“Take his Welsh/Afrikaner roots, add a bit of Dylan, Cohen and Waites, soak in Miriam Makeba, Mahlathini & the Mahotella Queens, Amaswazi Emvelo , add some Tony Bird, David Kramer, the Other Band, Bright Blue and Juluka, shake well, and you come up with a “Kaapse Mengsel”. Skollie a bit of this and a bit of that, and you have “Skollie Rock” – an African Melting Pot.
This best describes Bill Knight, a Singer-Songwriter, Recording Engineer, and Music Activist, and one of South Africa’s, and specifically Cape Town’s; National treasures.
Bill’s music incorporates the sound and rhythms of Cape Town, coupled with insightful and thought-provoking lyrics. Be sure to check out his Mp3 Song Samples.
See Details on Bill Knight’s exclusive Folk music venue and recording studio -The Cottage Club.
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|Dax Butler “Them Particles” 31 July @ Cottage Club |
Dax Butler – Beyond Sex Drugs and Rock ‘n Roll Friday 31st July R 130 Booking essential firstname.lastname@example.org / 0217855052… “Drink in everything” When listening to Dax Butler, one is immediately reminded of industry greats such as Tom Waits, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen. And like many of these legends, Dax Butler has had a journey speckled ...
|Digby and the Lullaby 25 July @ Cottage Club |
Digby and the Lullaby 25 July ( Saturday) 7pm R130 There is something undeniably captivating about Digby and the Lullaby. Perhaps it’s their introspective honesty and uncomplicated melodies. Or perhaps it’s the fact that their journey as a singer-songwriter duo swept them off their own feet and down the aisle. Most fans and critics, however, think it’s ...
|Scarecrows in a Field – 11 July the Cottage Club |
July 11 Sat: Bill Knight & Chris Davidson: “Scarecrows in a Field”.Chris Davidson, “the Baard of the Bay”, is a seasoned Songwriter well known for his memorable work with “the Lentil Collective”. Chris can’t read music, finds math is a problem and has unwrapped the gift of that we all have unique mythologies. Bill Knight: Troubadour, ...
|Keith Cattell and friends 27 June |
June 27 Sat: Keith Cattell and Friends: Pete Van Heerden, Jennifer Eaves and James Hall play Blues, Folk and moving Original Ballads. R130 Pre-bookings only: 021 785 5052
|Local young talent -May 31st (sun) |
Young Talent Evening:31 May (5pm) An evening celebrating the wealth of young and up-coming talent in the Capri Area, featuring Emma-Jean Beattie, Huw Charles, Kathryn Swain & Daniel Gadd. R50.