Tuesday, 05 June 2012

Lionel Bastos Takes the Stage At Bay Harbour Market this Weekend

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With performances by multiple award winning Lionel Bastos, super-talented jazz band, The Jackson Vibe, and guitar masters, Dan Boshoff and Jimi Curve, Bay Harbour Market is the place to be this weekend!

Taking to the Brampton Sound Stage for Friday Nite LIVE! on June 8 is the award-winning artist, singer and songwriter, Lionel Bastos. Bastos has written and produced songs for global artists and causes such as Yvonne Chaka-Chaka, Little sister, Clout and Vicky Samson to name a few. Regarded as a true musical genius, his music encompasses a range of genres.

On Saturday June 9, local jazz band the Jackson Vibe entertains the Bay Harbour Market audience. The members of this young outfit began their musical careers playing at a community church and have gone on to become popular Hout Bay regulars with their blend of jazz and swing. They are currently awaiting the final mix on their soon-to-be released latest recording.

Ending the weekend off on Sunday afternoon are guitar maestros Dan Boshoff and Jimi Curve. This acoustic and bass guitar duo draw on a range of folk, reggae and world influences including classic Southern African coastal music such as Tananas or the Goema Captains.

The Bay Harbour Market, Hout Bay also showcases over 100 stalls featuring arts, crafts, fashion, decor and delicious cuisine.

Venue: Brampton Sound Stage, Bay Harbour Market, Hout Bay
Artists: Lionel Bastos, The Jackson Vibe, Dan Boshoff, Jimi Curve
Address: 31 Harbour Road, Hout Bay, Cape Town, 7806
Date: 8-10 June 2012
Time: Friday: 5pm-9pm; Saturday and Sunday: 9h30am-4pm
Website:www.bayharbour.co.za
Facebook:www.facebook.com/bayharbour
Twitter: www.twitter.com/bayharbourmkt
More information: Tel: 082 570 5997; Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Editors Notes
The Brampton Sound Stage at the Bay Harbour Market, Hout Bay is a popular platform for the country’s most exciting musical talents to showcase their abilities. The market attracts a wide-ranging audience with a keen interest in all things home-grown, with a consciousness for recycling!

From the vivacious colours of local arts and crafts and the delicious scent of freshly baked bread to the melodic tones of an animated guitarist or the festive banter of local traders, the Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay is an embodiment of creative South African energy and vibrancy. A bustling and busy market, this weekend wonderland of exquisite art, craft, fashion and food is a gathering ground for people of all ages and cultures.

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.