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Wednesday, December 7, 2011


The BAT Centre has a strong music programme lined up this week linked to the international input of the COP17 conference.

December 7 from 18h00 till late: Tuff Masters (South African, Reggae) and Just Friends (SA, African Jazz). Entry R30.

December 8 from 18h00 till late: Umshikashika Wenkunzi (SA, Traditional Song & Dance) and Solomon Willy & The Soul Trill Band (Nigeria, African Jazz). Entry R30.

December 9 from 18h00 till late: Nozuko Nguqu (SA, Traditional Maskandi); Shikisha Mzansi Afro (SA, Jive and Kwela music), and Batuka (Nigeria, African Jazz). Entry R30.

December 10 from 13h00 till late: The BOS Music Festival culminates from the BAT Green House Music Marathon. This 10 hour music celebration will feature 20 acts with band members from all over the African continent: South Africa, Congo, Zimbabwe, Burundi and Nigeria. The list of featured bands are Rene Tshiakanyi (Congo); Just Friends; Shikisha Mzansi Afro-Jazz; Island Crew; Umshikashika Wenkunzi; Ingwemabala; Ojikelele; Freddie & The Band Freddie; New City International (Congo); Solomon Willy & the Soul Trill Band; Baret Blues; New Dawn; Nozuko Nguqu; Batuka Afrobeat Project; Dzimbahwe Mbira Group; Njeza’s Trio; Tosh Marley & the Revealers; Tuffmasters, and Mondli & Friends. Entry R50 damage.

December 11 from 18h00 till late: Tanga Pasi which is a visiting Zimbabwean band (afro-ethnic fusion); Tuff Masters (SA, Reggae), and New Dawn (SA, African Jazz)

The BAT Centre Trust is situated at 45 Maritime Place in the Small Craft Harbour, Durban. More information on 031 332 0451/2079, fax 031 332 2213 or cell 078 089 1040. For details of art exhibitions contact Nomusa Mtshali on 031 332 0451 or email