Tampa Bay songwriter Mwiza Simfukwe set to butter up Hooch and Hive for free Friday concert

Hooch and Hive is one of a handful of Bay area ‘Safe & Sound’ venues.

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Even Linda Richman would agree that Mwiza Simfukwe’s voice is like butter. And not that cold-fridge kind of butter that you need to microwave before spreading. Simfukwe’s butter is room temperature and fucking smooth. So smooth in fact, a baby might be made after his show at the newly reopened Hooch and Hive—we’re warning you now. The 20-something Zambian-born Tampa singer-songwriter is so talented he’s already opened for some greats including The Kingston Trio (before the last remaining member died in early 2020.)

Mwiza Simfukwe, Fri. Dec. 11, 9 p.m. Free. Hooch and Hive, Tampa. More info here.


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Stephanie Powers

Freelance contributor Stephanie Powers started her media career as an Editorial Assistant long ago when the Tampa Bay Times was still called the St. Petersburg Times. After stints in Chicago and Los Angeles, where she studied improvisation at Second City Hollywood, she came back to Tampa and stayed put.She soon...
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