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Rocking the Daisies announces first international act

2015-04-01 11:45

Cape Town – Rocking the Daisies confirmed on Wednesday that Australian ska and jazz band, The Cat Empire, will be the first international headliner for the festival.

Renowned all around the globe as one of the world's best festival bands, The Cat Empire formed in 1999 and consist of members Felix Riebl (percussion and vocals), Harry James Angus (trumpet and vocals), Will Hull-Brown (drums), Jamshid "Jumps" Khadiwhala (decks, percussion), Ollie McGill (keyboard and backing vocals), and Ryan Monro (bass and backing vocals). They are often supplemented by The Empire Horns, a brass duo composed of Ross Irwin (trumpet) and Kieran Conrau (trombone), and have recurring guest musicians.

They have released 7 studio albums and their sound is a mix of fusion of jazz, ska, funk and rock with heavy Latin influences.

If you pre-registered for Rocking the Daisies then you can buy tickets now at R750 per person. Click here to buy yours.

Visit the Rocking the Daisies Facebook page or their website for more info on when the next phase for tickets will open.

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