Birmingham Fest is proud to present Simply Soweto Encha – all the way from South Africa. A fantastic, joyful vocal quintet that bring their unique style from the Sowetan community to the UK’s second city. With acapella harmonies and church choir influences, this show also pays tribute to the recently late Nelson Mandela.

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Date(s) - 19/07/2014
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Old Joint Stock Theatre

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Unpredictable, joyous, dynamic. A sound sensation coupled by mesmerizing choreography. Enjoy the finest of a cappella talent all the way from South Africa. “Simply” unmissable.

Simply Soweto Encha showcase a unique blend of sound and rhythm where R’n’B, doo-wop, gospel, pop, and jazz meet on one stage. The show is an amalgam of original material, cover songs as well as traditional African music from Zulu, Tswana and Xhosa cultures.

2014 Simply Soweto Encha show takes audiences on a journey from early days of the acappella group performing in school and church choirs as well as overseas under Soweto Entsha and Africa Entsha. It also reflects on the amazing journey of the Sowetan community and South African struggle for peace and equality.

The show pays tribute to the late President Mandela. All accompanied by heartfelt vocal harmonies and energetic rhythms where music and dance combine into one enchanting fusion.


Performances: Friday 18th July & Saturday 19th July 2014.

Tickets £12 (£10 concessions).

To book click here


Simply Soweto Encha can be found online here

on facebook here

and on twitter here




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