South Africa’s award-winning songstress Lira and her Love Band arrive in Malawi this afternoon ahead of the inaugural Standard Bank-sponsored Blue Mingoli concert Saturday evening.
According to an official itinerary seen by Nyasa Times Lira will jet in at 12:45 pm at Kamuzu International Airport before holding a press conference at Standard Bank Malawi head offices at 15:00 pm.
Lira is later expected to interact with the bank’s employees and sign autographs, ahead of the Saturday concert which Standard Bank says is going to be memorable.
The musician, who performs together with a four-member group called the Love Band said she looks forward to entertaining a new audience.
“I look forward to share my music with a new audience–Malawi has been on my bucket list for some time and I’m so excited that I can finally visit,” she said.
Lira is expected to jet in with her four member Love Band comprising keyboardist Vicky “Mavikaro” Mngomezulu,bassist Earl “Breezy” Baartman, guitarist Kenton Lee Windvogel and drummer/vocalist Joshua “JStar” Zacheus.
The quartet has been collaborating with Lira for over 10 years.
Lira and her band will size up with Malawi’s contemporary hit maker Lawrence Khwisa, aka Lulu who is the supporting musician