Buskaid to play at BBC Proms

The City of Johannesburg website reports that the Buskaid Orchestra of Soweto will be performing as part of the BBC Proms in London on Sunday 15 July. Buskaid plays mainly classical music, with a fusion of classic pop and kwela. You can find out more about Buskaid in the Kwela Project’s post “Unite with the… Continue reading Buskaid to play at BBC Proms

Unite with the Buskaid Soweto String Ensemble

It’s always interesting to hear contemporary interpretations of kwela and to learn more about those who are bringing these sounds to our ears some fifty years after kwela’s heyday. I stumbled upon Buskaid whilst undertaking some search-engine led investigation regarding a long-forgotten question, and what a fortunate turn of events this has been. Buskaid is… Continue reading Unite with the Buskaid Soweto String Ensemble