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26 August 2021 @ 8:15 pm - 10:30 pm


Thokozile were formed on the back of a British Council music exchange back to South Africa in 2010. Performing at the legendary ‘Footprints of South Africa concert’ at Poole Lighthouse, their vibrant world and acid jazz influenced sound received such a positive reception, they have continued to sporadically perform ever since, at festivals such as Jazz By The Sea and Swanage Jazz Festival, as well as through support slots opposite bands like James Taylor Quartet and New Cool Collective.

Ticket link below

The band have built up a loyal following and were about to enjoy their busiest year yet until lockdown intervened. They are delighted to get out on the road again with tonight’s performance, bringing to SoundCellar their trademark melodic saxophone and jangly guitars, along with a kicking rhythm section. Expect melodic, vibrant jazz for the feet as well as the heart, and look out for a long-awaited debut EP later this year.

Dan Somogyi – keyboards/guitar
Terry Quinney – saxophone
Rob Palmer – guitar
Jack Shaughnessy – bass
Neil Evans – drums

Entry is £10 + booking fee in advance through the below link, or £12 on the door

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26 August 2021
8:15 pm - 10:30 pm
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15% pre-show food discount at The Grasshopper. Our regular host The Grasshopper, is kindly offering a 15% discount on food from their restaurant prior to every SoundCellar gig! Just show your ticket for that evening’s performance (the ticket QR code on your phone, or a printout). A table must be booked here or tel: 01202 741463 and food orders placed at least 60 minutes prior to the start time of the gig (eg by 7pm for a 8pm start).

(2) For young people: (i) U18s – FREE entry when accompanied by an adult; (ii) Age 18 to 25 – entry £10 (with NUS / TOTEM card). Simply select the relevant ticket option when booking. The offers are available for most of our gigs – please check individual listings for details. They are subject to seat availability, so for some gigs, it’s best to book early to avoid disappointment.

Parking is free at The Grasshopper but you must register your vehicle at the bar.