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Friday, August 26, 2016


(Roots Alive)

The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music will present Roots Alive on August 30.

‘Roots Alive is the City of Leeds Youth Music folk group. These talented young musicians come from all over Leeds in the UK to play traditional dance tunes and songs from the UK and North West Europe.

The band has performed in festivals throughout Europe. Currently Roots Alive consists of 13 young people aged between 12 and 18. Three of its members play in the National Youth Folk Ensemble. Roots Alive frequently performs professionally, delivering dances for people celebrating weddings, significant birthdays and anniversaries.

This summer Roots Alive is making its second trip to South Africa for workshops and concerts, sharing traditional song and dance with several schools in Durban.’

Join Roots Alive on August 30 at 18h00 at The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM), Level 2, Shepstone Building at UKZN Howard College Campus. Doors open at 17h30. General admission R60 (R40 pensioners, R20 students). For more details contact Thuli on 031 260 3385 or email