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Hot Club D'AfriqueLocation: Based in Johannesburg
Hot Club D'Afrique is an all-acoustic gypsy jazz band that recreates the romantic sound of Paris in the 1930s. The "French Cafe" sound which has been popularised by popular films such as Chocolat and Ratatouille, is embraced and built on by this passionate group.
The outfit takes its name from the original "Quintette du Hot Club De France" founded by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli.
Hot Club D'Afrique's repertoire features 1930's and current gypsy jazz standards, original compositions by Hot Club D'Afrique, as well as classic and contemporary French and English ballads.
- Circa on Jellicoe World Wildlife Fund Charity Auction
- Elle Magazine end-of-year function
- The Bridge Group of Advocates function
- The Ridge School end-of-year function at Johannesburg Country Club
- Alliance Française Flea Market
- Angela Day Kitchen Bastille Day Event
- Eastgate Shopping Centre Cheese & Wine Promo
- Andy McGibbon’s Acoustic Forum
Plus various performances at venues such as:
- Tokyo Star Live Music Sundays, Greenside
- Il Giardino Restaurant, 44 Stanley Ave
- Riverside Café, Sandton
- Gingko Restaurant, Parkview
- Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff
- Shine Studios, Braamfontein
- Morrells Boutique Estate, Northcliff
- Katy's Palace Bar, Sandton
- Turbine Hall, Newtown
- The Fairview Hotel, Tzaneen
- Casalinga, Muldersdrift
- Les Délices De France, Roodepoort
- Kevin Drummond (guitar)
- Theodora Drummond (accordion)
- Katharina van der Walt (bass & vocals)
- Frances van der Walt (violin & rhythm guitar)
"Heard you at the Bullard wedding for the first time. Immediately thought about my favourite HC de France before I knew your name. It was great - thank you." - Marijke
"We are still getting people talking about the amazing band that played at our party last night! Thanks for making the evening so special!" - Gabriella
“Thanks for this great moment. I went to the Tokyo Café with a friend. We spent the afternoon to listen your music. You are a fabulous band. Very very good. And it was a pleasure to listen french songs..." - Eric
Typical Budget for Hot Club D'Afrique is
R10000 - R18000.
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.
Submit a booking enquiry directly with Hot Club D'Afrique, and the Artist or their manager / representative will be in touch with you soon!
Should you be unsure about which acts to enquire with, you can choose to SEND GIGSTER YOUR EVENT DETAILS and we will forward your enquiry to up to 5 suitable acts.
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