Mokoomba + Oh Bacchanal! DJs

  • Saturday | 13.08.16
  • 7.30pm
  • Band on the Wall, Manchester
  • £15 EARLYBIRD / ...

Mokoomba is a six-piece band that plays a unique blend of Tonga and Luvale rhythms fused with funk, ska and soukousHailing from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, the band have toured over 50 countries around the world and have appeared on Later… with Jools Holland.

Mokoomba recorded their first album Kweseka-Drifting Ahead and the hit single Messe Messe, produced in collaboration with Dutch DJ GREGOR SALTO as part of the Stand UP anti-poverty campaign funded by AfricaUnsigned in 2009. In 2011 Mokoomba and Gregor Salto released an EP titled Umvundla and in 2012 Mokoomba launched their second album RISING TIDE, produced by Manou Gallo, which has received rave reviews from world music specialists including UK’s prestigious Songlines Magazine, Froots Magazine, Afropop Worldwide and The Guardian which listed Rising Tide in its top five world music albums of 2012.