Western Illinois University theatre major Aaron Zetterlund, of Keokuk, Iowa was guaranteed an American Idol audition with his Saturday, July 7, win of the Tri-State Idol contest in Quincy.
Zetterlund will move on to his audition for the American Idol television show on Thursday, July 12, in Chicago.
“I’m most excited about the opportunity to really go to the next level and show my stuff there. I’ve done a lot of small area stuff, but I’m excited to broaden that out a little bit,” Zetterlund told WGEM news in Quincy.
To see a video of the interview, which includes a portion of Zetterlund’s performance, visit www.wgem.com/story/18972827/keokuk-singer-wins-tri-state-idol.