The V&A Waterfront’s vibrant Silo District, home to a variety of restaurants and shops, as well as the magnificent Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA), Africa’s largest art museum, has added free evening concerts to its list of attractions. Running from October 2019 to February 2020, the exciting concert lineup features a host of talented musicians and DJs.
Silo Concerts lineup: 2019/2020:
Don Vino and Friends
Date 4 October 2019
Acclaimed saxophonist Don Vino shares the stage with a number of talented musicians, including award-winning singer and actor Loukmaan Adams, Paarl-born singer-songwriter Amy Jones, and The Voice Season 2 winner, Craig Lucas.
Amanda Black and Wandile Mbambeni
Date 1 November 2019
Get your groove on with soulful Afro music from two of South Africa’s rising talents: singer-songwriter Amanda Black and her band, with Wandile Mbambeni opening for them.
Puesta Del Sol
Date 6 December 2019
This is a concert dedicated to sensual Latin music – just the ticket for a warm, sultry evening in January. Find your rhythm as you listen to traditional Brazilian folk, Argentine tango and Cuban salsa music. And with professional dancers on hand to guide you through the moves, the dance floor is your stage!
This Thing Called Swing
Date 3 January 2020
Jive, jitterbug, swing or hop… If you recognise those dance moves, this is your night. Put on your dancing shoes for an evening of dancing and big band music of the 30s and 40s, with The Swinging All Stars Big Band, swing DJs and a dance floor to take you back in time.
Anecnote and The Soil
Date 7 February 2020
Multi-platinum-selling Kasi-soul band, The Soil, joins up with SA’s Got Talent 2018 winners, Anecnote, for a night of acapella music. Hear these two top groups fuse their voices to deliver melodic and harmonious songs without instrumental accompaniment.
If you’re looking for yet another reason to visit the Silo District, these sunset concerts are it. Where else can you see a lineup like this in the middle of Cape Town, for free?
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