Music lovers will be in for a treat when World Renowned Zimbabwean musician, popularly known as 'Tuku', Oliver Mtukudzi takes the stage at the Acacia Premier Hotel, Kisumu this Saturday the 17th of September.
While the famous musician is not new to Kenya, this will be his first performance in the Lake Side City of Kisumu and outside the City of Nairobi. The event will feature performances by Kisumu born Musician Suzzana Owiyo and Comedian and Radio Personality MC Jalang'o.
Known for his song 'Todi', Tuku began performing as early as 1977 when he joined the Wagon Wheels, a band that also featured Thomas Mapfumo, known for his husky voice, he has become the most recognized voice to emerge from Zimbabwe and onto the international scene and he has earned a devoted following across Africa and beyond.
"This is truly an honour for me to be back in Kenya again, every time I come here am amazed by the love the Kenyan people show me. I am excited particularly to be performing in Kisumu for the first time as I have heard great things about the city. Thank you to the Acacia Premier Hotel for hosting me and I cannot wait to sample the fish offered fresh from the famous Lake Victoria." Said Oliver
Since the devolved government Kisumu County has been in the forefront promoting the county's tourist attraction and unmatched Hotel facilities to woo Kenyans and outsiders to visit the City. Acacia Premier Hotel General Manager Duncan Mwangi says Kisumu is currently attracting non residents who are attracted to ultra modern facilities like Acacia Premier Hotel with unmatched hospitality experiences; this has positioned Kisumu as a destination for conferencing, business and leisure travel. Kenyans now have an additional choice apart from Mombasa and Naivasha
"We are honored to be hosting one of the most influential African musicians. We set our main goal as to offer Kisumu Residents and our guest great memorable experiences" Said Mr. Mwangi
As part of their agenda, Acacia Premier Hotel aims to position itself as a world class brand by offering quality services accessible prices to all its clients.The Hotel boast of hosting famous people among the Oscar Winning actress Lupita Nyong'o who has narrated her experiences at the hotel in her interview in the famous Vogue magazine, Tanzanian leading Bongo artist Diamond Platinum, Sauti Sol, renown Congolese musician Ferre Gola, Senior government and political leaders, Diplomats and leading religious leaders both local and international.