Nerves, hope, and excitement fill Jack London Square along with thousands of singers hoping to become the next American Idol.
Does the Bay Area have what it takes?
Watch the video in the player above to see the incredible talent ready to rock the auditions.
PHOTOS: 'American Idol' hopefuls sing their hearts out at Oakland auditions
Keep scrolling for photos and video of the "American Idol" auditions from Elissa Harrington on Twitter.
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