November 9, 2022
Doors 7:30/Show 8; All Ages. THE BAND’S FRONTMAN, ZIVANAI “ZI” MASANGO, welcomes his audience with his kind words, soulful vocals and masterful guitar playing. Zi’s humble demeanor belies his heavyweight status on the African and American music scenes. Zi was recognized with two awards; “Best Zimbabwean Musician in the US” and “People’s Choice” in the spring of 2021. From stadiums and music halls in Zimbabwe to the Hollywood Bowl, Central Park Summer Stage, The Blue Note, Dimitrou’s Jazz Alley and Red Rocks, and everywhere in between, Zi has toured the world, sharing stages with legendary artists such as Thomas Mapfumo, Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, Bonnie Raitt, Jimmy Cliff, Habib Koite, Hugh Masekela, Giovanni Hidalgo, the String Cheese Incident, Bushman, Playing For Change, The Motet, Jyemo Club, and many others. His first three albums; Pachedu (2005), Dutu-Storm (2007) and It’s Time (2013), showcase Zi’s fresh, yet familiar sound. Check out his “Basement Studio” videos and stories on his Zivi Music Youtube channel.
Artist: Zivanai Masango
Venue: Chautauqua Community House