DCII Smu – Guest Contributor
Feb 22 2017
Chimurenga Music: Concert and Conversation



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SMU - Hughes-Trigg Student Center
3140 Dyer Street
Dallas, Texas 75205

Chimurenga Music: Concert and Conversation brings together African musicians and historians with SMU students and faculty and the DFW community. This public event of conversation and song will involve two Zimbabweans who have put mbira music on the world stage, Dr. Thomas Mapfumo and his Blacks Unlimited Band and Professor Mhoze Chikowero (University of California-Santa Barbara), author of the definitive text on Zimbabwean music.

The symposium will be a combined intellectual conversation and musical concert featuring Zimbabwe’s internationally acclaimed mbira-based sound, chimurenga music. Dr. Chikowero will lecture at 6:00 p.m. and Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited will play at 7:00.

Parking will be available on the SMU campus. FREE passes will be emailed to registered guests before the event.

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