Rise Kagona is well known as the founder and lead guitarist of the world famous band from Zimbabwe, The Bhundu Boys, and was recently featured on the BBC programme How to be a World Music Star.
Rise is now resident in Edinburgh, and has been performing around the UK with his five piece group The Jit Jive Band (two guitars, bass, kit, marimba). He composes all his own music, and many of his songs have made hits all over the world. His music doesn’t compromise – it is high quality hard-hitting African dance music guaranteed to make you dance!
“sunny, intricate guitar lines whose easy sparkle belie formidable technical prowess” The Scotsman
Day: Saturday, 17:45 – 18:30