Zambian Reggae Musician Mathew Tembo Releases Marimba Album

Mathew Tembo
Mathew Tembo

Zambian musician Mathew Tembo will present his new album, Anthem, with a live concert in Lusaka on Friday, 21 November, 2008. "Many of you know me as a reggae musician, but this is my debut marimba album, bringing indigenous Zambian sounds from the village to the modern stage," says Tembo.

Anthem is available in stores in Zambia and online at Also, you can hear some old and new songs, and see the video for "Nandunge" at

The release party will feature performances by Sakala Brothers, Shakarongo, Cactus, and Chileshe Shumfwa

You can buy pre-sale tickets at Alliance Francaise or from me personally. CDs are available at Sounds stores across Zambia. Additionally in Lusaka you can buy the CD at Game and the Citymarket Mondo Music Container. In Livingstone Anthem is found at Jollyboys Backpackers, Tongabezi Lodge, and Musamu Chemists. Internationally, you can buy Anthem online at

Date: Friday, 21 November, 2008
Time: 20:00
Venue: Alliance Francaise, Lusaka
Admission: k10,000
CDs will be on sale for k50,000.

Author: World Music Central News Department

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