BLACKBYRD BACK IN SOUTH AFRICA
Fans of popular, all-girl music trio, Blackbyrd, can catch them live on stage at Carnival City as part of the London Goes SA Tour at the end of February 2015. Made up of three dynamic young Capetonians, BlackByrd has blazed a trail across the South African music scene with their spectacular sound and meaningful lyrics. BlackByrd comprises song-writer and lead singer, Tarryn Lamb, backing vocalist and award-winning dancer, Tamsyn Maker, and the most recent member, Axene Chaberski-Loubser, the youngest ever SAMA winner.
Buoyed by the resounding success of the inaugural London Goes SA Tour at Hammersmith Event at the Apollo theatre in London in 2014, the organisers – South Africans Eric Streso and Hennie Stroebel – have teamed-up with Sun International’s Carnival City to bring the show to South Africa.
The music spectacular will take place on 27 and 28 February 2015 at Carnival City’s Big Top Arena, which is renowned for bringing top local and international acts to its stage. Amongst the stellar line-up of artists featuring in the London Goes SA show are Bok van Blerk, Jay, Elvis Blue, Blackbyrd, Theuns Jordaan and Clare Johnston the legendary Mango Groove.
The master of ceremonies for LondonGoesSA 2014 will be the hilarious and entertaining
Peter Mitchell. He is nicknamed the Scotsman (Oftewel Pietman dieSkot) due to his excellent and entertaining renditions of Scottish classicssuch as Flower of Scotland.
“We are delighted to play host to the first-ever London Goes SA Tour in South Africa. Some of South Africa’s top selling artists are collaborating for this rare music event and it promises to be one of the highlights of the summer 2015 entertainment calendar,” says Michelle Smith, the newly-appointed Marketing Manager at Carnival City.
Tickets to the show – brought to South Africa by insurance company, King Price – are available through itickets.co.za and range in price from R150 per person.