Taking music to the people

Tour de Augustus promises to be nostalgic and electrifying.

30 August 2019 | Art and Entertainment

The first edition of the tour will conclude at Gobabis and Rehoboth this weekend. “We are performing in Gobabis at Boksie's Carwash on Friday (today) and in Rehoboth at Club Quantum on Saturday, 31 August,” shared PhredGot1.

Tour de Augustus is an initiative started by Adora, PhredGot1, Mulberry, Tulisan and FutureIsGiggz. It was initiated with the purpose of being an annual tour slated for the month of August where a group of artists tour Namibia.

“Our focus is to bring together fans who love local music as our line-up is made up of artists from various music genres including kwaito, Afro-pop, hip-hop, and township disco,” said PhredGot1.

Speaking to tjil, Adora Kisting mentioned that as usual her team tries to slot in new and fresh elements into their sets. “As a performer I like to take my crowd on a journey. It is going to be nostalgic so be prepared to be taken down memory lane.

“People should also expect the usual dance and groove vibes,” said Adora Kisting. Another artist on the line-up FutureIsGiggz who recently lost all his music after robbers broke into his house on Sunday, but he promised to deliver a spectacular performance.

“I almost lost my life so from now on whatever that I am going to do, I am going to give it my all and do it like it is my last time,” said FutureIsGiggz.



MICHAEL KAYUNDE

Similar News

 

And the winners are…

6 days ago - 13 September 2019 | Art and Entertainment

If you were not at the Namibian Annual Music Awards (NAMAs) 2019 at The Dome in Swakopmund, then you missed out on a music celebration...

Glits, glam and lots of talent!

6 days ago - 13 September 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Ester KamatiThe academy, which has two branches, each accommodating dancers between the ages of as young as five and the eldest, 21, will have up...

Fresh and Popping - Spring edition

6 days ago - 13 September 2019 | Art and Entertainment

How blessed is 2019? In terms of music this year we are getting more than we deserve. What is the term to use when one...

Behind the beats with DJ Chronic

6 days ago - 13 September 2019 | Art and Entertainment

The best and biggest songs are usually collaborative efforts. But in most cases, the vocalists take the lead from the producers or composers. We have...

Florito announces new EP coming soon

6 days ago - 13 September 2019 | Art and Entertainment

With a hands-on approach, Florito's musical deliveries truly make use of a fusion of sounds that give him his own identity. His latest single Pull...

Queen of Afrobeats signs to Motown

6 days ago - 13 September 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Nigerian-born artist Tiwa Savage – widely regarded as the queen of Afrobeats recently released her new single, 49-99 via Motown Records.Since signing her international deal...

Passion for fabrics

6 days ago - 13 September 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Fashion designer Simeone Johannes talks the growth of SynEDGY.Namibia can pretty much nod at the fact that Simeone Johannes is one of the creatives currently...

Rihanna's new album comes December

6 days ago - 13 September 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Rihanna's long-awaited ninth album is to be released in December, according to various French reporters.Several French reporters took to Twitter on Sunday to reveal the...

Lil Nas X wants 'at least 70' songs for...

6 days ago - 13 September 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Lil Nas X has revealed he is only 2% into his debut album and he wants to write at least 70 songs before he picks...

Nicki Minaj retires

6 days ago - 13 September 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Rap queen Nicki Minaj shocked fans by announcing her retirement from music, saying she was going to focus on family. The provocative 36-year-old, known for...

Latest News

Roar young lions, roar!

1 hour ago | Columns

Youth without a consistent voice are inevitably excluded from the pockets of power that exist throughout societies.Youth who become praise-singers and imbongis, even when they...

Teko trio walk free

1 hour ago | Justice

Teckla Lameck, Jerobeam Mokaxwa and Chinese national Yang Fang, known as the Teko trio, have been found not guilty of all charges relating to a...

'He decided to flee'

1 hour ago | Crime

Defence minister Penda Ya Ndakolo says Benisius Kalola (32), the second unarmed civilian killed during Operation Kalahari Desert this year, was shot when he fled...

280 cops deployed against poachers

1 hour ago | Crime

The Namibian police have deployed 280 members to assist in the fight against poaching.Inspector-general Sebastian Ndeitunga says these members, selected from across the country, are...

Uanivi gets Warriors chance

1 hour ago | Sports

African Stars veteran defender Pat-Navin Uanivi has finally been selected for the national team after years of being omitted. Uanivi forms part of Brave Warriors...

Horn suspended for alleged doping

1 hour ago | Sports

South African women's 100m record holder Carina Horn has been suspended from competition over doping allegations.The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced on Monday: “The AIU...

'Hitman' faces tough brawl

1 hour ago | Sports

Former two-time world champion Paulus 'Hitman' Moses is set for tough night, as he not only faces Russia's Adlan Aburashidov, but also the home-ground advantage...

Loubser ready to get his...

1 hour ago | Sports

Four years ago, Cliven Loubser was inspired after watching his native Namibia score a try against New Zealand and earn their first Rugby World Cup...

Billionaire pushes oil deal

1 day - 18 September 2019 | Energy

Comsar, the proponent of a 250 megawatt power station, says the government is moving at snail's pace in getting the project off the ground.The company,...

Load More