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Event dates 2017

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Tues 30th - Crawley, The Posh Club
Private event, acoustic duo


Sun 11 - Folkestone, Kent
Full band set at the Harbour Arm, out door if the weather's nice, free entry, 2-4pm

Mon 26th - Fri 30th - SOAS summer school
1 week of evening classes at SOAS university London
Mbira classes led by us, good for any level.


Sat 1st - Railway Tavern, Norwood, London
Good music pub, full band from 10pm

Sat 22nd - Alson Live Festival, Cumbria
Full band, evening headline slot

Sun 23rd - Music on the Marr, Cumbria
Full band, 2.15pm slot

Thurs 27th - music workshop, Brighton
private workshop event


Sun 17th - Food festival, Brighton
details tbc


Event dates 2016


Sat 7th - Folkestone, Kent
Full band set at the Harbour Arm, out door if the weather's nice, free entry, 2-4pm


Fri 10th - Guildford, private, fundraiser event

Sat 11th - Alresford festival
Alresford, nr Winchester. Full band set on Sat afternoon

Sat 18th - Buryfields Festival
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Family festival with a great line up

Mon 27th - Fri July 1st - SOAS summer school
1 week of evening classes at SOAS university London
Mbira classes led by us, good for any level.


Sat 20th - Private wedding, Devon

Sun 28th - Private event, Bexhill, Sussex


Sun 4th - Off the Tracks festival, Derbyshire
Full band set in the afternoon.

Event dates 2015

We are lining up some good gigs for the coming year, expect more dates to be added soon.....


Sat 16th - Great Escape festival, Brighton
Late night gig - Al Duomo, nr the Pavillion.
Many bands, £3 entry

Sun 17th - Cursus Festival, Dorset


Sat 20th - Wedding performance (private)

Sat 27th - School Mbira workshop (private)


6-10 - SOAS university, London
Mbira summer school, accessible evening classes for Mbira, 7-9pm throughout the week.

Fri 10th - Passing Clouds, Dalston, London
Gig with Simo Lagnawi

Sat 25th - Wedding gig, private of course


Sun 6th - Smuggler's Festival, Deal, Kent

Event dates 2014


Friday 31st - The Greys pub, Brighton
Full band gig, free entry
Friendly pub, Southover St, Hanover


Sat 15th - Northern Lights, Brighton
From 8.30. Zimbaremabwe headline, plus support and Reggae DJs.... Free entry
6 Little East Street, BN1 1HT Brighton


Thurs 6th - Sussex Uni, Brighton
Private event for African Studies program

Thurs 27 - Komedia Brighton,
Event for RYICO, (Rwandan Youth Information Org)
Doors open 7.30


Sat 26th - Passing Clouds, Hackney, London
Full band gig, plus another band
Great venue and atmosphere


Sat 24th - Harambee Pasadia festival, nr Newcastle
Friendly festival, African, multicultural
we have a full band set, Sat evening.

Sun 25th - Off the Tracks Festival, Donnington
Late afternoon slot, mainstage
Small festival with a massive lineup and sound.


Sat 14th - Komedia, Brighton
acoustic set, for 'Don't Just Stare' launch

Sat 28th - School Mbira workshop, Reading


Thurs 3rd - Bees Mouth, Brighton
Cool pub on Western Rd, full band, free entry

Sat 5th - Meditation retreat,
Linos Wengara provides some uplifting Mbira

7 - 11, SOAS university, Mbira Summerschool
A week of evening classes 5-7pm, for learning and developing Mbira players.


Sat 9th - Worlds End, Brighton
Well known pub on London Rd, full band, free entry

Sun 24th - Wildheart Gathering, East Sussex
Nice alternative spiritual festival, we play an acoustic set

Sun 31st - Smuggler's Festival, Deal, in Kent
Great chilled out festival. We play and acoustic trio set in the afternoon.


Sat 1st - Weding gig, East Coast of Kent
Going to be fun, invites only of course

Event dates 2013


Tues 8th - School Workshop,
Coldean Primary school, Brighton


Sat 16th - Wedding performance, London

Sun 17th - Afrobeat weekender at Blind Tiger, Brighton
from 9pm, full band set from us with an acoustic set from Djali, a master Kora player.

