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Caravan World Rhythms presents

MOKOOMBA - Zimbabwean Afro-Beat

plus Special Guests

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 | 8:00pm
The Pearl
881 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1L1

Caravan World Rhythms presents

MOKOOMBA, direct from Zimbabwe

plus Special guests

Mokoomba is a six-piece band from Zimbabwe, born at the border with Zambia where the Zambezi River meets the legendary Victoria Falls. The band’s unique sound is a fusion of the different cultures and influences of the region, combining traditional rhythms with contemporary Zamrock.

Since releasing their groundbreaking album “Rising Tide” in 2012, Mokoomba has become a major force in the music scene, captivating audiences around the world with their raw energy and melodic harmonies. Their impressive list of accolades includes winning the Music Crossroads Southern Africa award for Best Newcomer Band in 2008, being named “Best Newcomer” by Songlines in 2013, and winning Best Touring Artists at the Zimbabwe Music Awards in the same year.

Their latest album, “TUSONA”, is a testament to the band’s growth and evolution, showcasing their unique sound and talent. From the raw energy of their African rhythms to the mesmerizing vocals of lead singer Mathias Muzaza, Mokoomba creates a joyful sound.

Mokoomba is one of Zimbabwe’s most popular bands, playing with such icons as Hugh Masekela, Baba Maal and the Talking Head’s Tina Weymouth and Chris Franz. They’ve rocked legendary rooms and stages worldwide, from NYC’s Apollo Theater, and The Kennedy Center is Washington, D.C., to London’s 100 Club and Amsterdam’s Melkweg, to WOMAD, WOMEX and SXSW, sealing their reputation as one of Africa’s best young live bands.