Derek Gripper and the Ha!Man

Thu May 13, 20:00 - Thu May 13, 22:00
The Forge


The Forge, Windsor Road Kalk Bay

Thursday the 13th of May


200 pp

Socially distanced max 40 people.

I met Francois, known as The Ha!Man around sixteen years ago. I was doing an interview for a TV programme and happened to mention that I was eating only raw food. The interviewer told me I should meet this guy called the Ha!Man who tours with sprout jars in his van. I did. We sprouted, we played, we even made two live recordings, even though we only ever worked together on stage with an audience present. Perhaps once a year for five years. Then silence. Ten years of silence.

Now the silence will be no more.

The Ha!Man is a force of nature, a multi talented visionary, the most busy touring musician in South Africa, even though he eschews the world of music completely in favour of the breath and vision of Ha!

Derek is a guitarist who has played the halls of the world, translating, improvising and recomposing the works of Africa's greatest masters (Toumani Diabate, Ali Farka Toure etc), Bach, Arvo Part, Gismonti...

Join us for the ten year reunion.

Additional information

Age restriction Family friendly
Refund policy No refunds


Derek Gripper and the Ha!Man
The Forge
12 Windsor Rd, Fish Hoek, Cape Town, 7990
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