Wednesday, 12 December 2018
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Enjoy the last days of summer with free, live music concerts at the V&A Waterfront’s Amphitheatre during February and March:

 

SUMMER SESSIONS PRESENTED BY smart car: Saturday 24 February

Date                     Saturday, 24 February

Venue                  V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre

Cost                      Free

Performer           Josh Wantie

18h15 - 18h45 (6.15pm to 6.45pm)

30 Minutes

Performer           Gangs of Ballet

19h00 - 20h00 (7pm to 8pm)

One hour

 

At 6.15pm on Saturday, 24 February, Josh Wantie will give a free 30-minute performance showcasing his signature blend of indie, electro and synth-rooted melodies. Don’t miss Josh as he effortlessly swaps between guitar and piano while blending in electronic elements and vocal loops. At 7pm popular alternative rock band Gangs of Ballet will take to the stage for an hour-long performance to show the audience why they are an award-winning band.

 

SUMMER SESSIONS PRESENTED BY smart car: Saturday 3 March

Date                     Saturday, 3 March

Venue                  V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre

Cost                      Free

Performer           Sonik Citizen

Time                    18h00 - 19h00 (6pm to 7pm)

Duration             One hour

 

Fans of lyrical soul-rock will not want to miss the musical trio from Sonik Citizen on Saturday 3 March, when they perform a free one hour show from 6pm at the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre. The band comprises of multi award-winning musician Mark Fransman on lead guitar and vocals, bass guitarist Gino Ackerman and drummer Paul Tizzard.

 

SUMMER SESSIONS PRESENTED BY smart car: Saturday 17 March

Date                     Saturday, 17 March

Venue                  V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre

Cost                      Free

Performer           Danea de Beer

Time                    18h00 - 19h00 (6pm to 7pm)

Duration             One hour

 

Singer songwriter Danea de Beer will perform a free hour-long concert at the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre on Saturday, 17 March from 6pm. Danea, who sums up her music as up-beat, feel-good, modern country will perform her recently released single, 1000 Rivers.

 

SUMMER SESSIONS PRESENTED BY smart car: Saturday 25 March

Date                     Saturday, 25 March

Venue                  V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre

Cost                      Free

Performer           The Kiffness

Time                    18h00 - 19h00 (6pm to 7pm)

Duration             One hour

 

The Kiffness needs no introduction to electronic music fans. Watch a free one-hour performance from the acclaimed band on Saturday, 25 March at the V&A Waterfront from 6pm. Their jazzy, groovy and uplifting house music has notched up three SAMA nominations for the band and has seen 10 of their singles listed in the top 40 charts.

 

SUMMER SESSIONS PRESENTED BY smart car: Saturday 31 March

Date                     Saturday, 31 March

Venue                  V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre

Cost                      Free

Performer           Winston Siljeur Project

Time                    18h00 - 19h00 (6pm to 7pm)

Duration             30 Minutes

 

Wrapping up the last of the free Saturday night live summer concerts at the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre, will be the Winson Siljeur Project. The audience can expect fresh, original jazzy sounds from talented local performers in an hour-long concert starting at 6pm.

 

SUMMER SESSIONS PRESENTED BY smart car: Jimmy Nevis

Date                     Sunday 29 April

Venue                  V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre

Cost                      Free

Performer           Jimmy Nevis

Time                    19h00 - 20h00 (7pm to 8pm)

Duration             One hour

 

Bringing the Summer Sessions with Smart to a close is popular alternative pop singer, songwriter and producer Jimmy Nevis.  He will take to the stage on Sunday, 29 April for an hour-long concert starting at 7pm. This talented Capetonian performer has enjoyed commercial success, and won multiple awards including a SAMA. Nevis’ sound is described as “dreamy, tribal and urban” with gospel undertones, quirky lyrics, soulful vocals and catchy melodies. His current track ‘All About It’ – a collaboration with top local producer Sketchy Bongo – reached the number one slot on the 5FM Pop Charts.

 

ENDS

 

Issued by Corporate Image on behalf of:

Donald Kau

Head of Communications

V&A WATERFRONT

dkau@waterfront.co.za

021 408 7631

 

 

ABOUT THE V&A WATERFRONT

 

The V&A Waterfront is one of Africa’s most visited destinations with almost 25 million visitors annually. It is situated in the oldest working harbour in the southern hemisphere, with the iconic Table Mountain as its backdrop and extensive views of the ocean, city bowl and mountain peaks.
A mixed-use development, the V&A Waterfront covers 123 hectares, comprising residential and commercial property, hotels, retail, dining, leisure and entertainment facilities for both local and international visitors. Along with heritage sites and tourism landmarks, it also includes hotels, retail districts, residential units, corporate offices, markets and the recently opened Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) – hosting the world’s largest collection of contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora.

 

The V&A Waterfront also plays a vital role in the South African economy, with a R335 billion (USD25 billion) in nominal terms over the past 14 years. Every day, 21 000 people come to work at V&A Waterfront, 1 500 people live there and up to 180 000 visitors come every day in peak season.

 

The V&A Waterfront is also operator of the newly upgraded Cape Town Cruise Terminal – in walking distance of Zeitz MOCAA.

 

The V&A is jointly owned by Growthpoint Properties Limited and the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF), represented by the Public Investment Corporation Limited (PIC).

 

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