South African Bands

Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban & Other
Abavuki

AbavukiMarimba BandCape Town

Abavuki are a group of young musicians from Langa, a Township near Cape Town. Their name, which means “Wake up, early birds” refers not only to their youth.

African Drummers

African DrummersAfrican DrummersNational

A combination, ranging from 3 to 12 dynamic drummers, who provide your guests with the throbbing rhythms associated with the African bush.

African Marimba Bands

African Marimba BandsParty and Function BandNational

The origin of the Marimba is uncertain; some believe that it had originated in South East Asia by the 14th Century, and others that it came from Africa.

ama - Ambush

ama - AmbushMarimba and African MusicCape Town

ama-Ambush is a professional marimba band that was formed in 2002 by Ross Johnson.

Basadi Le Meropa

Basadi Le MeropaMarimba DrummingJohannesburg

Basadi Le Maropa is South Africa’s foremost female marimba band. Representing the strength, talent and optimism of African women, Basadi provide a refreshing performance.