Soweto Theatre brings you “Legends Tribute with Hotstix”, some of the world’s most exciting performers live on stage. The show will feature South Africa’s very own world renowned legends. Celebrating their continued legacy on Soweto Theatres stage on its 10-year anniversary.
Ten years of existence, what better way to commemorate this great moment with the greats, the gems that have graced the stage and are living legends in their own right. This show will feature the most incredible Abigail Kubeka, Babsy Mlangeni, Pj Powers, Soul Brothers, Pappa and Blondie, Sakhile and Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse.
Legends Tribute is a live musical spectacular that brings the nostalgia of 80’s music and party anthems back into style. Powerful vocals, amazing harmonies and world-class musicians recreate the 80’s era in all its glory.
The Legends Tribute enshrines each star’s legacy allowing fans a chance, once again, to enjoy the majesty of their world-renowned performances. The concert will be a reflective musical journey of South African music legends and the extent to which the artists on the line-up have been inspired by paying tribute to other legends in the music industry.
Each legendary performer not only looks like the star they portray, yet utilize their own natural voices to pay homage to their iconic music counterpart. Legends Recognition shows are known for the intricate melodic sets, eminent ensembles and full cluster of extraordinary enhancements, including three-layered media, cutting-edge lighting and sound frameworks.
Abigail Kubeka: The lifetime Achievement Award winner is a singer, songwriter and actress with an effortless voice that will leave you mesmerised. Abigail will take you back in time with hits such as Love Train, Yini Madoda and many more.
PJ Powers: Also affectionately dubbed as Thandeka, returns to the stage with her truly remarkable voice, idolised by millions of fans around the world. She is best known for her hit songs such as Jabulani, Feel so strong and There is an answer.
Babsy Mlangeni: Preserves the timeless tradition of South African Roots music as a songwriter and as an entertainer with show stopping Sala Emma, O Rapele, Kgalemang and Come A Little Closer just to name few.
Soul Brothers: With over 30 albums over 30 years, the Soul Brothers have paved the way for a lot of mbaqanga musicians, they have performed to action packed shows all across the country with hits songs such as Isilingo, Bazobuya, Umshado and so much more.
Pappa & Blondie: Full of energy, the most electrifying duo will get you swaying back and forth with songs such Don’t burn your bridges, Tell it all brothers, 24-hour service and Together.
Sakhile: The international genius combines traditional South African music and Miles Davis-influenced jazz fusion, captivating his audiences through his incredible voice, charisma, and playful spontaneity. With hits such as Mantombi, Isilolo, Kusinwa Kudedelwane and Ubuhlebakho will leave you wanting more.
Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse: A legendary man of many talents, a drummer, saxophonist and composer. A long standing career that has paved the way for so many will keep you on your toes as you groove to his hit songs such as Burn Out, Shikisha, Jive Soweto and let’s get it on are among the many songs that will keep you appreciating great music that feeds the soul.
LEGENDS TRIBUTE is an uplifting experience, so book yourself a ticket to the most entertaining, mind-blowing celebration of the music icons that have rocked our world. With an incredible line up on our Amphitheatre stage, everyone will love this unforgettable weekend of live music.