Based: Johannesburg, South Africa
Set up: Acoustic solo / full band
Basic set list: predominantly original material
Suitable for: corporates, festivals, birthday parties, school events, private functions
Werner Bekker is a full time musician with five years experience in songwriting, composition, performance and teaching music. Growing up with creative parents, Werner joined his father on the road at an early age, music ingrained into his existence. He went on to study music at the Campus of Performing Arts and has since written music for various artists, as well as for film.
Inspired by the likes of Damien Rice, Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz and Ben Howard, Werner is known for his unique storytelling through acoustic driven folk pop.
In 2015, he independently recorded and released his debut EP Lalaith, followed by A Northern Summer in 2017. Last year, his internationally acclaimed single ‘Run’ was selected to be part of the BalconyTV Compilation CD
Werner has shared a stage with major South African acts, including Shortstraw, Man As Machine, The Parlotones, Desmond and the Tutus, Rubber Duc and many more.