Viti-Marimbas

African Marimba Music Entertainment

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Introducing

Hello, We are Viti-Marimbas. Welcome!

Live African Marimba Music

Viti-Marimbas are based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded by Anele Viti who grew up in Langa, Viti-Marimbas musicians have many years experience playing marimbas, drumming and singing in the western cape as well as internationally in America and England.

Exciting African Vibe

The group provides streamlined African entertainment to suit any event,  from soft background music to energetic and vibrant singing and drumming, all of which add an exciting African vibe for an unforgettable show

We Cater to Any Event

  • Welcoming guests on arrival
  • Pre-reception or registration
  • Calling or inviting guests into a venue
  • Weddings
  • Conferences during breaks
  • Exhibitions & Worshops
  • Background music
  • Business Dinners
  • Networking events
  • Private Parties

Band

Who Are We? Information About Us

  • Anele Viti

    Founder of Viti-Marimbas

    Anele was born and bred in Langa, Cape Town and has been a Marimba performer since childhood. A virtuoso marimba player, Anele's skilled percussion ability and beautiful bass voice has allowed him the opportunity to perform in Disney World, USA and across South Africa. Having been mentored by Gavin Coppenhall and the Blundell family, Anele now passes on his knowledge to the youth of his community.

  • Andile Kraai

    Band Leader/ Performer

    Andile is an artist who specialises in African musical instruments and African dance. He has worked in productions and theatres such as Baxter and Artscape Theatre and is currently running Marimba classes in various schools in Cape Town.

  • Mabhuti Msweli

    Band Leader/ Performer

    Mabhuti began his music career at the young age of fourteen. His talent has allowed him the opportunity to perform abroad in Sweden. Whether on or off stage, Mabhuti loves playing and enjoying the unique sound of Marimbas as well as Djembe drums. He is currently volunteering to teach how to play African instruments within his community.

  • Charles Gaika

    Performer

  • Zuko Lonzi

    Performer

Rates

Four Piece Band R 3,950

  • Bass marimba
  • Tenor marimba
  • Alto marimba
  • One African drummer
  • 40-45 minute performance
  • Transport expenses within Cape Town area

The drummer is a necessity that if excluded is like a rock band without the drum kit

drums

If you require the band to play longer than 40—50 minutes, please request a quotation. The above rates cover transport within the Cape Town area. A 50% Deposit secures your booking.

Five Piece Band R 4,750

  • Bass marimba
  • Tenor marimba
  • Alto marimba
  • One African drummers
  • One percussionist
  • 40-45 minute performance
  • Transport expenses within Cape Town area

Get in Touch

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Our Requirements

The Band Arrives 40 minutes before the start of the event and requires a maximum of 15 minutes to set up. The band needs 12m² Performance Space on a flat surface – ideal shape is square. The Viti-Marimba band can suit both indoor and outdoor events provided there is shelter if it’s raining. The performers require a place to change into their costumes. Please do let us know if this is not available so that the band can make their own arrangements.

Cape Town
South Africa