“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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|James Stewart @ Cottage Club 22 Nov |
James Stewart. As singer/ songwriter for The Usual, James achieved fame with enduring National #1 classics like ‘The shape that I’m in ‘ and ‘Like a vision (and a string of National and Regional Top 10 singles) securing the band a special place in the hearts and homes of music lovers throughout South Africa. His ...
|James Hall & James Harvey @ Cottage Club 21 Nov |
James & James, (James Harvey and James Hall). James Harvey, the son of Blacksmith stalwart, Neil Harvey, is a multi-instrumentalist, (Accordion, Whistles, Irish Harp), joins Violin Virtuoso, James Hall, superlative presentation of Classics, Balkan, Celtic, Country, Blues, Bluegrass, and Folk. R100
|Tony Cox -08 Nov @ Cottage Club |
The Legendary Tony Cox is back on our Stage to present his sensational “Padkos” Tour, much acclaimed at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, and elsewhere around the country. R120. 7PM. Bookings essential: email@example.com; 021 785 5052
|Digby & the Lullaby 07 Nov @ cottage club |
Digby & the Lullaby. This indie folk duo share songs of love and life, their new show, The Somewhere Wind, is a sublime journey into the deepest parts of two musical souls. Have your heart captured and taken on a magic carpet ride with these two sincere singer songwriters. R100. 7PM. Booking essential 0217855052 or ...
|Kathy Raven & Jamie Jupiter @ Cottage club 25 Oct |
Saturday 25 October: Kathy Raven & Jamie Jupiter If you like the Blues, if you like deep Folk, and you like to groove, you will love seeing Kathy Raven and Jamie Jupiter onstage together- rocking Blues with blistering harp- work- you’ll swear you’ve died and gone to blues heaven. R 100 Booking essential 021 785 5052, firstname.lastname@example.org