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Sunday, December 6, 2015


(Thobeka Langa)

Jazz songstress, Thobeka Langa, and her band will feature in The Playhouse Company’s next free Sundowners concert on December 11 from 17h00.

At only 27 years of age, Langa has already performed with high-profile artists such as Lira, Judith Sephuma, Ronnie Jordan, MiCasa and Ernie Smith. Having shown off her vocal talents at several large events around the province, Langa is a graduate of the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music, where she received cum laude accolades for her performance practical. This honour, coupled with her outstanding performance at Unisa’s School of Music launch, earned Langa a scholarship to study for a Master’s degree at the North Carolina Central University in the United States.

Also performing in the enormously popular poetry slot for the evening will be poets Rodney Roskrudge, Phiwo Ndlela, Hlengiwe Mbatha and Mpilwenhle “Umandulo” Sithole.

The Playhouse Company’s SUNDOWNERS series of concerts gives eThekwini CBD workers an opportunity to start their weekend off in the entertaining way with music, poetry and much more.

The Sundowners concert takes place on December 11 from 17h00 and entrance is free. Playhouse patrons receive discounted parking at the Royal Hotel Parkade and at the Albany Grove Parkade. The Playhouse coffee shop offers a variety of light meals and drinks, while the Playhouse bar is open for every performance.