Love will be in the air this holiday season as the Cape Town Folk and Acoustic Music Festival eases into the Mother City on 10 December at the CTICC. With 18 top South African artists, a top notch venue and the soothing sounds of acoustic music, this festival is sure to spread some much needed peace and harmony.
The musicians who will be playing at the festival include 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 and Jack Mantis.
The festival is sponsored by Real Wired Music, Eastern Acoustics, Sedgwick’s Old Brown Sherry and Marshall Music and promises visitors a true acoustic experience with performances broken down to solo or duo sets. The music will be stripped down essence of the songs – guitar and voice only.
For more information check out the Cape Town Folk and Acoustic Music Festival Facebook Page or follow them on Twitter @CTFolkFest. Tickets are available at Webtickets. You can win a Tanglewood guitar and a chance to be an opening at at the festival, for more info go to Marshall Music or check out the Marshall Music Facebook Page. Sedgwick’s Old Brown Sherry will give goodie bags to the first 300 tickets booked (go to the Sedwick’s Facebook Page for more info.
Venue: CTICC, Cape Town
Date: Saturday 10 December, 2011
Cost: R180 at Webtickets, R200 at the door