Jesse Clegg @ Smugglers - Gauteng, Bloubosrand
Saturday, 27 September 2014
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Where: Smugglers Pub, Bloubosrand, Gauteng
Jesse Clegg is a South African alternative rock artist whose 2008 debut album, When I Wake Up, and his 2011 follow up, Life On Mars, have made the 25-year-old a platinum-selling success in his home country.
In 2014, Jesse brought his music to the international stage. He embarked on a seven week tour across the United States and Canada, which comprised of 32 shows in 31 cities. He has also played numerous high profile showcase festivals in the U.S. - including the CMJ Music Marathon, New Music Seminar and the CBGB Festival. In June, Jesse also performed on the main stage at UK's Isle of Wight Festival.
Raised in a musical family, Jesse spent the first six years of his life on tour with his father, iconic South African singer Johnny Clegg. Jesse has achieved much in the 5 short years he has been active. He has released 4 Top 10 singles and toured extensively throughout South Africa, playing the biggest festivals in the country. As an official ambassador for the Nelson Mandela 46664 foundation, Jesse has been invited to play at Radio City Music Hall in New York for the annual Mandela Day Concert. He has been nominated for three South African Music Awards over the course of his career.
Sat 27 Sep – Smugglers Pub, Riverbend Junction, Cnr Witkoppen Road & Riverbend road. Tickets available soon through Computicket and at the door