The concert, supported by Bulawayo-based group Iyana, will be a tribute to Mocoomba’s upcoming album, show (Tracings in the Sand) will be released on July 7th.
The Victoria Falls-based band has previously released a single, ‘Nzala Hapana’, and performed at the MTN Bushfire Festivals in Mutale, Bulawayo and Eswatini, Victoria Falls, as part of their promotional efforts. show.
At the Lepus Theater concert, Mokoomba will release another single from his upcoming album, ‘Makisi’. The track is accompanied by a music video, intended to celebrate Makishi’s Masquerade, which is part of UNESCO’s Intangible Human Heritage List.
“We are delighted to be able to promote our upcoming self-produced album,” said band spokesperson Abundance Mutri. “This album contains music that speaks to many social issues and some traditional stories and tales that are still relevant and instructive to our lives today.
“I am looking forward to the concert on Friday at the Lepus Theater. I hope many people will come to cheer us on before we travel to promote all of the land.”
The event also serves as Mokoomba’s farewell show, as they embark on a European tour playing in Austria, France, England, Germany and Poland from June 22nd to August 5th.
Tickets for the event can be purchased at the Leps Theater or can be booked by calling +263 788 449 056, +263 772 892 512 or +263 772 773 574.