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Diarise: Benefit concert for farm murders & GBV in S.Africa, Sep 12

Well-known South African musician, Jason Oosthuizen, is throwing yet another must-see virual Facebook and YouTube concert fundraiser, Saturday September 12, aimed at drawing attention to gender base violence and farm murders in South Africa.

Following on from the Play It Forward initiative for Tattoers Unite SA and Feed Our Crew, the show will feature a live performance of the Oooth Acoustic Album launch as well as a chat session with a representative from SA Women Fight Back (against gender based violence) as well as a special guest on farm murders.

Questions to the representatives can be sent in prior to the event as well as during the event. Donations raising funds for the two causesare welcomed before and during the show.

“If we all stand together anything is achievable. Let’s unite as a country to speak up for the victims, keep farmers, farm workers and our women and children safe,” said the award-winning South African drummer.

Date: September 12, 2020

Time: 19:00

Event link: Oooth’s Facebook & YouTube pages

Entrance: Free, donations encouraged

Donation link:

This event is free, however organisers welcomes donations of any amount towards the fundraiser leading up to and during the performance.

Proceeds will go towards the ongoing campaigns action by the 2 major associations for Farm Murders and Gender Based Violence as well costs towards the event.

Jason Oosthuizen’s ever-evolving brand

A renowned South African drummer and musician, Oosthuizen is largely known for being a member of numerous South African celebrated bands, Van Coke Kartel and Lost&Found. He started playing drums in 1991 at the age of four, and since then has gone on to play in some of the best bands to come out of South Africa.

In 2018, he decided to broaden his musical horizons to singer/songwriter position as a frontman of his own band Oooth, which saw him released a full album, ‘Who Cares What You Think’, available on all major streaming platforms and iTunes.

The band is releasing the ‘Oooth Acoustic Album‘ in September, which forms part of the singer’s ever evolving business empire of lifestyle brands which now includes Oooth Clothing, Oooth Coffee and Oooth Entertainment, home to 7 music bands.

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Phoeby Montari
Phoeby Montari
Phoeby Montari is a Psychology student, model, feminist activist, and published writer. Through complexities that stretch through different fields, she aims to make an impact through her varied professional sphere with a writing-style characterized by metaphorical nuances ranging from poetry to socio-political issues and cruelty-free vegetarian lifestyle.
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