The Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival
30th August 2014: 20h00 at Baxter Theatre, Concert Hall.
What happens when you mix Folk, Country, African Folk, Flamenco, World Music, Acoustic Rock, Singer-songwriters, Classical Music, Ragas, Cape Jazz, Bluegrass, Celtic Music – a little Neo-Soul and a Swamp of Blues …… then throw in a few guitars, a piano, violins, ukuleles, cellos, tablas, piano accordions, washboards, blues harps and voices from the heavens – all played by some of South Africa’s finest in these genres?
You get the Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival! Real Wired Music and Sedgwick’s Old Brown in association with Music Experience are proud to announce the 6th instalment of the Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival.
24 South African artists [or bands] will perform completely acoustically in an intimate, concert-style setting. These performances will be delivered in the form of 12 collaborations and stripped down to the essence of the songs. The evening is set to be an experience of the finest musical storytelling from the personal journeys of some of South Africa’s best songwriters and musicians.
The line up includes some of SA`s finest musicians and the following collaborations have been confirmed:
Vusi Mahlasela / Ard Matthews
Deep South / Errol Dyers
Reza Khota / Derek Gripper
Jesse Jordan / Mark Haze
Louise Day / Tatum
Farryl Purkiss / Digby and the Lullaby
Wayne Pauli / Nuka
Blacksmith / Dave Ferguson
James Grace / Saudiq Khan
Evelyn Hart / Carla Conradie
Jack Mantis / Touchwood
Miles Sievwright / Jeremy Douglas
More to be confirmed soon!
Tickets R165 – R185 at Computicket
Music Experience will be running a competition at their great live interactive store. The winner of the competition will receive an Alvarez guitar from Music Experience and will get to open the Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival at the Baxter. For more information go to: www.facebook.com/MusicExperienceSA or www.musicexperience.co.za or email Werner at firstname.lastname@example.org . The Competition dates will be – 2nd July / 23rd July / 6th August and a Final on 20th August 2014.
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As with last Winter’s concert, we will be doing a blanket drop for the homeless – if you have spare blankets bring them along and we will have a designated collection spot at the venue. All blankets will be donated to Bread for Life and distributed to the homeless – https://www.facebook.com/pages/BREAD-for-LIFE/518572728199561
Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival would like to thank our main sponsors – Sedgwick’s Old Brown and Music Experience. We would also like to thank Audio Engineering, Alvarez Guitars and Party Design.