Date: 17 December 2018
Time: Doors open 6pm Show starts 7pm
Venue: Blue Peter Hotel
Address: 8 Popham Road, Bloubergstrand, Cape Town
Tickets: FREE ENTRY
Enquiries: Tel 021 554 1956 Email email@example.com
Blue Peter presents Arno Carstens and Zolani Mahola
Arno Carstens, platinum selling singer songwriter and front man for cult rock band Springbok Nude Girls, has released multiple albums, with a string of successful singles and awards including “Best Rock Album” “Best Alternative Album” and “Song of the Year”. He has toured with INXS, U2 and the Rolling Stones and performed internationally at Glastonbury, Hard Rock Calling and VFestival. He’s been called “The godfather of South African Rock” by Mail & Guardian and Sunday Times have hailed him as “One of the most prolific songwriters and performers of our time”
Arno’s performance includes the hits from his career as front man of The Springbok Nude Girls, many of the beloved and most celebrated songs from his career as a platinum selling, award winning English solo artist and some popular cover tracks. Arno performs a bilingual set, and includes tracks from his brand new Afrikaans album “Die Aandblom 13”
Zolani Mahola is a South African singer and actress. Since 2002, she has been the lead singer of the South African music group Freshlyground.
In 2005, Freshlyground was nominated for three South African Music Awards for their 2004 album, Nomvula. Although they won no SAMAs that year, in 2008 the Recording Industry of South Africa awarded them the coveted Best Duo or Group SAMA. In the same year, their 2007 album Ma’ Cheri won the prestigious Album of the Year SAMA, as well as Best Adult Contemporary Album: English, and Best Engineer.
At the 2006 MTV Europe Music Awards in Copenhagen, Freshlyground became the first South African musical act to receive honours from MTV, when they received the MTV Europe Music Award for Best African Act.
At the 2008 Channel O Music Video Awards, the band received the “Best Africa, Southern” accolade for their single “Pot Belly”. In 2008 the band was awarded the South African Music Awards for their album “Macheri.”
Zolani will embark on her first solo project in 2019.