BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The next American Idol could be right here in South Mississippi. The winner of WLOX’s Gulf Coast Idol competition will win a Silver Ticket to skip the lines and perform for American Idol executive producers - and possibly the judges.
Tuesday night, the first round of auditions took place at IP Resort in Biloxi. You can check out our backstage interviews with the contestants on our Gulf Coast Weekend Facebook page.
If you missed the first round of auditions, a second round will be held October 9, 2018. Find more information on how to register here>> https://www.gulfcoastweekend.com/enter-gulf-coast-idol-2018/
The top ten from both try-outs will be selected and will compete on October 16 7pm - 10pm. One Gulf Coast Idol will then be selected that night. The public is invited to all the auditions.
A “Fan Favorite” will be chosen from the remaining Top Ten by voting on Gulf Coast Weekend after they are announced. That winner will receive $2,500 and a “staycation” at IP Resort.