Business Premium Gospel Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BUSINESS PREMIUM GOSPEL FESTIVAL
June 22, 2017 Johannesburg
Thikho Events presents the Business Premium Gospel Festival at Carnival City on the 12TH August 2017. This is a night of Powerful Praise and Worship, which is back by popular demand and not be missed. This is the final leg of Business Premium Weekend 2017.
Featuring Multi-awarded gospel producer and former Joyous Celebration music director Nqubeko Mbatha; Multi awarded Ntokozo Mbambo and Multi awarded ensemble Worship House; SAMA Nominee Lebo Sekgobela.
Nqubeko Mbatha is a Multi award-winning keys player, gospel singer, producer, profound songwriter and former Joyous Celebration music director; having studied and mastered music he has become a force to be reckoned with. Mbatha has three solo musical accolades and several nominations. He has also worked as a musical director for the TV show I Want To Sing Gospel and Gospel Classics. Due to the respect he earned from fellow musicians Mbatha has played keys for Mafikizolo, Malaika, Joyous Celebration, Thandiswa Mazwai, Somizi Mhlongo, Busi Mhlongo and Sibongile Khumalo.
Lebo Sekgobela – a Self-made musician has won the hearts of South Africans with her 5th album Restored, that sold about 90000 copies in five months. Sekgobela says the album, which was released in July last year, has finally given her the big break in the industry. “I have released four albums, Restored is my fifth and I was amazed by its reception.” Restored has hit songs like Ntate Lerato La Hao, O Morati Ya Nthatang, Sefapanong Ke Bohang and Theko Ya Lona that are all inspiring and delivered with emotional precision.
In her musical career she has had the privilege to minister through music in many places in her country of birth South Africa as well as abroad in places such as Singapore, New York, London, Chicago, Lesotho and Botswana. She has also performed with South African artists such as William Sejake, Vicky Vilakazi, Neyi Zimu and many more.
Ntokozo Mbambo is Multi award-winning gospel artist and she is amongst the leading ladies in Gospel in South Africa. Ntokozo was born and raised by worshipers and recorded her first album at the age of 14 and later joined Joyous Celebration at the age of 15, were she progressed from being a member, to a lead singer, voice coach and songwriter. With more than 15 years in the music industry she has already won SAMAs, Crown Gospel Awards and an Africa Gospel Music Awards. Another award winning album Spirit and Life hit the shelves late last year (2016) and is the fourth album Mbambo has released, Mbambo said she has a very special attachment to the album because it was the first album that they actually own under their record company Koko Records, a stable belonging to herself and her husband Nqubeko Mbatha.
Worship House is a multi award-winning ensemble from Limpopo. The group is famous for singing in Zulu, Tsonga, Sotho and even in Shona, that is despite having Venda roots. Worship House have also unearthed solo talents such as Lufuno Dagada and Makwena Nkosi.
The group has received the Venda traditional group award at the SATMAs, best gospel group at the SABC Munghana Lonene fm awards, best music DVD at the SABC crown gospel awards and more to add to that, is an impressive array of 10 live and technically sound offerings of praise and worship CDs and DVDs. The sale of their DVDs and CDs is said to go towards a youth rehab centre and a building of a recording station.
Tickets are at Computicket, Shoprite, Checkers and House & Home ranging from R235 to R395 and is R550 (VIP).
Date: 12th August 2017
Venue: Big Top Arena, Carnival City
Time: Doors Open at 17H00
For more information contact:
Thikho Events on 011 056 5821 or 082 082 844 5460
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