Radio Kalahari Orkes

Radio Kalahari Orkes

08/12/2017
8:15 pm - 9:45 pm

Price: R180 – R220
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Radio Kalahari Orkes recently received the FAK prestige award for their contribution to promoting South African Folk Music.

Featuring the talent of IAN ROBERTS the Radio Kalahari Orkes has toured the length and breadth of South Africa, Namibia and The Netherlands.
Fronted by actor Ian Roberts, performing a folk-rock pastiche of Traditional Afrikaans with authentic acoustic instruments, their music stems from a deeply rooted place, taking in Ghoema, Latin and Africana music and anything else found lying around the dirt road.
The words, however, are focused firmly on the present. Their debut Album, Stoomradio, went gold and was accompanied by the acclaimed Harry Kalmer play, Die Vloek Van Die Strandjutwolf. This was followed by the SAMA nominated 2nd album, Nagloper, the soundtrack of the Rian Malan play of the same name and winner of the De Kat, Ramkat Award for best show at InnibosFestival.

Played on acoustic equipment nearly as old as their motto, the bands’ sound features variously; violins, accordions, konsertinas, mandolins, banjos, washboards, guitars, baritone guitars, pedal steel guitar, dobro, trumpets, contrabass, kazoos and Jan Vasmaak se mieliepitʻ Boozophoneʼ.
Wynand Davel –violin, Alicia van Dyk accordion & vocals, Bradley Cooper –drums & vocals, Barry Steenkamp –bass & vocals, Friso Woudstra –acoustic, electric guitars & banjo, Ian Roberts –vocals, acoustic guitar, pennywhistle & harmonica.

RKO se musiek strek van ‘n diep gewortelde plek, wat Ghoema-, Latyns- en
Africana-musiek aanneem, insluitend enigiets anders wat langs die grondpad te
vinde is. Die woorde is egter ferm op die hede. Met akoestiese toerusting amper so oud as hul leuse speel die klanke uiteen: viool, kitare, dobro, mondfluitjie, bas, trekklavier, gazoos en ‘n ou Fender Telecaster. RKO is op 20 April 2017 vereer met ‘n FAK – Prestige-toekenning vir die uitstekende bevordering van Suid-Afrikaanse volksmusiek.

Zusammenstellung von diesem Orchester offenbart die faszinierendeVielseitigkeit der Musiker.ist dabei so facettenreich und bunt wie Südafrika selbst. Sie bringen die Seele der Afrikaansen Musiek Afrikas zum Klingen.