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Merique is a Singer/Songwriter based in Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Merique began her solo singing career at age 14.
In 2010 she studied BSc Dietetics and completed her first year with distinction.
 
In 2011 she took a music course in Somerset West and finished the year top of her class.
 
In 2012 she held two choreographed, sold out shows to represent South Africa at the World Championships of Performing Arts in Hollywood, California where she went on to be the 18-24 Division and Industry Award winner.
 
In 2013 she completed her VIDLA Certificate in Contemporary Vocal Teaching with Upper Merit all at the same time choreographing and playing a lead character in the Afrikaans musical “Skalie Skinnerstories tref Stoffontein”
 
In 2014 she decided to focus on song writing and music production. She wrote, and produced stories and songs for a Children’s Cancer Organization and did some free-lance volunteer work as vocal teacher in Richmond and De Aar.
 
She has since been writing, composing, producing, choreographing, acting, judging and focusing on her singing career.
 
In 2015 Merique co-wrote and recorded her Album, “The Coming Dawn” at Studio Seven/Lunacy Records, in Oklahoma City. It was released in January 2016.
 
Merique’s album was on the ballots for the 59th Grammy awards and continues to draw attention.
Not only has her album been play listed on numerous radio stations and music steaming sites worldwide, but her singles, “Butterfl-eyes”, “Legacy” and “Rivers” are also abuzz in the music world, with “Rivers” being awarded a Bronze Medal in the Global Music awards.
 
At a rugby game in July of 2016, Merique performed to a crowd of 30,000 people at the Emirates Park Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa. This has been her biggest performance to date and will certainly not be her last.
So far 2017 has been a busy year for the artist. Musically she has been busy with performance and the writing songs for her new album. Artistically she has also been busy with a few art projects, one of which was a 26 square metre train mural for a Coffee Shop near Paarl, WC, South Africa.
 
The rest of 2017 continues to hold a lot of promise for this blossoming artist, with the prospect of a new album coming soon.
 
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Thanks so much!

Latest News

21 Jul 2017
Rivers – Double Award Winning Hit Single!
by Lunacy Records  Categories: Announcements, Press Releases   0 Comments

My song “Rivers” won **Best Pop/Rock Song** and My album “The Coming Dawn” also won **BEST Pop Rock Album** #winner #akademia 

59th Grammy Awards
by Lunacy Records  Categories: Announcements   0 Comments

‘The Coming Dawn’ Officially For Your Consideration

The 59th GRAMMY Awards!

Gallery 28

Hi everyone,

The Coming Dawn has officially made it onto the first voting ballot for your consideration in the…

Tour Dates

08 Jan 2016
Suspendi braus farus
07:00 pm - 08:00 am
Monarch Theater
15 Feb 2016
Suspendi braus farus
07:00 pm - 08:00 am
Monarch Theater
20 Jun 2016
Suspendi braus farus
07:00 pm - 08:00 am
Monarch Theater
15 Aug 2016
Suspendi braus farus
07:00 pm - 08:00 am
Monarch Theater

Upcoming Events

Live Performance
November 25, 2017

Live Performance
November 25, 2017

Live Performance
November-December, 2017

Live Performance
November 11, 2017

Live Performance
November 11, 2017

Live Performance
September 30, 2017

Live Performance
September 24, 2017

Live Performance
September 16-30, 2017

Live Performance
September 09, 2017

Live Performance
September 06, 2017

Live Performance
September 02, 2017

Live Performance
at: Hoerskool Barkly – Oos (Skoolsaal)
18:00 – 18:30
July 08, 2017

Live Performance
at: De Poort Market
10:30 – 12:30
June 03, 2017

Live Performance
at: Paarl Gimnasium Primary School
Paarl
February 10 & February 14, 2017

Live Performance
at: Bushman’s Cave
Clanwilliam
Saturday September 3, 2016

Live Performance at the Lions vs Sharks Rugby Game
at: Emirates Airline Park
Golden Lions Rugby Union vs The Sharks
Saturday July 2, 2016
Merique – Live Performance
at: Olifantskop Restaurant and Bar
Olifantskop Langebaan, WC 7357
Saturday, May 28th 8:00 PM

Die Stoor,Ebenhaezer, Moorreesburg

Mother’s Day Buffet, to benefit Moorreesburg Children’s Home
at: Die Stoor,Ebenhaezer, Moorreesburg
Sunday, 8 May 2016

(Private Function)
at: Huisvergenoegd, Paarl
Friday, 13th May 10:00

Metronoom Teater, Bellville
18:30 for 19:00
Tickets only R20 p/p
For more info merique@live.co.za
Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Valentine Show and Album Launch
at: Die Hut – Moorreesburg
14 / Feb / 2016

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