Faraway George

Based: Pretoria

Faraway George is a South African modern folk musician from Robertson in the Western Cape.

Born in Pietersburg/Polokwane he halted his studies in architecture and after searching for the right career path, he finally decided on his initial plan to do music.

The 26 year old singer & songwriter picked up the guitar when he was 14 years old, He wrote songs in his home town and later moved to the Cape, away from all his friends, thus Faraway George was born.

He started playing at restaurants and small pubs. He is known for his folk-like sound and acoustic performance, He sets a laid back vibe with his audience.

George now lives in Pretoria Gauteng and is busy recording his first EP as Faraway George. “I have learned a lot through playing music that is new to people, you later see who relates to what you play, and it helps me connect with people in a great way when playing live. I am very hopeful for the future.”

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