On Thursday it was announced that the South African artists, Deep Fried Man and Bucie, will be some of the main acts at the Shoko Festival in Zimbabwe this year. The Festival, described as “Zimbabwe’s biggest festival of urban culture” will be help from September 24-26 this year.
The organisers of the festival said “this year’s edition of the festival will have a lot of energy since there are many acts,” reported The Herald.
“We will have comedy, music and the spoken word at one place therefore, there will be lots of energy at the festival. Deep Fried Man has performed at South Africa’s biggest comedy events and he has established himself as a top comedian in his homeland. Bucie is an R’n’B and house music singer, who has performed around Africa and was part of the acts the 2015 MTV Africa Awards.
“Shoko festival will be held in Harare under the theme ‘Hear Your City’. The last day of the festival will move to Chitungwiza for the ‘Peace in the Hood Concert’. We do the ‘Peace in the Hood’ day to promote local talent in the high density areas. This year we are in Chitungwiza and we want to promote local talent and create employment.”