Oliver Mtukudzi on Tour

Oliver Mtukudzi
Oliver Mtukudzi
New York, USA – Making his fifth North American tour since his debut on the very last Africa Fête tour in 1999, Oliver Mtukudzi will be on an 11-city tour from April 12th through the 26th with his longtime band for 25 years, The Black Spirits. In 2003,Tuku sold out his 30-concert tour. With performances on Late Night with David Letterman and Austin City Limits (with Bonnie Raitt) and 2 national NPR features, Oliver’s profile was raised considerably setting the stage for a very powerful return tour. A legendary figure in contemporary African music, Oliver’s albums are consistent
bestsellers in his native Zimbabwe, and his previous three acclaimed releases on
Putumayo have helped catapult him to international recognition as one of the
African continent’s most important artists. In the last two years Oliver
Mtukudzi has won “Best Male Artist” at the Kora Awards (Africa’s version of the
Grammies).

Listen to samples:
Ndima Ndapedza” by
Oliver Mtukudzi

and “Ngoromera” by Oliver
Mtukudzi.

Tour Dates:
Dates subject to change. Please verify with venue.

 

Date: City & State: Venue:

 

4/13/04 Vienna, VA www.wolf-trap.org
4/14/04 Vienna, VA www.wolf-trap.org
4/15/04 Chatham County, NC
Shakori Hills Grass Roots Festival
4/16/04 Princeton, NJ
McCarter Theatre
4/17/04 Lebanon, NH
Lebanon Opera House
4/18/04 Somerville, MA
Somerville Theater
4/19/04 South Hadley, MA
Mount Holyoake College
4/20/04 Bar Harbor, ME
College of the Atlantic
4/22/04 New York, NY
SOBs (Two Shows)
4/23/04 Minneapolis, MN
Cedar Cultural Center
4/24/04 Madison, WI
Wisconsin Union
4/25/04 Chicago, IL
HotHouse Cultural Center

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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