Afromenco is a musical Tapas Bar, a feast of music inspired by the Latin influences in African Music and Guitar styles. Stellenbosch skies will be filled with the sounds of African and Flamenco Guitar Music, at the Oude Libertas Amphitheatre.
Founded and Created by Corneille Hutten of the Award Winning Guitar Duo CH2, this brand new series of concert performances which will fuse the mesmerising and compelling rhythm’s and sounds of the African diaspora with the sultry , thrilling sounds of the Latin and Flamenco Guitar.
In a Ninety minute high Energy musical fiesta, CH2 will join forces with Cito the frontman of the iconic South African Band, Wonderboom, to present a an evening of African and Spanish songs ranging from his signature hits to a soaring cover of the anthem African Dream and Spanish standards such as Volare . Something for everyone!
Cito has had a long and varied career : from Rock to Musical Theatre .
He has been seen in the celebrated productions of “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “Chess “ and singing the songs of Queen in the two hit Queen tribute shows “Queen at the Ballet “ and “Viva Queen!”
Wonderboom with a string of number one hits including their signature cover of Johnny Clegg’s “Afrika” has celebrated, in 2018, two decades of hits.
CH2 has been top of the musical ladder for the past eighteen years in South Africa. Winner of multiple SAMA and Ghoema awards, they Have produced 11 Albums including the best selling and Grammy entry `PING` and their most recent offering Insomnia – The Chapel Master. With their flawless, effortless technique and pulsating rhythms they showcase what can be done on only two guitars, classical guitars, and create a very exciting instrumental pop sound whilst mimicking drum sounds and bass guitar all at the same time. CH2 has truly developed their own style unique to the band and continues to blow people away with their virtuosity. The members of CH2 keep challenging themselves with new techniques every day and see themselves as pioneers of the classical guitar, pushing the instrument into genres it is not known for.
This production AFROMENCO creates a unique sound and sensory experience for all music lovers. Don’t miss this one performance only event!
WHERE : Oude Libertas Amphitheatre , Adam Tas Road Stellenbosch 7600
WHEN: Saturday, 22nd December 2018 Time:8:15pm
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