11 of the best local country artists on will be appearing on one stage on Sunday, May 31, at the Grand Arena at GrandWest Casino.
The likes of Dozi, Lance James, Clive Bruce, Rocking Horse, Amoré, Ricus Nel, Manie Jackson, Chereé, Jason Bradley, Leonard Lang, Matt Hurter and THe Banned are confirmed for the bill.
Go along and spend a relaxed Sunday afternoon in the company of the legends of South African country music and the new guard taking over. THe Banned, the six piece ensemble making waves, will support the line-up. Each artist will perform their beloved hits, which is sure to result in audience sing along action.
Details on some of the artists:
Dozi – This hard working musician started his career in clubs, pubs, and restaurants and then joined the South African Police Band. He launched his first album, ‘Mercy’, in 1999. This album was a stepping stone in Dozi’s success as a multicultural artist. He has released 18 albums and most of his albums have received platinum status. Dozi has also received numerous awards and throughout his career showed his diversity to perform almost any genre of music.
Lance James – This artist has more than 57 years of experience in the entertainment industry as an artist, actor and radio personality. He has released over 95 CDs in his career and has also released a book, entitled ‘Keeping it Country’. James has received over 50 awards during his illustrious career, of which seven were for his life-long commitment to the industry.
Clive Bruce – Bruce has been performing and recording for over 40 years, charting high on both the SA Hit Parade, and the popular L.M. Radio Hit Parade in the 1970s. He has performed on the following TV shows: ‘Noot vir Noot’, ‘Reis & Suitcase’, ‘Jakkals Jol’, ‘Rewind’, ‘Sing Country’, ‘Gentle on my Mind’ and ‘Sounds Country’.
Rocking Horse – This group celebrates 30 years as South Africa’s #1 country band this year. In 1985 Clive Ridgway, Tony Ridgway and Barry Buret joined forces to create the distinct Rocking Horse sound characterized by three guitars and three voices in harmony.
Amoré – Amoré realised in 2005, as a finalist in the “Burger Plusster Singing Competition” that singing will be her full time career. She has released three albums and her songs have been released on many artists’ albums. Amoré’s music videos can regularly been seen on kykNET Music channel and her latest album was nominated for a ‘Ghoema Award’ for best female pop album.
* The concert kicks off at 3pm.
Tickets range in price from R120 to R160.