HARARE - Award-winning Mokoomba, which performed 75 concerts in 15 countries in 2014, will kick-start its 2015 calendar on the Book Café Main Stage tomorrow.
The Victoria Falls band, which rose to national prominence when it won the 2008 Music Crossroads Inter-Regional Festival in Lilongwe, has two albums under its belt.
Their debut album Kweseka (2009), an electrifying mix of Afro-fusion rhythms and traditional Tonga beats, won them fans all over the world particularly in Europe.
Mokoomba’s second album Rising Tide (2012) was rated as “one of the World’s 10 best albums of the year” by the United Kingdom-based fROOTS magazine.
Macheso returns to New Life
Sungura musician Alick Macheso will kick off his weekend programme tonight at the Budiriro-based New Life Night Club.
On Sunday, the Tafadzwa singer and his Orchestra Mberikwazvo band will hold a family show at Extra Mile in the capital city.
Bev set to rock SA
Controversial dancer-cum-musician Beverly ‘Bev’ Sibanda is expected to dazzle her fans in the South African city of Cape Town where she will perform at Jimmy Jimalo Night Club tomorrow.
All that jazz at Hala tonight
Rising afro-jazz musician David Hondoyedzomba will perform at Hala Hotel tonight.
The venue is located in Harare at corner 6th Street and Selous Avenue.
New club to be opened tonight
Reggae musician Baffalo X will be the star performer at tonight’s official opening of Royal Crown Sports at Chikwanha Shopping Centre in Chitungwiza.
The rising reggae artiste will be supported by Dj Atarz, Dj Majik, Red Junior Clarks and several dance groups.
Pink Concert on tonight
The Pink Concert, organised by Green Ambassador Derick Mpofu to celebrate women and the girl child, will be held tonight at Avondale Primary School in Harare.
Award winning Mare to serenade Misty’s
National Arts Merit Award (Nama) and Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) will rock Newlands-based Misty’s Night Club tonight.
Neon Party in Mutare
The Golden Peacock Hotel in Mutare will host the official opening of the Glow Bar tonight.
DJs Otwice, Chucknosis, Saru and Qu3 will be the wheel spinners.
Jazz Night at Long Chen Plaza
Jazz veterans Jabavu Drive will entertain revellers at Bar Rounge based at Long Chen Plaza from 7pm tonight.
It’s mbira time
Mbira giants Mawungira eNharira, fronted by Nyamasvisva, will hold their regular Friday night gig in the Book Café Garden stage tonight.
American hip-hop artistes clash with Zim rappers
Next Level Academy from the United States of America will share the stage with local rappers at the Mashoko Hip-Hop, dance, Djs and Spoken Word Concert set for the Book Café tomorrow night.
The Zimbabwean artistes to feature in tomorrow’s concert, which is presented by Magamba Network, include Digital Rebels (Bulawayo) and the Harare-based Charity Makawa, Black Anakin, Synik and several others.
Feel Good Fridays at Sphinx
The House of Sphinx will present this and every Friday “The Feel Good Fridays Show” hosted by Body Slam Family’s Big Dollar and Dee Nosh.
Veteran drummer Chimanga launches debut album
Zimboita drummer Blessing “Bled” Chimanga will launch debut solo project titled Dreams at Alliance Francaise in Harare tomorrow night.
Reunion and Stand launch
In Bulawayo tomorrow, Reunion and Stand will present a double launch of Lord I Come and Tamirira at the Academy of Music, Bulawayo.
Zhakata returns to Dandaro Inn
Zora musician Leonard Zhakata will perform at Dandaro Inn located in Harare Showgrounds tonight.
Tomorrow the Vagoni Vebasa singer will be at Rumwe Night Club in Kadoma.
Tariro neGitare to star at St John’s fundraiser
Rising Afro-fusion artiste Tariro neGitare will perform at a fundraising gig set for St John’s Emerald Hill, Harare tomorrow.
The event will start at mid-day and run until 6pm.
ZGS hosts Vee
Jazz musician Vee Mukarati will rock the Zimbabwe German Society (ZGS) tonight.
Faraidays at Pariah State
DJ Naida will hold her regular “Faraidays Concert” at Pariah State tonight.
Last Night at Mekka
Mekka Night Club, which has announced plans to shut its doors for good, will hold its final gig tonight.
Entertainment will be provided by Rob Macson, Samuel Cosmic, Ryan Garizio, Jono Mariani and DJ Patch.