Eastern Cape born Amanda Black is coming home as part of a new venture Ibhayi Live Events for her solo live show at The Boardwalk. The award winning, platinum selling songstress will grace the stage at The Boardwalk International Convention Centre on 14 April 2019.
Amanda Black first became known to South Africans as a participant in the popular reality TV series, SA Idols. She was a fan favourite in 2015 during the 11th edition when she made it to the top seven. She shot to fame in 2016 with the release of her first album, Amazulu, which was nominated for several music awards and certified platinum within a week of its release. Since then, she has won the hearts of South Africans with her unique voice, undeniable talent, enigmatic stage presence and for her raw expression of emotion through her music. Amanda Black has performed at numerous shows and music festivals including the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, the Durban Jazz Festival, Jazz on the Lake, DSTV IRock and Diamonds and Dorings amongst many more. She sings in Xhosa and English, and her music is described as afro-soul fused with hip hop, soul and R&B.
“We are delighted to provide the stage for Amanda Black’s homecoming show in Port Elizabeth. To see one of the Eastern Cape’s own enjoying such tremendous success is a great source of pride. We are excited about the new venture, Ibhayi Live Events by Envuko Met, which serves to celebrate our local talent and give them a platform to perform on home soil. We look forward to more artists gracing our stage,” says Nqobile Qupe, Marketing Manager at The Boardwalk.
The Ibhayi Live experience with Amanda Black takes place at 15h00on 14 April 2019. Tickets are priced from R200 per person at Computicket.