaloosa, Ala.; and Winston-Salem, N.C.

More details as they develop online and in Saturday’s News Sentinel.

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dbdbdo writes:

Shouldn't Campfield be in the American Idiot
Poll?

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