Reckson Mandizvidza Entertainment Reporter
All is set for the commemoration gig of the late gospel sensation Jackie Madondo which will be held tomorrow. The commemorations which are to take place in Hatfield, have been deliberately set for May 10 as this marks the late songbird Jackie’s birthday. Organiser of the event and sister to the late musician, Marbel Madondo who is also a musician, said this year’s commemorations are going to be bigger as they mark a 10th anniversary since the musician passed on.
“This year’s event will be a cut above the rest as it marks 10 years since Jackie passed on.
“A lot of her friends will be coming to the event and they will also be entertaining the crowd.
“We may no longer be with Jackie but we will always remember her for the different ways she touched our lives and most importantly for her warm heart and fired up spirit,” she said. Artists who are going to entertain the crowd as they celebrate the life of the late singer include Marbel with her group Thousand Voices, pint-sized gospel musician Sabastian Magacha, Amanda Sagonda, Vessels of Honour as well as other friends to the late musicians who will also make special performances.
Marbel who is the lead singer of Thousand Voices said those who will be gracing the event should expect nothing but the very best.
“Everyone who is performing is ready to give their very best and as for Thousand Voices, we have just finished some auditions to bring in new members and I can assure people that we will dish out a performance to remember,” she said.
Jackie Madondo’s 2014 commemorations comes after a decade since the talented musician passed on in a road accident.
The “Mazuva Ano” singer had just finished recording the song “Come to Victoria Falls” with divas Plaxedes Wenyika and Sister Flame as Ruvhuvhuto Sisters to promote the country’s tourism when the tragic accidents occurred.