Hottest acts to perform on one stage

2015-06-10 06:02

THE Goldfields Casino has lined up a show to remember on 4 July set to see South Africa’s hottest acts all on one stage. The music extravaganza will feature Lianie May, Joe Foster, Johnny Apple and Francois Henning, better known by his stage name Snotkop. This is a unique set to offer music lovers in Welkom and the Goldfields something for every taste and level of experience.

Sibongile Tantsi, Goldfields’ marketing manager, says: “Hosting these four acts on one stage is incredibly exciting for Goldfields, fans cannot afford to miss this live one-night-only show.”

Francois better known by his stage name Snotkop previously known as Lekgoa is a well-known Afrikaans and Sotho language singer and rapper. He started his music career at age 15 and in the late 1990s adopted the stage name Lekgoa, singing in the South African kwaito genre of music. By 2012, he became one of the top-selling South African artists in Africa in Afrikaans.

Snotkop was nominated for nine MK, Tempo and Vonk awards, notably Best Afrikaans Pop Album. In 2009, he was nominated for South African Music Awards in the category Best Afrikaans DVD during the 15th annual awards. In 2012, Snotkop won the Best Sokkie Dans Album award for his album Ek Laaik Van Jol during the 18th South African Music Awards.

Lianie May is a South African country, rock and pop singer, songwriter and actress who launched her career in 2007 with her debut album Vergeet My Nie and is best known for her song Soen My Nie Meer Nie. Lianie is an Afrikaans songstress musically renowned for her voice which has been compared to country greats Shania Twain and Dolly Parton.

A former member of the band ADAM, Joe now has a solo career with his voice behind the recent theme song of one of the most talked about and highly rated Afrikaans films of 2014, Pad na jou hart. Joe discovered his love for singing at a very young age. His mother was a music teacher and taught him to play the piano before he went to school. Since then Joe has aspired to become a singer and producer and right now he is living that dream.

Johnny Apple – real name Juan Appelgrein – is an Randamp;B vocalist from George, and winner of SA’s Got Talent 2013. His first single Monday Night, was co-written with Flash Republic’s Tamara Day and South African songwriter André Scheepers. He is proudly known as South Africa’s version of pop star Justin Bieber.

“We are proud to bring these well-loved South African entertainers to fans in our area. With a line-up this formidable, tickets are set to sell out quickly, so we encourage our guests to get them early,” says Tantsi.

Tickets are available from Compu-ticket and Goldfields’ Customer Service desk at R150. Rewards Cardholders get up to 20% off the price. Doors open at 18:30. For more information visit www.goldfieldscasino.co.za or phone 057-391-5700

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