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Jazz Concert at NIROX Sculpture Park

Nirox Sculpture Park has been home to an incredible mix of music this year.

Following the succes of Don Giovanni in January, the Valentines Blues Concert in February, Roots of Humankind and GUITAR GIANTS, the Nirox Foundation and Acoustics NOW present Jazz in the Cradle to start off the spring season.

This year’s annual jazz celebration at NIROX Sculpture Park takes place on Sunday 3 September. The programme will showcase some of the best talent in South Africa’s contemporary jazz scene. Guests are invited to enjoy a full day of music, food, art and nature in the Cradle of Humankind – a World Heritage Site.

Performing Artists:

  • KYLE SHEPHERD with SISONKE XONTI
  • VIVID AFRIKA with MCCOY MRUBATA, GREG GEORGIADES, SIYA MAKUZENI, ASHISH JOSHI, MLUNGISI GEGANA and WYNAND VAN DER WALT
  • BILLY MONAMA & THE GRAZROOTS PROJECT with THEMBA MOKOENA, MCCOY MRUBATA, STHEMBISO BHENGU, CONCORD NKABINDE, SYLVESTER MAZINYANE and GODFREY MGCINA
  • THE URBAN VILLAGE with LERATO LICHABA, TUBATSI MOLOI, SIMANGALISO DLAMINI and XOLANI MTSHALI 

Epic festival cuisine courtesy of the Epicurean Emporium will be on sale as well, including:

Che – Argentine Grill

Tutto – Spanish paella

Soul Souvlaki – Greek-style wraps

Leafy Greens Café – Valhalla of veganism

Li Kitchen – Chinese cuisine

Tradition (Isintu) – South African cuisine

The Cook’s Table – fish & chips

Dig Inn – Kasi home-style cooking

The Wing Republic – sticky chicken & ribs

Full of Beans – coffee tuk-tuk

JHB Culinary & Pastry School – desserts

Knickerbocker – homemade ice-cream

Yswara – precious African teas

Bombay Sapphire – G&T botanicals

Bernie’s Bar – champagne, cocktails, craft beer

Happy Coconuts – rum optional

Tickets and information are available from www.acousticsnow.org
Online: R330 per person; R360 at the gate – subject to availability.
Children under 12 pay half-price.
Infants aged 2 and under enter free-of-charge.
No food, drinks or pets allowed into the event.
GPS: S25°59′ 09.56” E27°46′ 59.17″

Gates open at 10am with music from 11am. There is ample secure parking inside the venue and concert goers are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy the full day of music and to tour the Sculpture Park.

CALEO Wealth Management is the anchor sponsor for the NIROX Foundation’s on-going concert programme.

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Twitter: @NiroxFoundation

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