Asanda Mqiki Kicks off Cape Town Crowdfunding Tour

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Asanda Mqiki will be performing with her quartet, featuring Thoba Goba on drums, Grant Allison on bass and Mthokozisi Mabuza on keys.

Thursday, 30 November at 20h00: Harringtons Cocktail Lounge, 61B Harrington Street, Cape Town.
No cover charge.
Table bookings recommended: 021-461 2276 or email
Friday, 1 December at 19h30: Kaleidoscope Café, 56 Main Road, Claremont.
R140 adults / R70 students – tickets include dinner.
Bookings essential: 021-674 5761 or via email:
Saturday, 2 December at 16h00: Jazz in the Native Yards, KwaSec, NY 138, No. 52, Gugulethu
Just off Steve Biko Drive, near Mzoli’s.
Tickets R80.
Enquiries: 060 960 8935
Sunday, 3 December at 19h00: SlowLife at Olympia Bakery, 134 Main Road, Kalk Bay
Tickets R150 via Quicket
Enquiries: 082 892 0350

She’s a Top 5 finalist of this year’s espYoungLegends music competition, and now Asanda Mqiki is kicking off her planned dates of Cape Town. Mqiki is raising finance for her first ever solo studio album, which will be recorded in the Mother City.

The crowdfunding campaign for Asanda Mqiki’s debut album has just launched on and more information is available there – to make it fun and worthwhile, supporters have a variety of packages to choose from that include a private concert, executive producer credits, personalised and dedicated tracks and merchandise as well as pre-ordered CDs.

Mqiki won the Standard Bank Gold Ovation Award for Jazz at the National Arts Festival as well as the MEC award for Best Individual Performer in 2015. In 2016, she was the only African artist selected to perform at the inaugural LoveBusk online festival,  which saw her performance from the roof of the Fugard Theatre live-streamed all over the world. She has twice performed by invitation at the Gothenburg Culture Festival in Sweden.

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