Harare International Conference Centre: MUSIC icon Oliver Mtukudzi will on Saturday launch his 10-track album Mukombe We Mvura at Harare International Conference Centre (HICC). Tracks on the new album are Zvineita Tikudzwe, Hukoche-koche, Kamburumbunde, Dzinga Hwema, Kumba Manyowa, Perekedza Waro, Ndururu, Yawe, Munhikwi and Feso. Tickets go on sale this morning at HICC. Also performing at the show will be Alick Macheso, Jean Masters and King Shaddy.
Several dancehall music stars will honour the late sungura icon Tongai Moyo by riding on Dhewa riddim set to rock Dhewa’s commemoration slated for Harare Gardens tomorrow. Rising stars Tocky Vybz and Killer T will lead dancehall chanters billed to perform at the show. Apart from the dancehall riddim dedicated to the late Tongai, his sungura counterparts Alick Macheso, Somandla Ndebele and First Farai will also take turns to entertain the audience.
Dancehall man of the moment Tocky Vibes and Mbare-bred chanter Kinnah tomorrow headline a gig slated for Zimunhu Bar in Epworth. The duo will share stage with upcoming chanters among them Money Kid and Jonex while Dj Mint Fresh and Eman will rock it on the turntables.
Holly Wood Sports Bar
Raunchy dancer Beverly Sibanda tonight headlines the official launch of Holly Wood Sports Bar in Zengeza 5. Tomorrow she entertains revellers at G 8 Sports Bar in Chishawasha. On Sunday she joins several artistes for the Dhewa commemorations slated for Harare Gardens.
Londoner’s Sports Bar
Comic dancer Apama serenades Londoner’s Sports bar tonight.
Upcoming Afro-jazz artiste Benjamin Chidewe entertains revellers tonight at Big Apple located at the corner of Mbuya Nehanda Street and Nelson Mandela Avenue in Harare.
Local and international artistes are billed to perform at this year’s edition of the Let The Drums Speak Festival slated for tomorrow at Zimbabwe Germany Society.
The event will be held under the theme Maruva Enyika. Artistes billed to perform include Blessing Chimanga, Dudu Manhenga, Tariro neGitare, Hope Masike, Tehn Diamond and Blessing Muparutsa, among others. The show also celebrates Chimanga and Masike’s selection to represent Zimbabwe at the OneBeat Music Exchange in the United States.
City Sports Bar
Sungura artiste Romeo Gasa starts his weekend shows with a performance at City Sports Bar tonight. Tomorrow he entertains revellers at Makotore Bar in Marondera before rounding up his weekend schedule with a family show on Sunday at Sanganai Inn in Dzivaresekwa.
The Roasters Inn
The Roasters Inn along Bulawayo road tomorrow hosts a clash of deejays among them DJ Bento, DJ Shizo and DJ Qaris. On Sunday Mike Mawuye and Stress Down Band will serenade revellers in the garden area of the joint. Lots of African cuisine will be on offer.
Makhalanga Beer Garden, Bulawayo
Veteran musician Obadiah Matulane launches his first DVD Cde Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo at Makhalanga Beer Garden in Mpopoma, Bulawayo, tomorrow. The DVD comprises six tracks which include Divorce, Asambeni Emakhaya, Cde Joshua Nkomo, Testing Ground, I’m Sorry and Sathane. The 2014 Zimbabwe Music Award nominee will share the stage with gospel musician Toisen Marirangombe.
Club Forty-40, Bulawayo
Dancehall chanter Sniper Storm will launch his seventh album Silver Bullet at Club Forty-40 in Bulawayo tonight. The 12-track album was officially launched in Harare early this year. The Kwarira Mukati singer will share stage with Bulawayo based artistes Centre Party, Sean Miller, Izikhothane and Bovas. DJs Ally Touch, Mzoe, Ericado, Lady Carol will be on the decks.
Wadzanai Cocktail Bar, Shamva
Several dancehall artistes among them Tocky Vibes, T Makwikwi, G Brendon and Man Gunz among others will take turns to entertain revellers at Wadzanai Cocktail Bar in Shamva.
Pick and Save, Mutare
Botswana sensation Magadeline Lesolebe aka Charma Gal will tomorrow relaunch her album Chomi Yami at Pick and Save in Mutare. Charma Gal will be
supported by contemporary musician Jah Prayzah at the show. The Tsviriyo singer and Charma Gal are enjoying a good romantic stage relationship that might be linked to their deep-rooted cultural influence in their separate projects.