KIA Motors is bringing a selection of favourite 1980s superstars to a city near you for a ‘one-night only’ music festival.
Coming to Carnival City Festival Lawns in Johannesburg (January 31), Grandwest in Cape Town (February 5) and Growthpoint Kings Park Stadium in Durban (February7), 1980s revellers can look forward to a massive line-up.
The performers are: Billy Ocean (‘Caribbean Queen’); Go West (‘King of Wishful Thinking’); Nik Kershaw (‘Wouldn`t it be Good’); Heather Small from M People (‘Moving on Up’); Wang Chung (‘Everybody have Fun Tonight’); as well as Hazell Dean – only in Cape Town and Durban (‘They Say It`s Gonna Rain’). Also featuring SA 1980s bands Cinema (‘My Kind Of Girl’) and Face To Face (‘Here We Are’) – both SA bands will be in Johannesburg and Durban only.
The two new bands are ‘Cutting Crew’ (‘I just died in your arms tonight’) and Katrina – ex Katrina and the Waves (‘Walking On Sunshine’).
These artists will be out in full force and fans can look forward to all of their greatest hits performed live.
Returning to South Africa for the third time the 80’s REWIND festival is the world’s biggest 1980s festival with three massive festivals in the UK, as well as events in Thailand and the United Arab Emirates. First held in August 2009 in England, the event’s following has grown massively over the last 5 years and is considered a highlight on the festival circuit.
Between these artists, they have produced massive chart toppers, sold millions of albums worldwide achieving Gold and Platinum Status and won numerous music awards. Billy Ocean is one of Britain’s biggest recording stars ever, having sold over 30 million records.
* Tickets are on sale from Computicket.
For more details visit: www.rewindfestival.co.za; www.facebook.com/80sRewindFestival; or twitter.com/sarewind.
Stand the chance to win a trip for two to The UK 80’s Rewind to see 24 of the top 1980s acts over two days. Upload a picture of you in your 80’s inspired outfit and you could be grooving to your favorite 80’s artist LIVE in the UK in 2015, plus some 80’s Rewind spot prizes. Visit the Facebook page to enter.