Lovers spoilt for choice this weekend

Tariro NeGitare

Tariro NeGitare

Arts Reporters
Sunday is Valentine’s Day and lovers will be celebrating at various places in various ways. Most lovers are likely to go out to dine and wine. Many venue owners have planned events that are themed around love and celebration.

Beginning tonight, shows that are linked to Valentine’s Day take place at various joints and musicians have promised to serenade lovers with love tunes.

Tuku, Sulu take love songs to Norton

Dendera musician Suluman Chimbetu continues his collaboration with the superstar Oliver Mtukudzi when they perform at Pakare Paye Arts Centre in Norton tomorrow.

The two musicians will give their fans a Valentine’s Day special with a lot expected on the show. Chimbetu’s publicist Joe Nyamungoma said it was special weekend for their fans as they always celebrate with them.

“We start today at Bar Rouge at Longcheng Mall and we want people to come and dance with us. On Saturday we perform in Norton with Mtukudzi and fans should just expect nothing but love,” he said.

Nyamungoma said they will be playing different songs that have love themes.

“The weekend is about love and those songs need to be played and we will do our best at the two shows,” he said.

Macheso dedicates shows to lovers

Sungura musician Alick Macheso will give his fans a treat this weekend at his shows that he has dedicated to lovers.

Tonight the musician performs in Dzivarasekwa at Traveler before taking his act to Shamva tomorrow.

The main gig will be held at Las Vegas in Southerton on Sunday were lovers are expected to join the musician in celebrating.

Tich Makahamadze who is Macheso’s spokesperson said people should come as the musician will be playing his love songs and sampling all songs from the coming album in full.

“He is a man who loves to see families happy together and he will be sampling songs from the coming album in full,” he said.

Las Vegas owner said he was happy to host the musician at a time he is sampling his new songs.

Jah Prayzah, Lady Storm unite for Valentine

Dancer of the moment Lady Storm will join Jah Prayzah when he performs at Pamuzinda Ice and Fire tonight and Extra Mile on Sunday.

The gigs are meant to celebrate Valentine’s Day when a number of people celebrate love.

Keen Mushapaidze who is Jah Prayzah manager said they were happy to celebrate love with fans at Pamuzinda and Extra Mile.

“Valentine is special as always and people should come and celebrate with us. Being with fans on such special days means loyalty to them,” he said.

Lady Storm said she was happy to be part of the gig as she will display her skills.

“That will be the best show for me as we will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with our fans. Shows with Jah Prayzah have always been good to us following the release of his DVD,” she said.

Peter Moyo celebrates love at Manucho

After staging an exciting sh7ow at Club Manucho two weeks ago, Peter Moyo returns to the Waterfalls joint tonight for a ‘Pre-Valentine’ gig that will also feature sungura musician Romeo Gasa.

His last show at the venue was a full house and patrons have been requesting for his return. The musician staged an outstanding act that thrilled hundreds of fans that thronged the joint.

He has promised another exciting performance at tonight’s show.

“I am happy that my fans that came to our last show at Manucho enjoyed the show so much and they have been requesting that we return to the venue for another show. It is good to have people who appreciate when you do well and I will do my best to keep them entertained. I promise the best show on Friday,” said Peter.

“We have agreed with the owner of the venue to make my performances at the place regular. When fans respond well, we also do well. We have found a base in Waterfalls and we will continue bringing our best to the people from that area.”

Killer T, Soul Jah Love forge alliance

Wedza Spacemen in Glen Norah will be a place to be on Sunday as two top dancehall musicians Killer T and Soul Jah Love forge an alliance at a family show.

Killer T through his management said as they celebrate their domination on Zimdancehall awards nominees list it was good to perform with fellow artists.

“This is a good show for us because we are also celebrating our dominance on the Zimdancehall awards,” he said.

The musician who had an unsuccessful show in Dubai recently following a flop said it was a good experience he would like to share with his fans back home.

“That was something else but we will not stop there. Fans should just expect fireworks at the show,” he said.

Jah Love will be taking his new offering to the people in Glen Norah for the first time.

Titled “Dai Hupenyu Hwaitengwa”, the album is doing well on local charts.

Guspy Warrior’s special gift at The Volt

Reggae lovers will have a double celebration on Sunday when Guspy Warrior launches his new album at The Volt.

The 12 track album titled “Lovers Rock” is expected to take the musician’s career to another level.

Guspy said he has not abandoned dancehall lovers as he is working on a number of dancehall singles.

“Dancehall and reggae are not completely different genres but for now I will be releasing reggae albums and single dancehall songs. This is meant to assure dancehall fans that I have not abandoned them,” he said.

He said the album has love songs and that is why they decided to have it launched at Valentine Day.

Meanwhile a USA group Huntertones is expected to share the stage with Hope Masike and Tariro neGitare at Spook House along Mutare road in Harare tonight.


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