So we all thought American Idol was going away and it did until ABC decided to bring it back.  Now the judges and folks of American Idol have hit the road looking for the next superstar.

Today in New Orleans, the American Idol bunch has stopped for auditions.  The auditions are taking place all day at the New Orleans Convention Center.  Superstar hopefuls have been lining up for a chance to audition in front of the judges.

Due to Hurricane Harvey, American Idol had to cancel their dates in Houston and San Antonio but encouraged all the people wanting to try out to come the the Big Easy to try out.

The show is set to air on ABC in early 2018 but no concrete date has been set yet.