MUSIC IN THE HILLS THIS WEEK - Wed March 15.
Time: 7pm, R25 entry, food and soft drinks available, BYOB, visit www.mith.co.za for more details and directions.
DIRECTIONS TO MiTH:
Take the N3 to Hilton, take the Hilton turnoff and go South into the Village (away from Hilton College). Travel 5,2km along Hilton Avenue (past two sets of traffic lights and Old Main Brewery) and keep going straight as Hilton Avenue turns into Dennis Shepstone Drive. At the 5,2km mark, Knoll Drive will be on your right – the entrance to MiTH is the *second* entrance on your left into The Knoll Historic Guest Farm. (Dennis Shepstone Drive is currently under heavy construction – so please be very cautious.)
7pm - Open Mic
7.30pm – The Fret and Fipple
Made up of local musicians playing a variety of instruments from Scottish smallpipes to cutlery, the Fret & Fipple are a Celtic Folk Band. Just returned from the Knysna Celtic Festival, they play a mix of traditional and contemporary tunes. From haunting airs to dancing hornpipes, come enjoy a taste of Gaelic spirit.
8pm – Qadasi(David Jenkins) & Maqhinga Radebe
Hailing from Empangeni in the heart of Zululand, David “Qadasi” Jenkins and Maqhinga Radebe are an acoustic duo on a quest to revive the powerful sounds of traditional Maskandi music. Both SAMA and SATMA Award nominees in their own right, the duo have taken their fusion of traditional Zulu and western folk music to audiences in the UK, Ireland, Asia and throughout South Africa, and recently released their long-awaited collaborative album titled, “Lashis’ Ilanga”.
9pm – 10pm Zama Zwane
Zama Zwane is a proponent of contemporary R&B, folk, indie folk and pop, with a strong background in gospel. She is a vocalist, with backing vocals and piano provided by friend, Pedro. Zama’s biggest inspirations when it comes to the music she chooses to cover are Joy Williams, Hayley Williams, Beyonce, Adele and Emeli Sandé. Her favourite bands are The Civil Wars, The Japanese House, Daughter and TLC. Born & raised in a musical family in Ladysmith, but currently based in Durban, Zama is always listening out for new music & how she can cover it in a unique way. In her free time, Zama also writes her own material, but humbly says there’s definitely still a very long way to go. Take a listen at:
https://soundcloud.com/zama_zwane/pieces-cover-zama-zwane and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azzixtCRgFg
MiTH is a semi-open mic music club. An opportunity for musicians to share the joy of their music with a friendly audience which includes fellow musicians – who have all “been there” too. (Non-musicians welcome too!) Whether you’re a newbie looking for your first opportunity to perform publicly, or a more experienced / mature musician simply looking for people who are as passionate about music as you are – come along and join us!
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