Shackles and Bones will embark on a regional tour spanning across three provinces namely; the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng to showcase their multi-faceted performance to a broad, new audience. The tour will take place over the period of three weeks in April during which the band will be performing nine uniquely curated shows. Playing in a variety of venues – Shackles and Bones will be able to showcase their dynamic ability to perform in small intimate venues as well as in large halls where dancing is a certainty. After a hugely successful tour of Vietnam in August of 2018, the band is looking to continue their intrepid musical journey through the distant corners of your imagination and comprehension.
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Expect an intrepid night of music, poetry, connection and sharing at the Black Power Station featuring music from Tonix at 19:00, Wordsuntame at 20:00 and Shackles and Bones at 21:30.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
– A R20 entrance fee will be required at the door to support the local artists. However, a book donation at the door (can be any adult related book – preferably progressive non-fiction literature though) will also count as your ticket to an evening of magic.
– Directions to the Black Power Station
– A small tuck-shop will be open for snacks and tea and coffee.
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Shackles and Bones is a band that revel in their ability to draw from multiple genres and influences to produce a sound that manifests a desire for genre fusion coupled with contemporary sounds. Lead singer and guitarist David Glover mixes funk-jazz chord progressions with sensual and soulful vocals, all while supported by the indestructibly groovy rhythm section comprised of Argentine born drummer Julián Arenzon and lion-person Steven Ellery on the bass. Shackles and Bones put on a dynamic performance that will surely have a little something for everybody.