27 July 2016
   
Supporters spurn Bob invite, buses empty
Tongogara: No basics for 9,000 refugees
Mayor arrest over refuse collection
Dad rapes daughter, 13, found by son
Mugabe threatens Mawarire, embassies
Min: Lacoste must be culled like animals
Mlala: Forget Mgagao, Bob to rule for ever
Mugabe to address 1000s at Zanu PF HQ
MORE NEWS
BAT revenue down 23pct to $17mln
SA needs to rethink austerity: finmin
MORE BUSINESS
Koffi Olomide jailed over assault incident
Jah Prayzah targets global market
MORE SHOWBIZ
Zim keeper tries luck in Tanzania
Two more Africa World Cup slots, FIFa
MORE SPORTS
War veterans must apologise for their sins
Britain must stop shoring up Mugabe
MORE OPINION
 
MDC-T VPs: Tsvangirai violated party rules
Wafawarova: Lets defend the revolution
MORE COLUMNISTS
 
 
Tuku kicks off US tour with DC gig
07/01/2013 00:00:00
by Showbiz Reporter
 
US blitz ... Oliver Mtukudzi
 
RELATED STORIES
Mtukudzi denounces ill-health report

OLIVER Mtukudzi is set to rock the United States with a string of performances this month starting Friday.

His manager Sam Mataure revealed that the acclaimed musician will also grace the APAP Conference - a global performing arts marketplace in New York.

Tuku kicks off his packed schedule with a show in Washington DC this Friday.

The US capital is a hub for Zimbabweans living in the DC Metropolitan covering Maryland and Virginia.

He will proceed to the East Coast and perform in Philadelphia and Boston, among other states.

The APAP platform will give Tuku a chance to meet and mingle with revered musical producers and promoters, Mataure told VOA.

“This is where artists go and showcase themselves through the booking agencies,” he said.

“There is a lot of networking and bookings that take place. A lot of festival organizers and club owners will be coming there to look for artists to book for either this year or next year.”

Mtukudzi has toured the US before, and knows full well where to find his fans. His gigs in and outside Zimbabwe normally sell out.

Tuku recently wowed his South African fans with a stellar performance at the Market Theater where he sat down for a CNN interview and revealed that he is not HIV positive.

The declaration is seen as an effort by the muso to permanently put to rest stubborn rumours about his status.



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
 
Car shipping to Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia from UK
RSS NewsTicker