Cover Bands

cover bands

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BRENT HARRIS AND THEE JAM

Brent Harris is a founder member and drummer for SA Super-group Just Jinjer. has become a dominant force in the Corporate Market, doing jazzy background sets, up tempo party sessions, and the unforgettable drum solo.

Brent has performed on stage with many International Acts including U2, Live, Goo Goo Dolls, John Legend, Peter Gabriel Counting Crows, Def Leppard, Stevie Wonder and Annie Lennox.

Brent Harris & Thee Jam are a unique Corporate Cover Band with flare and energy that play at all Functions and Rocking Parties. plays with various top SA musicians including Veronique Lilouette, unbelievable vocalist who adds class and grace to the stage as well as personality to really get the party going.

Denholm Harding - multi instrumentalist and producer extraordinaire who will blow your mind with his talent!

Born into a talented family, with a father renowned as probably the best bass player this side of the date line, Veronique has been singing professionally since Grade 8. With a firm grounding in Jazz performance art, V is very popular on the corporate circuit for beautiful laid back jazz.

This band will rock your socks off with dynamic musicianship and party favourites as well as jazzy acoustic background sets.

Whatever your specific entertainment requirements are, the band offers welcome drinks, cocktails, dinner music, as well as a very interactive show where the band really become part of the audience, and get the party rocking.

In between sets the band has an extensive play list to add to the ambiance of your event.

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COCOLO

Cocolo is a dynamic musical troupe with a supple structure that allows its members to stack the deck for each individual performance – a limber formation suited to a group of prolific musicians who have their irons in multiple musical fires.

The vivacious Carla Louw takes the lead on vocals and percussion, joined by Jonny Dosé who astounds with his skill on both acoustic and electric guitar. Depending on the nature of each gig, they may also be joined on stage by Marné Gelderbloem who teases tantalizing tunes from the double base, ukulele to add a sultry dimension to the performance.

Cocolo derives its moniker from an amalgamation of onomatopoeic inside jokes and more or less refers to the slightly offbeat, very energetic nature of its members. As for the music itself, audiences can get ready for a smooth, spicy blend of both original and covered funk and folk that traipses down melodic country lanes and delights with unexpected dashes of good ole’ swing. In short – the kind of music that goes well with cold beer and hot nights.

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CRIMSON

Crimson cover favourites from classic artists such as Eric Clapton, The Eagles, Dire Straits, Pink Floyd, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Carlos Santana, Van Morrison, Joshua Kaddison, Marc Cohn, Creedence Cleerwater Revival, Roy Orbison, Paul Simon, Lynrd Skynyrd, and UB40, to contemporary acts which include Prime Circle, Snow Patrol, The Script, The Fray, 3 Doors Down, REM, Counting Crows, John Mayer, Matchbox 20, Michael Bublé, Goo Goo Dolls, Oasis, NickelBack, and Kings of Leon. Their Acoustic/Folk Rock influences can undoubtedly be felt in their style of covers and the flexibility of their repertoire caters superbly for any ambience or event setting.

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JACK STONE

Soulful, gentle and smooth, yet bold and powerful with great character, that is how one describes the voice of South African born Singer-Songwriter and producer, Jack Stone.

A seasoned performer who has toured and performed along with the top performers and bands across the country at the most renowned venues SA has to offer.

Jack has had great success with his music on media platforms such as Expresso, Etv Sunrise, News 24, and various radio platforms across the board including RSG, Mix FM, Ballz Radio, East Coast Radio and many more.

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JEREMY OLIVIER

Jeremy’s music career began in his home town of Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe, where his passion for guitar catapulted him into a gigging rock band, touring the country from the age of 14.

After completing his A-Levels, he decided to further pursue music and moved to Cape Town, South Africa, where he obtained a BMus Honours in Jazz Performance from the University of Cape Town’s College of Music.

Now well established as a guitarist and vocalist in South Africa, Jeremy has performed with some great international artists, such as George Benson, Katherine Jenkins, Jonathan Butler and more recently, Daniel Bedingfield. He has also shared the stage with some of the South Africa’s finest musicians and artists, including Danny K, Loyiso Bala, Sibongile Khumalo, Sonja Herholdt, Brandon October, Judith Sephuma, Ard Matthews, Arno Carstens, Freshly Ground and Johnny Clegg

In addition to performing and songwriting, he also regularly composes and arranges the musical score for Sunrise Production’s “Jungle Beat” series (as seen on tv and Nu Metro cinemas) and has written and arranged the theme song for the SA Rugby mascot, ‘Bokkie’ as well as ‘Sharkie’, for the Sharks Rugby Team. In 2008 he wrote and co-wrote the original songs, ‘Free Free’ and ‘Sweet Love’ for an international animated movie, ‘The Lion of Judah’, which was released in the US in June 2011.

His session work includes adverts for tv, backing vocals and guitar on various albums, as well as vocal sessions in 2010 for Grammy-winning arranger and composer, Jeremy Lubbock.

