Ringo Madlingozi to perform at Ekurhuleni Comes Alive Jazz Festival 2016

The Birchwood Hotel’s Ekurhuleni Comes Alive Jazz Festival will be bringing South Africa’s finest talent to the fore on August 5 by providing Joburg-locals with a lyrical line-up of artists who aim to motivate, inspire and highlight life’s lighter side through music and comedy.

The Birchwood Hotel has selected a new line-up of soul-soothing local artists, including the gifted Ringo Madlingozi, who will be headlining the evening with his inspirational, spiritual rhythms.

Supporting Madlingozi is Idols 2015 winner, Mmatema Moremi, whose competition single was second to Adele’s popular hit “Hello” on the iTunes Chart.

In association with the City of Ekurhuleni, and the Sowetan and Mail & Guardian newspapers, every month the festival also brings a fresh set of proudly South African talent to perform for Gauteng’s musically-inclined, allowing upcoming local performers a chance to introduce their talent by opening for the hotel’s prominent artists.

Hosted by motivational speaker and presenter, Hector Motivator, the August festival will open with upcoming songstress and KZN-local, Sibu R, whose soulful Jazz music have allowed her to work with Thandiswa Mazwai, Lulu Dikane, John Legend and many more.

The Birchwood Hotel also highlights the best of South African comedy; Tiny Tools, known for her appearances on the Mzansi Magic show, The Mayor, and SABC’s Bantu Hour, as well as her performances in the SATMA 2014 and Tshwane’s Finest Comedy Festival.

Don’t miss out on an evening of soul-food, local talent and a delicious meal shared with friends and family by booking your table of 10 before 31 July to take advantage of the Early Bird Special. The festival starts at 8pm and tickets are R400 per person or R4 000 for a table of 10. For more information or to book contact Dudu Kgomo on (011) 897 0141 or on jazz@birchwoodhotel.co.za or visit www.birchwoodhotel.co.za.