29 January 2022
Nobel Square

V&A Waterfront Take the Stage Series is a platform for emerging South African musicians and musical ensembles to showcase their talents at V&A Waterfront. Experience these emerging artists live for a series of pop-up performances which are free for all to attend

The Pedestrians are a young, multi- genre band based in Cape Town. Celebrating five years of existence, the band has many accolades that supersede their fresh looks and unique yet relatable sound. It was exactly this factor that paved the way for them and separated them from the other participants, when they not only won the band category but came out as overall winners Suidoosterfees. The band also gave birth to seven original tracks when they staged their own production called Viva D6 Queens, which was written and directed by Quanita Adams in 2016. 

The Band performed at multiple places and it opened numerous doors for them. One of these doors included having played at The Joy of Jazz International Festival held in Johannesburg in 2015. They preceded to play at multiple corporate events together with the Jazz on the Rocks in Tietiesbaai and several other festivals in and around Cape Town. The Cape Town International Jazz Festival was one of them. 

The Pedestrians woo’d their way through the hearts of many fans when they collaborated with the “Smother’’ hitmaker, Craig Lucas, The Voice South Africa season 2 winner in 2018. The Band realed their debut single in 2018 called “So much Fun’’. This single caught the attention of the international husband and wife, Kenny Thomas and Fransisca Blasich who are doing a duet cover version of the song. 

The believe in their music, which serves as reason for their likeability. The Band encourages and unwaveringly supports local music and education. They epitomise the saying of “charity begins at home’’.  

The Pedestrians are well renowned for their flawless beats and perfect vocals. A phenomenal display of memorable performances is guaranteed as the brotherly, close knitted Pedestrians always emphasise musical growth both locally and internationally. From singing covers to producing original tracks, from performing at festivals to performing at corporate events, from starting out on the Cape flats to performing to the world. The Pedestrians are infectiously passionate and appeals to the masse

The Pedestrians Debut Album releases on the 29th October 2021 and they can’t wait to share it with everyone. 


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