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Friday, January 26, 2018


Deadline: February 4, 2018

Planning a music tour but unsure how to fund it? Apply to Concerts SA’s Music Mobility Fund which will select new projects to support in February. This tour support mechanism offers opportunities for professional South African musicians to undertake live music tours in South Africa as well as other Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. The fund provides support to live music performances, collaborations and performance-based workshops across all music genres.

More than 700 musicians have successfully toured across the nine South African provinces as well as 10 countries in southern Africa (Botswana, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Namibia and Madagascar), playing more than 800 shows to over 50,000 people, spanning genres from folk to hip-hop, from gqomto punk-rock, from jazz to indigenous music, in formal and informal music venues and spaces. For a list of all venues that have hosted a CSA-supported show visit the website for a comprehensive music map at

Applicants are encouraged to use the Concerts SA Venue Map ( and the Concerts SA Live Music Toolkit ( in the preparation of their tour.

Enquiries and applications should be submitted by email, by fax to 086 500 7028 or by post to Concerts SA, c/o The SAMRO Foundation, 20 De Korte Street, 4th Floor SAMRO Place, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2001.

The deadline for applications is February 4, 2018.

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