Folk n Acoustic Festival comes to the Baxter Theatre in August


Folk Fest Poster

Real Wired Music and Polo Jeans Company present the Cape Town Folk `n Acoustic Music Festival – a chance for you to enjoy some of the more deconstructed sounds of South Africa. On the 7th and 8th August 2015, a host of top South African artists will perform completely acoustically in an intimate, concert-style setting.This is the 8th instalment and as per normal, the evening is set to be an experience of the finest musical storytelling from the personal journeys of some of South Africa`s best songwriters and musicians.

Take – Folk, Bluegrass, Celtic Music, Cape Jazz and a Swamp of Blues… then throw in a few guitars, a piano, violin, banjo, ukulele, cello, piano accordion, steel pan, blues harp and voices from the heavens – all played by some of South Africa’s finest in these genres – and you have the Cape Town Folk n Acoustic Music Festival.

Organiser Gavin Minter from Real Wired Music says:

“Over the last 7 Folk n Acoustic events we have showcased 118 artists and bands, involving approximately 150 musicians. For this next concert we have decided to not repeat any of the artists from the past 7 concerts. We want to keep it fresh! We are honoured to have David Kramer on the line up. We are also excited about having new talented artists like Fruit Vendor and Chris Werge sharing a stage with legends like Valiant Swart, Tony Cedras and Roger Lucey.”

The line up:

Friday 7th AugustDavid Kramer, Valiant Swart, MacStanley, Tailor, Medicine Boy, Donovan Copley from Hotwater, Andra, Wren Hinds, Faye Oakes, Roger Lucey, Bill Knight Fruit Vendor, Chris Verge, Jasmine Minter.

Saturday 8th August:  David Kramer, Valiant Swart, MacStanley, Tailor, Donovan Copley from Hotwater, Nicky Schrire, Ariella Caira, Rocking Horse, Andra, Timothy Hutchinson, Jono Grayson, Tony Cedras, Dave Reynolds, Basson Laubscher.

David Kramer Photo Jesse Kramer

Polo Jeans Company:

Rich in heritage, the iconic fashion label Polo announces the launch of their signature denim brand; Polo Jeans Co. The core of the brand is firmly rooted in the premium denim segment with signature fits, a range of wash gradients and subtle, innovative construction details to set ‘Your Jeans’ apart.  Polo Jeans Co.’s lifestyle collection of tops, shirts, knitwear and jackets blend contemporary design refinement while always maintaining a deeply original Jeans attitude. Denim shares the same soul and attitude found in music, it’s a lifestyle and a way of thinking. Your Polo Jeans Co. jeans will live your lifestyle, shaped by every memory and getting better with every wash.  These are your Jeans.

Ticket Prices: R195 to R175 per ticket.  Bookings at Computicket have opened:

http://online.computicket.com/web/event/cape_town_folk_n_acoustic_music_festival/913368726/0/65509

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