Malawi’s reggae outfit The Black Missionaries arrived in London Thursday morning for the historic shows scheduled for tour kick-off on Saturday and promises give Malawians and all music lovers in England and Scotland a music fireworks.
Spokesperson for the organisers Norah Chiwaula McLintock picked up Chileka-based music group, fondly known as Ma Blacks by their fans, at London Heathrow International Airport and said the award winning band accompanied by one of the country’s iconic music hotshot, Anthony Makondetsa who is otherwise also known as ‘Mr Cool’ touched down in London on Kenyan Airways having left Malawi Wednesday afternoon at 15:00 hours enroute Nairobi.
“We have prepared for the best ever show in Birmingham. It will be the finest show Malawians have ever witnessed,” Makondetsa told Nyasa Times.
Black Missionaries front man and lead singer, Anjiru Fumulani said: “We are happy to be here for shows. We promise our fans a great time. We will give out nothing but the best.”
Fumulani said Ma-Blacks as well Makondetsa, who is his first cousin, are all set for the showdown and ready to rock their UK fans with ultimate music pleasure.
“We encourage all Malawians and music lovers in the UK to come and join us for the shows. We are prepared to entertain them to their satisfaction. We will give them music from all our albums, starting from Kuyimba 1 through to Kuyimba 9. It’s going to be an explosive music marathon,” said Fumulani.
Norah Chiwaula-McLintock said in a separate interview that she and her organising partner Grace Mtolera-Mujungu are happy that the long awaited Black Missionaries band is finally in the UK saying it will be a great show.
“It is going to be a great time and we encourage Malawians in the UK not to miss this once in a lifetime chance. We have put into it a lot of resources and efforts to ensure that everything is up to the minute and we are so happy that everything is going on son well, said Chiwaula McLintock.”
First show will be held Saturday 28th June 2014 in Birmingham at Iqbal’s Banqueting Suit on 136 Victoria Road, Aston B6 5HH from 8.pm prompt till late.
The second show will take place in Manchester on the eve of Malawi Independence, July 5th 2014 at Sol House, Fairfield Street M12 6EL and the final show will be held in Glasgow, Scotland at a venue to be announced later.
Cover charges to the two shows is £30 for advanced standard tickets purchased online and those wishing to pay on the door it will be £35 while VIP tickets are going at £50 and including a bounty of free drinks and snacks and will be allocated a seat in the VIP area and these ticket can only be bought online only according to Mtolera-Mujungu.
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