Cape Town – It’s almost time for The Big Blues Meets Rock Festival 2016 at Hillcrest Quarry in Durbanville.
And ahead of the festival taking place this weekend, Saturday 9 April, a few of the artists set to perform took the time to describe the terms Blues and Rock.
Here is what they had to say:
Describe ROCK in three words:
Simon Orange, Blues Broers: An old boxer.Riaan Smit, Crimson House: Earth shattering goodness.Kyle Gray, The Rockerfellas: Unleash the Beast!
Describe BLUES in three words:
Simon Orange, Blues Broers: Warm evening music.Riaan Smit, Crimson House: Soul made Sound.Kyle Gray, The Rockerfellas: Souls communicated gift.
One of the highlights of the festival will be the official (Cape Town) launch of Dan Patlansky's brand new album, Introvertigo.
Patlansky says of the new album: "Fans can expect a unique brand of Blues Rock born out of guitar playing whilst striving for strong songwriting. I am very excited and proud of this album, and honestly feel this is my best release to date."
See Dan’s shout-out to his Cape Town fans here:
Food Stalls, family entertainment and blues rocking goodness will be yours for 10 hours straight. Doors open at 12:15. There will also be a lucky draw worth nearly R24 000, a Fender Stratocaster, a cash prize and a Paul Bothner Music voucher will be going home to a lucky ticket holder. Lucky draw tickets will be available at the festival for R30 but you'll also get a free lucky draw entry worth R30 with all Computicket bookings. You can collect your lucky draw ticket at the gate on presentation of your Computicket.
Tickets: R220 at Computicket or phone 0861 9158000.
13:00 Jesse Jordan14:00 Natasha Meister15:00 Gerald Clark Trio16:00 The Blues Broers17:00 Crimson House18:00 Pebbleman with Special Guests19:15 Mark Haze 20:15 Huge Fender Lucky Draw20:30 Dan Patlansky (Official Introvertigo Album Launch)21:45 The Rockerfellas
For more info phone Hillcrest Quarry on 021 976 4959 or visit the Blues Meets Rock website.
Krank'd Up Festival 2016 rocked Johannesburg at the weekend at Sundowners in Alberton. We were there and this is what went down: Read More »
Karen Zoid will be playing for one night only at the Artscape Opera Theatre in Cape Town this week. Get all the deets here! Read More »
South AfricaCity Press
Cape TownCity Press
HousesR 2 500 000
HousesR 1 450 000
Apartments / FlatsR 29 500 000