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Roan Ash is a multi-talented singer and songwriter from Pretoria with a modern-countryblues-folk style. He started playing guitar in 2001, and in 2006 he started opening for other bands, and doing his own live performances. Since then, Roan has shared the stage with artists including Dan Patlansky, Matthew Mole Jan Blohm, Koos Kombuis, Arno Carstens, Vusi Mahlasela, Glaskas, Klopjag, Robin Auld, Albert Frost and others.

In February 2015, Roan recorded and released his debut album The Traveller, independently. He launched it to a full house at the iconic Atterbury Theatre, and toured it nationwide. He has performed at major art and culture festivals including Innibos and the Fijnwyn Wine Festival. Roan was a contestant on the first season of The Voice, South Africa, where he was instantly noticed by the music industry. In 2016, he co-wrote and recorded the theme song of the feature film “Sy Klink Soos Lente” with Bouwer Bosch and Dawie De Jager, which is receiving widespread acclaim. Roan joined the Inhoud Huis team in 2016, where he is working with songwriters including Christoph Kotze (Appel) and Johan Vorster on his next album. He is well on his way to a successful music career, with regular live shows of his powerful songs. He combines his soothing crunch style vocals together with meaningful songs and heartfelt performances. He describes his music as being inspired by his life’s journey.

After digitally releasing his brand new album “Whiskey to my soul” in April, Roan has been the talk of the town, not only locally but internationally as well. He has sold out the Atterbury Theatre two weeks prior to his physical album launch on 22 May 2018.

Check out 'If I ever saw heaven' on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4OeLeNJNaA

If you are looking for an artist that will inspire and impress your audience with depth, modern song choices and a soulful performance, book Roan Ash today. His life philosophy is “Be someone that feels the rain, don’t just get wet” and you will see this in his outstanding live performances.

Date: 11 October 2018
Time: 19h00
Venue: The Mitchell's Tap Room
Cost: R120 online. R150 at the door if still available)
Book online at: https://www.quicket.co.za/events/57858-roan-ash-live-in-knysna/

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There are loads of incredible music acts performing over the festive season in the Greater Knysna area. The festive gig guide listed below is guaranteed to get make you smile, get your feet tapping and your hips swinging.

@ Mitchells Brewery - Knysna Blues Festival 2016 - Saturday 17 December
Time: Gates open at 13h00. Bands will play from 14h00 - 22h00
Price: R 200 pp
Tickets from: Knysna & Partners (Tourism)/ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lineup: Crimson House, Doc MacLean (USA), Mean Black Mamba with 'Lonesome' Dave Ferguson, Albert Frost, Ann Jangle, Stone Theory and Mel Botes (ft. The Sequence Band)

Hornlee Summer Festival - 16 - 18 December
The Hornlee Sportsfield will turn into a festive zone for the first time with an array of activities for young and old alike. There will be live music and D.J's, kiddies entertainment, Day & Night Cricket, Food stalls, Beer garden and a Potjiekos Competition.
Entrace: Kids R5/ Adults R10
Contact Celeste Wabanie: 082 497 1075

House of Judah Southern Cape Sisters Council presents Roots Skunk featuring DJ Mau Mau & DJ Koos - Sat 17 December 2016
Entry: R20
Venue: Chris Hani Community Hall
Contact: 064 133 8460

@ Red Bridge Brewing Co.
Jake Gunn Live - 16 December from 6-8pm. R20
The Black Cat Bones – 30 December - R120
#LiveEntertainmentFridays has become a popular entertainment option for locals and visitors alike, when the Red Bridge Company hosts an awesome musician every Friday.
@Bloos Bistro
Quinton Song 21 December – R80 (8pm)
RAF – 22 December – R50 (10pm)
Tim Burnz – R40 – (9pm)
Wolfgang Marrow & The Cottonfields - 29 December – R80 (8pm)
Bookings: Cecily: 082 826 1298

@ Shenanigans Irish Pub
Loki Rothman - 12 December
Marcato Live – 19 December
Time: 8pm till late
Entrance: R50pp (Tickets available at the door from 6pm)
Info: (044) 873 2208

@ Elalini Backpackers - Goukamma Station
Holiday Get Together - 16 December – A day of open air entertainment. Touws Rhythm will kick off the event at around 4pm. This is a very special group of children aged between 8yrs and 14yrs who play the Djembe Drums. Jonty Hendrix will be doing a live performance at 8pm.

Entrance: R30 ( includes a welcome drink.)
Please feel free to bring your own alcoholic beverages to enjoy.
Flippin' Knys Restaurant will be open and the menu will be available to order food from.

New Year's Eve Bash – 31 December
Entry: R50 (Includes a welcome drink)/Bring and Braai. Bring your own alcoholic beverages. Open Mic from 6pm /Live performance by Jonty Hendrix at 8pm.
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 044 383 0005

@ The Oyster Shack
Davey Mac – 17 December
Jake Gunn – 18 December
Jonty - 22 December
Milho (South American) – 23 December
Ashweeta – 24 December
Rooted Soul – 28 December
heather Waters – 30 December
The Breeze – 31 December
All gigs are 3-6pm, except Heather Waters, which is 4-7pm
Contact 044 882 1120

Sedgefield Lions Carols by Candlelight @ the Lions Clubhouse – 23 December

Time: 6.30 for 7
Bring your blankets and chairs and come and enjoy beautiful music and Carols by Ken and Felicity and watch the story of Christmas in a nativity play. Joy to the World!
Light refreshments will be on sale.
Candles and holders available in lieu of a donation.
Contact: 082 559 8267
Hospice Carols by Candlelight @Woodmill Lane - Mon 19 December

An annual event in the Woodmill Lane Piazza which captures the spirit of Christmas
Contact: Bobbie Erfmann, 044 382 3045 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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