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Tuesday, March 3, 2020


Nibs van der Spuy will present his A Circle of Swallows on March 7, 2020, at the Hexagon Dive in Pietermaritzburg.

These 17 handpicked, dreamy instrumentals and rural love songs represent a cross-section of my recorded work over the past two decades. They are deeply rooted in the soil of my beloved KwaZulu -Natal, where the rolling, lush hills meet the Indian Ocean on the east coast of Southern Africa.

“A few years ago, I spread my wings and migrated north, making a second home on the Lisbon coast of Portugal, but like the swallow, which travels thousands of miles every year between Africa and Europe, I will always return to my roots. In Portugal, swallows are symbols of romanticism, family, love and loyalty and also represent growth, time and new beginnings. I hope this anthology somehow embodies this and leaves you with a sense of home, as you journey to new frontiers and beyond,” says van der Spuy.

A Circle of Swallows can be seen on March 7 at 19h00. Tickets R120. The Hexagon Theatre DIVE is situated on the UKZN Pietermaritzburg campus. Bookings: For more information contact 033 260 5537

NB: Patrons are welcome to bring along their own snacks but no drinks as there is a cash bar