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Johnny Cradle: Salut

The Orbit Jazz Club
Fri 30 March   /   R120

Johnny Cradle hail from Johannesburg, South Africa.

With roots from the Eastern Cape and Ga-rankuwa in Gauteng, these 80s kids show off a diverse influence behind their township slang isiXhosa/English lyrics.

 

In three years Johnny Cradle have graced multiple stages including formidable festivals such as the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown (2015), Oppikoppi (2016/2017), and the 4th Hugh Masekela Heritage Festival (2017).

 

Johnny Cradle’s self-titled debut album shows off the trio’s knack for deep haunting back beats, landscape guitar lines, bullying moog-infused bass lines, and socially conscious manifestos.

 

Taut and lean, Cradle’s debut boasts a collection of songs that are cerebral as much as they are dance-able. When these gentlemen are on stage, expect a feel-good rhythm drive perspective from a people that are proud to be Xhosa and Tsonga. 

 

Lazola Ndamase – DJ, turntablist, & gadgets 

Sakumzi Qumana – lead vocalist & keyboards 

Tebogo J Mosane – backing vocalist & drums

 

R120 per ticket (students come in at half price, just bring your student card). Come and have dinner and drinks while enjoying the sensational sounds.

 

We advise booking in advance, please contact us on 011 339 6645 / 081 534 2867 or email us at info@theorbit.co.za to do so.

Starts at 20:30

The Orbit Jazz Club
81 de Korte Street, Braamfontein
www.theorbit.co.za
info@theorbit.co.za
011 339 6645
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