Youth Day at Artscape

Artscape commemorates Youth Day on Saturday June 16 with Band Stand where eight youth bands will present their diverse styles of music and compositions at 7.30pm.

Artscape has provided a mentorship programme for these bands with three acclaimed musicians, Marc de Kock, Ian Smith and Camillo Lombard.

The bands are The Dymamix Jazz Band from Bellville, Groote Schuur High School Jazz Ensemble, Major Voices from Khayelitsha, After-School Project from Kuils River, Odwa Bongo from Cape Town, Thorns and Roses from Steenberg, the Marc de Kock Big Band from Rondebosch and WCYO Jazz Band from Langebaan.

Their repertoires range from well-known Jazz Standards, African music, local and international jazz, Latin and pop covers to a cappella, Isicathamiya, Afro Gospel and marimba.

Tickets cost R40. Book through Computicket or Artscape Dial-a-Seat on 021 421 7695.