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Charlie King: Blues and coppers album launch
Known in blues circles as one of the great female voices around, Charlie King embarked on her solo career and have performed with some of the top South African Blues artists over the last few years.
With musical influences such as Etta James, Koko Taylor, Big Mama Thornton, Janis Joplin, BB King, PJ Harvey and many more, you can look forward to the velvety tones of Charlie King’s belting vocals.
Charlie King performs at various clubs and venues in South Africa and across border, and have made waves at many music festivals:
*Hermanus Whale Festival 2010
*Kleinmond Big Blues Festival 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014
*Durban International Blues Festival 2011 & 2015
*Table Mountain Blues Summit 2012 & 2014
*Harley Davidson - Africa Bike Week, Durban 2014
*Emoya Voetspoor Festival, Bloemfontein 2015
*Namibia Tours in 2011 & 2012.
*Mozambique Tours: 2013, 2014 & 2015
*India, Goa Guest Performance pending 2017
Charlie was the creator and first co-host of a weekly Blues Specialist show on www.zoneradio.co.za.
Being the founding member of The Bluestown Sessions, Cape Town at Mercury Live & Lounge, she has relocated to Johannesburg and has since started the "Bluestown Sessions" at The Library at The Brazen Head, Sandton where she has performed with various South Africa Blues artists in the City of Gold. The Johannesburg wing of The Bluestown Sessions, since moved to different venues, including The Wedge Outdoor Park and Gilroy's Restaurant and Brewery in Muldersdrift. The event currently taking a break due to Charlie's travels and EP recording, but will return to Sandton this summer.
Charlie King (SA) - Vocals
Illimar Neitz (SA) - Lead Guitar
Roland Pickl (AUS) - Rhythm Guitar
Jimi Curve (SA) - Bass Guitar
Local Musician (Inhambane) - Drums
CD's will be for sale at the show!
Date and Time: Friday, September 21 2018 at 20h30
Address: Campo di Mare, Club Maritimo, Av. Marginal no. 5714, Maputo