LIEFDE BY DIE DAM | 6 AUGUST 2017 | LIEFDE WEN CHARITY INITIATIVE

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liefde by die dam august 2017DIE HEUWELS FANTASTIES, RIANA NEL, FRANCOIS VAN COKE, TRESOR, LAURIKA RAUCH, JO BLACK, MAJOZI, JR, LOKI ROTHMAN.

Join us on Sunday 6 August for the perfect day at Emmarentia Dam with excellent music for the whole family. Liefde by die Dam, named after Valiant Swart's famous hit song of the same name, strives to serve as a platform to showcase the best local talent. The program features music for young and old and in the spirit of good concert vibes, we will also be giving back some love.

LIEFDE WEN CHARITY INITIATIVE:

Attendees were encouraged to donate their picnic blankets after the concert in 2016. The initiative was a runaway success and hundreds of blankets were collected and donated to charity. This year we are going to do the same, as well as a little more: We have launched a 'Love Win, Always' campaign: upload a photo of yourself doing an unselfish act on our Facebook Event page, Instagram or Twitter. There are some great prizes to be won including tickets, merchandise and a private show by Die Heuwels Fantasties.  Make sure you use the official hashtags #LiefdeWen and #LiefdeByDieDam when uploading your entries on social media.

On the topic, we asked a few artists on the line up what the defining event of the moment was, after which they knew that they would like to pursue music as a career. Where did this love come from?

Majozi says that he believes everybody is born loving music. He explains: “It`s just something that`s in our blood. That`s why so many kids growing up want to be rock stars. For me, the passion started kicking in when I started playing guitar at age 13. Learning how to play songs and make my own songs really gave me deeper understanding, appreciation and love for music.”

Hunter Kennedy never looked back after jamming with Francois van Coke and Wynand Myburgh after school one day, back in 1999. “I didn't know them very well, and they are respectively 2 and 4 years older than I am.  I thought that they were way too cool for me. I even asked them if I'm cool enough to hang out with them. We made music and joked around the whole day and that was where it all started.”

Get your ticket and join the groundbreaking group Die Heuwels Fantasties, revered for their unique music and their energetic live performances. Joining Die Heuwels on the main stage is an iconic front man of legendary South African rock bands Fokofpolisiekar and Van Coke Kartel, Francois van Coke. Whilst lazing under the leafy trees of Emmarentia, the beloved Afrikaans voice of Laurika Rauch will serenade you, followed by Afrikaans darling Riana Nel. Crowd favourite SAMA nominee Majozi returns this year with his foot stomping, electro indie rock and adding to this stellar line-up is the inspirational Tresor, and South Africa’s own rap superstar, JR. To round off this unbelievable day, of entertainment, Liefde by die Dam will also feature newcomer Jo Black, whose debut album reached gold status this year, and guitar virtuoso Loki Rothman.

For your day out at the dam, there will be a delicious range of South Africa’s best artisan food traders. You can also bring your own picnic and spread your blanket out for the perfect celebration of youth and music.

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Join us on Sunday 6 August for the perfect day at Emmarentia Dam with excellent music for the  whole family. Liefde by die Dam, named after Valiant Swart's famous hit song with the same name, strives to serve as a platform to showcase the best local talent. The program features music for young and old and in the spirit of good concert vibes, we will also be giving back some love.

LIEFDE WEN CHARITY INITIATIVE:

Attendees were encouraged to donate their picnic blankets after the concert in 2016. The initiative was a runaway success and hundreds of blankets were collected and donated to charity. This year we are going to do the same, as well as a little more: We have launched a "Love Win, Always" campaign: upload a photo of yourself doing an unselfish act on our Facebook Event page, Instagram or Twitter. There are some great prizes to be won including tickets, merchandise and a private show by Die Heuwels Fantasties.  Make sure you use the official hashtags #LiefdeWen and #LiefdeByDieDam when uploading your entries on social media.

On the topic, we asked a few artists on the line up what the defining event of moment was, after which they knew that they would like to persue music as a career. Where did this love come from?

Majozi says that he believes everybody is born loving music. He explains: “It`s just something that`s in our blood. That`s why so many kids growing up want to be rockstars. For me the passion started kicking in when I started playing guitar at age 13. Learning how to play songs and make my own songs really gave me deeper understanding, appreciation and love for music.”

Hunter Kennedy never looked back after jamming with Francois van Coke and Wynand Myburgh after school one day, back in 1999. “I didn't know them very well, and they are respectively 2 and 4 years older than I am.  I thought that they were way too cool for me. I even asked them if I'm cool enough to hang out with them. We made music and joked around the whole day and that was where it all started.”

Get your ticket and join the groundbreaking group Die Heuwels Fantasties, revered for their unique music and their energetic live performances. Joining Die Heuwels on the mainstage is iconic front man of legendary South African rock bands Fokofpolisiekar and Van Coke Kartel, Francois van Coke. Whilst lazing under the leafy trees of Emmarentia, the beloved Afrikaans voice of Laurika Rauch will serenade you, followed by Afrikaans darling Riana Nel. Crowd favourite SAMA nominee Majozi returns this year with his foot stomping, electro indie rock and adding to this stellar line-up is the inspirational Tresor, and South Africa’s own rap superstar, JR. To round off this unbelievable day, of entertainment, Liefde by die Dam will also feature newcomer Jo Black, whose debut album reached gold status this year, and guitar virtuoso Loki Rothman.


For your day out at the dam there will be a delicious range of South Africa’s best artisan food traders. You can also bring your own picnic and spread your blanket out for the perfect celebration of youth and music.


 

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