Michael Ferguson on stage at the John Rupert Theatre
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) firstname.lastname@example.org 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.