Limited tickets for Cape Town Bokani Dyer Solo show now available

There are limited tickets available for a Bokani Dyer Solo show at The Athletic Club & Social in Cape Town this August. The intimate gig takes place on Wednesday August 17th and offers music devotees the opportunity to see this award-winning and critically acclaimed artist play solo. Dyer is known for his piano playing, which […]

Still time to catch Bokani Dyer Trio on tour in Europe

There is still time to catch the wonderful Bokani Dyer Trio on tour in Europe, with two remaining shows in Germany mid-July. The shows take place on July 15th at The Darmstadt Jazz Institute, which houses Europe’s largest public jazz collection, and then on July 17th at the A-Trane Jazz Club in Berlin, which is […]

South Africa Represents at Sakifo Festival 2022

Check out this gallery of photos capturing the fantastic array of South African artists performing at this year’s event on Réunion Island – and make a plan to get there in 2023! BCUC and Stogie T by Mikhael Thuillier BLK JKS, Bongeziwe Mabandla and Radio Sechaba photos by Guillaume Belaud

Radio Sechaba Praised In Mail & Guardian’s Feature On The Rise Of Mzansi Jazz!

“In true Dyer fashion, the compositions are brilliant. But so is the songwriting, which is so powerful that it’s hard to deny him a spot as one of the greats from this generation of music heads. Check Mogaetsho, on which he sings: “O filwe maatla ke batho, ba go tshepa go supa tsela/ go rileng mogaetsho, […]

Black Major takes over Réunion Island!

We’re still buzzing from this past weekend’s takeover of the beautiful Réunion Island! Morena Leraba was part of IOMMa (Indian Ocean Music Market), a four-day event that is the first music industry platform in the Indian Ocean area, dedicated to connecting the Réunionese and Indian Ocean music scenes to the international market. Also bringing their […]

Your chance to experience Bokani Dyer’s new album up-close

Booking is now open for the album launch of Bokani Dyer’s stunning new album, Radio Sechaba. In what promises to be one of the highlight shows of 2022, Dyer will perform with his incredible band on Friday May 20th at the Untitled Basement in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. The South African launch of Radio Sechaba comes ahead […]

North Sea Jazz Festival welcomes Bokani Dyer Trio

After a two-year delay due to Covid, the North Sea Jazz Festival returns in 2022 and will be welcoming Bokani Dyer Trio to an amazing line-up of artists. The 45th edition takes place in July at Rotterdam Ahoy with the Bokani Dyer Trio performing on July 8th with Diana Ross in the headlining spot. This […]

Bokani Dyer Nominated for Best Artiste in African Jazz at AFRIMA’s 2021

Bokani Dyer’s Kalakuta has been nominated as the title track for Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African Jazz for the All Africa Music Awards 2021. AFRIMA is a combined effort by music professionals across the continent aimed at celebrating the rich musical heritage of African continent. South African pop duo Blaq Diamond lead the […]

Bokani Dyer

Born in 1986 in Gaborone, Botswana, where many artists from South Africa, including his father, musician Steve Dyer, were living in exile during apartheid, Bokani Dyer moved back to SA as a child in 1990. He grew up mainly in Johannesburg before moving to study jazz at the prestigious University of Cape Town, where he […]