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Tuesday, May 21, 2019


Zakifo Music Festival, in conjunction with Concerts SA, brings the island sounds of Reunion-based outfit, Lindigo, and South Africa’s Ilima band together for your listening pleasure at The Rainbow Restaurant on May 26, 2019.

Established in 1999, Lindigo amazes with its explosive and stunning scenic representations. Combining the Maloya’s instrumental tradition with Madagascarian polyphonies, the band disrupts the rules of this kind of music. The music style of Maloya is Reunion Island’s vibrant symbol of creole culture whose strident vocal calls, chanted responses and complex percussion rhythms originated with the slaves brought to work on the sugar plantations and became a weapon of resistance, banned until the 1980s.

Ilima has been in existence for over 20 years under the leadership of multi-instrumentalist, Victor Sithole. Combining Western and African indigenous instruments, Ilima sets out to celebrate indigenous music and culture with a crossover into jazz, in a self-described style of IndiJazz.

Lindigo participation is made possible through the support of Zakifo, and Ilima's participation in this event is made possible through the support of Concerts SA.

The concert takes place on May 26 at the Rainbow Restaurant, 23 Stanfield Lane, Pinetown. Doors open at 13h00. Tickets R80 at the door, Pick ‘n Pay or

For more information contact 078 440 8937.