Based: Johannesburg

Wandile Mbambeni, a singer-songwriter from Johannesburg, South Africa, is known for his soulful music and captivating storytelling. With a unique blend of Soul, African folk, folk-country, and Indie, Wandile has made waves both locally and internationally.

He has graced prestigious stages such as Rocking The Daisies and Lake of Stars, sharing the spotlight with artists like Milky Chance and Xavier Rudd. In 2024, Wandile wowed audiences at the Up The Creek festival and participated in the Songs of Freedom festival.

In 2023, Wandile toured with JP Cooper and shared a stage with Judith Sephuma, expanding his musical horizons. He was also featured on Apple TV’s My Kind of Country show in Nashville, working with industry giants like Mickey Guyton, Orville Peck and Adam Blackstone.

Signed to Monument Records, a historic country label owned by Sony Music and home to legendary artists like Dolly Parton, Wandile continues to push boundaries with his heartfelt lyrics and captivating melodies. With a dedication to his craft and a magnetic stage presence, Wandile Mbambeni is poised for even greater success in the music world.

Toured with Tamia on her national tour in 2019.
Toured with JP Cooper on his national tour in 2023.
Played in Lubumbashi & Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo in 2018.
Shared the stage with Lira on her ‘Be ABOUT IT’ tour in 2018.
Selected by EU & Music In Africa to present art in performance in Poland, Gydnia, and Gdansk in 2023.
Featured on Apple TV’s My Kind of Country show in Nashville, Tennessee in 2023. Shared the stage with Xavier Rudd and Milky Chance in 2024.
Participated in various festivals including:

Rocking The Daisies (2016)
Lake of Stars in Malawi (2019) Up The Creek festival (2024) Songs of Freedom festival (2024)