Location: Based in Cape Town


Artist Info

International Noteworthy Performances

  • Completed two-month tour of Europe (June-Aug 2015), where they performed at the following festivals :
    - Ethno Port, Poznan, Poland
    - Respect Festival, Prague, Czech Rep
    - Oerol, Terschelling, the Netherlands
    - Houtfestival, Haarlem, the Netherlands
    - Fusion-Festival, Larz, Germany
    - Afrikafestival, Hertme, the Netherlands
    - Zomer van Antwerpen, Belgium
    - Colours of Ostrava, Czech Rep
    - Okarina Etno Festival, Bled, Slovenia
    - Festival der Kulturen, Augsburg, Germany
    - Folk Holidays, Náměšť nad Oslavou, Czech Rep
    - Bardentreffen, Nürnberg, Germany
  • Resident band for 2 months on the Viking Line ferry between Sweden and Finland - 2010
  • Travelled to China in 2006, where they spent a week in each of Urumqi, Xi’ning and Beijing. Their second album “Live in China” was recorded in Xi’ing.

Noteworthy Performances

  • Voorkamerfest, Darling 2015
  • Selected to perform at Womex2014 and Visa For Music 2014
  • Rocking the Daisies 2013
  • “Africa Connect” festival 2013
  • World Music festival in Cape Town  2012
  • Featured in BBC4 documentary with Midge Ure (ex Ultravox) – 2009
  • Commissioned to record “Africa got Soul” to celebrate Motown’s 50th anniversary – 2009

Client Feedback

It went brilliantly and they were amazing!!! Thank you!!
Anne Mann Wedding Co-Ordination

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Sound Clips


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Typical Budget for Abavuki is
R10000 - R15000.


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