Concert organisers dedicate the first of its kind to the late Axue.
Legendary musician Axue was supposed to perform at the fast-approaching Old School Jive but instead will be celebrated due to his passing yesterday. The concert organisers in a statement said that the aim of the event is to honour artists while they are alive.
“It is with sadness we announce the passing of one of our musical legends Papa Axue who passed on. He supposed to perfom during old school jive concert. Namibia,we really need to honour our musical legends while living. This is the reason I came up with Old School Jive initiative. To honour musicians while still living. We lost a true son of the soil,” the statement read.
The organisers will, with the attendees celebrate Axue and all fallen heroes and heroines who contributed immensely to the music industry.
” We shall celebrate him on 21 December even though we were looking forward to seeing his performance which we have never seen live before. May his soul rest in power.#Forever legendary #Forever honoured.”
Legendary artist Axue who recently celebrated his 56th birthday at a Night Under the Stars event has passed on Monday morming. The sad news has been confirmed by a music concierge and family friend Andre Gariseb.
Born in Windhoek but raised in the remote Okombahe, Axue is part of a musical family and taught himself how to the play the guitar at the age of 14-years for him to also feature in the family band. He was a student at the prominent Martin Luther High School in Okombahe, where he met and grew up with many other musical influencers in pre-independent Namibia.