About the band.
Down Folk are an eclectic downtempo folk band, with an exotic acoustic variation of Mexicana, Jazz, Café, indie and folk. The band was founded in Johannesburg and is made of 4 members, which have been performing from the era of Liquid Tongue, Art Exhibitions, Bua Africa, Rituals as well as Word and Sound Poetry Festival.
Down Folk are a protest art collective which find their interest in social awareness issues in our communities.
Down Folk Band Members:
Nonduduzo – Vocals
Thabiso – Saxophone
Mpho – Percussion
Humphrey – Acoustic guitar / Poet
Highlights of the Band
The Band Down Folk has opened up for acts such as Planet Lindela, shared a stage with 8 bars Short.
These performances have led the band to venues such as the Soweto Theatre, and has been an act alongside Sibongile fisher on the Word and Sound series which has hosted Lebo Mashile and many other reputable artists.
Lapeppers Influence Band
The Lapeppers Influence Band boasts a collective of young, vibrant and talented musicians, who have graced stages both in South Africa and Internationally. Although quite young together as a band (only four years) This band has generated a solid following with their unconventional Afro Jazz / Neo-Soul Jazz/ Acid Jazz/Deep house sounds
PERFOMANCE HIGHLIGHTS : 2014 STANDARD BANK JOY OF JAZZ 2014 ACTIVATION ROYAL BAFOKENG MARANG HOTEL FOR THE KING AND QUEEN 2014/2015 KAYA FM UNPLUGGED/ FAMILY/ JAZZUARY DAY/SOULTEMBA 2015 SABC TECHNOLOGY AWARDS 2015 DSTV DELICOUS FEST 2015 MR BOB MABENA’S WEDDING 2016 BACK TO THE CITY FEST