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Sunday, July 10, 2016


(David Starke)

Coming up from the Maritzburg Musicians Club on July 12 is accomplished hard-working musician David Starke who is currently on tour from Eshowe with Norwegian musical fiend and friend Jaran.

David Starke is originally from Cape Town and graduated from UCT with a degree in Drama in 2005. He now works as an actor, musician, composer and teacher and has a particular love for the old, soulful music of yesteryear and creates performances that are minimalist and sincere.

Dave and Jaran met five years ago when Jaran was running a music school in Zululand. They quickly made a musical connection and have been performing together on-and-off ever since. Jaran is primarily a drummer/percussionist, but also plays piano, guitar, bass and delivers mean vocal harmonies. This tour will feature stripped-down guitar, vocals and percussion covering a wide range of genres, including folk, rock, reggae, rockabilly and swing.

Pietermaritzburg-based band Stark will also be playing on the night, a fresh vibrant band that enjoys performing and delivering their original jivey sounds to the audience.

There will also be a sneak preview of the sounds of Nicky Grieshaber of Keys Alive at the beginning of the evening.

The MMC promises another jam-packed evening to keep music-lovers warm at La Casa on July 12 at 19h00. Entrance R40.

The home of the Maritzburg Musicians Club, La Casa (formerly The Red Door) is situated in Quarry Road, off Victoria Road, in Pietermaritzburg. Car guards on duty. More information from Roger O’Neill on 083 230 6562