Gorgeous George presents an evening of incredible music.
MOODSHIP &NKOSENATHI KOELA
Moodship aka Gary Thomas, (at_moodship__) is a highly celebrated, award winning South African singer and musician. His enigmatic style blends rich, moody song writing with a vast array of alternative guitar techniques and precision multi- tasking. Moodship has toured all over South Africa, Kenya, England, Spain, The Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Czech Republic, Belgium and France. He is known for his diverse performances that can go from the beautifully cinematic to the energetically virtuosic in seconds. He is an award winning live performer and music producer for film, documentary, tv and theatre. He recently won his second Standard Bank Ovation Award for his 7 concert run at the National Arts Festival in Makhanda, South Africa. In September 2022, Moodship toured and performed concerts in Kenya around Nairobi and Lamu Island. His last European tour was in 2017. His newest release, an EP entitled 'Incandescent' was released on the 4th August 2023. This concert will be the first show in his current South African tour.
Nkosenathi Ernie Koela (at_Mntana_WeXhwele) is a Ph.D candidate specializing in indigenous music therapies at the University of Cape Town. Koela’s Trans-disciplinary practice encompasses being an Afrikan indigenous Sound medium, Artist, Specialist and Teacher. Koela as an Instrument maker and multi-instrumentalist, explores how healing practices through sound, creates space that manifests spiritually and materially.