Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Oliver Mtukudzi & Black Spirits Saturday April 6th 2013 in Toronto

From a release:

Small World in association with Wine Dine Africa presents 
Oliver Mtukudzi & Black Spirits
Saturday April 6th 2013 at 10:00 PM
Door time 9:00 PM

• Phoenix Concert Theatre
$30 Advance / $40 Door

With special guests: TICH MAREDZA BAND and DJ: @MCBondeVOA 'the voice of AFRICA' from G987FM

Zimbabwean Oliver Mtukudzi is a truly great guitarist, vocalist, performer and composer. Zimbabwe’s pride, most successful artist and national treasure, Oliver is gifted with a deep and gusty voice plus a talent for writing songs that reflect on the daily life and struggles of his people.

‘Tuku’ as he is known, began performing in 1977 and has earned a devoted following across Africa and beyond, all the while incorporating elements of different musical traditions. A member of Zimbabwe’s Kore Kore tribe, he sings in the nation’s dominant Shona language as well as Ndebele and English.

Tuku (along with Angelique Kidjo, Hugh Masekela and Ladysmith Black Mambazo) is one of the most successful African recordings artists globally, having sold hundreds of thousand of records on Putumayo, Heads Up/Telarc and Sheer Sound. Tuku is an alumni of Acoustic Africa II (2011 edition) and a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Eastern and Southern Africa, focusing on Young People’s Development and HIV and AIDS Prevention. April's concert marks the return to Toronto of one of Africa’s musical giants.

Tickets also available at:
Rotate This: 801 Queen St W
Soundscapes: 572 College St
African Drums & Art Crafts: 618 Dundas W

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