It was full of entertainment breeze at the Blue Elephant in Blantyre on Saturday night when up-and-coming musician Macdonald Chibwe performed live for the first time since he came into music limelight early last year with his debut album Lingakome.
Chibwe’s performance was spiced up by thrilling performances by acoustic music duo of Edgar ndi Davis plus octagenarian Giddes Chalamanda who kept the audience on their feet throughout the show.
Chibwe dished out four songs, namely Africa, Ubwera liti?, Amuna anga and Adzandichiza. When he grabbed the microphone facing the mixed audience in terms of race, Chibwe spoke against xenophobia attacks happening in South Africa.
Chibwe told the audience: “We are all one regardless race, ethnicity or country of origin. Therefore, let Africa exist as one. I dedicate this song, Africa, to all Africans.”
When Chibwe wanted to leave the stage, the audience protested demanding for extra song. This forced him to dish a song Adzandichiza which gives hope to people living with HIV.
Edgar ndi Davis performed a number of songs including Wazerezeka and Tayenda nawo a Gides. However, the two could not leave the stage without performing a song titled Energy Saver, which the audience demanded.