BY TAMBAY A. OBENSON
This summer, “Empire” is launching the “FOX’s Next Empire Artist” nationwide (US) bus tour, which kicks off Thursday, July 16 in Los Angeles. The gold Empire bus, outfitted with a “one-of-a-kind recording studio,” will travel to 15 cities across the country, giving fans the opportunity to record their versions of the show’s biggest hits.
Also, fans recording songs will have the opportunity to record an acapella version to submit to the “FOX’s Next ‘Empire’ Artist” contest, in which one lucky winner will appear as an “Empire” artist during the upcoming second season.
The “FOX’s Next Empire Artist” bus will travel to Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; St. Louis, MO; Dallas, TX; New Orleans, LA; Nashville, TN; Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; New York, NY; and Boston, MA. Specific locations in each city to be announced.