Huge news for fans of Zimfest Live
as their unveil the first wave of artists heading to the 2019 edition of the family-friendly festival dedicated to showcasing the best of Zimbabwean culture at London’s Colesdale Farm in early August
Headlining the Zimfest party this summer will be Chimurenga music legend Dr. Thomas Mapfumo, who was nicknamed ‘The Lion of Zimbabwe’ for his immense popularity and for the political influence he wields through his music in Zimbabwe. Other headline acts confirmed so far will include Winky D and ExQ, as well as further support on the day from DJ Tamuka and Tsungai Tsikirai.
Initially started back in 2001 by a group of Zimbabweans based in the UK, almost two decades later and Zimfest Live has now established itself as the place to go for enjoying all the best parts of the South African country, from live music, food and drinks, and that all-round positive atmosphere. With the first round of acts now revealed, we can’t wait to see what other exciting announcements will be unveiled soon by one of the friendliest events in London.Zimfest Live 2019 lineup so far:
And more TBA soon.
Catch Zimfest Live at Colesdale Farm, London on Saturday 3rd August
.General tickets available from Friday 3rd May at 3pm.