Pioneering South African house music stables Soul Candi Live and Soulistic Music in association with Castle Lite and Channel O join forces to launch and host a new ‘super club’ concept Raise The Roof at Truth Nightclub in Midrand on Sunday the 26th of April.
Raise The Roof will endeavour to transform Truth Nightclub into a “boutique” type festival where a selection of South Africa’s leading dance ‘movements’ will be showcased on an annual basis across five different arenas. At the first Raise The Roof this April, industry powerhouses Soul Candi and Soulistic Music collaborate to bring their authentic flavour to the Main Stage whilst
House Afrika heads up the Deep House floor. Kalawa Jazmee will spearhead the Kwaito / Afro House arena, Cash Time Life will preside over all things Hip Hop and #2SidesOfTheBeat in conjunction with Avant Garde are to host Soul, Down Tempo, Jazz and Broken Beat sounds on the fifth and final floor.
Expect exceptional sound and production design as the highly qualified Raise The Roof team pulls out all the stops to bring partygoers fourteen hours of the finest local acts and artists painstakingly curated to perform under one roof.
Raise The Roof will commence with announcing headline artists for the event on Monday 16 March.
Tickets for RAISE THE ROOF go on sale Friday 20th March. Pre-sale tickets will be available for purchase from Computicket and via the Facebook pages of Soul Candi Records and Soulistic Music. Ticket prices as follows:
Early Bird: R150
Early Bird: R400
On Sunday the 26th of April, South Africa’s dance inducing champions of booming bass lines and big-ass beats unite for for an unparalleled experience that will RAISE THE ROOF. Make sure you are in attendance!
For further info about Raise The Roof please visit:
Raise The Roof on Facebook: facebook.com/raisetheroofparty
Raise The Roof on Twitter: @raisetheroofsa
In over a decade of operation the Soul Candi brand has become a powerful leader in the South African music market. What started as a tiny basement record store in Johannesburg has grown into South Africa’s most innovative and recognisable dance music brand, releasing on average 45 compilations per annum. Soul Candi has forged an international partner network, pivotal for the export of the exotic music flavours emanating from South Africa, and likewise the exclusive import of over 30 high profile international record labels. Proud of their humble roots, Soul Candi strives to remain to faithful to the street culture that shaped their phenomenal success.
Soul Candi Live is the group’s experienced in-house events department, solely responsible for manifesting music in physical, experiential form. Most recently, Soul Candi Live were wholly responsible for the Spring Fiesta festival in Boksburg which attracted over 15,000 patrons.
Soulistic Music is a management and record company based in Johannesburg, founded by Nkosinathi Maphumulo, who is known as the award winning DJ and producer Black Coffee.
Soulistic Music has nurtured and managed careers of numerous artists, affording them the platform to create, engage and be heard as individuals and professionals. This independent music label has served as home to some of South Africa’s most sought after artists including Black Coffee, Culoe de Song, Shimza, Sai & Ribatone, Tumelo, Soulstar and DJ Kabila. The company is also responsible for the immensely successful Africa Rising concept.
— Yule (@YuleD) March 23, 2015