BLESSING „BLED“ CHIMANGA & DREAMS BAND

28 August Tuesday, 20:30 Festival Center

BLESSING „BLED“ CHIMANGA & DREAMS BAND

The concept of the show is take the audience on an African journey and give them a power packed performance with real energy from Africa. The band is energetic, passionate, with its unique Afro jazz sound. This African band with a very unique sound is a combination of African instruments and western instruments.

DREAMS BAND of Zimbabwe’s shooting star BLESSING ‘BLED’ CHIMANGA started as a trio 5 years ago and has toured world wide for 4 years. The main attraction of their show is the high African energy and joy of playing that they bring live on stage. The lyrics of the songs are in English and Shona (ZW main local language). After a first CD now they’re releasing a brand-new album right on time for their world tour 2018. So far the band has toured in India, Indonesia, Thailand, Tanzania, South Africa, Zambia, Botswana and Argentina and looks forward to perform their high voltage show also live on stage in India.

Blessing Chimanga is an international acclaimed artist as a marimba player, singer, songwriter and percussionist from Zimbabwe. He’s been touring world wide (Asia, Europe, North & South America, Africa) with his own African bands as well as with intercultural projects as musical ambassador of Zimbabwe, e.g. Zimboita, Kunzwana #1 or Mama Africa.