Jazz / Afro Beat Musician Solomon Willy Visits Groutville

Friday 2 February
In association with Concerts SA and Luthuli Museum, iSupport Music Business brings you Solomon Willy at Luthuli Museum in Groutville, on Friday 2 February. The doors open at 6pm, tickets are R30 at the door.
Solomon Willy is a Nigerian born performing artist, composer and music producer of great virtue in the jazz industry. Willy and his band are extremely versatile and professional to the core- a team with vast experience, from playing at corporates events to an array of jazz festivals. The exciting band offering original compositions and an extensive mix of popular, tasteful African music and jazz standards, led by a jazz guitar and smooth vocals- perfect for adding more than a little class to their performances.
“We are bringing some of the best afro-beat and jazz music to Groutville. You can expect some Fela Kuti and more. Not to be missed.” Says Willy.
The host of this event, The Luthuli Museum, is a national cultural institution charged with conserving, upholding, promoting and propagating the life, values, philosophies and legacy of the late Chief Albert Luthuli. This concert closes off the year marking 50 Years since Chief Albert Luthuli died and provides a look forward to the programs the Museum plans to offer in 2018.
This concert is part of the Concerts SA Venue Circuit that aims to foster a love and support for live music in our communities, as well as anchor small and medium sized venues in urban and rural Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, and the Western Cape. Concerts SA is a joint South African/Norwegian live music development project housed within the SAMRO Foundation. Concerts SA receives financial, administrative and technical support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, SAMRO, the SAMRO Foundation and Concerts Norway. 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.
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Solomon Willy at The Luthuli Museum, 3233 Nokukhanya Luthuli St., Groutville.
Friday 2 February
doors open at 6pm
Tickets: R30 at the door

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