As we move closer to the festive season, the Silo District is hosting a few musical shows free of charge. Guests can enjoy the whimsical tunes of live performances against the backdrop of the V&A Waterfront from November into the new year.

Music is able to move us physically and emotionally, as renowned musician Bono says, “Music can change the world because it can change people.”

Bring along your whole family to the open air musical concerts, showcasing some of the most talented musicians in Cape Town.

1.Cape Philharmonic Orchestra 

Founded in 1914, the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) is the most versatile and active orchestra in Africa. CPO attracts leading international artists and is a multi-functional orchestra, performing world class shows across all genres of music. The orchestra has received international recognition for its work and talented members.

Attendees will be swept off their feet by the symphony of tunes at the outdoor area of the Silo District.

The performance will be two hours of classical music.

Date: November 2 2018

Time: 7pm

 

2. Cape Town Folk Fest 

Experience some of the most talented folk and acoustic musicians in city at the Cape Town Folk Festival, hosted at the Silo District.

The two hour outdoor performance will leave you tapping your foot to the beat and singing along. The line-up of performing artists are yet to be released.

Date: December 7 2018

Time: 7pm

 

3.Puesta Del Sol concert 

Move your body to the rhythm of Latin American music at the Puesta Del Sol concert at the Silo District. Guests can experience an array of international music, with the opening act featuring Argentinian folk music followed by pure flamenco, a six piece tango group.

The show will end with a high energy nine-piece Salsa band, bound to get your hips swaying to the beat. If the beat doesn’t get you dancing, the professional dancers present will encourage the audience to take part in the musical festivities.

The concert will offer two hours of vibrant music.

Date: January 4 2019

Time: 7pm

 

Picture: V&A Waterfront/ Cape Philharmonic Orchestra performance

 

Article written by

Ishani Chetty

Ishani is a vegetarian who is passionate about social issues, the environment and current affairs.