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Sunday, January 23, 2022


(Left: Nosihe Madlala)

Vocalists Nosihe and Khokho Madlala share the stage in KwaZulu-Natal.

iSupport Creative Business, supported by Concerts SA presents two concerts by two vocalists Nosihe and Khokho Madlala, each bringing a unique and original sound to the stage.

The first concert will take place at Luthuli Museum in Groutville on January 28, doors open at 18h00 and tickets are available on Webtickets for R40.

The second concert will take place at KZNSA Gallery on January 29, doors open at 18h00 and tickets are available on Webtickets for R60.

Nosihe is a small-town girl on a global mission. Born in the small town of Pietermaritzburg, she is currently based at the heart of the Zulu kingdom in Durban. At a young age, she already discovered that she loved singing. She was that girl wanting to take the lead when singing at family functions and always got that radiancy because of her passion for song. Having been trained in Classical Music & Contemporary Jazz – musically, she has built her sound to be a combination of modern-day haunting melodies of underground soul and the enigmatic energy of Afro-Pop, Jazz music and traditional Zulu melodies. Aesthetically, her artistry is inspired by bold dispositions in imaging and avant-garde expressions of art, styling and fashion.

“I have stories to tell and you will clearly hear this in my self-written compositions, in which I aim to tell not only my own stories but also those of others. I use music as the powerful medium to articulate emotions and tell stories of sadness, love, betrayal, heartache and happiness and I am planning to translate that to the stage during these performances,” says Nosihe.

(Right: Khokho Madlala)

Samkelisiwe “Khokho” Madlala, the hidden face behind the lone and powerful voice on Mzansi Magic’s drama series, Diep City, is a South African songwriter, recording artist and soundtrack composer. Khokho hails from Port Shepstone, 140km south of Durban. She fell in love when it literally gave her a voice since her husky voice and asthma prevented her from good speech. Through several choirs, her career lifted off in 2004 when she started taking on professional performances. Starting her career off at a young age afforded her the opportunity to be mentored and develop herself as a lead singer, performing alongside giants.

These concerts are made possible by The SAMRO Foundation/Concerts SA. Concerts SA is a joint South African/Norwegian live music development project housed under the auspices of SAMRO and managed by IKS Cultural Consulting. Concerts SA receives financial, administrative and technical support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, SAMRO and the SAMRO Foundation. Working with musicians, promoters, venue owners and audiences, and providing support to the sector through research and skills development for music professionals, the project aims to build a vibrant and viable live music circuit in southern Africa. It also aims to develop an interest in and appreciation of live music by showcasing music performances and conducting workshops at schools.


January 28 at 18h00: Nosihe & Khokho Madlala -Luthuli Museum, Groutville. Tickets R40 through Webtickets

January 29 at 18h00: Nosihe & Khokho Madlala - KZNSA Gallery. Tickets R60 through Webtickets

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