Sonik Citizen is a lyrical soul-rock trio fresh on the music scene, formed by multi- award winning artist, Mark Fransman. At its core, Sonik Citizen is a ‘song’ inspired entity, composing and performing songs of lyric, melody and poignancy on a variety of subjects appealing to wide range of audiences. Holding down the groove is base player, Gino Ackerman, and celebrated drummer, Paul Tizzard, completes the trio as the anchor with Fransman leading from the front with his unique soul-inspired voice and musicianship.
2017 is already set to be a successful year for the band. Their upcoming shows include a range of prestigious music festivals, such as, The Concerts in the Park, The Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival (Kirstenbosch), The Cape Town International Jazz Festival, and Lush Festival (Clarens), as well as a Concerts SA endorsed national tour around SA in April. Their strong live performance and blues-soul sound is a great addition to any festival and venue.