Chimurenga Revival featuring Mary Anibal, curated by Batuki Music, comprises an all-star ensemble of Zimbabwean musicians who perform folk, traditional, and modern music from their respective heritages. The Shona term for liberation is chimurenga. The performance is a celebration of Stella ‘Ambuya’ Chiweshe, the Mbira Queen, who played a significant role in the liberation movement.
About Chimurenga Revival
The performing ensemble includes, Mary Anibal, Tichaona Maredza, Mutamba Moyo Rainos, Mambo Chivero, Memory Makuri, Donald Moyo, Tatenda Vialy Gordin Mapika and Dally Dominic.
About Mary Anibal
Mary Anibal’s music inspires change – it comes from the desire for societal transformation. The Afro-fusion artist’s music blends folk and traditional music. Her vision is to build on the legacy of legends like Stella ‘Ambuya’ Chiweshe and Chiwoniso Maraire who left a void in the industry for someone with their sound and energy to bring hope into people’s lives. Her solo career launched in 2020 with the release of her single ‘Bhonzo Muderere’. Following this, she released three more, namely ‘Gogoride’, ‘Mvura’ and ‘Narini’. Mary Anibal is one of the few female artists who have mastered mbira.
The concert stage is an accessible venue. Raised spots accessible by ramps at the back of the venue providing ample sightlines are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Dates & Times
9:30pm – 11pm
235 Queens Quay W.
Toronto, ON, M5J 2G8