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HORIZON'S TALE

Music, sweet music, beautiful music. The scene is set for the awakening of the prime senses using the most perfect tool, music. Enjoy, savour, feel and be, in the way that only the sensation of a good tune will allow. Much can be said of music but in it’s essence it is the fabric of life and the sound of love. Welcome to the story of a musical journey. Welcome to Horizon’s Tale.

Horizon’s Tale consists of husband and wife team, Zoë Mazula (vocals) and Vusa Mazula (guitar/vocals), both lovers of music with the main aim of the duo to take the listener on a musical journey that is both captivating and enthralling.

Their music is a collection of both originals and covers performed in a uniquely infectious way with beautiful electricity. The songs they play range from their own creations to artistes including Fairground Attraction; Macy Gray; Miriam Makeba; Seal and many more. Their collection of songs can be played over an hour or two hour sets and takes you on a journey from calm and reflective to upbeat, leaving all audiences on a high.

Both Vusa and Zoe have played variously at some fantastic venues and have had the pleasure to share the stage with some incredible artistes.

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EMPIRE ALIGHT

Empire Alight was conceived mid-2014 by four like-minded professional musicians with the idea of bringing something fresh and unique to the Cape Town music scene.

The band focuses on having a modern repertoire with songs that aren’t overplayed but that are still relatable to their audience by developing their own arrangements and takes on various genres of modern and classic hits.

They strive to keep their performance as organic as possible, while being able to interchange between quieter, intimate acoustic sets with percussion, or rocking out fully plugged for occasions that call for it. Most importantly they enjoy having fun on stage and sharing that connection with their audience by creating a good musical atmosphere.

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NO COUNTERFEIT

Covering songs from Reggae, pop to Rock. Hire us for a truly magical background feel leaving audiences always wanting more!

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MARK HAZE

In 2010, Mark went to the US and while at Disney world, after some encouragement from his wife, he entered ‘The American Idol Experience’ a shortened day-long version of the television show, which he won. Winning this competition entitled him to a Golden Ticket, which meant he was able to enter American Idol and go directly to perform for the judges.

Mark was unable to return to the States for the Idols audition, however winning the competition at Disney World gave him the confidence to enter South African Idols where he was runner up.

After Idols mark received a recording contract from Universal Records and 12th Avenue changed its name to Mark Haze.

To date Mark has performed alongside some of the countries top artists and some of the world’s greatest musicians, including Rock icons Bon Jovi and his career continues to go from strength to strength.

‘Throughout everything I’ve gone through and will continue to go through, I know that I am truly blessed to be able to do what I love to do and have always dreamed of doing every day. It’s because of this, that I perform every show as if it was my last!’ – Mark Haze.

Mark Haze is available to perform as a solo, duo or 4-piece band and is highly versatile with his repertoire of songs.

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BAND OF HATS

Band of Hats is an experienced party / cover duo performing a fusion of styles from standard classics in a modern style to entertaining impressions of Jazz, Blues, Reggae and the Rock greats of our time. Paul and Michael have twenty years of professional performing experience in the entertainment industry and have been together as 'Band of Hats' for 10 years.

As singer-songwriters they have individually recorded several original albums. With more than fifteen years of professional performing experience, Band of Hats is currently also involved in projects which promote education and sustainable living skills.

New audiences, friends and fans are always taken in by the showmanship and extensive versatility of the music repertoire that keeps Band of Hats in demand for any occasion. Having been exposed to a rich musical heritage, their sound encompasses many genres and appeals to both old and younger generations. Their cover repertoire includes popular rock, reggae, RnB, soul, folk and blues hits.

Alongside other collaborative artists Paul Q and Michael have staged several successful musical tributes to legendary artists, Bob Dylan, David Bowie and Bob Marley in theatres and show venues. Recently their joint participation in the Staying Alive tribute featuring the music of the Bee Gees was performed to sold out audiences in the Deep South. Band of Hats recently opened for The Parlotones at their first ever concert in Montagu.

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1925 BAND

1925 Band is made up of three brothers who sing in angelic harmony. Reno, Jeff and David-Lee Gericke bring their own exciting folk sound to each cover they perform. Founded in 2011, the three-piece with their unique voices coupled with heir vibrant guitar playint, add their own special flavour to some of the most popular covers, entertaining both Afrikaans and English audiences alike and keeping guests of all ages on the dancefloor.

In 2014 they released their debut album "Horizon", featuring 8 original tracks including ‘Gedig op my arm’, ‘Servette’ and ‘Horizonkind’, which have all received radio play. In 2016 the trio composed the theme song for the Afrikaans Movie ‘Eintlik Nogal Baie’. The song (also entitled Eintlik Nogal Baie) was launched on Bok Radio in conjunction with their music video. Since this memorable release, the trio has toured South Africa extensively, doing Television and radio interviews on all major networks nationally.

In 2017, 1925 will be releasing a new Album by the name of Eintlik Nogal Baie in time for the VOD release of the movie.

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