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Really Good Weekends heat up with award winning Mafikizolo at Emperors Palace

20 July 2014

Emperors Palace in association with PHUMZZ Events and projects will fight the winter blues with sizzling hot African fusion entertainment on 27 July.

The third instalment of the monthly Really Good Weekends music series will feature award winning duo, Mafikizolo in the new and improved Theatre of Marcellus.

Really Good Weekends is aimed at mature, urban music enthusiasts, with music aficionados being able to enjoy live performances by award winning bands in a comfortable, safe and relaxed environment, supported by unmatched production quality.

With a career spanning more than 17 years, the multi-platinum selling Mafikizolo’s, Theo Kgosinkwe and Nhlanhla Nciza will perform various hits from their eight albums. The talented artists also boast a multitude of collaborations with local and international musicians, including the likes of DJ and producer, Louie Vega and jazz legend, Hugh Masekela. Even after losing their then third band member, Tebogo Madingoane in 2004; Mafikizolo charged on, winning multiple awards and performing all over the African continent and the world. The band’s vigour and robust percussion “bounce” is present in songs like  ‘Khona’ and ‘Happiness’ that have taken to number one on most radio stations across the country and become a crossover hit amongst black and white audiences. Guests can expect a thrilling experience of jubilation, dance and song from one of SA’s hottest exports.

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