Freehold Idol

Wednesdays 7:30 pm at the Hall of Records; contestants should arrive by 7:00pm

1 East Main Street, Freehold.
Rain Location: The American Hotel 18 East Main Street, Freehold. 

Just like the popular show “American Idol,” we recognize that there is a tremendous amount of hidden young talent in our area just waiting to be discovered and rewarded. Talented singers aged 10 and older are given the spotlight to show off their vocal abilities in this very popular, annual singing contest that draws contestants from all over NJ, NY, PA and even Boston. Freehold Idol represents our goal to encourage and nurture aspiring singers, and has grown exponentially from its debut in 2006. The event takes place every Wednesday night in front of the Hall of Records (June through August). All are welcome to sign-up and participate, or bring lawn chairs and enjoy the weekly spectacle as an audience. Winners will receive recording time at City Lights Recording Studio, $500 in cash and gift certificates to local establishments including Kohinoor Grill, Court Jester, Metropolitan Café, JEMM Optical and others. Our 12th year is expected to be more exciting – with even more hopefuls and fans than ever – and our extended age groups. Ages 10-15, 16-25, 26-39, 40+

2017 Winners:

Timothy J. Mullin, 31, of Manalapan, Monmouth County

Nicolette Palombo, 19, of Delran, Burlington County

Jason Colombini, 15, of Elmwood Park, Bergen County

*Many of our contestants have gone on to perform on Broadway, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and the X Factor, and The Voice, along with booking performances at our Gazebo.

2018 Freehold Idol Schedule:

June 6th, 2018

June 13th, 2018

June 20th, 2018

June 27th, 2018

July 11th, 2018

July 18th, 2018

July 25th, 2018

August 1st, 2018



August 8th, 2018 Finals – Ages 16 to 25 & 26 to 39

August 15th, 2018 Finals – Ages 10 to 15 & 40+

A Complete Freehold Idol Application MUST Have These 3 Elements:

2018 Freehold Idol Contestant Questionnaire

2018 Freehold Idol Audition Application

Submitted Music File (refer to application)

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