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Christine and the KiltsLocation: Based in Cape Town
The acclaimed Christine Weir on vocals and penny whistle is joined on Bass guitar by Matthew Weir, on guitar by Jono Tait (of Hatchetman fame) and piano by Ingrid Salzmann for a musical celebration of all things Celtic! The act includes everything from contemporary Celtic songs like Mull of Kintyre to traditional Robbie Burns numbers.
Christine Weir and her brother Graham founded the award winning Not the Midnight Mass. Over the years Not the Midnight Mass has won many awards, the most recent being 2009 Fleur du Cap best ensemble. As a solo performer Christine was nominated for Fleur du Cap best performer in a musical for her work in Noah of Cape Town, and in 2006 she was nominated for a Naledi award for her work in Songs from the Mediterranean. She was the soloist in the Sun City Extravaganza, Odyssey, from 2002 to 2005.
Christine has a special interest in Scottish traditional music and has performed under the banner Christine Weir and the Kilts for the past two years, doing gigs around Cape Town, most frequently at the Alma Café. Her song, The Clan MacDonald was linked to the MacDonald Heritage trust website, and has been played on Celtic FM and Two Lochs Radio in Scotland.
Christine is keenly focused on producing an outstanding vocal sound and has published a book on the voice, called “Shut your Trap and Sing!”
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Typical Budget for Christine and the Kilts is
R15000 - R30000.
Please note this is merely a guide; if you submit a booking enquiry, you will receive an exact quote based on the unique details of your event.
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