VISITING South African house outfit, MiCasa, is set to taste Harare’s nightlife tomorrow ahead of their performance at Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi tribute show.
The Tuku show will be held at the Glamis Arena on Friday where local and regional acts have been invited.
Chipaz Promotions is behind the show held in memory the late national hero and music legend.
However, it is MiCasa’s welcome party slated for Dreams Night Life (formerly Club Sankayi) in the capital where the group will meet Hararians.
Show organiser Partson “Chipaz’ Chimbodza confirmed the tour saying the group was ready to celebrate the life of the departed
“MiCasa and two Zambian acts – Amayenge and James Sakala – will now arrive on Thursday afternoon, a day before the Tuku memorial show.
“We are going to host the welcome party at Dreams Nightlife where Micasa will meet local fans.
“Among the artistes on the line-up, it is Micasa who are going to perform at the welcome party.
“We organised this welcome party to ensure that our visitors gets a feel of Harare’s nightlife with big spenders,” said Chipaz.
Besides the welcome party, Chipaz said the line-up for the event remain unchanged while Tuku’s family will be honoured.
Alick Macheso will lead the contingent of locals performing at the same event comprising
Winky D, Jah Prayzah, Tocky Vibes, Kinnah, Soul Jah Love, Diana “Mangwenya” Samkange, Blot, Black Spirits and Enzo Ishall.
Impala Car Rental brand ambassador Selmor Mtukudzi is now part of the line-up.
She was included in the line-up last weekend in the tribute show where he opted to perform free of charge.
Her inclusion has since also raised the appeal of the show, which has been endorsed by arts and tourism regulatory chiefs.
Fans will fork out $50 for the ordinary ticket, S$100 for VIP and RTGS$150 for VVIP seats to be charged in RTGS.
Part of the proceeds will be channelled towards charities to be identified by the late crooner’s family as beneficiaries.
Tuku was a humanitarian and mentor who changed the lives of many when he was still alive.
It is every fan’s hope that Tuku’s legacy lives on as the departed crooner was a unifier, father and adviser to many.
As such, the mother of September is a bit special to the departed singer who could have turned 67 on September 22.
He died on January 23 aged 66.