Strictly good vibes at Afro Sundays

Lindiwe Ndlovu. PHOTO: SUPPLIED

Although Bloemfontein is notoriously known to be the home of nothing much to do – they don’t know what we know – it was because of this exact reason that the creators of Afro Sundays saw the need to create a concept on the basis of breaking that stigma.

Founded by the owner of the popular hotspot Afro Braai in Willows, Lindiwe Ndlovu, she said Afro Sundays brings the public nothing but good, chilled and holistic vibes.

“We are about creating spaces where local musicians can come and showcase their talent, also allowing us to entertain our customers as they sit and indulge in good food,” said Ndlovu.

There was a high demand for live performances due to Afro Braai’s outdoor “shisa nyama” experience and quality food at the venue.

The space was created for artists to establish a deeper connection with their fans while attracting new clientele.

“Afro Braai prides itself on constantly trying to improve its service and food. Afro Sundays aim to create a platform for young creatives, particularly in Bloem. We want to keep our customers enticed while they enjoy their food,” said Ndlovu.

Afro Sundays are hosted twice a month but Ndlovu added that she aspires for Afro Sundays to be hosted every Sunday – “but that all depends on the reception”.

The February edition of Afro Sundays will be held on 18 February 2024 from 15:00 until 23:00 at 73 Park Road, Willows. There will be live performances from M Rumbi, BlaqZicco, Malaika, and many more. Entrance is free and food and beverages will be sold at the venue.

Ndlovu described the event as “impactful”. “Energy is transmitted from artists to the audience, making it a beautiful interaction. We are looking forward to seeing new faces at this edition.”

Abigail Visagie