With their multi-cultural background, Given Nkanyane and Manfred Klose’s sound transcends boundaries. Their toe-tapping tunes cater to any taste while still staying true to their ethos. “Our music is inclusive,” Given says. “So are our live performances.”
In fact, it’s their live shows where their magic really happens. The two share a chemistry that bubbles over on stage, where their pure enjoyment for their craft is on full display.
The duo’s relentless touring schedule has given them the chance to hone their skills and fine-tune their performances. It’s given them the space to experiment with their delivery and easily convert their package for any size stage. “From wine festivals to sunset sessions: our music works anywhere.”
Formed in Cape Town, South Africa, Stone Jets have played every major South African music festival, including the prestigious Oppikoppi, Splashy Fen and Up the Creek. They’ve also performed at LakeFest,Beacon Festivaland Sonder Festivalin the U.K.
The band has shared the stage with some of South Africa’s foremost musical legends; like the late, great Hugh Masekela. Stars like Ard Matthews and Richard Stirton rave about their shows while English musician James Morrison called them “amazingly talented.”