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Matlombe to Host the first annual ‘Ingoma Yam’ Live Music Festival

“Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only be done through music” ( Jimmy Hendrix )

Matlombe  Events and Entertainment will be hosting the first annual “ Ingoma Yam” Live Music Festival on Decdember 7, 2012.This event follows a series of monthly showcases where different bands performed at Kaldi's Coffee from June 2, up to the last monthly showcase on September 22, we were in partnership with Central Johannesburg College (Crown Mines Campus) and Kaldi's Coffee in Newtown.

The monthly shows ended in September and we used October and November to  plan  the upcoming December Festival. Ingoma Yam! Live Music Festival aims to honor our very hard working unique musical artists who are making a significant contribution  to the music industry. The festival aims to promote most unsigned and unrecorded artists in and around Johannesburg. The vision is to give these dedicated artists an opportunity to be seen and heard by most of the South African music industry Stakeholders. We are seeking support from identified organizations, Institutions and corporate companies in making sure we can be able to get assistance in selling at least 1000 tickets for the main venue and about 50 tickets for the VIP section.

The Event will be held at the Bassline Jazz club situated at 10 Henry Nxumalo street Newtown, Johannesburg South Africa,  and we will be using the main venue and the smaller venue will be allocated to VIP ticket holders and media representatives. We have two tickets available for the event, the one ticket costs R200 and will include entrance to the International Black Music Exhibition at Museum Africa. The VIP ticket costs R350 and will include a three course Vegan dinner.

Guest artists- Born Afrikan, Conquer Arson, Benji Dread ( reggae artists ) Mbuzeni (Maskandi) Motsatsing (Afro contemporary) Tshasaboi, Spice, Sechaba Nation Ndleleni (Hip Hop and Kwaito ) Velaphi ( Afro Pop) Chris Kele (contemporary jazz).

Showcasing artists:
Dudu Makhoba,
Mbali Sibisi,
Radical Afro Sounds,
Earth-child (Reggae)
The Horizon ( Acoustic )
Connie ( House )
Pheladi Nyatlo ( Gospel)
Mpho Kelly,
Quentesential ( Rock, Hip Hop, Soul, Dance hall, Funk)
Xclusive (Band),
Bakhey ( Afro pop),
The Dawn ( Jazz),
Sindi Sibiya ( Afro Contemporary).

All profiles and pictures of the artists are available on request.

DJs – Sue, Free Tone and Sparkling.

We trust you are as excited as we are about this initiative and we are looking forward to seeing on the big day…

Issued By Matlombe Events

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