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Thursday, December 4, 2014


The Rainbow Restaurant and Concerts SA will present a very special concert on December 7. Soul 'Afrique, Celebrating 20 years of South Africa - Netherlands Connection featuring Paul van Kemenade, Feya Faku, Sydney Mnisi, Louis Mhlanga and band is a huge concert not to miss.

Since 1994, Dutch alto saxophonist-composer Kemenade and his quintet have had a strong relationship with the renowned South African musicians Faku, Mnisi and South African based Zimbabwean, Mhlanga. Van Kemenades’ album titled Close Enough was selected as one of best albums of 2011 by the American Downbeat Magazine along with five other artists.

This year marks the 20th anniversary since Van Kemenade’s quintet played a seven-week tour in South Africa and they were joined by Faku and the late Zim Ngqawana. Over the years, Faku and Van Kemenade kept playing together, with Sydney Mnisi joining in 1998, where they toured South Africa, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland.

Catch Soul'afrique - The SA Tour on December 7 at the Rainbow Restaurant. Doors open at 13h00. Tickets R120 available at the Rainbow or online at