Chilli & Lime

Location: Based in Johannesburg



Hailed as The "Jazz Maestros", Chilli & Lime is a vibrant young jazz band that has firmly established itself on the South African jazz scene. Since their inception in 2006, Chilli & Lime has performed alongside great South African artists, includi­ng Mango Groove and Judith Sephuma. The line-up includes Johannesburg’s finest talent performing traditional jazz, Latin, Funk and African favourites.
These musicians in their individual capacities have also performed worldwide with well-known artists such as Sibongile Khumalo, Themba Mkize, and Lauren Hill. They have represented South Africa on a number of cultural awards and have performed at Jazz Festivals including New Orleans, USA in 2005, Standard Bank Joy of Jazz, Cape Town International Jazz Festival and The Cape Town Jazzathon. They have also collaborated with South Africa’s most respected artists - Hugh Masekhela, Themba Mkhize, Sibongile Khumalo, Zimology, Khunle, Lesego, and Vusi Khumalo, to name a few.

Noteworthy Performances

Chilli & Lime has set the tone for numerous events including:

  • Vodacom End of Year function at the Coca Cola Dome in front of 6000 people
  • Government Awards Dinner for the Health Minister
  • Moloko Dinner with Judith Sephuma
  • BMW X5 launch
  • J&B Met in Cape Town as a 9 piece band
  • launch of the Financial Mail Property Handbook at the Michelangelo
  • DISA Awards with Mango Groove
  • Business Day Entertainment Awards at Alexander Theatre
  • Shell Awards at Sun City
  • performance for the African Ministers of Education at Maropeng
  • the Premier's Service Excellence Awards hosted at Kyalami Castle
  • Nedbank Africa Conference
  • Taste of Jo’burg Food Festival
  • Deloitte & Touche Awards hosted at the Fan Court in George
  • 2010 Women’s Day function for the South African Government
  • Microsoft dinner hosted at the Arabella Sheraton in Hermanus
  • as well as performing at year end functions for SANLAM, ESKOM, Mercedes Benz, to name only a few

Client Feedback

I would like to thank you for all your work put in to make this week’s event a success, I wouldn’t have done it without you.  I trust this is the start of a great working relationship with you(and your team).  I will definitely be in touch for any upcoming events where I need your services.
Mandima Qunta, Potters Hand Activations

The band was very good and everyone enjoyed their music, we definitely will recommend them!
Shevani Sookdeo, Lloyds South Africa

Both lots of entertainment were truly brilliant! I know Chilli & Lime performed under circumstances that are not what they are used to….what with playing for short time slots and everything, but they really did an outstanding job! Loved them!
Claire van der Poll, Balltron

Thanks again for everything.  Christian was awesome and so was the band.  We shall be in touch again for further future bookings.
Analize Pedregal, Norton Rose South Africa

The event was a success and the band was great!
Morishe Kgosietsile, The Tuckshop Brand

The client was happy with the entertainment – she really enjoyed the lead singers voice. The crowd also enjoyed the entertainment.
Jill Zeeman, WOW Incentives & Events

It was a great evening and they blended in perfectly!
Debbie Fry, Ethos Private Equity

Just some feedback from last night. Chilli & Lime were really great, everyone enjoyed the music. Please thank them on my behalf for a great performance!
Rene Gopaul, Werksmans Attorneys

Just a quick email to say thank you for arranging Chilli & Lime in such a short space of time. Feedback received from Lauren was great and that the guest really enjoyed the band!
Lee Khoza, Uwin Iwin

They were really good and very entertaining. Thank you so much for all your help and management!
Natalie Fletcher, Hospitality Affairs

Chilli and Lime were fantastic, such a pleasure to work with!  Thanks so much for all your help over the last few weeks, it has been an absolute pleasure working with you.
Davina Martin, Fleishman-Hillard

Just to give you feedback, everybody enjoyed Chilli ‘n Lime tremendously!
Yolande Hoffmann, Tractionel Enterprise

Just a note to thank you once again for the help with the SAGRA conference – my thanks too to Chilli & Lime, please.  Look forward to working with you again next year!
Cathy Sims, South African Graduate Recruiters Association

Chilli & Lime was absolutely fantastic, and the perfect recommendation for this event. Many of our guests asked if they had commercial CDs available in the shops, and we will definitely book them again for one of our SANLAM events in future.
Maude Hugo, SANLAM

We really enjoyed the music as did our guests!
Nicola Mansell, private client

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Budget Range for Chilli & Lime is

R7000 - R25000


Submit a booking enquiry directly with Chilli & Lime, and the Artist or their manager / representative will be in touch with you soon!


Should you be unsure about which acts to enquire with, you can choose to SEND GIGSTER YOUR EVENT DETAILS and we will forward your enquiry to up to 5 suitable acts.

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