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Music festival to bring Easter thrill to Province

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The Kgalagadi Music Festival is an exciting package of experiences for the patrons locally and from out of town

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THE FOURTH annual Kgalagadi Music Festival is set to take Kuruman by storm over Easter.

The Northern Cape’s most anticipated flagship event – the Kgalagadi Music Festival – is once again geared to thrill festival goers on April 20 at the Wrenchville Stadium in Kuruman.

Putting the often-overlooked Northern Cape region firmly on the musical map, the festival promises a stunning line-up of South Africa’s heavyweight jazz and afro-pop singers and promises top-class entertainment.

Scheduled to perform at the event is an impressive line-up of talent, both young and old, including top stars from South Africa and neighbouring countries.

Headlining will be afro-soul sensations Zonke, Samthing Soweto and Mlindo, the master jazz musician Feya Faku and guitarist Selaelo Seloto, gospel heavyweight Lebo Sekgobela and Lesotho-born favourite Bhudhaza.

The Kgalagadi Music Festival is an exciting package of experiences for the patrons locally and from out of town.

The festival will have three components to its programme, including the music festival and two developmental components which comprise of a music and crafts workshop.

The music workshop, run by seasoned trumpeter Feya Faku, will leave a long-lasting impact on the participants as he will share his understanding and deep knowledge of the music business.

Faku will also impart his skills to local musicians and further teach them about the tricks of the trade through music business sessions.

Tickets for the Kgalagadi Music Festival are available from Computicket and Shoprite nationwide for R200 general and R1 000 VIP.