…Tusker Project Fame 6 auditions enter second week
The Agip Motel in Mbarara was on Saturday, 31st August, 2013 transformed into an extravaganza of music talent as hopeful individuals and music groups turned up in their numbers for Tusker Project Fame 6 auditions, the ultimate music talent show in East Africa.
The much awaited auditions kicked off amidst heightened anticipation from participants who had rehearsed, received tips and got the much needed moral support from former Tusker Project Fame contestant and now prolific musician, Naava Grey who graced the auditions and later on performed at the after party held at the new De-posh Bar in Mbarara.
The judges for the day, music producer Benon Mugumya, Capital FM presenter Flavia Tumusiime and Urban TV’s Bush Baby were amazed by the different levels of talent showcased in Mbarara finally settling on seven contestants who proceed to the Kampala auditions scheduled for 7th September, 2013 at the Sheraton Hotel.
“We are looking for authentic singers with rich voices to compete across borders. We have certainly seen some exemplary talent today which if polished, can be able to give a good account of Uganda when Tusker Project Fame 6 begins,” said Benon renowned music producer and judge.
The talent search in Mbarara discovered seven talented individuals in: Hope Natukunda, a lawyer, Rita Abenitwe a Makerere graduate, Christine Aboth, Andrew Mukama, Andrew Aijuka a radio presenter and Faith Gandhi a student of Uganda Christian University Mukono.
The auditions also saw participant attempt to impress the judges with different genres of music like Kadongo Kamu Tusker Project Fame 6 which was received with mixed feelings. The final Tusker Project Fame 6 auditions take place this weekend, 7th September, 2013 at the Sheraton Hotel in Kampala and it is envisaged that people will attend in their droves in a bid to represent Uganda in Tusker Project Fame season 6.
Tusker Project Fame 6 returns to the screens in a new format that allows music groups comprising not more than 3 people to audition making the competition tougher.
Speaking during the auditions, Tusker Lager Brand Manager said “We have registered an increment in the number of people auditioning today and got great talent. We are confident that we the individuals that will represent Uganda in Tusker Project Fame season 6 will be the best and are hopeful that we will produce the ultimate winner this season”.
The daily highlights of Tusker Project Fame will be broadcast on Monday to Friday at 9:30pm-10:00pm and the live eviction and nomination shows on Saturday and Sunday starting from 8:00pm and 7:30pm respectively.