Sophiatown Jazz Encounters concerts

Friday Jan 18 20:00       73 Toby St, Sophiatown

Sophiatown The Mix heritage centre is located in the historic neighbourhood of Sophiatown, the 1950s home of South Africa's Drum generation of artists, poets and musicians. An intimate jazz concert venue, the regular Sophiatown Jazz Encounters events see some of the leading names in jazz in Joburg taking to the stage.

Guests are invited to bring their own drinks and snacks to the concert – the venue provides glasses and ice. To book tickets for concerts, call +27 83 550 7130.

Fri 18 Jan at 20:00 Tribute to Thandi Klaasen  Sophiatown opens its 2019 season with a tribute to legendary jazz singer Thandi Klaasen. Thandi's daughter Lorraine Klaasen, an award winning vocalist in her own right, leads the tribute concert, with special performances by Vusi Mahlasela, Tu Nokwe, Prince Lengoasa, Lex Futshane, Sipiwe Shiburu, and Yonela Manana. Lorraine's signature sound, influenced by the lively township music popular in the 1950s and 1960s, is sure to energise and inspire, setting the tone for an exciting year ahead for the Sophiatown jazz concerts series. 



Jan 18 2019 20:00
Sophiatown The Mix
73 Toby St, Sophiatown
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