Blend describes a combination of or mixture of things and thus works perfectly as a name for a musical theatre piece featuring many of Africa and South Africa’s vast range of cultural musical and dance styles. The show opens with the vibrant and co...
A djembe is a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum played with bare hands. It is originally from West Africa. According to the Bambara people in Mali, the name of the djembe comes from the saying “Anke djé, anke bé which translates to everyon...
As participants enter the room, they are met with the inviting pulse of the drum. After everyone is seated in front of their drum (and most often, tapping away already), the drum facilitators start off with a drumming performance. With a repertoire o...
The group consists of 10 members which include a banjo player, a “gummy” (African Drum) player and a trumpeter. None of the band members have had any formal musical training, theirs is a culture passed down from their forefathers, the older membe...
Christine Weir and her brother Graham founded the award winning Not the Midnight Mass. Over the years Not the Midnight Mass has won many awards, the most recent being 2009 Fleur du Cap best ensemble. As a solo performer Christine was nominated for Fl...
Most often string groups consist of a maximum of four musicians (a quartet). The combination of enthusiasm and reliability of these musicians has resulted in very positive feedback from clients. Their experience in the music industry and attention to...
They do two general performance types. The first one is a freestyle type of performance from 1 to 10 performers. This would usually be done as a welcoming or background performance while people are arriving or having drinks and can be used to escort ...
Gumboot dancing, or isicathulo, has become something of a South African phenomenon. It is included in the repertoire of most South African dance groups that travel the world. Most people, in every part of the world, recognise isicathulo as quintessen...
Jamie Jupiter spins magic with his thought provoking lyrics and warm fun filled performances. His music has been likened to the chilled out folk-rock of Jack Johnson and blues tinged pop of John Mayer. Bob Dylan would be jealous however of Jamie’s...
Kalahari Connection is a global collective of musicians from numerous cultures and nationalities, children of the Kalahari coming home to Africa. Music is universal and so is Kalahari Connection. Each carries with them some of the infinite new sounds...
This Marimba Band is an energetic and vibrant band, from the townships outside of Cape Town. Their mission is to play and highlight South African Traditional music and dance. They have played at the V&A Waterfront, Invelo restaurant, Mama Afr...
Matthew Reid trained in clarinet performance at UCT and the Royal College of Music in London. He won the SASOL prize for young musicians in 1986. He was the director of the annual Yiddish Song Festival in the Baxter Theatre for eleven years. He is pa...
Mike Laatz plays saxophone in a unique, gentle style. Over the years, he has entertained dozens of South Africa’s top companies, and has played at more weddings than he can remember. He works alone, using top-quality backtracks. Mike specialise...
Cape Town-based Ottoman Slap will heal your wounds, allay your sorrows and soothe your soul as they weave their music, originating in the soul of itinerant folk musicians and travellers. Their eclectic musical offering includes traditional pieces and...
Plumsong is a duo that covers an array of styles from Broadway hits, to swing, pop and blues. They are a light-hearted, classy and their music spans the generations from the 40’s right up till today. They are the perfect answer for your venue or ...
With his friendly makeup and professional appearance, it is no surprise that this big shoed funny guy is one of South Africa’s busiest and hardest working comedic performers in the Industry. Regarded as one of South Africa’s top performing Clowns...
Stormin Norman is one of South Africa’s most established performers, with over 25 years of performance experience. He is regarded as one of South Africa’s top jugglers, fire artistes and uni-cyclists all in one. Internationally trained, Storm is ...
The Fancy Galada Band is the embodiment of true South African entertainment! With a repertoire representing a cross section of African, South African, Pop and Rock music they are a culture crossing, highly entertaining band with an energy that is inf...
This energetic and talented group consists of 4 or more male dancers, all dressed in traditional outfits. They have performed at many venues and functions/weddings in and around Cape Town, including QE11, Castle of Good Hope, CTICC, Radisson Blu amon...