We are honoured to invite you to a very special tribute night for oneof Africa’s greatest singers, the mighty Remmy Ongala who sadly passedaway on 13th December 2010.
“He was a superstar in East Africa, and in the 1980s and 1990s hereached European and American audiences with albums for Real World, alabel founded by Peter Gabriel, and international tours that includedmany appearances at Mr. Gabriel’s Womad (World of Music and Dance)festivals.” - New York Times, January 18, 2011.
To celebrate Remmy’s music and life we have invited the original members of his band Orchestra Super Matimila to perform live on stage on Saturday 22nd October lead by Kawele (AfricaJambo) and featuring soukous superstars Saidi Kanda, Fiston Lusambo,Rama Kayimanda, Billy Mwangura, and Malinga, Kiniki, Rissa Rissa,Eugene Makuta, and Claudia Bakisa.
Also very special guests on the night include Baba Adesose Wallace(Ibile/ Tribe Of Doris), and Torera Mpedzisi (Mbira legend)!!
Your DJs on the night are: African music don DJ Wala Danga (AfricaCentre/ Limpopo Club), Mister K (Africa Centre) and Planetman (LittleBlue Ball/Passing Clouds).
Live on Stage:
Orchestra Super Matimila & guests (Soucous)
Baba Adesose Wallace & Torera Mpedzisi
Wala DangaMister K