WAMWIDUKA (TANZANIA) 2018

WAMWIDUKA (TANZANIA) 2018

With close harmonies and their dishevelled elegance, they blend Guitar music with Traditional songs and sounds in a fresh and exciting way which right from the start makes you smile and move! Wamwiduka Band is a Tanzanian uplifting and vibrant traditional music band formed in Mbeya region southern highlands of Tanzania in 2012. The line-up of Wamwiduka Band are Brown Isaya (Writer, lead vocals), Adriano Wilson (lead guitar/Banjo), Zakaria Michael (Percs, vocals) and Peter Mashaka (bass/Babatoni). The origin of the word Wamwiduka is derived from Safwa ethnic community from Mbeya region, which means Wadukani (Shopkeeper/shop-owner). The band plays the babatone, a homemade instrument that is very popular in Mbeya as…

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JAGWA MUSIC (TANZANIA) 2018

JAGWA MUSIC (TANZANIA) 2018

Jagwa Music got its start in the early 1990s, when young Dar es Salaam musicians began realizing they could make small Casio keyboards roar. Like many mchiriku  groups, Jagwa is a collective project. The band was originally founded in 1992. Except for the chief composer Abdallah Gora and the band’s patron George Abdul Jolijo,   all their current members joined the group within the past 10 to 12 years. Due to a busy live schedule that sees them performing regularly at family celebrations in          Dar es Salaam and its surroundings, the group is currently comprised of around 15 to 20 musicians, who rotate so that only about…

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ABENEKO (TANZANIA) 2018

ABENEKO (TANZANIA) 2018

Abeneko is a contemporary live performer, singer, songwriter, guitarist and choreographer. His music have been created in different traditional dances, melodies and rhythm brought to contemporary music life, which promote Tanzanian traditional and contemporary music that inspired original songs and dance from Tanzania. It is a hope to provide a different perspective to the youth who are inspired by western culture and other music styles. They have not grown up to appreciate their own musical heritage which is disappearing. ABENEKO has released his first album known as ‘MAMA CHAMBEWA’ which was officially launched in Doa Doa, Uganda in 2015 and currently successful song and music video SALAM, KIZAU ZAU feat…

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CHIKAYA BURUYA (TANZANIA) 2018

CHIKAYA BURUYA (TANZANIA) 2018

Chikaya Buruya or chikaya D(daughter of Africa)…..she is a singer,song writer ,producer and performer..chikaya was born in in Arusha the safari capital of Tanzania and get way to Kilimanjaro  .she plays guitar and also she’s arranging her music. She was aware of musical ability during her late teens.  After completing her secondary school she decided to join college of art in Bagamoyo (TaSuBa) where she developed her musical education and was awarded a Diploma in performing arts. Shaping up her career Chikaya have been performing with different bands like Tongwa ensemble under  Justin GodyKaozya ,Nafasi art space,, Afrikabisa under Jikhoman. She has also been in German working with the Theatre…

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MOSES ZAMANGWA (TANZANIA) 2018

MOSES ZAMANGWA (TANZANIA) 2018

Moses Zamangwa was born in the southern part of Tanzania. Songea Region. His Music Journey started 16 Years ago and almost half of his music career he was playing Guitar with various gospel Band. Six Year ago Moses started to play Saxophone and it became his No.1 instrument. Now he stands as one of the Leading Saxophonist in Tanzania and East Africa in general with legends, the likes of Rashidi Pembe of Mark International Band, Mafumu Bilali Bombenga of Maquiz Orignal, Ramadhan Kaimanda a.k.a Rama Saxa of Africa Jambo Band and Twahir Mohammed of Orch Safari Sound wana Masantula Ngoma ya Mpwita, Moses has toured the world with his Saxophone…

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QUEEN KOUMB (GABON) 2018

QUEEN KOUMB (GABON) 2018

QUEEN KOUMB is a Gabonese artist, author, composer, performer. She made her music debut in the churches next to her grandmother in a church in her village, it was in 2011 that she began her solo career author of two albums, GHIMAGHE and COLOR EBENE, Her music reveals some both traditional sounds that the artist has inherited from her culture, but also she got influence from jazz, soul and blues that makes it resolutely one of the modern . 5th Anniversary of the Karibu Music Festival. It’s going to be remarkable.

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ISAIAH DESTINY (UGANDA) 2018

ISAIAH DESTINY (UGANDA) 2018

Born in Mbale but raised in many nations, Isaiah is a unique combination of multi-cultural influences and experiences. He has been writing songs since the age of 16 and his songs are a great blend of a variety of genres- including, African Percussion, Folk, Soul and Afro-Jazz. Isaiah began taking on solo projects but eventually after attending a number of arts and musical workshops held by Bayimba cultural foundation, The Uganda music Awards academy and finally he was able to put together a band (E.Band). Isaiah Destiny worked with many producers and collaborated with many other artists to release his first EP, titled “Inzala”, in 2012. Which became a famous…

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MARK ELIYAHU ~ (ISRAEL) 2018

MARK ELIYAHU ~ (ISRAEL) 2018

We are More than happy to Announce another act for this Year. Ladies and Gentlemen, we bring to you Mark Eliyahu from Israel. One of the top Musician from Israel will grace the Karibu Festival in Bagamoyo. Special Thanks to Embassy of Israel, East Africa for making this possible. The 5th Edition of the Karibu Music Festival will take place at The Mwanakalenge Grounds aka Karibu Grounds Bagamoyo from 2nd to 4th November. We are very excited for an amazing experience. 5th Anniversary it’s going to be remarkable.

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Arcenio & Anichka” (Mozambique/Bulgaria) 2018

Arcenio & Anichka” (Mozambique/Bulgaria) 2018

Arcenio De Almeida is an author, composer and musician from Quelimane, Mozambique. He started performing only at the age of 9 with one of the country’s most influential groups of the time, “1 de Maio”, and pursued his musical career with the band “Saldicos” (an emblematic group of traditional music in the Zambezi region), to become a recognized artist in Mozambique. After a move to France he autoproduced his first solo album ” Djay ”, then formed his own band who met a great success in large concert halls and festivals playing alongside the big names of the international scene – Manu Dibango, Salif Keita and many more. Actually he…

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