ZIMFEST HARARE 2012 – Announcing The Artists:

Zimfest Harare hosts RainDance – The International Concert on Saturday 22 December 2012 and today announced the artist line-up.  Showcasing some of Zimbabwe’s hottest talent from home and abroad the star studded line up will take over Harare Sports Club. Confirmed artists include Rusike Brothers – whose comeback album is hotly anticipated later this year, African dancehall ambassador Jusa Dementor (UK), Chikwata 263 and Evicted Angus featuring Amara Brown. The annual festival will also see Hip Hop star – Synik, Chris Wright,  Jah Prayzah and Hope Masike who is currently on tour in Europe as well as multiple award-winning singer/songwriter Cynthia Mare (UK). Zimfest also announces the DJ line up for the festival which includes DJ Smoove (Deon Fulton), Zuggy, Simba Smooth, Smooth Spinner (USA), Kimble Rodgers (ZiFM), Toby 2 Shoes (Cape Town – Headline DJ), Reverb 7 & Simba Tags, DJ Naida (Power FM), Rob Macson (Coming back from performing at Zimfest London).

For the second year, a diverse array of some of some of the greatest names in music will appear on one stage. The inaugural Zimfest Harare in December 2011 marked the official launch of the Zimbabwe leg of the internationally held Zimfest, and in 2012, the festival will celebrate its local success.

During the one-day festival the the audience can enjoy non stop performances throughout the day and have a choice of watching the artists perform live on stage or hanging out in the DJ arena where the DJ will spin some amazing tracks and mixes.

The Project Manager of the festival Mike Tashaya said, “All Zimfest festivals are such an amazing experience and we are extremely pleased to have the opportunity to again deliver a diverse, extraordinary line-up of incredible talent at Zimfest Harare 2012.”

Promotion of Zimfest Harare 2012 will kick off at ZiFM, Zimbabwes newest radio station, who we are pleased to announce as our media partner for the festival,  followed by regular updates of additional artists and new information. In addition we will be using a very strong social media component reaching all tech savvy music fans through twitter, facebook and our website he said. Announcements will also continue to roll out in the press.


Tickets – Tickets prices range from $20(advance) – $25 (at the door) and will go on sale from September 2012

– For group sales, please contact harare@zimfestlive.com

– Children under 13 free

– Visit the Zimfestlive website, Twitter or Facebook for updates and more information www.zimfestlive.com.

Sponsorship – Sponsorship packages are available. Contact Sponsorshipharare@zimfestlive.com  for more information