Victor James Chapman

Victor James Chapman

Based: Johannesburg.

Chapman was born in a small mining town in Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe. At birth, a serious medical condition caused severe breathing difficulties, and posed a very real threat to any kind of normal life in future. Despite this daunting prognosis, Chapman, defiled the odds with a mighty dream, extra ordinary drive and an unwavering faith in miracles.

Chapman’s wishes and desires have been fulfilled in developing a powerful voice, and honing an incredible vocal ability. Chapman has emerged as the complete package of mind, heart, body, creativity, strength, spirit, and talent. When you take Chapman’s pure, positive, productive values that he learnt growing up, and mix them up with his love and devotion for music, you end up with a young man full of deep respect and passion to ride the wild horse through the field of dreams.

With a natural stage presence, charismatic performance energy as a guitarist, drummer, and warm smooth yet edgy singing voice, Chapman has star power that translates into lasting longevity.

“Chapman’s voice works exceptionally well with an edgy sound” says Chuck Sugar, president of the National Association of Artists in Nashville TN, USA. Chapman was selected by NACAS (National Association of Artists) as one of five winning vocalists worldwide, which was held in Nashville, with over 3000 entries from all over the globe.

Chapman has been nominated as a World Vision Artist and is thus an ambassador for the organization that aims to alleviate hunger and poverty worldwide.

Chapman is the product of Pretoria Tecknikon’s Jazz School, and has toured extensively locally as well as abroad showcasing his talent. Chapman has performed with various local artists, either as opening or as headline act, sharing the stage with the likes of Wonderboom, Sugar Drive, Mean Mr Mustard, Dozi, Tree63, and many others. He has performed at various venues from small intimate cozy music lounges, to full scale stadium music festivals.

More recently, Chapman secured the lead role in the Phil Collins tribute show “One More Night” that ran over a few weeks at Emperors Place in 2016. The successful show is currently being considered on an exclusive cruise ship liner, as well as on the Los Vegas strip. As a solo artist, Chapman has been among the top 10% in the fleet of a large american cruise liners, and he has secured his indelible mark in the USA, building on an ongoing fan base. During the course of two years, Chapman played over 440 shows to an combined audience of well over a million people featuring night after night on the worlds largest luxury cruise liners in the USA. 

Chapman is currently recording a new sound EP. This radio rock/pop EP has been in the making for the past year, and set to release July 2019. With an extensive repertoire, Chapman is available as a solo artist, duo, or full band, to performance venues, buzzing restaurants, corporate events and launches, festivals and concerts.

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Andy Klee

Andy Klee

Based : Johannesburg.

Andy’s tenacity and talent has seen her go International, singing in the hottest nightclubs in some of the fastest growing cities in the world with British and Aussie bands in Hong Kong & Dubai. Andy has shared the stage and opened performances with great international bands including the Stateside Hombres, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Suede, the Fun-Loving Criminals and Suzi Quattro. Andy, as a lead vocalist in her band ‘The Usual Suspects,’ headlined at the internationally recognized Dubai Rugby 7’s concert.

Since returning to South Africa, Andy has focused on entertainment for the corporate market. Whatever your specific entertainment requirement, Andy caters for every aspect of your function: whether it’s welcome drinks/cocktail /dinner music…or intensely rehearsed and staged shows; as well as interactive, themed ‘Cabaret’ shows. Andy is great at getting the party started for any occasion.

Andy is experienced in the theatre and corporate world of entertainment and after completing her Trinity College of London examinations in Voice; and having studied and successfully completed her four-year National Diploma in Performing Arts, Drama, Stage work and Musical Theatre at Pretoria Technikon, Andy prides herself in professionalism, audience interaction and complete client liaison, so that every aspect of the evening is made extra special.

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Chanelle Davids

Chanelle Davids

Based: Johannesburg

CHANELLE DAVIDS – one of country’s very finest up-and-coming SOLO FEMALE VOCALISTS.

CHANELLE is absolutely formidable as a SOLO act but does partner with instrumentalists in the context of a DUO or TRIO act (piano, violin, sax, guitar) to offer some textured variety to her musical offering.

An immensely musical lady whose vocal sound is characterised by deep tones and seductive textures – all executed with world-class talent and ability.

Being a degreed fine artist, also further explains how Chanelle always approaches her musical performance as an artistic expression of all that she is – a deeply soulful being that gives her everything, bringing a refreshingly playful & colourful panache to the mix with her captivating vivacity, all whilst being the epitome of sophistication and elegance.

A more dedicated professional you will not find, with an eye for detail and commitment to a quality delivery at all levels – and a set of incomparable values to go with it too!

