Top musos for Drum music festival

2012-05-31 13:50

Some of the country’s top musical talents are set to perform at the Drum Beat festival.

Artists such as Zahara, Toya Delazy and Sibongile Khumalo are expected to perform their hits at the annual concert tomorrow and on Saturday.

The festival takes place in Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg, at the Birchwood Hotel and showcases cross-genre artists on two separate stages.

“The programme will be predominantly jazz-oriented with a twist of Afro-pop and dance music.

“An added bonus is HHP’s performance during the Amstel Golden Hour followed by German collective Jazzanova featuring Paul Randolph on Saturday’s main stage,” the organisers said.

Tickets are available at for R250 for a day pass.

Festival line-up

Friday June 1

Jazz stage

20:00 Maleh

21:00 Herbie Tsoaeli

22:00 Trio (Steve Kekana, Babsy Mlangeni and Joe Nina)

23:00 Zahara

Saturday June 2

Main stage

16:00 Koldproduk

18:00 Selaelo Selota

20:00 Lira

22:00 HHP

00:00 Jazzanova

01:15 Zakes Bantwini

Jazz stage

15:00 Taiwa Jazz Band

17:00 Asanda Bam

19:00 Adam Glasser (with Pinise Saul and Bheki Khoza)

21:00 Sibongile Khumalo

23:00 Stimela

Dance stage/Piano lounge

14:00 Karabo Mohlala

17:00 Hot Water

19:00 Vusi Mahlasela and Karen Zoid

21:00 Toya Delazy

23:00 Mi Casa

01:00 Jam session

» Artist line-up is subject to change.

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