Articles tagged 'mokoomba'

Mokoomba conquers world 13 January 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwe's six-member boy band, Mokoomba, believes that theirs is a new sound that the world has been waiting for. Having toured the world – performing at various prestigious festivals and venues – the band this year celebrates 10 years since joining the music circuit and they have a ...
Local recognition at last for Mokoomba 30 January 2018 HARARE - A bumpercrowd — probably the biggest one they have attracted in Harare — thronged New Ambassador Hotel in Harare on Saturday night to witness Afrofusion group Mokoomba's first gig of the year. The multi-racial crowd could not have enough of Mokoomba's enthralling music which is embedd...
Veteran musician Chirwa hails Mokoomba 11 January 2018 HARARE - Veteran musician Isaac Chirwa, best known for the hit Uthando Kuwe, has singled out Mokoomba as the best band in Zimbabwe at the moment. The Mbare-born Chirwa wants to see the band that originally hailed from Victoria Falls being accorded the respect it deserves. “They are Zimbabwe...
Mokoomba to launch album tonight 24 March 2017 HARARE - In a bid to attract new fans, internationally-acclaimed afrofusion band, Mokoomba has decided not to fix the entry charge to the launch concert of their self-produced third album titled Luyando on tonight at Theatre in the Park in the Harare Gardens. According to Mokoomba manager, Mar...
Mokoomba wins rave reviews 11 March 2017 HARARE - Internationally-acclaimed Mokoomba has once again captured the imagination of the world with their self-produced third album titled Luyando. The beautifully-crafted album, to be launched at Harare's Theatre in the Park on Mach 24, has already attracted rave reviews in several top news...
Top artistes to rock Women's Day Festival 27 February 2017 HARARE - Globe-trotting Mokoomba and acclaimed mbira artiste Hope Masike will headline the two-day Harare International Women's Day Festival and Concert (Hiwdfest) which will kick off at Rainbow Towers on Friday. The star-studded event will also feature rising songstress Tamy, celebrated femal...
Mokoomba to hold farewell concert tonight 27 January 2017 HARARE - Globetrotting Mokoomba, who are currently back in Zimbabwe after tours of Europe and North America, will perform at Alliance Francaise in Harare tonight before a seven-nation tour of Europe. The seven-nation tour of Europe, which will take them to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden...
Mokoomba headlines Unity Day eve gig 20 December 2016 HARARE - Sensational Mokoomba will share the stage with Bryan K, Ammara Brown and Alexio Kawara tomorrow at 7 Arts Theatre in Harare in a concert organisers described as “an early Christmas gift”. The Unity Day eve gig is part of a series of live sessions organised by Walter Wanyanya's Ngoma N...
Mokoomba to perform in Zambia 9 May 2016 HARARE - Trailblazing Mokoomba will headline the 2016 edition of Zambia's Wildest Music and Arts Festival (EleFest) set for Lusaka Showgrounds on Saturday. Mokoomba, who made a historical debut performance at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York during their recent tour of Canada and Unit...
Jah Prayzah, Mokoomba clash 6 May 2016 HARARE - Internationally acclaimed Mokoomba will share the stage with Jah Prayzah in the 500-seater Theatre in the Park tomorrow night. Rooftop Promotions, who are organising the gig, told the Daily News that the show was another proof that Theatre in the Park was increasingly becoming a hub o...
Mango Groove, Mokoomba headline Vic Falls Carnival 10 December 2015 HARARE - South African band Mango Groove will headline this year's Jameson Vic Falls Carnival alongside rising local group Mokoomba. Jameson Vic Falls Carnival is the country's second largest carnival after the Harare International Carnival and the three-day events-packed showcase will take pl...
Mokoomba involved in accident 9 November 2015 HARARE - Mokoomba lead vocalist Mathias Muzaza, drummer Costa Ndaba Moyo and bassist Abundance Mutori were involved in an accident on Saturday forcing the Afro-fusion band to pull out of a Book Cafe gig at New Ambassador Hotel. Mokoomba manager Marcus Gora confirmed the accident but was quick ...
Mokoomba to light up Harare 27 February 2015 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, ha...
Mokoomba to rock Alliance 27 August 2014 HARARE - Afro-fusion band Mokoomba, which recently returned from a maiden tour of Canada and the United States of America, will perform at Alliance Francaise on Friday. The weekend concert will effectively be the Victoria Falls band's first concert as a full band since their recent return to Z...
Mokoomba, MicInity light up Dandaro 18 August 2014 HARARE - Not even the chaos in the run-up to their joint concert on Friday at Dandaro Inn could stop Afro-fusion stars Mokoomba and MicInity from delivering spellbinding performances. Until the very last day, the concert had appeared in doubt with Mokoomba, who have just returned from a tour o...
Mokoomba plans local charm offensive 4 July 2014 HARARE - Award-winning Afro-fusion band Mokoomba will undertake a nationwide tour and perform more in high density areas as part of a strategy to bolster their following in the country. The Victoria Falls group, currently on a tour of the United States of America (USA) and Canada, have won a s...
Mokoomba captivates UK 17 April 2014 LONDON - Mokoomba’s 12-date tour of the United Kingdom (UK) which began on March 30 at Gateshead and ended at The Brighton Dome on April 13, once again demonstrated why many music fans rate the six-piece Victoria Falls band highly. The rising group’s tour was well covered in the UK media. A...
Mokoomba off to another world tour 24 February 2014 HARARE - Celebrated Afro-fusion group Mokoomba will leave for Denmark this morning to embark on a 10-country tour that will involve maiden appearances in Australia and New Zealand. The internationally recognised group, whose album Rising Tide recently scooped the global Songlines Newcomer Awar...
UK-bound Mokoomba lights up Book Cafe 9 December 2013 HARARE - Trailblazing Mokoomba warmed up for next week’s Songlines Music Awards 2013 Winners’ Concert where they will be given the Newcomer’s Award with a spellbinding concert at the Book Café on Friday. The Victoria Falls Band will be honoured in London on December 13 for their album Rising T...
Macheso, Mokoomba to grace Oct Music Fest 15 October 2013 HARARE - World-class Victoria Falls band Mokoomba and sungura king Alick Macheso lead a glittering array of local music stars that have been roped in to participate in the week-long October World Music Festival that began in Harare last Friday. Mokoomba, who will perform on Friday, are an awar...
Mokoomba is Daily News Band of the Year 3 January 2013 HARARE - Today marks the end of 2012, a year that witnessed an exciting array of exceptional Zimbabwean music. The Daily News awards the movers and shakers of the Zimbabwean musical scene in the just ended year. Band of the Year: Mokoomba IMMENSELY talented musical group Mokoomba is our choice of...
Mokoomba to light up Book Café tonight 20 December 2012 HARARE - Vibrant music stars, Mokoomba descend on the Book Café this evening along with fellow groups that graduated from Music Crossroads Zimbabwe. Mokoomba s blend of Afro-fusion and traditional Tonga rhythms has taken Europe by storm ever since the all-male group, whose ages range betwe...
Mokoomba scales the heights 20 November 2012 HARARE - Dynamic Victoria Falls band ,Mokoomba, are among thirty leading bands selected by the World Music Expo (WOMEX) from a pool of over a thousand bands from all over the world. Mokoomba s entry onto this elite list will enhance their chances of being invited to top world music festivals. The...