Strange and Hairies at Maritzburg Music Club

2009-06-05 00:00

THE next Maritzburg Music Club (MMC) evening at the Red Door features the legendary and tireless Hairy Legged Lentil Eaters. Well known to Pietermaritzburg audiences and veterans of the KwaZulu-Natal music scene, the Hairies can be relied upon to lighten your spirits and bring a tap to your toe.

The MMC will also be hosting Anna Strange, a folk singer from the United States. Strange, who is visiting KZN, lives in the midwest, near Chicago. “I started playing guitar after my trumpet was stolen around 1985 or so,” she says. “I make my living as a folk singer in the U.S. and have played all over, from Key West, Florida to Seldovia, Alaska, and from California to Maine. I’ve also played in Russia, Belgium, Germany, and Venezuela, although I usually stick close to the midwest.”

She performs mostly for schools, families and children, “but I have a good career as a peace and justice singer. It’s a good thing that the children’s shows pay the bills.”

Strange will be returning to the U.S. to embark on a six-week backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail to raise money for The Children’s Music Network, and she welcomes sponsorship from “anyone, anywhere”.

“I’ve brought along a selection of American folk instruments, including the mountain dulcimer, gandy dancer and Native American flute.”

Strange will have CDs for sale for R100 each. For more details visit www.CDBaby.com/all/annastange

The evening begins at 8 pm with an open mic stage. The MMC encourages newcomers to come and showcase their talent.

The evening promises to be a good one on Tuesday. Entrance is R20.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/Sport

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.