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Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Festival

05.12.2011

It’s folk time! Win tickets to The Cape Town Folk and Acoustic Music Festival right here on Mahala. Tag the Facebook page on our Facebook and get your mates to like your post. The post with the most likes will win a double tickets to a weekend of folk and acoustic magic! Do it!

Saturday 10 December at CTICC, Cape Town

18 Top South African artists: Ard Matthews, Steve Newman, Farryl Purkiss, Rory Eliot, Brian Finch, Guy Buttery, Christine Weir and Julie Blundell, Janie Bay, Gavin Minter, Louise Day, Tombstone Pete, Andrew James and Steady Tiger, John Ellis, Diesel Vanilla, Machineri, Gary Thomas, Natasha Meister, Jack Mantis.

Real Wired Music, the creators of Vintage Sundays and the Cape Town for Haiti Concert, in association with Eastern Acoustics and Cape Town International Convention Centre, brings you another extraordinary live music experience. Together with Sedgwick’s Old Brown Sherry and Marshall Music, the Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival will bring together 18 top South African artists of this genre in a sophisticated, concert-style setting. The line up sees a mix of great acoustic guitarists like Steve Newman, Gary Thomas and Guy Buttery with singer/songwriter stalwarts like Farryl Purkiss, Rory Eliot, Ard Matthews and Brian Finch. The look and feel of the festival will be in the style of a 70s Folk concert -all artists will perform solo or duo sets completely acoustically. Performances will be stripped down to the essence of the songs – guitar and voice.

Add to all this some blues sounds from Natasha Meister and Machineri; and some folk /pop by Janie Bay; and the evening is set for an experience of the finest musical storytelling taken from the personal journeys of some of South Africa`s finest songwriters and musicians.

Marshall Music – Home of the Acoustic Guitar:

Win a Tanglewood guitar and a chance to be an opening act at the Cape Town Folk n Acoustic Music Festival.

For more information go to –
www.marshallmusic.co.za or

Sedgwick’s Old Brown Sherry

Sedgwick’s Old Brown Sherry was launched in 1916 making it South Africa’s first and original old brown sherry. This connection with great original music is what this festival is about. Sedgwick’s Old Brown Sherry will give goodie bags to the first 300 tickets booked. www.webtickets.co.za

For more information go to – http://www.facebook/sedgwicksoldbrown

The festival will consist of three sets with two half hour breaks in between. There will be a cash bar and food stalls in foyer.

Tickets:

R180.00 at www.webtickets.co.za or R200.00 at the door. R5 per ticket will be donated to the Cape of Good Hope SPCA.

Fluffy toy bins: The Cape Town Folk and Acoustic Music Festival would also like to contribute to a feel good holiday season for all. There will be toy bins in the foyer. Please bring a fluffy toy along for the evening. The bins with toys will be delivered to children at The Warehouse and Al Noor Orphanage before Christmas.

www.realwired.co.za

Twitter: @CTFolkFest

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  1. shitler says:

    Listen up kids…. FOLK MUSIC IS DEAD. All this naive, fluffy-bunnied utopian noodling don’t mean shit in a world of economic collapse and political upheaval. Gothic Opera is the new fa-shizzle. You know it.

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  2. Pissimist says:

    Gothic Opera is a much better soundtrack to Armageddon.

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