24 January 2018
   
Zim family finally leave Bangkok airport
Government orders fuel price cut
5 weeks for ministers to declare assets
Mnangagwa Mugabe Part II, critics say
12th G40 member booted out of Zanu PF
Mohadi says VP post zenith of his career
EU throws weight behind ED government
Zanu PF official says Moyo used Juju
MORE NEWS
Millers rescue NRZ, procure 200 wagons
Diamond: $20m for land reclamation
MORE BUSINESS
Mukanya to perform in Harare on April 28
SA: Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies
MORE SHOWBIZ
Bangladesh wallop sorry Zimbabwe
PSL says 2018 season starts March 10
MORE SPORTS
Mnangagwa’s ‘New’ Zim merits support
Zhuwao: kleptocracy and EDiots in Davos
MORE OPINION
 
Sadc peace hinges on leaders' gains & loses
Mnangagwa off to Davos empty handed
MORE COLUMNISTS
 
 
Pictures: Sulu outshines Tuku at Byo show


Old master ... Oliver Mtukudzi on stage at Bulawayo's Large City Hall


Crowd favourite ... Sulumani "Sulu" Chimbetu wows the crowd

21/03/2015 00:00:00
by Showbiz Reporter
 
 
RELATED STORIES

DENDERA star Sulumani "Sulu" Chimbetu Friday stole the limelight from music legend Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi at a joint show in Bulawayo.

Tuku and Sulu shared the stage at the Large City Hall, with the former the main attraction and the latter playing a supporting role. 

Tuku was compensating for his Bulawayo fans after failing to make an appearance alongside South African Afrojazz maestro, Ringo Madlingozi in February.

Fans of both Harare-based musicians packed the council owned venue to witness two of Zimbabwe's leading entertainers in action.

While many expected Sulu to take to stage first as the curtain raiser, Tuku performed first, belting some of his favourite hits.

Tuku who over the years has been known for his energetic performances, seems to be slowly losing his touch. 

His performance, throughout the two hour set, was tepid, a telling sign that whatever is troubling him maybe taking its toll on his music career which has spanned for over three decades. 

However, his popular songs such as Shamiso, Madiro and Neria got the revellers dancing. 

After Tuku's performance, the youthful and energetic Sulu took over and immediately upped the tempo with the hit song, Phone, off his latest album, Gunship.

The crowd went into a frenzy and pushed to the front of the stage forcing security details to step aside. 

The crowd's favourite was definitely the track Nyuchi, which he was forced to perform about three times. 

He also dished out tracks such as Idah Nhoro and some of his father's popular songs such as Pane Asipo and One Way.

Overally, the show was a success and the turnout was very impressive, busting the myth that Bulawayo residents do not support arts events. 



Advertisement


 
Email this to a friend Printable Version Discuss This Story
Share this article:

Digg it

Del.icio.us

Reddit

Newsvine

Nowpublic

Stumbleupon

Face Book

Myspace

Fark

 
 
 
comments powered by Disqus
 
RSS NewsTicker