Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Kubu Strings, Blair Taberer and Brian Ersnt Live at Bay Harbour Market this Weekend

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The vibe at Bay Harbour Market is electric, the drive across Chapman’s Peak is breath-taking and the market offers everything from designer, bespoke jewellery, both handmade and antique, fashion and clothing for all ages and tastes, food, art and books to an impressive line-up of live music. Quite simply, shopping is easy at this weekend wonderland of creativity.

On Friday, nouveau flamenco guitar meets Africa with Kubu Strings. On Saturday, solo-artist Blair Taberer delivers a unique blend of harmonious folk and on Sunday, we're excited to host U.S.-based acoustic guitarist Brian Ernst who promises to deliver a smooth Sunday session, ending a weekend of celebration at Bay Harbour Market, where shopping is easy!

Bringing their vibrant music to the Bay Harbour Sound Stage for Friday Nite LIVE! is nouveau flamenco guitar duo Kubu Strings. Comprised of classically-trained musicians Pierre Fourie and Nizaar Allie, Kubu Strings combines Nouveau Flamenco guitar sounds with Bossa nova, nu jazz, classical, Eastern and African beats.

Presenting market goers with a unique twist on acoustic folk music on Saturday is Cape Town-based solo artist Blair Taberer. Blair’s acoustic folk music, infused with a loop pedal creates a harmonious blend of percussion and string slaps. Blair’s main influences range from local artists Ard Matthews, Rory Elliot and Tombstone Pete to international talents like John Mayer, James Morrison and Dallas Green. With his original rendition of cover songs, Blair’s performance is unlike a standard cover set. 

All the way from Loveland, Ohio, USA, Brian Ernst brings his unique soul sounds to the Bay Harbour Sound Stage on Sunday. Brian has over 20 instruments on stage and a looping pedal. Using no pre-recorded music, Brian loops and layers his instruments into various songs, melodies, and instrumentals. This one-man acoustic outfit is certainly one to watch.

Bay Harbour Market is open from 5 pm to 9 pm for Friday Nite LIVE! and from 9.30 am to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Entrance is free. For more information email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the website: www.bayharbour.co.za

Venue: Bay Harbour Market, Hout Bay

Artists: Kubu Strings, Blair Taberer, Brian Ernst

Address: 31 Harbour Road, Hout Bay, Cape Town, 7806

Date: 31 January to 2 February 2014

Time: Friday: 5pm - 9pm; Saturday and Sunday: 9h30am - 4pm




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I am a South African media scholar with a keen interest in the travel industry. Having completed my Masters degree in journlism, I work for a small media organisation and produce feature articles in my own capacity.