If you’re wondering what to do with your loved one this Valentine’s week, we’ve got just the treat you’re looking for. A celebration of Love and Blues on Saturday 17 Feb, as the NIROX Foundation hosts a stellar line-up of acoustic musicians, gourmet food traders & restauranteurs, a full bar, and a selection of sumptuous desserts.
Featuring amazing artists such as blues maestro Dan Patlansky either side of his European excursions, Cape Town loop artist and harmonica player extraordinaire Dave Ferguson, prodigal son of the South African blues scene Albert Frost, country & folk heroine Laurie Levine, lapsteel slide guitarist Richard Bruyns and his band The Saucetones, bayou bluesmen Gunshot Blue and their grappa-infused melodies and NIROX Residency Artists The Urban Village featuring their afrocentric renditions of blues classics.
An outdoor film screening will follow this full day of music, food, art and nature. Additionally, the debut of The Urban Village’s first music video ‘Inkani’ will be screened before the featured film.
This full day affair takes place on on the rolling lawns of NIROX Sculpture Park, Valentine’s Blues is the ideal setting for friends, families and lovers to enjoy a glorious array of sensory feasts in the Cradle of Humankind.
Tickets & Event Information
Purchase your Love and Blues tickets online for R330 per person or R360 at the gate (subject to availability). Make it a family affair, children under 12 are half-price while infants aged 2 and under enter free-of-charge.
NIROX Sculpture Park
Saturday 17 February
GPS: S25°59′ 09.56” E27°46′ 59.17″
Gates open at 10am, music starting at 11am.
Ample parking inside the venue and concert goers are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy the full day of music and to tour the Sculpture Park.
CALEO Wealth Management is the anchor sponsor for the NIROX Foundation’s on-going concert programme. MINI is an official partner to the Valentine’s Blues concert.
Photos provided by Acoustics NOW.