Wamwiduka Band

Bio

Wamwiduka Band is a Tanzanian uplifting and vibrant traditional music band that mixes with urban music. This band was formed in the Mbeya region in 2012, which is found in the southern highlands of Tanzania, Africa.
The origin of the word Wamwiduka is derived from the Safwa ethnic community from the Mbeya region, which means Wadukani (Shop products or something that has value and can sell itself).
The music played by the band is called ‘’Babatone music, which has become very popular in many eastern countries of Africa, including Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia and even other southern-east African countries.
The instruments they use are made with homemade tools, which include the self-made string guitar, Drums, Marimba (a deep-toned xylophone), percussion, and a base guitar that creates a traditional banjo sound.
During 2020 the band has managed to record a mixtape of 16 songs and it was named ”Wamwiduka Mixtape” and among of their major hits songs are included ‘‘Niwewe, ‘‘and ‘‘Kilingeni” which is famous on the street from lyrics that state ‘‘Nahonga pakubwa nakula padogo’’ which meant amount of money that a man bribes to her woman a alot compared to what they get in return.
In 28th July 2023 Wamwiduka Band released the debut EP which is called ‘’Mdundo wa wamwiduka” and collaborate with other artist from other music genre and records various songs includes Mpishe mama apite featuring Ben Pol (who is Tanzania famous bongo fleva singer), Oa featuring Tamimu (a singeli musician) , Safari , Moyo, Nigongeshee featuring Tanzania legendary traditional singer Dokii.

DISCOGRAPHY:
This Nomadic band is rapidly gaining popularity around Dar es Salaam (The capital city of Tanzania) and they started to get invitations of performing on big festival stages starting in 2019 as shown below;
7th -10th February 2019, Ngome Kongwe, Zanzibar – SAUTI ZA BUSARA.
23rd -25th August 2019, Malaika Beach,Dar es salaam, Tanzania – ONGALA MUSIC FESTIVAL.
30th August 2020 , Nafasi Art Space, Dar es salaam, Tanzania – Live Session for “MIDEM AFRICAN FORUM” – Spotlight on East Africa.
7th -10th, December,2020, Bagamoyo, Tanzania – ONGALA MUSIC FESTIVAL
26th – December 2021, Tanzania National Stadium, Dar es salaam, Tanzania – SERENGETI FESTIVAL
28th -30th ,October 2021, Bagamoyo, Tanzania – INTERNATIONAL BAGAMOYO ARTS FESTIVAL.
27th – November 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa – ACCES MUSIC IN AFRICA CONFERENCE
4th – December 2021,Dar es salaam, Tanzania – KOMAA CONCERT.
11st -13rd February 2022, Ngome Kongwe, Zanzibar – SAUTI ZA BUSARA FESTIVAL
26th – November 2022, Dar es salaam, Tanzania – ACCES MUSIC IN AFRICA CONFERENCE
17th – December 2022, Dar es salaam, Tanzania – EQUITY BANK END OF THE YEAR STAFF PARTY
7th – July 2023, Dar es salaam, Tanzania –THE 47th DAR ES SALAAM INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR
29th – September 2023, Dar es salaam, Tanzania – WIKIENDI LIVE FESTIVAL
29th – September 2023, Dar es salaam, Tanzania – LOCAL FOOD FESTIVAL
26th – 0ctober 2023, Dar es salaam, Tanzania – BAGAMOYO FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND CULTURE

For more information, you may visit www.wamwiduka.com.

Posts

Portrait de Wamwiduka Band

Wamwiduka Band a ajouté 6 nouvelles vidéos

Wamwiduka Band x Dokii - Nigongeshee (Official Audio)
Wamwiduka Band x Ben Pol - Mpishe (Official Audio)
Wamwiduka Band Feat. Tamimu - Oa (Official Audio)
Portrait de Wamwiduka Band

Wamwiduka Band a ajouté une nouvelle vidéo

Wamwiduka Band - Unanipenda? (Live sessions)
Portrait de Wamwiduka Band

Wamwiduka Band a ajouté une nouvelle vidéo

WAMWIDUKA BAND - USIZIME MZIKI (LIVE SESSIONS)

Vidéos

Wamwiduka Band - Moyo (Official Audio)
Wamwiduka Band x Dokii - Nigongeshee (Official Audio)
Wamwiduka Band - Safari (Official Audio)
Wamwiduka Band x Ben Pol - Mpishe (Official Audio)
Wamwiduka Band Feat. Tamimu - Oa (Official Audio)
Wamwiduka Band - Usizime Muziki (Official Audio)
Wamwiduka Band - Unanipenda? (Live sessions)
WAMWIDUKA BAND - USIZIME MZIKI (LIVE SESSIONS)
WAMWIDUKA BAND - "NAHONGA PAKUBWA NAKULA PADOGO"(KILINGENI)| STUDIO SESSIONS)
Mahojiano na Burudani ya WAMWIDUKA BAND kuelekea SERENGETI FOOTBALL BONAZA itakayofanyika UHOLANZI.
WAMWIDUKA BAND - Live in Johannesburg City, South Africa.
WAMWIDUKA BAND (Live @ Ongala Music Festival 2020)
WAMWIDUKA BAND - Live Session for "MIDEM AFRICAN FORUM" - Spotlight on East Africa.
WAMWIDUKA BAND FT MWANANJENJE - NAHAMIA CCM
WAMWIDUKA BAND - NI WEWE TU MAGUFULI
Wamwiduka Band wakipasha nyimbo ya #SIKULIPI
Wamwiduka Band - Live Performance @ Alliance Française - DAR ES SALAAM
Wamwiduka Band ft Msaga sumu- Sikulipi (Audio)
WAMWIDUKA BAND ndani ya CLOUDS PLUS.
Wamwiduka Band - Wewe zuwena (LIVE @ SAUTI ZA BUSARA)
WAMWIDUKA BAND - RUGE TUTAKUKUMBUKA (KIFO HAUNA HURUMA)
WAMWIDUKA BAND LIVE PERFORMANCE AT SAUTI ZA BUSARA (2019).
WAMWIDUKA BAND WALIFUNGUA TAMASHA LA SAUTI ZA BUSARA MBELE YA VYOMBO VYA HABARI.
WAMWIDUKA BAND - KILINGENI (LIVE AT ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE).
Wamwiduka Band - Ni wewe (Official Music Video)
Diamond Platinumz feat Rayvanny - Salome 2019 (Covered By Wamwiduka Band)
WAMWIDUKA BAND wagomewa na mashabiki kushuka jukwaani kwenye tamasha la KARIBU MUZIKI FESTIVAL
Wamwiduka Band - Kilingeni (Official Video)
Wamwiduka Band - Ni wewe (STREET PERFORMANCE)
Wamwiduka Band - Kilingeni (STREET PERFORMANCE)
TZDar es Salaam, Tanzania
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