On the 9th of Feb we are back at Grow, Hackney with Pineapple Pizza for a night of tropical sounds. Otto & The Mutapa Calling will be sharing the energetic, joyful music of Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe, then Pineapple Pizza DJs with all the best in afrobeat / disco / cumbia and much much more till 2am!
FREE ENTRY AS USUAL || EVERYONE IS WELCOME!
Visit the Facebook event page here for more info.
See you on February 9th!
Join us on this special night as we officially launch our debut album, Mvura Ichanaya! It’s free entry till 10pm on the night and then £5 thereafter. Dj Khanda Cool will be on the decks. Party goes on till 2am. See you on November 17th at Grow Hackney!
Join us at this final event of SPILL 2018 to say thank you to the incredible group of artists, crew and volunteers who have helped make this festival happen, whilst enjoying a pint of our SPILL Festival beer, Zombie.
There’ll be DJs and live music from Duduetsa, so get ready to dance.
More information available here: https://spillfestival.com/show/duduetsa-spill-closing-party/
Come and celebrate Botswana’s independence with the Botswana community in the UK! Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance. Scroll down for link.
Free tickets available here: httpswww.eventbrite.co.ukebotswana-network-event-celebrating-52-years-of-independence-tickets-48686886789aff=ebdshpsearchautocomplete
Join Trinity Laban this Autumn for their September Series for older adults – offering 4 days of inspiring, accessible and energising music and movement workshops for all abilities. Take part in a vibrant mix of workshops and extend your skills and experience of Hip Hop and South African music and dance.
More information here: https://www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/take-part/for-adults/september-series
Art Night is a free contemporary arts festival that puts art into extraordinary locations around London for one night a year.
The main festival is curated by the Hayward Gallery and Art Night Open will feature curated events from artists, curators and local institutions.
My band and I are performing at several locations at this year's Art Night. More details available on the official website: http://2018.artnight.london/
Otto Gumaelius & The Taste of Southern Africa band will be live at From The Forest festival in Walthamstow. Come down and dance with us!
Date: Saturday 30th June
Venue: Mirth, Marvel & Maud
Tickets: £10 Adult / £8 Concession
For more information, visit: http://www.ftffestival.com/
Come over to Victoria Park for a lovely afternoon of live music!
14:00 - 15:00 Random Folk
15:30 - 16:30 Old School Assembly
17:00 - 18:00 Otto Gumaelius & The Taste of Southern Africa
For more info, visit: http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?guide=Events&cat=45&cid=66564
I'm running a combined dance and marimba workshop with Miles Ncube on the day between 2 - 4pm, all ages and abilities welcome! The band's stage performance is billed for 6pm.
Tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/zimbabwe-culture-day-2018-heritage-tickets-45475449293?aff=eac2
We are very excited to be part of the 2018 edition of the Wandsworth Fringe Festival. We will present a lively evening of folk songs from southern Africa, including liberation struggle songs, original material as well as popular covers. Our show, A Taste of Southern Africa, aims to do exactly that – give audiences a chance to sample some brilliant music from the southern part of the Africa continent.
The show incorporates marimba, mbira, drumming, singing and dancing, and promises to get people up and dancing and singing along!
Date: 19th May 2018
Time: 7.30PM to 9.00PM
Entry: £8/£5.50 concessions
St Mary's Church
Putney, SW15 1SN
Panafrik is the annual cultural showcase produced by UCL’s African Caribbean Society and 2018 promises to see the biggest show yet.
Panafrik: Dilemma surrounds the modern love story of Hannah and Timi and explores the predicaments and challenges faced by young lovers and their friends.
The show exhibits the very best of UCL talent so come with us as we take you on a journey of African and Caribbean comedy, music, dance, drama and fashion. This year features a performance by Afrobeats artist, Mayorkun & Otto Gumaelius & The Taste of Southern Africa Band.
The show will be at the magnificent Cadogan Hall in Chelsea, London on the 9th of Feb 2018. Doors open at 19:00 with a show start of 19:30 sharp. But the night does not end there! Join us at Sway Bar for our exclusive after party to celebrate in style with the cast, crew and guest performers.
Early bird: SOLD OUT
Early bird + after party: SOLD OUT
Standard ticket: £15
Standard ticket + after party: £18