Peter Moyo dates his late father’s fans today in a family show at Mbizo Stadium, Alick Macheso descends on Redcliff the following day while Red Rat is at Golden Mile Motel on Saturday in an entertainment-filled festive holiday for party lovers.
The new lead man of Utakataka Express will hold his first major show in Kwekwe since his father’s demise a month ago in a Unity Day gig which will feature other local artists.
After impressing in Gweru, Mutare and Harare since taking over the reigns from his late father, Moyo will for the first time give locals a chance to hear and see him on stage supported by Manunure High School teacher Bantu Man I and former Utakataka bassists Ronnie Mudindo in a family show to celebrate Unity Day.
Sukulube Dube, Utakataka band manager told NewsDay, Moyo was happy to stage his debut gig in front of local fans who were dear to his late father
“It is great to put up show in front of fans who have remained loyal to us over the years and we promise we are going to give them the best we can offer,” said Dube.
Ziscosteel will be lively the following day as Macheso will hold his first without Tongai Moyo in Redcliff at Ziscosteel Club.
The self-proclaimed king of sungura has in the past always held lively joint shows at the venue with Utakataka Express, but this time around he will be without the local Igwe who succumbed after a long battle with cancer.
Kwekwe’s top club, King Solomon’s, will pull the ace by hosting a party on Saturday evening with Red Rat making a surprise appearance.