Her performance material can be tailor-made to suit a specific theme or concept. CHANELLE is also completely fluent in French and hence also offers a FRENCH THEMED CABARET show.

Her act includes the equivalent of 2 x 30 min sets over a max of 2.5 hours.

 

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Lisa Golden

Lisa Golden

Based: Johannesburg

Lisa Goldin is a pop singer from Johannesburg, South Africa. Goldin has built a dedicated & loyal fan base having performed across the globe, from Ibiza to London & Dubai.

2014 was the year that Lisa Goldin caught the ear of South Africa’s top independent record company David Gresham Records, signing Lisa to a worldwide record and publishing deal. In 2015 Goldin released her debut single “Really Doesn’t Matter” which would go on to be voted as one of the most exciting emerging acts of the year according to popular South African website & went on to receive radio airplay nationwide.

In search of fame & fortune Lisa Goldin relocated to the United Kingdom, with daily writing sessions & nonstop club performances. Goldin started making a name for herself performing alongside the emerging global superstar Ed Sheeran at the 15 Minute Club at St Katherine’s Dock in London. Goldin spent 6 months in the dance capital of the world Ibiza, where she had a residency at Teatro Pereyra opening for the legendary African American house & soul singer Barbara Tucker. After the Ibiza season Goldin returned to London and performed alongside Jesse J & Scouting for Girls.

 

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Saxy Sthe

Saxy Sthe

Based: Johannesburg

Sithembile Nontokozo Mfuphi also known by her fans as “Saxy Sthe” was born in Durban (Inanda) on the 12th January a couple of years back.

The road to fame started when Saxy Sthe joined 3 Tons of Fun in 2007, to this day she is the Sexy dazzling ton in the group and also a song writer, she recently wrote 3 songs for 3 Tons of fun’s “Larger than Life” album. They are in great demand on the corporate circuit throughout South Africa and abroad.

Since Saxy Sthe joined 3 Tons she has performed at functions for top companies.  She has also been privileged to perform with other top musicians such as Mariah Carey, Bebe Winans, Jonathan Butler, Patti Austin, Dave Korz, Hugh Masekela and Sbongile Khumalo.  Saxy Sthe has also worked a lot with other South African musicians to mention a few: Loyiso Bala, Danny K, Gloria Bosman, Denim, Kwela Tebza, Oskido, DJ Sbu, Judith Sephuma, Tamara Dey, Tina, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Dr Victor and many more.

Her first international engagement was in Paris 2005. Since then she has travelled to Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Nigeria, Togo, Zambia, Ghana, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland and all over South Africa. Her face is visible on TV commercials, the Marmite and Ocean Basket and most recently the Spur Monday’s ad.  She has also been one of the Preliminary judges for SA IDOLS from 2011 to 2014.

 

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Duane Rockwell

Duane Rockwell

Based: Johannesburg

A VIBRANT PERSONALITY AND A SWINGING SHOW!

Duane brings the magic of the songs to life 

As versatile as they come, Duane Rockwell enjoys nothing more than combining his MC, entertaining and DJ’ing skills. Because of this and the magic he brings to an event, he’s booked regularly to fulfil all three roles at functions all over South Africa.

Born into a “showbiz” family, Duane was exposed to the industry from a very young age. He quickly realised that his passion for music would be his inspiration in life and over the past 20 years, Duane Rockwell has used that inspiration to entertain audiences around the country.

From his humble beginnings as a one-man band performing in clubs and pubs, he has evolved into an all-rounder by combining his desire to entertain, his ability to involve audiences and his love for music. Duane Rockwell is a world class entertainer that is hard to beat.

Considered by many to be among the best in the business, Duane is proud to perform alongside some of South Africa’s top corporate entertainers. He has the experience to understand just who and what will work for your event, and he has the talent and skills to make it happen! His energy is contagious and he prides himself on his versatility.

He has also been actively involved in the radio industry as part of the “Solid Gold” Station and doing voice-overs for Radio and television Commercials. Duane continues to be active in this regard. As a singer, Cabaret Artist, Compere, Keyboard Player and Guitarist, Duane continues to perform on the function and Live Music Circuit.

He has done work for companies such as SAB, Avroy Schlain, ICL, Mercedes Benz, The Incredible Connection, Unidata. SA Accounting Association, Hollandia, Mobil, Roche Pharmaceuticals, Price Waterhouse, ABSA and Sanlam, just to name a few.

His repertoire includes songs from the sixties, seventies, eighties and the current charts and specialises in his Swing Show, along with his vibrant personality, he is sure to create a fantastic vibe at your next party or function. Duane looks forward to entertaining you at yours.

 

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