Date: 24 March 2018
Time: Doors open 330pm Music starts 4.30pm – 6pm
Venue: Cafe Roux Noordhoek
Address: 270 Chapmans Peak Drive, Noordhoek
Tickets: R150 on the lawn and R250 for seated tickets
(Tickets are limited to 400 so please book early to avoid disappointment)
Cafe Roux presents Arno Carstens and Ard Matthews
This unique, not to be missed collaborative outdoor daytime performance includes the hits from Arno and Ard’s solo careers as well as hits from the band they front: Springbok Nude Girls, Just Jinjer. Don’t miss these legends on stage together!
Grass tickets – R150p/p
Seated Tickets under the Bedouin tent will cost R250p/p
Kids under the age of 12 enter for free and can “roam free” (they do not get allocated table seats).
Guests are encouraged to arrive at 3:30pm.
The music starts at 4:30pm – 6pm.
Over the course of the last decade and a half, well known singer and songwriter, Ard Matthews, has been honing his craft and moving people the world over. As the front man of South African band Just Jinjer, his indelible lyrics and melody arrangements led the way to the incredible success of the band; with their debut album ‘All Comes Round’ becoming one of the biggest selling rock genre albums of all time in South Africa. In 2012, Ard released his debut solo album to critical acclaim, and continues to perform as both a solo act as well as front man for Just Jinjer, with many well-known and talented musicians joining him on stage.
Platinum selling, award winning, singer-songwriter Arno Carstens has released 12 albums; 5 as lead singer of Springbok Nude Girls, 1 as part of Electronica project Bhelltower and 6 as a solo artist, Arno Carstens. He’s had over 20 top ten singles and won 5 SAMA Awards including Best Rock Album in 2004 for Another Universe and Best Adult Contemporary Album in 2006 for The Hello Goodbye Boys. During his 20 year career, Arno has performed with U2, The Rolling Stones and REM, among many others; headlined every major South African music festival; and performed at some of the most legendary and exclusive international music festivals including Isle of Wight, Glastonbury, V Festival and Hard Rock Calling. Arno Carstens is also a celebrated fine artist, who paints in oils on canvas. The 2014 album cover for ‘Lightning Prevails’ was designed using an original painting done by Arno in 2006.