Chimurenga music icon Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo will make his final farewell performance at Murombedzi in Zvimba. Mukanya arrived in the country in December from his base in the United States of America.
He is holding a series of peace shows countrywide and will first perform at Club 99 in Lochinvar tonight before heading to Mutongerwa Hotel tomorrow.
On Sunday, Mapfumo will first attend Tuku’s burial before staging his last show of the tour at Guruve Royal Council, where he will perform from 8 pm until 6 am the following day.
Mutongerwa Hotel manager, Margret Mutongerwa who is the organiser of the Mutongerwa show said:
We are very happy to be hosting Mukanya on his last show here in Murombedzi and we are inviting everyone to come and watch his last performance.
… Mapfumo will also be performing in Guruve, his home area, to give farewell to his family, friends and relatives. Chiefs will also be there to watch his last performance.
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