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Listings for September 17th, 2011

APPEARING ON Saturday, September 17th, 2011

The Heritage Survival Band [+]

Free admission before 9pm , £4.00 thereafter

Saturday 17th September

With DJ Tony Bear & Sound Hog

The Heritage Survival’s heavily experienced line up of established Zimbabwean musicians collaborate in an ever remaining fresh fashion renewing familiar traditional rhythms with an innovative direction and energy. Hailing mainly from the countries capital Harare and blending popular Chimurenga and Sungura music in a new age.

The Heritage Survival have between them individually performed with all of the biggest names in Zimbabwean music from Oliver Mtukudzi to Chiwoniso, Alick Macheso, Mbuya Stella Chiweshe and many many more.

Lead singer and guitarist Zivai Guveya’s talent was first discovered aged just 15 when he began working with Thomas Mapfumo as a multiskilled musician playing guitar, marimba and mbira. The early part of his career with Thomas Mapfumo saw him record 5 albums and tour throughout Africa, Europe, North America and Japan.