Tuesday 16 May 2023, South Africa – Award-winning Canadian Singer, Songwriter, Producer and Canadian Music Hall of Fame Inductee, Deborah Cox will alongside award-winning, critically acclaimed Singer and Songwriter Musiq Soulchild be headlining the Afro-Soul and R&B version of the incredibly successful Magic Music Sessions event in July.
A special press conference was held today at the Indaba Hotel and Conference Centre in Fourways, Johannesburg, where the exciting announcement was made. A variety of esteemed media graced the conference that was MC’d by the talented, Mbali Nkosi, while some spectacular media personalities were also spotted amidst the grand gathering.
The much anticipated new shows are set to take place on Thursday, July 27th at Grand West in Cape Town, while Pretoria will host the second leg on Saturday, July 29th at the SunBet Arena.
July will mark Mandela Month and just as Nelson Mandela has left a lasting legacy, Vertex Events always seeks to create legacies within the entertainment space.
Deborah Cox, a Toronto-born seasoned singer with five successful studio albums will deliver nothing but an exciting performance of her timeless and classic hits such ‘Nobody’s Supposed To Be Here’, ‘Where Do We Go From Here’, ‘Sentimental’, ‘Up and Down (In & Out) ’ and ‘We Can’t Be Friends’.
Musiq Soulchild, a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-born R&B legend with nine studio albums under his belt is no stranger to South African fans and is well-known for hits such as ‘Love’, Half Crazy’, ‘Just Friends’, ‘So Beautiful’, ‘Girl Next Door’ and ‘Don’t Change’ that fans can look forward to, including his more recent offerings.
Notably, this May marks Africa Month, which will shine a light on South Africa’s notion of inclusivity, diversity and openness in the music space to sharing its biggest performance stages with legendary artists such as Deborah Cox and Musiq Soulchild.
Fans can be pleased to know that South African supporting acts will be the talented and long-time beloved Vusi Nova and Ami Faku.
Magic Music Sessions places the spotlight on delivering two core essential elements – live music and electrifying bands. Music lovers will be catered for, as per all the previous events.
“We plan on delivering nothing short of a star-studded event. Attendees can expect memorable shows, as all the artists and their discographies will be amplified through a world-class production. Music will indeed be a universal language”, states Vertex Events Executive Director, Thato Segaole.
Tickets are now available for purchase on Webtickets – www.webtickets.co.za and at PicknPay stores nationwide.
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