Cape Town – With the cold and rainy weekend ahead, we went to find you some gigs to warm up your weekend.
Check them out here:
A former child prodigy, George Benson first came into prominence in the 1960s, playing soul jazz with Jack McDuff and others. His 1974 release Bad Benson climbed to the top of the Billboard jazz chart however his 1976 release LP Breezin’ sprung his career into new heights and was a significant album in terms of popular music history being the first jazz album to be certified platinum, which later went triple platinum. He will be playing in Durban on Friday, Cape Town on Saturday and Sunday, and Johannesburg on Wednesday next week. Click here for more info and to get your tickets.
The boys from Belville have a lot to celebrate! It has been ten years since Fokofpolisiekar released Swanesang, their last full length album up to date, and they are celebrating by releasing the album on vinyl. And to launch their Swanesang vinyl, they are going on tour! Catch them on Friday at Firkin in Pretoria. Click here for more info.
Laurie Levine and Josie Field
The blues infused vocal-rock of Josie Field connects with the intimate folk, country styles of Laurie Levine to create a unique and intimate musical experience. Dubbed the ‘Collaboration of the Year’, and winners of the Standard Bank Ovation award in Grahamstown in 2014, these two Joburg based singer songwriters have created a show that has gone from strength to strength over the last three years. They have recently received a 2016 SAMA nomination for Tigerlilly – Best Adult Contemporary Album. Catch them on Saturday live at Cafe Roux in Noordhoek. Click here to book your spot.
Don’t miss out on one of our countries most loved and respected singer songwriters Koos Kombuis. Catch him live at The Good Luck Bar in Johannesburg on Sunday at 13:00. Tickets are R100 and R80 presale for this event. Click here for more info.