The highly influential African music festival Sauti za Busara has announced the first names of artists set to perform in 2019. The next edition will take place in Old Fort in Stone Town, Zanzibar (Tanzania) during February 7–10, 2019, with 44 performances on three stages.
The artists include Afrigo Band (Uganda); Mokoomba (Zimbabwe); Fid Q (Tanzania); Mkubwa na Wanawe Crew (Tanzania); Ifrikya Spirit (Algeria); Ithrene (Algeria); Fadhilee Itulya (Kenya); Tausi Women’s Taarab (Zanzibar / Tanzania); Rajab Suleiman & Kithara (Zanzibar / Tanzania); Hoba Hoba Spirit (Morocco); M’Toro Chamou (Mayotte / Reunion); Sofaz (Reunion); Tune Recreation Committee (South Africa); Jackie Akello (Uganda); Shamsi Music (Kenya); Dago Roots (Reunion); Trio Kazanchis +2 (Ethiopia / Switzerland); Damian Soul (Tanzania); S Kide & Wakupeti Band (Tanzania); Faith Mussa (Malawi); Lydol (Cameroon); Stone Town Rockerz (Zanzibar / Tanzania); Man Sulei Tara Jazz (Zanzibar / Tanzania); Wamwiduka Band (Tanzania); and Eli Maliki (Uganda).
More at www.busaramusic.org
Author: World Music Central News Department
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