Get Well Soon Club, which seeks to raise close to K30 million to help legendary musicians Sir Paul Banda and Isaac Liwotcha access medical treatment in top hospitals, will hold the first fundraising show at Mibawa Multipurpose Hall in Blantyre on Saturday.
One of the members of the club, Charles Sinetre, said Wednesday they were ready with the first fundraiser which will bring together performances from, among others, Soldier Lucius Banda’s son Johnny Mr Zembani, Nepman, Mr Friday, Sam Smack, Coss Chiwalo, Paul Subili, Patrick Tung’ande, Blessings Taferakaso, Dr Ethel Kamwendo Banda, Favoured Martha, Michael Kasito, Martha Mituka, Gloria Manong’a and Father Augustine Kaliwu.
The concert comes barely a week after the venue hosted a fallen artist’s show.
“The show is on and we just want to call upon people out there to support this cause,” Sinetre, popularly known as Reggae Ambassador, said.
The group has set up a Get Well Soon FDH account for people to help raise the K30 million.
“We are so thankful for the response that people are making. We put up an account and it is Get Well Soon FDH Bank account number 1230000176191. They can also reach out through Airtel and TNM numbers which are 0999196912 and 0882236082, respectively,” he said.
Sinetre also hailed partners including Mibawa, who have come out to support their first show.
He said they were targeting a maximum of 200 people as regards restrictions to partake into the fundraiser.
Last month, Sinetre said that, with the government loosening Covid restrictions, they are planning to hold a number of fundraising shows across the country.
Liwotcha has a long problem that is to do with bones while Sir Paul has kidney and heart problems.
Sir Paul has been undergoing check-ups in Blantyre and he said Wednesday he was feeling better.
“I was in Blantyre recently for another check and will be coming again for another check-up. The results that have come out are that, in terms of the performance of kidneys, there is an improvement and this is also to do with the advice that I have been given by medical personnel,” the legend said.