[PRODUCTION NEWS] Congratulations to Steve Newman (guitar), Lee Thomson (trumpet) and Ashish Joshi (tabla, cajon, bongos and other percussion), who have been nominated in the ‘Live Performance Album Category’ for their album ‘Live at the Mahogany Room’ in the 14th Annual Independent Music Awards.

In addition to the judges’ decision, music fans from around the world – that means you! – have until 31 July to vote for their favourite nominees. Head over to the Vox Pop Jukebox and show our favourite South African artists some love.

The duo will be returning to the 2015 National Arts Festival this year with their extraordinary acoustic sound:

Guitar genius Steve Newman will be at the premiere festival in 2015 once more, with Tabla player Ashish Joshi. Together they have wowed audiences around the world and have a fresh show to light up the acoustic stage. They will be releasing their first duo CD at the festival, so be sure to get your tickets early. Instrumentation includes: Flamenco Guitar, Nylon String, Soprano Guitar, Tabla, Darbukah, Cajon & more.

  • Steve Newman and Ashish Joshi will perform at the Graham Hotel from 2 to 8 July. Book here.