This afternoon, 702 re-launched the popular #702Unplugged feature with renowned musicians, Donald and Kahn Morbee performing in front of a live studio audience joining in the festivities.
Photo: Musician Kahn Morbee on the #702Unplugged stage.
Donald’s set was a hit with the audience, who were singing along with him until the last note! The talented performer kicked off the show with a rendition of Maxwell’s “This Woman’s Work” which really got the audience excited, we've included a snippet of his performance below:
702Unplugged has grown in popularity since it was first launched on Xolani Gwala's drive time show in September last year. The feature seeks to celebrate local music by inviting well-known South African artists to perform an unplugged set on radio.According to the show’s Executive Producer, Jonathan Fairbairn says that #702Unplugged was launched to ease listeners into the weekend and encourage people to unwind and relax.
We've found that listeners have responded really well to having some good music to ease you into the weekend, and it’s a bonus that we’re promoting local music!— Jonathan Fairbairn, Executive Producer of Afternoon Drive
The Parlotones’ lead singer, Kahn Morbee, wrapped up the show with a few of his latest songs. The audience calmed down to enjoy the soulful sounds of his voice; you can have a listen below: