Bassline Fest


BASSLINE FEST PRESENTS I AM HERE FEATURING THANDISWA, SAMPA THE GREAT, STOGIE T, MORENA LERABA and more - 27 NOVEMBER CONSTITUTION HILL Bassline, in association with the leading pan-African music trade-event ACCES, is excited to present the Bassline Fest I AM HERE live music concert happening on 27th November 2021 at the iconic Constitution Hill in Johannesburg. This concert will be for a live audience (in-line with Covid regulations) and also be streamed internationally with Bassline’s festival partners. The headline artists are South African legend Thandiswa Mazwai and Zambia born Australia based Sampa The Great, who has been impacting globally with her latest albums and shows. Also billed are SA hip hop stalwart Stogie T, Lesotho's Morena Leraba, Laliboi and Ikati Esengxoweni from South Africa and Moonga K from Zambia/Botswana. Tickets are R400 on Howler. Bassline Fest is excited to announce the I AM HERE concert with the 4th Music In Africa Conference For Collaborations, Exchange and Showcases (ACCES), as their official Festival Partner. "ACCES is a pan-African trade event for music industry players to exchange ideas, discover new talent and create business linkages. ACCES is held in a different African city every year, attracting active music industry players from across the globe. This year is Johannesburg’s turn. " Says concert organizer Brad Holmes of Bassline. " Register for ACCES at . ACCES is organised by the Music In Africa Foundation, a non-profit and pan-African organisation, in partnership with Siemens Stiftung, Goethe-Institut and Reeperbahn Festival International – one of Europe’s largest club festivals. Featuring international speakers, networkers and showcasing artists, ACCES will offer a strong programme that includes industry talks, pitch and networking sessions, workshops, music performances and exhibitions with delegates from over 40 countries. This year ACCES and Reeperbahn Festival will present exciting live acts from across Africa over three days (25 – 27 November). On the last day ACCES will join forces with Bassline to offer a truly memorable pan-African event. Holmes emphasises that the performances are happening as a result of the support of a number of different organizations, "Sampa The Great’s performance at the Bassline Fest is made possible by the Reeperbahn Festival. SAKIFO Festival is supporting StogieT’s performance in keeping with the long relationship with Bassline Fest, sharing talent & industry experience. StogieT will be presenting his craft with the support of an all-star jazz quartet; Shane Cooper on bass & electric guitar, Bokani Dyer on keys/piano, multi-instrumentalist Clement Carr, Justin Badenhorst on drums and additional vocals by BONJ" Eddie Hatidye, Music In Africa Director says “The Bassline team has for many years championed the celebration and discovery of African talent. We at the Music In Africa Foundation are delighted to finally have the opportunity to join forces with Bassline with the goal to produce a memorable event. Holmes explains that this latest Bassline Live show case is a continuation of work his organisation has engaged in to keep music alive over the trying times of Covid 19. "I AM HERE is the middle...


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