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BOILER ROOM X BALLANTINE'S TRUE MUSIC STUDIOS: SOWETO

True Music Studios: Soweto

BOILER ROOM X BALLANTINE’S CELEBRATE INCLUSIVE DANCEFLOORS WITH
TRUE MUSIC STUDIOS, BRINGING TOGETHER DIVERSE COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD
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We’re in Soweto for the latest edition of Boiler Room x Ballantine’s True Music Studios. A township which shaped dance music history, this year’s line-up, curated in collaboration with Njelic, champions the artists who have taken the South African sound to the global stage.

 

King of amapiano Kabza De Small, Afro Tech key player DJ LeSoul, jazz sensation Nkosi Zuthulele and LGBTIQA+ community-focused platform Le Grand Ball all form the line-up, this one is not to be missed.

Njelic curates this edition of Boiler Room x Ballantine’s True Music Studios,
taking place in Soweto from 15th – 18th February 2023.

 

Apply for your invite to each event below.

Ballantine’s Scotch whisky and long-term partner Boiler Room are pledging to do their part in creating a safer, fairer future for music culture through their new global event series True Music Studios. Building on their commitment from the past seven years to champion global diversity in music, True Music Studios features a mix of live performances, educational events and community experiences curated by cutting edge collaborators who are pushing forward local music scenes.

 

Music fans can expect live and globally streamed performances from the pioneering headline acts, shared with millions around the world, along with special guest appearances by those defining each scene. There will also be educational ‘in conversation’ talks with leading artists, promoters and producers from the local communities who are pushing boundaries and shaping scenes, and masterclasses with local collectives. Community events will see local promoters being handed the keys to the True Music Studios to set the stage for emerging talent, providing listening sessions and creative spaces where music collectives can collaborate.

 

Boiler Room X Ballantine’s True Music Studios: Soweto schedule:

 

15 February 2023:
IN CONVERSATION WITH: NJELIC. HOSTED BY: MPUMELELO FRYPAN MFULA
IN CONVERSATION WITH: HOW THE TOWNSHIP SHAPED SOUTH AFRICAN MUSIC HISTORY

 

16 February 2023:
BROADCAST PARTY: KABZA DE SMALL, KAMO MPHELA, NJELIC & MORE

 

18 February 2023:
LE GRAND BRAND PRESENTS: SATIN RETURN BALL

 

18 February 2023:
DANCE MASTERCLASS WITH KAMO MPHELA

 

Artists featuring in the programme:

  • Kabza De Small
  • Kamo Mphela
  • Daliwonga
  • TOSS
  • Playgal
  • Kmat
  • Thabza Tee
  • DJ LeSoul
  • LIKKYLIKS
  • Teedo Love
  • Rarri

 


Accessibility information:

  • There is limited seating for guests at the venue
  • The venue is wheelchair accessible via separate ramp entry
  • There will be event lighting in operation, with the potential use of strobe effects
  • Ear plugs will be available upon request; please ask a member of staff
  • A quiet space will be available upon request should this be needed by guests, please ask a member of staff

 

 

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