Entertainment

What’s on!

FRIDAY
THE Great Chronicles Church Choir presents Amakwebo album launch at Nakatindi Hall, Civic Centre in Lusaka. The show will feature artistes such as Mwenshi Mulusa, Kings, Suwilanji, Potipher Mpundu, Karen and the Peace Preachers. The show is pegged at K100 – VIP, K50 – near VIP, K20 – ordinary, K20 – children and is expected to start at 19:00 hours.
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FRIDAY, SATURDAY
NKWAZI Theatre Club returns to the stage at the Lusaka Playhouse with the award-winning play Living with the Enemy, written by Henry Joe Sakala, directed by Frank Mbewe and produced by Rae Hamoonga. Charges for the show have been pegged at K50.
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CLUB Marilyn along airport road in Lusaka will host the folk legend and comedian Pontiano Kaiche. The show is expected to start at 15:00 hours. Entry is free while your assorted chilled drinks are on sale.
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PADDY Blues Sports Café off Great East Road will this Saturday host B1 alongside Chester (Belinda Nafwa). The gig is meant to celebrate the anticipated Zambia national team’s victory against Niger and will start at 20:30 hours till late.
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SATURDAY, SUNDAY
SOUTH African musical duo Liquideep is set to headline the third OctoberFest at Fringilla Farm Lodge in Chisamba, 50km north of Lusaka. Other musicians expected at the R & G-organised event are Jeremy Loops (South Africa) and locals Impact Band, Zone Fam, Abel Chungu, Ben and Kiki and Scarlet, among others, in addition to a plethora of disc jockeys.
Tickets for the festival are set at K100 for pre-sale, K150 at the gate, while kids under 12 get free entry. A ticket will allow one in for both days as there are no single-day tickets.
As a ticket holder, camping is free but one is required to bring their own tent and gear and perhaps a torch and warm clothing as it does become cold at night and early morning.
OCTOBER 5-11
THE Les Promenades Musicales is on, and once again, co-ordinated by Theo Bross. The Lusaka Music Society (LMS) is playing a big part in this festival. The festival will be opened by Miss Marimba and Friends, followed by piano recital by Maxime Zecchini, then Vox Zambezi Choir and Friends, the local acappella choir that needs no introduction. There is also the Stuttgart Percussion Duo featuring Lukas Ehret, who impressed the last time he was here. Others performing are Lusaka Chamber Orchestra and visiting soloists while the Lusaka Music Choir will close the festival.

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