Fri 29th - Private party, Norfolk


Friday 5th - Volunteer pub, Lewes
Friendly pub, Our full band live, plus Redemption Sound Reggae DJs. (9pm til closing, free entry)


Sat 4th - Wedding performance, full band

Sat 11th - Brunswick, Hove. Full band gig + DJs
Part of the Brighton Fringe festival

Sat 25th - The Corn Hall, Diss, Norfolk
Full band gig

Sun 26th - Off the Tracks festival, Mainstage
Donnington Castle, Derbyshire


Sat 15th - Brighton People's Day
Acoustic performance, town centre

Sat 22nd - the Volunteer pub, Lewes
Full band gig plus Reggae DJs
nice vibes for the weekend

Sat 29th - Oxford,
St Anthony's College, OX2 6JF from 7pm
Full band, for Britain Zimbabwe Society


Mon 1st - Fri 5th
SOAS summerschool Mbira workshops
We are leading evening group classes for Mbira, hosted at SOAS university London

Sat 13th - Lewes. Gig for Amnesty International
All Saints Centre, 7.30 - 11

Sun 14th - Herstmonseux Castle, East Sussex
Acoustic music to compliment an outdoor culpture exhibition

Sat 27th - Wedding performance, Oxford

Sun 28th - Mama Jumbe's, London
Tribute concert to Chiwoniso Maraire


Fri 9th - Volunteer pub, Lewes
Full band gig plus Redemption Sound Reggae DJs

Fri 16th - gig at the wonderful Green Man festival, Wales, for the Chai Wallah's stage, about 5pm.

Fri 30th - Private function, acoustic

Sat 31st - Private Party, Turner's Green, Sussex
Full band gig


Sat 19th - Volunteer pub, Lewes
Full Zimbaremabwe band plus
Redemption Sound Reggae DJs


Fri 8th - the Brunswick, Hove
Zimbaremabwe hosted night. Full band plus Reggae DJs
£6 / £5

Sun 17th - The Old Market, Brighton
Full band gig, for Black History Month, events throughout
the day from 1pm, we play at 6pm. Free entry.

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soas gig

Event Dates 2012

Event Dates - 2010


Sun 17 - MOSAIC, Brighton community event

Komedia, Brighton, Benefit gig for West Papua


24 - School workshop, Bognor Regis

25 - Cargo, London (Nhasitafara band)


12 - UK Centre for Carnival Arts, Luton, full band

13 - UNITE, community event, Tunbridge Wells


9 - the Montague, Worthing. 8-11pm, Reggae set

25 - Arts Depot, London (private function)

29 - SOAS uni, London. Acoustic Mbira performance for the 'Concert Series' (click here for info link)


21 - 25 - SOAS Mbira summerschool, 5-7pm each day


11 - Wattsfest, Devon, full band

16 - Rhythm Tree festival, Isle of Wight, full band


8 - One Love festival, Hainault Forest Country Park, London
   premier Reggae festival all weekend, full band

10 - Shaka Zulu, restaurant, Camden London. Acoustic Mbira, Ngoma.

28 - Solfest festival, nr Carlisle, acoustic set, Dogs in Space tent

29 - Guanabara, Soho, London. Colaboration with live Samba band


6 - Ashford school, Kent. Workshops as part of African Sanctus event.

12 - Wildheart Gathering, nr Uckfield. Solo acoustic Mbira


8 - Performance for Care Management Group, Croydon
Black History Month Celebration

8 - Performance for Southwark Council, London
Black History Month Celebration

12 - St Wilfred's School, Haywards Heath
School Workshop and assembly performance for BHM

16 - Brighton and Hove BHM celebrations
Mbira performance, Unitarian Church, New Rd


5 - Redemption Sound Reggae Night, Brighton @ Al Duomo
A night of classic to modern reggae vibes with our DJ crew

11 - Afro Caribbean Night, Brighton @Madame Geisha's
Zimbaremabwe live band plus Redemption Sound Reggae DJ's

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