Guy Buttery Receives Two More Major National Awards

Guy Buttery has recently returned from the 2nd biggest Arts Festival in the world (The National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa) and received not one, but two major national awards. Guy returned to the National Arts Festival with long-time collaborator and legendary singer-songwriter/instrumentalist Nibs van der Spuy after a well overdue 9 year hiatus. Out of 480 productions at the festival, they’re brand new show won the very prestigious “Standard Bank Silver Ovation Award”  for “Best Music Production”. Watch here for a snippet from one of their shows including a short interview at this years festival - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dpy8Ftazemg. This award was followed by an invitation to the Amsterdam National Arts Festival in September this year. 

Listen to Guy & Nibs' brand new album here - http://nibsvanderspuyandguybuttery.bandcamp.com/

And visit their official Facebook Page here - http://www.facebook.com/nibsandguy

Quoting the Press:

“… a demonstration of how their individual and quite distinct finger-style techniques fit each other like the proverbial glove.” – Rolling Stone Magazine (4 stars)

"...one of the most anticipated world/folk albums to hit 2012." – The Star (CD of the Month)

 "...the finest collaboration between two South African musicians available." – Fanbible

 

MUSIC VIDEOS:

Live in the Midlands:           http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2ZEBSCJy04

13th March, Sodwana Bay: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbErr6Ik_OY

 

SOUNDCLOUD SAMPLER link for “In the Shade of the Wild Fig”  by Guy & Nibs - http://soundcloud.com/sheergroup/sets/nibs-guy-in-the-shade-album-sampler

 

Label Contact: Damon Forbes - Sheer Sound - [email protected] / +27 11 438 7000