CT Folk n Acoustic Music Festival 2014 – 30 Aug, Baxter

The Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival

30 August – 20h00 at Baxter Theatre, Concert Hall.

Derek Gripper – Photo: Christoph Lenz
Derek Gripper – Photo: Christoph Lenz

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?

Ard Matthews
Ard Matthews

You get the Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music FestivalReal 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 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 announced soon!

Tickets  R165 – R185at Computicket: http://online.computicket.com/web/event/cape_town_folk_n_acoustic_music_festival/815575439

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: https://www.facebook.com/events/304880536346217/

Stay in touch:

FB: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cape-Town-Folk-n-Acoustic-Music-Festival/113231878787427?fref=ts

Twitter: @CTFolkFest

Website: www.realwiredmusic.com

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.

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