Articles tagged 'edith weutonga'

Artists hail crackdown on vendors 24 October 2018 HARARE - Arts representatives have hailed the government crackdown on street vendors saying it is in a way helping in the fight against piracy as this action has chased away pirates off streets. They have urged recording labels to take advantage of the crackdown on vendors, and set up record b...
Rumba fest charms WeUtonga 8 October 2018 HARARE – Celebrated female bassist, Edith WeUtonga, is delighted to have participated at the recent Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s Festival Rumba Parade. The fifth edition of the festival ran from October 2 to 5, and WeUtonga is the first Zimbabwean musician to showcase at the annual eve...
Edith WeUtonga gains international acclaim 29 July 2018 HARARE - Edith WeUtonga, a Zimbabwean musician and songwriter, has been featured on the world’s oldest and the largest broadcaster in the world, BBC. The lead singer of the band Utonga, she was interviewed on the British public service broadcaster about her music and the Zimbabwe Music Union. ...
Musicians furious over radio royalties 29 June 2018 HARARE - Local musicians have once again contemplated stopping radio stations from playing their music after they were given pittance as royalties this year. Musicians’ revenue collecting agency Zimbabwe Music Rights Association (Zimura) recently revealed the State-owned broadcaster ZBC has fa...
All-female jam session tonight 12 February 2018 HARARE - Harare's City Sports Bar will tonight host an all-female Monday Night Jam Session that will bring together some of the exciting voices. The bash will feature Edith WeUtonga, Nadine Brown, Sarah Dee, Sista Flame, Tendai Chimombe, Nina Grande, Mama Rachie, Tete Pipilo, Ratty, Sister Rud...
Divas delight at Jam Session 26 October 2016 HARARE - This week’s City Sports Bar Monday Jam Session resembled a mini-female musicians’ festival as several songbirds shared the stage in an event dubbed “Divas Jam Session”. With more than 20 sisters joining the party on the night, the fans who packed the venue were indeed expecting someth...
Music union rolls out programmes 2 May 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Musicians Union (Zimu) founded in November 2014 says it will start financial literacy programmes for its members in a bid to help them view music as a business. Zimu interim president, Edith WeUtonga told the Daily News that plans were currently underway to help artistes. ...
Katiji sisters make their mark 29 November 2015 HARARE - Multi-talented artiste Edith “WeUtonga” Katiji ,36, and her sisters Fatima ,31, and Ethel ,29, have pushed the Katiji name to the apex of Zimbabwe's arts scene thanks to their exploits in music and theatre. Edith, a gifted actress, vocalist and arguably Zimbabwe's best female bassist,...
Zim artistes in solidarity with Book Café founder 18 August 2014 HARARE - Several Zimbabwean artistes will perform tomorrow night in a solidarity concert for Book Café founder Paul Brickhill who is struggling with ill-health in a local hospital. The concert, which will be hosted by Book Café, has been organised by music superstar Oliver ‘Tuku’ Mtukudzi and ...
WeUtonga, Busi in exciting Hifa duet 26 April 2013 HARARE - Busi Ncube is as timeless as they come and one of Zimbabwe s greatest, best-beloved artistes. Former lead singer of 1980s band Ilanga, and now based in Norway, Ncube plays an infectious fusion of music from all over the world. Edith WeUtonga is destined for timelessness, blending her in?...
We shook East Africa: WeUtonga 11 September 2012 HARARE - Afro-jazz musician Edith Katiji aka Edith WeUtonga is back in the country from her East African tour which almost became a miss after she failed to raise funds for the tour. She left the country on the last day of August to Kenya where she was invited to perform at one of the biggest fes...