Thesis ZA

  • Ticket Price: R50.00
  • Duration: 45mins
  • Age Recommendation: All Ages
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Language: IsiXhosa

Sondela, inspired by the title of their debut album – is a motif within Thesis ZA’s works, who’s meaning can be used to describe the consistent clarion call sent out at every performance, each original song recorded, that their audience may come close and hear what they have to say.

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Ayanda Charlie
Ondela Simakuhle


Thesis ZA, made up of two singer/song writers, Ayanda Charlie and Ondela Simakuhle, is a South African band established in 2013. What started out as an ad hoc musical ensemble for a UCT res event, quickly became one of Cape Town’s most unique musical duos. In 2019, the duo graced a bevvy of notable lists, including the Mail & Guardian Top 200 South African’s of 2019, as well as OkayAfrica’s 15 South African Artists to watch. 2020 will see the two songwriters release their much anticipated debut album; Sondela recorded at the Red Bull Studio.