The Cape Town Folk n Acoustic Music Festival - 30 August, Baxter Theatre, Concert Hall.

17 Jul 2014 Comments 0

 

 

The Cape Town Folk‘n Acoustic Music Festival

30 August – 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! RealWired Music and Sedgwick's OldBrown in association with MusicExperience 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 collaborationsand stripped down to the essence of the songs. The evening is set to be anexperience of the finest musical storytelling from the personal journeys of someof SouthAfrica's best songwriters andmusicians.

 

The line upincludes some of SA`s finest musicians and the following collaborations havebeen confirmed:

 

Vusi Mahlasela / Ard Matthews

DeepSouth/ Errol Dyers

RezaKhota / Derek Gripper

JesseJordan / Mark Haze

LouiseDay/ Tatum

Farryl Purkiss / Digby and the Lullaby

WaynePauli / Nuka

Blacksmith/ Dave Ferguson

JamesGrace / Saudiq Khan

EvelynHart / Carla Conradie

 

More to be announced soon!

 

TicketsR165 – R185 at 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 getto 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 PartyDesign.

 

 

Vusi Mahlasela will be collaborating with Ard Matthews.

 

Dave Ferguson will be on stage with Blacksmith.

 

 

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