Linos Wengara Magaya & Zimbaremabwe Mbira Vibes

Saturday 3 June

Zimbabwean ‘Chimurenga’ music meets a funk reggae fusion from the UK cultural ambassadors Linos Wengara Magaya & Zimbaremabwe Mbira Vibes

 

Get ready to be swept away by the enchanting rhythms and vibrant melodies of Zimbaremabwe, the torchbearers of Zimbabwean traditional music in the UK. Led by the acclaimed mbira player and vocalist, Linos Wengara Magaya, this extraordinary ensemble will transport you to the heart of Zimbabwe through their captivating performances.

Experience the exhilarating power of ‘Chimurenga’ music, a fast-paced and distinctive genre that embodies the spirit of Zimbabwe. Zimbaremabwe’s sound is a tapestry of mesmerising melodies, resonant with the soulful strains of singing guitars, intricate polyrhythms, and the pulsating heartbeat of a bass drum. Each note and beat weaves a spellbinding narrative, inviting you to immerse yourself in the richness of Zimbabwean musical traditions.

Linos Wengara Magaya is not just a master musician; he is also a spiritual healer and dedicated custodian of Zimbabwean culture. His profound connection to his roots shines through in his performances, touching the hearts and souls of audiences with deep meditations and infectious musical medleys. With his extensive experience and undeniable talent, Linos has become a beloved figure in the vibrant music scene of Brighton and its surroundings.

Accompanied by a tight-knit collective of gifted musicians, Zimbaremabwe is set to ignite the stage and take you on a captivating musical journey, at times fusing Chimurenga with funk and reggae . Their electrifying energy and expert musicianship will leave you no choice but to surrender to the irresistible rhythms and dance the night away. Whether you’re an avid fan of world music or simply looking for an unforgettable night of cultural immersion, Zimbaremabwe promises to deliver an experience that will stay with you long after the final note fades.

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