GET INTO THE GROOVE
The Showtime Stage features a number of entertaining singers and musicians throughout the run of the Rand Show, with a number of headlining acts you’ll not want to miss.
Friday, 14 April from 4-5 pm
Pop singer Karlien van Jaarsveld first rose to fame in 2010 with her album, As die Gordyn Val, and by 2014, she was up on stage accepting a SAMA Award for Best Afrikaans Pop Album for her album Uitklophou.
Saturday, 15 April, 4-6 pm. Sunday, 16 April, 12-2 pm
Multiple SAMA nominee The Rockets is one of SA’s most successful R&B/pop groups. Hailing from the Cape, The Rockets is a versatile band that quickly gets a party started with original numbers like “Gimme A Break”, “Surrender”, “Papa Please Come Back Home”, “Thank You Thank You”, “Back II The Hits” and “African People”, which have topped several radio and music charts.
Sunday, 16 April, from 4-5 pm
The well-known Bobby van Jaarsveld will be performing his hit songs on Easter Sunday. Bobby is an award-winning singer-songwriter, known for catchy songs such as "Spieëltjie". He is also a familiar face on movie and TV screens, having played the lead in the Afrikaans films Liefling – Die Movie and As Jy Sing, and most recently being one of the coaches on M-Net’s The Voice SA.
- Gavin Edwards from The Voice SA
Monday, 17 April from 4-5 pm
The Voice SA’s Gavin Edwards was the runner-up in last year’s inaugural season of the popular show, missing out on the title to Richard Stirton. Gavin released his debut album, Silver Skies, in 2016, which featured his popular single “Sparks”.
- Kurt Darren and the Culture Dancers
Saturday, 22 April, from 4-5 pm
Afrikaans singing sensation Kurt Darren will need no introduction to Rand Show fans when he and his dancers own the Showtime Stage. Joined by the Culture Dancers, this multi-award-winning singer, songwriter and TV presenter, with over 20 albums to his name, will have everyone’s feet tapping when he performs hits like “Meisie Meisie”, “Hemel op Tafelberg” and “Kaptein”.
Other musical entertainment includes Idols 2010 finalist Boki Ntsime, cover band Ground Level, a brass band, and African drumming workshops.