Three of Cape Town’s favourite artists – Jimmy Nevis, Chad Saaiman and Acoustic Element – are gearing up to plug and play remotely from their homes on Sunday, 21 June at 2pm in a special Father’s Day celebration in aid of the Sunflower Fund, partnered by DKMS and patients with blood disorders.
The livestream concert will feature a not to be missed performance by SAMA nominated artist Jimmy Nevis. Since dominating the SA music charts in 2012, Jimmy has become a much-loved household name. Fans will be able to see his recently released his new single “Hey Jimmy” performed live.
Other artists include the talented singer/songwriter and recording artist Chad Saaiman. He has been performing professionally for over a decade and has graced stages in Cape Town, London, Spain and Johannesburg and several other big other cities around the world.
Acoustic Element have dominated the livestream market since lockdown with their weekly lockdown sessions. The duo comprises cousins Callen Petersen and Jody Abel. Callen plays the violin and Jody who plays the guitar. The duo have performed alongside some of the country’s hottest performers. Their diverse repertoire of covers from hit makers like Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa and Lady Gaga to name a few, has made them sought after performers with a global online following.
The show is free, however, you are encouraged to make a donation to The Sunflower Fund partnered by DKMS before or during the show. A QR code will appear on the screen allowing you to donate. On Sunday, 21 June at 2pm, simply connect to www.facebook.com/TheSunflowerFund, click on the link, sink into your couch and enjoy the entertainment.
The Sunflower Fund partnered by DKMS is a donor recruitment centre and stem cell registry, helping patients with blood disorders like leukaemia in need of a life-saving blood stem cell transplant find their matching donor. Funds raised during this event, will help The Sunflower Fund partnered by DKMS to cover the cost of the DNA test involved in recruiting stem cell donors as well as to grow the patient support fund, which assists patients who cannot afford the cost of a stem cell transplant.