Chimurenga musician, Thomas Mapfumo headlines a line-up of local musicians set to perform at late music icon, Oliver ‘Tuku’ Mtukudzi’s send-off concert at the National Sports Stadium in Harare tomorrow.
The show, organised by Chipaz Promotions and other local music promoters, will honour the Mtukudzi’s life and achievements. Tuku passed on Wednesday at aged 66. Among the artists set to perform at the event are Charles Charamba, Nicholas Zacharia, Baba Harare, Hope Masike, Sulumani Chimbetu, Enzo Ishall, Freeman and Edith Weutonga. Also featuring on the line-up are, Ex-Q, Jah Prayzah, Alick Macheso, Fungisai Mashavave, Andy Muridzo, among many others.
Reports also linked veteran South African musician, Yvonne Chaka Chaka to a surprise performance at the concert which will be free of charge. Tuku’s burial has been set for his rural Madziwa home in Mashonaland Central.