GABORONE, Botswana, October 2019 – Major Moves Comedy is back with yet another blockbuster and rib-cracking line-up for their monthly event this November. The First Friday Comedy event which has been religiously happening every first Friday of the month is back for the finale at Masa Square Hotel on Friday the 1st of November. According to the organisers, the audience just like always will be treated to too much hilarity and great silliness from a variety of comics who will take to the stage grand stage.
“The epic line-up which is the biggest thus far will feature over 15 comedians who graced the stage throughout this year. The stellar lineup that has resident host Onkgopotse ‘Mdala Ka Tjeludo’ Mugende will feature fresh comedy from Nqobizitha Mitchel Dube from Zimbabwe, Queens of comedy Kelekwang ‘Rekunde’ Mophaleng and Malebogo ‘Lebo English’ Lekgowa, Augustus Phillimon, Abel Maruza, Boniface ‘Roy’ Phetolo, Maatla Ephraim Basha, Ndiye ‘Triccs’ Tampa, Lentle ‘Induna’ Makhwaje, Odirile Brooks and Umbambi ‘Bambino’ Ndiwenyu.
The event will also bring upcoming comedians to the forefront as new comedians will be introduced and given a chance to share stage with these established acts,” said Major Moves Events Coordinator, Gaolathe Kediemetse.
“Since we introduced these monthly shows we have had promising support and are now exploring ways of getting Botswana talent to shine internationally. Thapelo Malani has performed in Zambia, Triccs showcased in Swaziland, Brooks will be performing in Lesotho in November, and Maatla will be featured in Namibia this December. With these monthly events we also build relations and exchange talent with other countries in our quest to create a sustainable market and continual artist development,” added Kediemetse.
He added that Nqobizitha Mitchel Dube, whose stage name is Q Dube, is a stand-up comedian, Radio personality, T.V presenter, Actor, Voice over artist, and corporate events MC.
In 2013 he was on the line up for Zimbabwe’s First International Comedy Festival. Q Dube has also had the pleasure of touring South Africa with his stand-up act, performing in clubs such as Parkers comedy club and Cape Town Comedy Club.
In 2015 Q Dube took his act to the United States with the help of his family. He managed to perform in six cities namely Chicago, Los Angeles, Texas, Kentucky, Indiana and New York and managed to meet and speak with legends in the Stand Up world like Bill Bellamy, Lavell Crowford and D.L Hughley. He is an award-winning stand-up comedian, whose stock has been rising since he burst onto the international stage scooping the 2017 National Arts Merit Award for Outstanding Comedian.
“We are excited to be hosting the monthly event for the 9th consecutive time this year. Although we struggle with sponsorship for our events, we are grateful to Masa Square Hotel in helping us develop this art form. We want to develop and contribute positively to lives of the comedians so that they can be able to make a living off comedy like elsewhere in the world”, added Kediemetse.
The venue sponsor is Masa Square Hotel and tickets are available at Webtickets and Spar outlets priced from P200 single and P300 double. The shows start at 8pm.
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