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Sannie Fox sings the blues in London

Capetonian musician Sannie Fox, described as ‘belting out the blues like she was born in a Louisiana swamp’, brings her unique sound to London during the month of August.

Sannie Fox sings the blues in

Sannie Fox, a songwriter, guitarist and vocalist based in Cape Town, has embarked on her first international sonic adventure in England.

After playing the Cape Town World Music Festival with Vieux Farka Toure and Thandiswa Mazwai in July she kicked off her UK tour in Wiltshire last week with further shows in London ahead.

Sannie Fox, described as ‘belting out the blues like she was born in a Louisiana swamp’, has recorded as well as performed and collaborated with a number of talented local artists from a young age such as Tim Parr (African Dope), Theo Crous (Springbok Nude Girls), The Brother Moves On, Albert Frost and many more.

Her influences are an eclectic mix of artists and genres ranging from Screaming Jay Hawkins to Led Zeppelin, Ella Fitzgerald, Patti Smith, John Lee Hooker, ‘60s rock, gospel and Malian blues.

Sannie’s previous project “machineri” described as having a ‘lyrical and primal sound’ (One Small Seed) was a successful psychedelic and Celtic-rock trio formed in 2010. machineri went on to headline most South African festivals (Rocking the Daisies, Up The Creek, Big Blues Festival, Kleinmond Blues Festival, White Mountain Folk Festival [KZN], Table Mountain Blues Summit, Brickfields Festival [JHB]) and released their self-titled debut album through her record label Just Music (Locknville, Goodluck).

Following her UK tour, Sannie Fox plans to return to South Africa to release her debut solo album through Just Music with singles “Freedom” and “Hang High”.

Sannie’s UK gig dates:

Saturday 9 August (full band)
Hoxton Square

Monday 25 August (full band)
The Half Moon Putney

Thursday 28 August
The Bedford Hotel
Southhampton Row, Balham

Sunday 31 August (full band)


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