MSWIA – is a Music Safari company, specializing in combining your dream African Safari with world class musical instruction.

We offer luxury accommodation at the most distinguished Lodges in Africa, paired with musical instruction from some of the world’s top professional musicians. Our lodges are selected with privacy, luxury, relaxation and pristine scenic beauty in mind, and our instructors are hand picked, based on their extensive careers as professional performers and teachers to provide the most memorable musical workshop experience available.


Tim Stafford – Rhino River Flatpick & Songwriting Safari

Dates: Jan 26, 2018 – Jan 31, 2018
Instructor: Tim Stafford
Cost: $3550 per person
Max number of musicians: 4


Tim Stafford

Tim is a prolific songwriter, with over 225 songs recorded.  He was named IBMA’s 2014 Songwriter of the Year.

Keb’ Mo’ – Madikwe Blues
& Songwriting Safari

Dates: Feb 28, 2018 – March 8, 2018
Instructor: Keb’ Mo’
Cost: $7450 p.p sharing
Max number of musicians: 12


Keb’ Mo’

Keb’ Mo’ is an American music icon and a Blues legend. His work has garnered him 3 GRAMMY awards and a producer / engineer / artist GRAMMY certificate for his track on the Hank Williams tribute – Timeless


Tony Trischka
Banjo Safari

Dates: Feb 20, 2019 – Feb 26, 2019
Instructor: Tony Trischka
Cost: $3950 p.p sharing
Max number of musicians: 6

Tony Trischka

Tony Trischka is considered to be the consummate banjo artist and perhaps the most influential banjo player in the roots music world. For more than 45 years, his stylings have inspired a whole generation of bluegrass and acoustic musicians with the many voices he has brought to the instrument.

Middleman & Burr
Madikwe Songwriting Safari

Dates: April 24, 2019 – April 30, 2019
Instructor: Middleman & Burr
Cost: $5850 p.p sharing
Max number of musicians: 6

Middleman & Burr

GARY BURR is a Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame member. He has been an ASCAP, Billboard and NSAI Country Songwriter of the Year and has written fifteen #1 hits.
GEORGIA MIDDLEMAN is an award-winning songwriter who has had songs recorded by Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, & Faith Hill amongst others