Dear Prayer partners,
Some very exciting news! Next month, all the way from the
, we will be welcoming the Metro Big
, a traditional big-band jazz ensemble directed by legendary US
music arranger Camp Kirkland
we will be performing with them in a series of 14 concerts across
Cape Town.Here's how to find one in your area!
- Sunday 15 March - we will be taking part in church services
in the Northern Suburbs
- Monday 16 March - Jubilee Community
Church, Nelson Road, Obs, 7.30pm. This is a very exciting cafe-style
event. Bring your friends and family, and a picnic, or have food provided - your
choice. You can get your tickets online or from the church.
- Wednesday 18 March - Langa Baptist Church,
Sandile Avenue, 6pm. No tickets required, just turn up to what is certain to be
an exuberant and lively evening. Free admission.
- Thursday 19 March - Lentegeur Docks
Mission, Cornflower Street, Lentegeur, 7.30pm. No tickets required,
just turn up for free admission at the door.
- Friday 20 March - Plumstead High School,
Churchill Road, Plumstead, 7pm. No tickets required, just turn up for free
admission at the door. In partnership with Medway Community Church.
- Saturday 21 March - V&A Waterfront
Amphitheatre, 7pm. No tickets required. Whether or not you come to any
other events, join us for an awesome conclusion to the tour! Please note this
event will have a shortened programme. Weather dependent, free admission.
- Sunday 22 March - we will be taking part in church services
in the Southern Suburbs
In addition, the band will be performing at
prisons and schools in the mornings all week.
Hope we see you
Yours in the Lord Jesus,
on behalf of the team at Origin
SAMore about the Metro Big Band
The Metro Big
is a classic jazz band in the size and style of the big bands from
the 40’s under the direction of Mr. Camp Kirkland. The band plays many American
big band standards like Jump Jive and Wail, It's Time to Move, Blue Skies,
Jumpin' East of Java, and Brazil; plus some new unexpected versions of classic
Gospel songs like How Great Thou Art, When The Saints Go Marching In, and
Saviour Like A Shepherd Lead Us. The Metro Big Band has been seen and heard all
over the world including Brazil, Finland, Scotland, Japan, Russia, Ukraine,
Portugal, Cuba, Austria and Guatemala to the delight of thousands of
is a world-leading arranger/ producer/ conductor from
Nashville, Tennessee, having been in the music industry for over 40 years. His
thousands of arrangements and recordings are heard every week in almost any
venue you can imagine from Carnegie Hall to many different houses of worship.
The band members are professional-level musicians, many in the teaching and
recording industry, from all over the United States, and are chosen specifically
for each tour based on their musical ability, as well as their desire to share
their life experiences in many different cultures.People around the
world love American big band jazz...and you will, too, when you hear the Metro
Big Band from the U.S.!
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