(Dave Reynolds & Pops Mohamed)
In association with Concerts SA, iSupport Music Business presents the KwaZulu-Natal tour of Dave Reynolds and Pops Mohamed. During this tour, the duo and their band will visit The Still Sessions at Distillery031 in Durban, Luthuli Museum in Groutville, Seaman’s Corner in Hammarsdale and Rainbow Restaurant in Pinetown.
Pops Mohamed is South Africa’s leading indigenous-contemporary-crossover artist. A multi-instrumentalist, he plays kora (African harp), mbira (thumb piano), Khoisan Bow, and various percussion effects. He has released 37 albums, won awards such as the ACT Lifetime Achievers, recorded and made movies with the Khoisan people in the Kalahari, and toured globally with the likes of Andreas Vollenweider and Baaba Maal.
Dave Reynolds is South Africa’s leading steelpan player, a SAMRO Award winning composer and acoustic guitarist. He’s performed and recorded all over the world with Hugh Masekela, Andy NArell, Steve Newman, the late Sipho Gumede, Paul Hanmer and McCoy Mrubata to name a few.
Reynolds and Mohamed have performed over 100 shows together since 2012 as a duo, trio and with a full band and were featured on the main stage at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown in early July.
The duo, who will add bassist Charleston and Durban based drummer Wake Mahlobo to complement their band, are excited to come to Durban: "Sijabula kakhulu ukuba ngokuvakashela waseThekwini. Let's make this women's month one to remember."
The performances by Dave Reynolds and Pops Mohamed at Luthuli Museum, Seaman’s Corner and Rainbow Restaurant are part of the Concerts SA Venue Circuit which aims to foster a love and support for live music in our communities, as well as anchor small and medium sized venues in urban and rural Gauteng, KZN and the Western Cape. As part of the Concerts SA School Circuit, which aims to encourage appreciation for local music through concerts and workshop elements for school children, the band will also be performing at Luthuli Museum for school children from various schools in Northern KZN.
Performances take place as follows:
August 3 at 19h00: Distillery031, 1st floor The Foundry, 43 Station Drive, Durban. Entrance R70. Bookings www.webtickets.co.za or at Pick and Pay
August 5 at 18h00: Groutville – Luthuli Museum, 3233 Nokukhanya Luthuli Street, Groutville. Tickets R30at the door
August 6 at 18h00: Hammarsdale – Seaman’s Corner, C568 Dimba Road, Unit 3, Hammarsdale. Tickets R30 at the door
August 7 at 13h00: Rainbow Restaurant, 23 Stanfield Lane, Pinetown. Tickets R80 www.webtickets.co.za or at Pick and Pay