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Friday, November 15, 2013


(Wendy Oldfield)

The legendary one and only Wendy Oldfield will sing her brand new album to bluestockings’ guests on November 22 at the legendary intimate live arts venue in Kloof.

Wendy Oldfield is a performer and creator of beautiful music. During her varied career of 30 years she has recorded eight albums, been nominated for nine SAMA awards of which she has won five for Best Vocals, Song of the Year, Best Pop Album and two for Best Producer. She has produced music for Leon Schuster movies, documentary soundtracks for Londolozi films and many jingles. She supported Wet Wet Wet in 1996 and toured South Africa with Simply Red in 1999.

Oldfield has performed over 2,500 shows in South Africa at festivals, clubs, bars and top South African music venues with big bands and acoustic line-ups. She has collaborated with some of South Africa’s top artists from Arno Carstens, Karen Zoid, PJ Powers, Brenda Fassie, Sipho Hot Stix, Vusi Mahlasela, and many more...

At the beginning of 2013, she released her new album Supernova and on the strength of that album was invited to play at the Edinburgh festival where she performed 26 shows and wowed audiences with her song Burden. Oldfield is back in Durban again with the talented Joe van der Linden for a show at Bluestockings, where she will sing songs from her illustrious career. Expect to hear Acid Rain, Holy Water, Legalize and more. Her unique style of singing and djembe playing, along with Joe's incredible versatility, promises a musical funky adventure.

Wendy Oldfield appears at bluestockings on November 22 at 19h30. Donation R100 optional dinner R60 (pre-ordered). Bookings essential on 083 659 3628.