Johnny Clegg Unplugged

Every Sunday night at The Venue Melrose Arch, Real Concerts brings you an acoustic music series that showcases the work of some of South Africa’s top artists. The ‘Unplugged’ series brings you a listening experience that exposes the raw talent of your favourite local acts. On the 28th of October Johnny Clegg will perform a rare Unplugged show at The Venue Melrose Arch, This very intimate show that includes storytelling by Johnny, where he talks about the events in his life and political history of SA & the world at that time that motivated him to write that song. It is a personal journey, which is uplifting, moving and also funny at times. With a career spanning 30+ years, Johnny Clegg, one of South Africa’s most prolific musicians and performers is no stranger to the music industry. Johnny Clegg is a dancer, anthropologist, singer, songwriter, academic, activist and French knight. Whilst all of these tags are fitting, none of them can accurately describe the energetic, passionate human being who has become one of South Africa’s greatest musical exports. He has campaigned against the injustice of apartheid South Africa and been instrumental in putting the new South Africa on the map as a cultural ambassador. Clegg is an icon of South African music. Join Johnny Clegg for a rare intimate evening at The Venue Melrose Arch on the 28th of October 2012. Tickets cost R263 and are available from Computicket, all inclusive of service charges. Doors open at 5:30pm, and show starts at 7pm.