Unwind your year with the JACKSON WAHENGO ONLINE CONCERT from the comfort of your home!
The National Theatre of Namibia (NTN) in partnership with Shambo musician, Jackson Wahengo present an online music concert for local and international audiences. The show will be streamed from 06 December 2020 to 16 January 2021.
Wahengo’s music is a fusion of Afro-jazz, Shambo, Rumba, Soukous and Reggae. He sings in Oshiwambo and his lyrics reflect traditional Namibian society and politics.
The show comprises of Afro-Fusion, Afro-Jazz, traditional Oshiwambo songs with contemporary adaptions, and features esteemed Namibian instrumentalists as the band with Amakhoe Gawaseb and Lau Bengue on Bass and 2nd Guitar respectively, Kali Kasinda on Keyboards, Brandon /Nanub on Drums and Nangula Hamwaalwa as Backing Vocalist, and a feature with Namibian rapper Shikololo.
The revered Namibian guitarist performs some of his earlier and new songs and further pays homage to legendary African musicians such as Hugh Masekela, Willie Mbuende, Tate Kwela, and John Chibandura.
This concert is proudly funded by the National Arts Council of Namibia’s Covid-19 Relief Fund and promises to keep you entertained and on your feet.
The National Theatre of Namibia (NTN) seeks to motivate and produce contemporary artistic experiences that reflect human experiences in Namibia, the region and beyond. We want the theatre to challenge and enthuse audiences through high-quality and innovative storytelling techniques. We strongly believe in continuously developing new content and curating underrepresented stories. We seek to uphold our key commitment to the Namibian artists and people by incubating a sustainable space, that uses theatre as a constructive bridge between cultures.