The V&A Waterfront’s annual Summer Sessions returns to the Amphitheater stage from 19 November to 3 February, bringing you top musicians like The Rudimentals, Monark and Jimmy Nevis, to name a few. Get the schedule below:
Saturday 19 November: Daniel Baron
Daniel Baron hits the Amphitheatre stage on Saturday, 19 November 2016 from 6.30pm. Visitors can look forward to a captivating crossover performance featuring pop, rock, ballad and dance genres from this SAMA-winning singer and songwriter. Baron has 10 radio hits to his name and a number one single from his debut album, It’s Time.
Friday 2 December: Chris Werge & Richard Stirton
On Friday, 2 December from 6.30pm, up-and-coming local artist Chris Werge kicks off the December Summer Series. A former contestant on The Voice South Africa, the 25-year-old indie folk artist has enjoyed popular success in recent years, and has opened for the likes of internationally renowned artist James Blunt. Then at 7.15pm, Richard Stirton, a former winner of The Voice South Africa, will remind the audience why he was the 2016 winner.
Friday 16 December: The Rudimentals
Reconciliation Day gets a little rock-n-roll treatment with a live performance from acclaimed South African group The Rudimentals, who will perform at the Amphitheatre from 7pm. This popular cross-genre group have developed a style of their own utilising aspects of various music types – reggae, ska, rock, gumma, dancehall, jazz and afro-pop. They write and produce their own music and everything they play is original.
Sunday 1 January: Mpho & Uvimba
Popular afro-jazz band Mpho & Uvimba are set to start the 2017 V&A Waterfront’s Summer Sessions with a beat. They will jazz it up at the Amphitheatre from 7pm on Sunday 1 January with a seven-piece band. They have previously performed with the likes of Jonathan Butler, Rebecca Malope and many more well-established South African artists.
Friday 6 January: Monark
Monark will rock January at the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre on Friday, 6 January from 7pm to 8pm. Without a doubt one of the most exciting band to break out from 2013, Monark are changing the face of pop music in South Africa. Performing as a 4 piece band, Monark delivers something completely fresh and unique, setting trends and stirring up tastes in the South African music landscape.
Friday 3 February: Jimmy Nevis
Bringing the Summer Sessions to a close is popular alternative pop singer, songwriter and producer, Jimmy Nevis. He takes to the stage on Friday, 3 February 2017 between 7pm and 8pm. This talented performer has enjoyed commercial success, and won multiple awards including a SAMA.
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