Weheartbeat in partnership with Concerts SA is excited to present Inganekwane live at Lahliwes on Sunday 4th June 2017. The aim of this initiative is to develop new audiences and appreciation for live music in areas located outside central Johannesburg as well as showcase young fresh South African talent on new platforms throughout Gauteng.
Inganekwane is Nqobile Thabethe (Drums+vox), Sifiso Molley (Piano+Trumpet+vox), Vusi Jikeka (Keys+lyrics), Peter Moeletsi (Guitar+Piano+vox), and Release Khoza (Bass+vox)– a five piece band from Swaneville, West of Johannesburg. Band members are aged between 2427. Growing up together, the band has a strong connection when they play music, their passion for music kept them together for six (6) years and still counting. The band commonly loves going out to watch other live bands performing, another way to get inspiration.
Inganekwane is a band playing different kinds of genres, and their music is influenced by Stimela, Salif Keita, Fela Kuti, Kurt Elling, Nathi and Zonke. With their unique African touch on their instruments, they bring an explosive fusion of genres.
The band has played at Kaya FM, Go West Heritage Festival and Standard Bank Joy of Jazz. they were part of Youth Unplugged 2015, where they worked with Mesia Gumede, the afro soul jazz queen Nothende, and Guru from the Guru Logic band. Once a month the band performs at African Freedom Station in Westdene and Neighborgoods market in Braamfontein. They are a resident band at Pata Pata in Maboneng. They’ve recently released their first debut album, which was recorded at SABC Production Studios and Bashkwang Studios. It was mixed and mastered by one of the best engineers in South Africa, Faceless from Mambo Music Productions and Letona from 12 Degreez Studios. The work was professionally printed and packaged at Digital Direct.
When: Sunday 4th June 2017
Time: 4pm ‘til late
Performance time: 4 – 5pm
Where: Lahliwes Address: 2302 Tsholofelo Street, Ext 4, Khutsong, Carletonville.
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.