News 8 holds “Connecticut Idol” auditions at Mohegan Sun

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (WTNH)– American Idol is back and it’s on ABC in 2018!

On Tuesday, News 8 is bringing the excitement of the franchise to Mohegan Sun, where we are live all day from the Sun for our “Connecticut Idol” auditions.

Nearly 300 pre-registered contestants from the nutmeg state are vying for the silver ticket, which sends them on a trip to Savannah, Georgia to audition in front of American Idol executive producers.

We’ve already reached our capacity for contestants to audition and they are showing off their skills to a panel of judges from News 8 and iHeart radio.

On Wednesday, we’ll post the top five auditions. So who do you think will win? Pick your favorite by logging on to on Wednesday!

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