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Silo Concert events return to the V&A Waterfront, beginning this Friday

Silo Concert events, a sequence of music occasions showcasing native performers to the general public at no cost, are again to entertain guests within the Waterfront’s Silo district. The 2022/23 season kicks off now, in November of this yr.

Silo Concert events are partnering with Hendricks Gin this yr, as they proceed the occasion that was established in 2018. These memorable live shows had been dropped at an finish through the pandemic, and so performers are again with new and excited power.

The Waterfront has beforehand featured orchestras, Jazz and Kwela Bands, and performers resembling Amanda Black and The Soil. This yr, guests can stay up for a diverse live performance line-up, starting with a efficiency by the Cape City Philharmonic Orchestra in November.

The Silo Concert events happen on the primary Friday of the month at 7pm, with the primary one beginning this Friday, November 4. The live shows will proceed via April 2023.

The live shows are held in entrance of the eating places in opposition to the Zeitz MOCAA constructing, reverse Si Cantina Sociale.


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“After a two-year hiatus, we’re so joyful to have the Silo Concert events return and to have the ability to placed on an ideal present for our guests as soon as once more whereas supporting and showcasing the very best of native expertise,” says Tinyiko Mageza, V&A Waterfront Advertising Govt.

“Music has all the time been one thing that brings folks collectively and the considered having our guests gathered on the Silo District connecting in track and dance brings us nothing however pleasure,” he continues.

Lisa Rothewell, advertising and marketing supervisor at Hendrick’s Gin says that they’re “excited to convey again the magic of out of doors musical efficiency to this much-loved and distinctive spot on the V&A.”

Live performance schedule:

Cape City Philharmonic Orchestra:

The Cape City Philharmonic Orchestra will carry out this Friday, 4 November 2022. The orchestra was based in 1914, and is without doubt one of the most versatile orchestras on the entire continent.

The multi-functional orchestra tirelessly contributes to Cape City’s international standing. They ship world-class performances to all communities within the area, and repeatedly take part in festivals and live shows, and throughout all genres of music.

  • Date: Friday, 4 November 2022
  • Venue: Silo District, in opposition to MOCAA constructing reverse Si Cantina Sociale
  • Value: Free
  • Time: 7pm
Image: Provided

Mandisi Dyantyis:

Mandisi Dyantyis is a South African trumpeter and vocalist acting on Friday, 2 December 2022. In 2019, Mandisi launched his debut album ‘Somandla’.

The album was nominated for the SAMA award for finest Jazz Album of 2019, in addition to for the Mzantsi Jazz Awards. This yr, he launched his second album ‘Cwaka’, which has been streamed over two million instances since its launch.

Cwaka lately gained the SAMA Award for the Finest Grownup Up to date Album of 2022.

This live performance will showcase a few of his older compositions, items from the Cwaka album, as properly brand-new materials being carried out for the very first time.

  • Date: Friday, 2 December 2022
  • Venue: Silo District, in opposition to MOCAA constructing reverse Si Cantina Sociale
  • Value: Free
  • Time: 7pm
Image: Provided

This Factor Known as Swing – that includes Swing All Stars Massive Band:

The Swing All Stars Band is a 20-piece band led by Mike Campbell that guarantees to move you again to the 30s and 40s. The efficiency may have a devoted dance flooring, encouraging friends to decorate up and convey their dancing footwear.

Cape City Swing will supply a free dance class earlier than the present to get attendees prepared and ready.

  • Date: Friday, 6 January 2022
  • Venue: Silo District, in opposition to MOCAA constructing reverse Si Cantina Sociale
  • Value: Free
  • Time: 7pm
Image: Provided

Puesta Del Sol – that includes Corazon 10-piece Salsa Band and Salsa DJs:

The Puesta Del Sol live performance encourages guests to discover Latin American rhythm in a sultry night on the Silo District. The night time might be stuffed with power as Corazon, a 10-piece Salsa band, and quite a lot of Salsa DJs get you shifting.

There might be a free salsa class earlier than the present to get attendees prepared and ready for salsa dancing.

  • Date: Friday, 3 February 2022
  • Venue: Silo District, in opposition to MOCAA constructing reverse Si Cantina Sociale
  • Value: Free
  • Time: 7pm
Image: Provided

Andrew Younger & Don Vino:

Andrew Younger, often known as the Saxman, will showcase his breathtaking saxophone expertise on Friday, 3 March 2023. Born in Liverpool, he’ll captivate Cape City audiences together with his distinctive humor and electrifying stage presence.

Acclaimed saxophonist Don Vino might be becoming a member of him on stage, bringing a variety of songs from the early 70s, proper as much as present hits.

Don Vino has shared the stage with trade greats, resembling award-winning singer and actor Loukmaan Adams, songstress Amy Jones and winner of The Voice season two, Craig Lucas.

  • Date: Friday, 3 March 2022
  • Venue: Silo District, in opposition to MOCAA constructing reverse Si Cantina Sociale
  • Value: Free
  • Time: 7pm
Image: Andrew Younger (provided)
Image: Don Vino (provided)

Judith Sephuma:

Judith Sephuma, multi-award-winning songstress, will kick off the Easter weekend on Friday, 7 April 2023. With a mushy and sultry voice, Sephuma has been dubbed the queen of Afro Jazz.

She is internationally acclaimed, with a number of platinum standing promoting albums and having carried out around the globe. Her de ella bought out reveals de ella have seen Europe, the UK and the USA.

  • Date: Friday, 7 April 2022
  • Venue: Silo District, in opposition to MOCAA constructing reverse Si Cantina Sociale
  • Value: Free
  • Time: 7pm
Image: Provided

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