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Wednesday, March 7, 2018


(Thulile Zama)

In association with The State Theatre, iSupport Music Business presents a tribute to the legendary African star Miriam Makeba titled A Tribute to Mama Africa performed by the Durban based Thulile Zama.

Zama is a versatile vocalist who aims to keep us inspired in her latest musical theatre performance. This will take place at The State Theatre on March 23, 2018.

Miriam Makeba, who was a vocalist and human rights activist, was the first soloist to put African melodies abroad in the 1960s. She is well acknowledged throughout the world and also known as 'Mama Africa’. Miriam Makeba’s career influenced Thulile Zama and her band members to such an extent that she found it fitting to do a tribute in honour of Mama Africa. Her and her band have chosen songs from different era of her illustrious career including favourites like Pata Pata and Click song, but also the ballads like Promise and the heart wrenching offerings.

“We are inviting people from all backgrounds and ages to come watch this show, as we are honouring a legendary South African musician that we want to keep alive throughout generations,” says Zama

The band will be made up of Thulile Zama on vocals, David Smith on keys, Rebekah Doty on drums and Sbusiso Mkhonza on bass guitar.

Tribute to Mama Africa, Miriam Makeba will take place at The State Theatre in Pretoria on March 23, 2018, at 20h00. Entrance fee is R120 and tickets are available at Computicket.

The use of “Miriam Makeba®” courtesy of the ZM Makeba Trust and Siyandisa Music (PTY) Ltd.