Three of the country’s musicians, namely Mlaka
Maliro, Piksy and Limbani Banda are expected to
leave for South Africa next month for a two weeks
tour where they are to have live performances.
The Malawian artist will have six shows in the
countries major cities of Johannesburg, Cape
Town and Pretoria.
The gigs have been organised by Fire Flame
Entertainment, a promotion and events
management company owned by Malawians
based in the rainbow nation.
According to Kondwani Jere, the company’s
manager, the three musician are expected to be
in Johannesburg on July 22. The musicians will
then rehearse with Africa band which is expected
to back them.
“They will have the first three shows in
Johannesburg at Safari Hotel, Khoi-San and Tijuca
(Bruma) on 25, 26 and 27 July, before travelling
to Cape Town then Pretoria,” said Jere in an
interview from South Africa.
He, however said though they had scheduled six
shows, at the time of the interview last week,
they had only secured four venues and dates.
“For the two cities we have so far confirmed one
venues, at Madoda Braii in Cape Town where Piksy
and Mlaka will perform on 2 august,” said Jere.
“By next week, we will have the other two venues
and dates confirmed.”
Jere assured the artists to look forward to the best
equipment and band, claiming Africa Band, which
among other members has renowned Malawian
keyboardist JJ Munthali, who was among the best
bands in the music circle there.
We have got a very good band, “it’s the band
that played for Lucius Banda when he was here a
few weeks ago, they will have fun,” he said,
indicating the fans are looking forward to having
the Malawian artist in SA.
“I think this will be the best show ever in SA from
Malawian artists because Mlaka and Limbani will
be performing here for the first time, and people
have lots of love for Piksy plus his new hits,” he
In Johannesburg, Mlaka, Piksy and Limbani are
expected to share the stage with Born Afrikan, a
Malawian reggae artist based in South Africa,
among other acts.