Jazz: Maestros for Ugu festival

2009-06-27 00:00

ALL roads lead to the Vodacom Ugu Jazz Festival on the south coast this weekend, so forget the recession and the winter chill, pack your picnic bag and head for the Marburg Sports Ground in Port Shepstone today, to hear music from some of South Africa’s best jazz performers.

Among those appearing at the festival, which gets under way at 10 am, are internationally acclaimed Caiphus Semenya, Hugh Masekela, Selaelo Selota, kwaai-jazz master Don Laka, Ringo Madlingozi and Siphokazi.

They will be joined by Afro-pop group Malini, Lira, Bongi Dube, Ntokozo Masinga and Tender Mavundla, of Idols fame, who will be releasing her long-awaited debut album.

Tickets are R160 from Computicket or Shoprite Checkers or R180 at the gate.

— Witness Reporter.


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