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It's that time again, time for the Abilene Idol 2022 Auditions and the biggest fundraiser for Chorus Abilene. The good news this year is that there will now be a "Duo Category" in the Abilene Idol competition.

Chorus Abilene is hosting its biggest event of the year. This is a local take on the super popular television show, American Idol. Only when you compete in Abilene, you are competing against contestants from all around the Big Country. Plus you'll get to perform alongside and in front of, all your neighbors, family and friends.

The auditions for this year's Abilene Idol are set for Saturday, January 22nd, 2022, from 10 AM until 5 PM inside the Mall Of Abilene's Courtyard in front of the Women's Dillards.

All contestants ages 16 and will compete in the adult category, singers ages 6 to 15 years old are competing in their own junior category and for the first time in the history of Abilene Idol, duos will be eligible to audition and compete as well.

Photo by: Abigail Sanders
2021 Abilene Idol Winners - Photo by: Abigail Sanders

The goal is ten soloists in the adult open category and five duos in both the adult and junior categories that will be judged by three judges, including the Abilene Idol 2021 winner, Misty Calk.

Chorus Abilene Director Abigail Sanders said  "There will be a Facebook live announcement of the finalists chosen immediately following the judges’ deliberation at the end of auditions on Saturday, January 22nd. The Abilene Idol Finale show will be Saturday, February 12th, 2022 at the Abilene Convention Center."

Source: Abigail Sanders Chorus Abilene

To register to compete in this year's Abilene Idol, simply sign up online at the Chorus Abilene Website. Walk-up auditions are welcomed. However, preregistration guarantees an audition time. For more information contact

Photo by: Abbigail Sanders
Photo by: Abbigail Sanders

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