Sho Madjozi to rock Tribute to Women concert

Sho Madjozi
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Stars of the moment Sho Madjozi and Shekhinah will share the stage with other female musicians in celebration of women’s achievements.

Dubbed to Tribute to Women, the event will take place on Women’s Day at Emmarentia Botanical Gardens.

Sharing the stage with the two stars will be Zonke, Mafikizolo and Lady Zamar. The festival will also give a platform to doing fine arts, and writers to showcase their work.

According to festival director Joe Chakela, Tribute to Women will be an annual event to celebrate the success of women.

Chakela said: “But at the moment we wanted to start with women in the arts. We realised that there was no outdoor music event that was about women in Gauteng.

“We started with an all-women line-up and later we will have men who will celebrate .

“We are speaking with Write Associates about getting women who have published books to display their work and talk to young people. In this way we are trying to create role models.”

Chakela is experienced in hosting festivals having handled the Mangaung Arts and Cultural Festival (Macufe) for years, and he expects nothing but success at the first Tribute to Women festival.

“I have been producing the Divas event at Macufe for many years and I have seen it grow into a prime event.

“I could not think of a more central and scenically beautiful space than the Emmarentia Botanical Gardens for an afternoon out with the family or friends with a picnic basket enjoying our diverse line-up.”

He said they opted for a line-up that is loved by both young and old people.

“Both Sho Madjozi and Shekhinah are loved by young people. While Zonke is loved by older people.”

The solitarian Zonke Dikana says music is all she lives for, it allows her to be present and happy.
Zonke The solitarian Zonke Dikana says music is all she lives for, it allows her to be present and happy.
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For a single day Sheer Entertainment and Breakout Management will bring together a star-studded female only line-up for a loud and proud women’s day concert celebration. Get ready for “Tribute To Women”, the 1st of what is planned as an annual Women’s Day celebration. The event is set to happen on the fields at the Emmarentia Botanical Gardens looking over the Dam.

Forming part of the line-up are some of South Africa’s biggest and most respected female musical acts, names include Zonke, Mafikizolo, Lady Zama and Sho Madjozi.

The show encourages a picnic blanket and basket feel and attendees will be able to bring their own food and non-alcoholic soft bottled beverages into the event. For those who would prefer to purchase food and beverages on arrival, there will be a wide variety of gourmet and local food vendors available as well as fully stocked bars.

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Early Bird: R150

Final Phase tickets: R295

Kids U12: Free

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