American R&B singer Kenny Lattimore is set to perform at this year’s edition of Mapungubwe Jazz festival in December.
This was revealed by MEC Letsatsi Duba during the launch of Mapungubwe festival’s eighth edition. The festival is named after the historical Mapungubwe that was declared a world heritage site in 2002.
The Festival will take place at Polokwane Cricket Club (Limpopo) on Saturday, 08 December 2012.
Local artists includes: Afro-fusion band Freshlyground and the multi-award-winning singer, Zahara.
Songbirds Judith Sephuma, Lira, Zonke and delightful kwaito group Big Nuz will also entertain music lovers.
There will also be a Youth Music Festival in the build-up to the main festival. The youth event will feature artists such as Professor and Liquideep.
Poetry and comedy, featuring Mashabela Galane and many other comedians will also be held.
On Thursday, December 6, the Black Leopards football club will hold a beauty pageant as part of the Mapungubwe arts festival.
The big one, featuring Kenny Lattimore, will kick off on Saturday night, December 8, and continue until the next morning.
Ticket prices range from R25 to R250 at Computicket outlets countrywide.