Samthing Soweto to headline Women’s Month festival

Events are gearing up for Women’s Month in August, and one that fills the calendar is the Jazz in the Square music festival run by Samkelo Lelethu Mdolomba popularly known as Samthing Soweto.

The South African Music Awards (Samas) winner will celebrate an event honoring the country’s creative women.

Jazz on the Square is presented by La Funk events and will take place at Mall of Africa, Midrand, Johannesburg on August 6, 2022.

Part of the lineup includes singer Simmy, rising star Marcus Harvey and Mpho Sebina.

The festival is an all-white theme with a picnic facility and food market.

Attendees will also enjoy a festival experience, with stalls showcasing beauty, art and cultural products owned by women and youth.

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The festival has been described as “the main influencer of music, arts and culture”.

“It aims to enrich, inspire and nurture young talent with a huge interest in the arts and music industry.”

Samthing Soweto is enjoying the success of his latest single Amagents which has been certified gold with over 1.2 million streams. The song is also number one in the country on Spotify.

The artist said Amagents is a simple story between father and daughter.

Samthing Soweto released their successful debut album Isphithiphithi in 2019; the body of work consisted of 13 tracks.

The singer has worked with DJ Maphorisa, Kabza De Small and Thabo Ngubane on production and feature films including ShaSha and Mlindo The Vocalist.

The album helped the artist become the first local artist to simultaneously have a number one single and an album on Apple Music.

Tickets for Jazz in the Square are available on Computicket, from R300.

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