In addition to the already mentioned musicians – a Belarusian indie band Naviband and a singer from the Faroe Islands Eivør – a charismatic singer Manny Walters will perform with his musical ensemble in the chalk quarry on June 8th.
Rhythm and blues, rock, soul
For the first time in Russia!
We present you with a unique guest from the southern hemisphere, Manny Walters – a distinct young singer - songwriter from South Africa; you can hear the influence of rhythm and blues, rock and soul in his music.
Manny released his debut EP Anecdotes in 2015, and has much anticipated new releases due for 2019.
The artist himself describes his music as a mix of "electric rhythm-and-blues and alternative soul" He has an innate musicality, really rare in its accuracy and depth.
With influences ranging from Tracy Chapman, Prince, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield and Jimi Hendrix, Walters demonstrates honest lyricism and passionate spiritual energy, connecting with the listeners from all over the world.
We hope that our guest from Cape Town will find fans among the festival spectators who love music, appealing to consciousness as well as the soul.
Thus, the number of countries participating in the Platonov Festival has increased to 16.