Music / World Music

African Night Fever: Mokoomba – Tusona Tour

About this event

Afrofusion at its best – driving rhythms, electrifying beats, and harmonies that are unmatched – Mokoomba are Africa’s shooting stars.

Mokoomba is a six-piece band from Zimbabwe. The band’s unique sound is a fusion of the different cultures and influences of the region, combining traditional rhythms with contemporary Zamrock.

Since releasing their groundbreaking album “Rising Tide” in 2012, Mokoomba has become a major force in global music, captivating audiences around the world with their raw energy and melodic harmonies.

Their impressive list of accolades includes winning the Music Crossroads Southern Africa Award for Best Newcomer Band in 2008, being named Best Newcomer by Songlines in 2013, and winning Best Touring Artists at the Zimbabwe Music Awards in the same year.

Their latest album “Tusona”, is a testament to the band’s growth and evolution, showcasing their unique sound and talent. From the raw energy of their African rhythms to the mesmerizing vocals of lead singer Mathias Muzaza, Mokoomba creates a joyful sound that will have you dancing all night long.

Don’t miss out on the party as Mokoomba takes you on a musical journey to Africa, Zimbabwe, and beyond. With concert recordings and broadcasts on ARTE TV, as well as performances on some of the biggest stages in the world, Mokoomba’s live show is not to be missed!

Afro-Caribbean food will be available from 6.30pm on the night from the Soul Food Sisters. No pre-booking necessary. Meat and vegetarian options are available.

Please note, this event is primarily configured for standing and dancing. Limited seating is available to book for those who require it. Seating will be positioned around the edge of the auditorium, and visibility may be impacted.

Age Guidance 16+

  • Date
    Tue, August 20, 2024
  • Start time 8:00 PM
  • Price £20.00 - £22.00
  • Duration 120 Minutes
  • Event format Seated / Standing
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