Bongani Masuku Benefit Concert 2 July 2014

South African artists came together to remember musician Bongani Masuku at a benefit concert for his family on 2 July 2014 at Joburg Theatre.

[Pictures: Valentina Nicol/The Citizen Newspaper]

The music fraternity learnt the shocking news of Masuku’s untimely death on the evening of 17 May 2014.

He was tragically shot and killed in Troyville.

Masuku was a long standing band member of Johnny Clegg and he left behind his wife, Linah Masuku, and their four children.

The benefit concert on 2 July 2014 at The Mandela at Joburg Theatre,raised funds for the family and raise awareness for Artists against Violence.

South Africa has lost many high profile musicians to crime including, Lucky Dube, Mafikizolo band singer Tebogo Benedict Madingoane and Gito Baloi due to violence in South Africa.

The line up for the benefit concert included top musicians:

Ard Matthews
Claire Johnston from Mango Groove
Johnny Clegg and band
Ross Learmonth from Prime Circle
Sibongile Khumalo
Sipho Hotstix Mabuse
Victor Masondo
Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Musical Director for this benefit concert was  Andy Innes, who is Musical Director, guitarist and vocalist for the Johnny Clegg band and has been for over twenty years.

The show is produced by Real Management.

Talk Radio 702 Presents Solid Gold Concert In The Park

Talk Radio 702 Presents Solid Gold Concert In The Park
Talk Radio 702 Presents Solid Gold Concert In The Park

Date: Saturday 18 August 2012

Time: Starts at 11:00
Gates open at 09:00

Venue: Johannesburg Botanical Gardens, Emmarentia

Tickets: On sale at Computicket
R150 for adults (13 yrs upwards)
R50 for children (3 – 13 yrs old)
Children younger than two years old enter for free.

Food: Snack vendors, beer and soft drinks will be on sale.

PJ Powers and Hotline
Steve Kekana
Sipho Hotstix Mabuse
Clint and Co.
Mango Groove
Dr Victor and the Rasta Rebels
Yvonne Chaka Chaka

You are welcome to bring your own blankets, chairs and umbrellas to the venue.

No alcohol, weapons, glass bottles, weapons, pets and gazebos will be permitted.

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