Freshlyground

Location: Based in Cape Town

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Awards & Distinctions

  • SAMA AWARD – Album of the Year , Freshlyground for Ma Cheri, May 2008
  • SAMA AWARD - Best Duo/Group Freshlyground for Ma Cheri, May 2008
  • SAMA AWARD - Best Adult Contemporary English Album for Ma Cheri, May 2008
  • SAMA AWARD - Best Engineer for Ma Cheri, May 2008
  • MTV EUROPE AWARD – Best African Act Freshlyground, November 2006
  • METRO FM AWARD- Best Group, November 2007
  • METRO FM AWARD- Best Album, November 2007
  • METRO FM AWARD- Best African Pop Album, November 2007
  • METRO FM AWARD- Best African Pop Album, November 2005
  • CHANNEL O AWARD – Best African Band Freshlyground, 2008
  • O MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS NIGERIA – African Video of the Year for Pot Belly, April 2008
  • GOOD HOPE FM SA – Best performing Group Freshlyground, September 2008
  • SAMA AWARD - Best Adult Contemporary English Album for Radio Africa, May 2011
  • SAMA AWARD - Best Engineer for Radio Africa, May 2011

International Noteworthy Performances

  • Montreal Jazz Festival, Montreal, Canada, June 2015
  • Rochester Jazz Festival, Rochester, USA, June 2015
  • Ottowa Jazz Festival, Ottowa, Canada, June 2015
  • Vancouver Jazz Festival, Vancouver, Canada, June 2015
  • San Francisco Jazz Festival, San Francisco, USA, June 2015
  • FEMUA Festival, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire April 2015
  • Monte Carlo Jazz Festival, Monte Carlo, Monaco, July 2014
  • Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 2014
  • Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 2014
  • Apollo Theatre, Africa Now Festival, New York City, USA, March 2013
  • Montreal Jazz Festival, Montreal, Canada, July 2011
  • International Quebec Summer Festival, Quebec, Canada, July 2011
  • Vancouver Folk Festival, Vancouver, Canada, July 2011
  • Festival of Arts and Ideas, New Haven, CT, USA, June 2011
  • Central Park SummerStage, New York City, USA, June 2011
  • Luanda Jazz Festival, Luanda, Angola, July 2010
  • Paleo Festival, Nyon, Switzerland, July 2010
  • Festival Hammemet, Tunis, Tunisia, July 2010
  • Rio Loco Festival, Toulouse, France, June 2010
  • Africa Festival, Wurzburg, Germany, May 2010
  • World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland, January 2010
  • Jazz Music Festival, Shanghai, The Republic of China, October 2009
  • Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA, July 2009
  • Celebrate Brooklyn Festival, Brooklyn, NY, USA, July 2009
  • Festival Nuits D’ Afrique, Montreal, Canada, July 2009
  • Hague Jazz Festival, The Netherlands, May 2009
  • Rome Auditorium, Rome, Italy, November 2008
  • AVO Sessions, Basel, Switzerland, November 2008
  • Barbican Centre, London, United Kingdom, November 2008 
  • Theatre Royal Carre, The Netherlands, September 2008
  • Toast Festival, Kensington, United Kingdom, September 2008
  • Arrezzowave Festival, Livorno, Italy, July 2008
  • Zeltival, Karlsruhe, Germany, July 2008
  • Kultursummer Festival, Oldenburg, Germany, July 2008
  • Salisbury Festival, United Kingdom, June 2008
  • Roots in Ooster Park, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2008
  • Lugano Festival De Jazz, Mendrisio, Switzerland, June 2008
  • Mawazine Festival, Rabat, Morocco, May 2008
  • Spring Festival, Cairo, Egypt, May 2008
  • Harare International Festival, Harare, Zimbabwe, May 2008
  • Lagos International Jazz Festival, Lagos, Nigeria, April 2008
  • Maputo International Jazz Festival, Maputo, Mozambique, April 2008
  • Jazz Café, London, United Kingdom, July 2006
  • FIFA World Cup Handover Ceremony, Berlin, Germany, June 2006
  • Branderburger Tor FIFA 04 Event, Berlin, Germany, June 2006
  • Cannes Film Festival, NFVF, Cannes, France, May 2006
  • Aichi Expo, Nagoya, Japan, March 2005
  • Pukkelpop Festival, Belgium, August, 2005 Berlin, Germany 2004 

Noteworthy Performances

South African Noteworthy Performances

  • Nelson Mandela Foundation Gala, Johannesburg, July 2010
  • FIFA World Cup Final Closing Ceremony, Johannesburg, July 2010
  • FIFA Kickoff Concert, Johannesburg, June 2010
  • FIFA World Cup 2010 Final Draw, Cape Town, December 2009
  • HIV /AIDS World Awareness Conference, Durban, April 2009
  • Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Cape Town, April 2009
  • Chris Burger Charity Fundraising Concert, Cape Town, August 2008
  • 46664 Nelson Mandela HIV Fund, Johannesburg, December 2007
  • Desmond Tutu HIV-Foundation Benefit Concert, with Vusi Mahlasela, September 2000 and July 2006 with Sipho Hotstix
  • Grahamstown National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, July 2005
  • 10 Years of Democracy Closing Celebration, Athlone Stadium, Cape Town, February 2005
  • Reconciliation Day Festival, Cape Town, December 2004
  • Spier Arts Summer Season, collaboration with Oliver Mtukudzi and Mahube, Stellenbosch, December 2004  
  • Olympic Torch Ceremony, Grand Parade, Cape Town, June 2004
  • Celebration of 10 years of Democracy, Green Market Square, Cape Town, February 2004

Members

  • ZOLANI MAHOLA - LEAD VOCALS
  • JOSH HAWKS - BASS GUITAR, VOCALS
  • SIMON ATTWELL - FLUTE, MBIRA, HARMONICA, SAXOPHONE
  • JULIO SIGAUQUE - ELECTRIC & ACOUSTIC GUITAR
  • PETER COHEN - DRUMS

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Typical Budget for Freshlyground is
R72500 - R92500 excl. VAT.


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