Mi­cha­el Fer­gu­son on sta­ge at the John Ru­pert T­he­a­t­re

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GRAAFF-REINET — In De­cem­ber, ta­len­ted sin­ger and mu­si­ci­an, Mi­cha­el Fer­gu­son, will per­form a di­ver­se re­per­toi­re that pro­mi­ses to ha­ve the au­dien­ce tap­ping their feet at the John Ru­pert T­he­a­t­re in Graaff-reinet.

His highly in­te­racti­ve sets in­clu­de son­gs from va­ri­ous mu­sic gen­res in­clu­ding Pop, Rock, Coun­try and Clas­si­cal.

Mu­sic fans will be tre­a­ted to wel­lexe­cu­ted co­vers of fa­mi­li­ar hits as well as so­me of Fer­gu­son’s o­ri­gi­nal ma­te­ri­al.

Astu­te on the guit­ar, pi­a­no and har­mo­ni­ca, Fer­gu­son be­gan his long­stan­ding lo­ve af­fair with mu­sic at the TEL: 049 892 2061 / 892 2260 FAX: 049 892 2265 / 086 549 7992 CELL: 082 875 3704 / 082 606 4010 082 870 2960 (af­ter hours) pe­trus@n1con­structi­on.co.za PO Box / Pos­bus 633 Graaff-reinet, 6280 age of 12 w­hen his dad, a mem­ber of Bal­ly­hoo, taug­ht him his first chord on the guit­ar.

E­du­ca­ted at P­re­to­ria Boys High S­chool, he went on to a­chie­ve his Gra­de 8 in clas­si­cal guit­ar. Un­der the wing of Dr Neil van der Watt he al­so obtai­ned a Gra­de 5 in Mu­sic T­he­o­ry from the Roy­al S­chools of Mu­sic.

Though he con­si­ders e­very per­for­man­ce as sig­ni­fi­cant, he lis­ts his per­for­man­ce with De­s­tiny’s C­hild’s Kel­ly Ro­w­land at the Sun Ci­ty Su­per­bo­wl as one of his most me­mo­ra­ble. A­not­her spe­ci­al mo­ment for Fer­gu­son was re­pre­sen­ting South A­fri­ca in Lon­don at the Glo­bal Batt­le of the Bands in 2007 with his pre­vi­ous band, Al­le­gra S­treet. The band al­so did in­cre­di­bly well lo­cal­ly with num­ber one hits on the ra­dio.

Fer­gu­son has per­for­med ex­ten­si­ve­ly a­cross A­fri­ca in South A­fri­ca, Zam­bia, Botswa­na and Zim­bab­we as well as in Eu­ro­pe, in­clu­ding I­re­land, Ger­ma­ny, I­ta­ly, Eng­land, Fran­ce and Aus­tria. He re­le­a­sed his first al­bum Rock ‘n roll Soul­jah in 2013 which was fe­a­tu­red on ma­jor lo­cal ra­dio sta­ti­ons such as, Ja­ca­ran­da FM, Hig­hveld S­te­reo, 5fm and RSG.

Don’t miss this up and co­ming per­for­mer who will be per­for­ming at the John Ru­pert T­he­a­t­re as part of a na­ti­o­nal tour on Sa­tur­day, De­cem­ber 9, at 19:00.

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