Jamaican dancehall superstar Busy Signal is expected in Lilongwe on Wednesday for his Malawian tour.
The singer is scheduled to perform at this weekend’s Sand Music Festival in Salima on Saturday, October 31.
The three-day music fest begins Friday, October 30 and ends Sunday, November 1, at the Sunbird Livingstonia Beach.
“Busy [Signal] is expected in the country on Wednesday from Harare aboard Malawian Airlines,” disclosed Sand Music Festival director Lucius Banda.
While in Malawi, the artist is expected to visit orphanages and interact with local artists, according to Banda.
The Jamaican will share the stage at the Sand Music Festival with Malawian acts including Black Missionaries, Skeffa Chimoto, Lucius Banda, Great Angels Choir, Nepman, Ethel Kamwendo-Banda, Lulu, Piksy, Blakjak, Diktator, Thocco Katimba, Wendy Harawa, Soul Raiders Band, Edgar ndi Davis and Sally Nyundo.
Regional acts to grace the festival are Zambia’s Danny K and Jah Prayzer from Zimbabwe.
Busy Signal kicked off his Southern African tour with his first stop in Zimbabwe where he performed at the Glamis Stadium on Saturday, October 24.
Fans in Zimbabwe had a treat of their life as the dancehall icon proved beyond reasonable doubt that he was one of the best in the reggae music circles.
His coming to stage was met by a loud cheers and whistles from the packed ground full of dancehall lovers who could not wait to sample songs live from the man himself.
Clad in a blue suit, the dancehall star sang songs from his past and new albums and fans could be heard singing along showing that they really know and love his music.
Songs like “Reggae Music Again”, “Sweet Love”, “Dreams of Brighter Days”, “Gambler”, “Come Over” and “Sweet Love” left fans in ecstasy especially who had their loved ones with them could be heard singing along while enjoying the marvellous tunes. –Additional reporting by The Herald from Zimbabwe.