February 11, 2013
Rodriguez the Sugar Man live in Cape Town: Photos and Video
Fazielah Williams has lived in and loved her Mother City since birth. Having lived all over the Peninsula during her childhood, she now calls the picturesque City Bowl home and likes nothing more than watching the sun set over Table Bay from the window of her apartment.
A lover of the arts and proud Cape Town fanatic, Fazielah began her writing career by spending many hours as a child conjuring fantastical stories that featured independent heroines from faraway lands who saved the Prince instead. This Capetonian princess has enjoyed stints as a magical arts PRO and TV publicist before finding her calling as a travel writer.
When not waxing lyrical about the Fairest Cape’s most loved attractions and activities and embarking on unexpected adventures, Fazielah can usually be found taking in a show at one of the City’s fabulous theatres.
The first in a series of comeback concerts planned for 70-year-old Sixto Rodriguez, following the phenomenal success of his Academy Award-nominated and 2013 British Academy of Film and Television Arts award-winning documentary, Searching for Sugar Man, which was partly shot in sunny Cape Town, this weekend’s performances once again established just why this unassuming singer is such a fantastic performer.
Singing along to some of Rodriguez’s greatest hits including I Wonder, Inner City Blues, I’ll Slip Away and more, the rapt audiences just couldn’t get enough of the mysterious recording artist. Some ardent fans took to social media platforms to quote the quirky sayings of their idol:
“Best Rodriguez quote for me? After singing "I wonder", he said to us "I DO wonder – but I really don't wanna know!" #RodriguezCPT” – Pearl Gaitskill @pearlgaitskill
Tickets for the concerts on Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 February, 2013 are available at Computicket.
Check out the video and images of the Rodriguez’s concerts in Cape Town below: