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Monday, 11 July 2011

Haal Asem Kwagga Tour: 30 July - 27 August 2011

Zebra & Giraffe and Van Coke Kartel

Van Coke Kartel, winner of the MK "Best Live Act'' 2010 and ''Best Afrikaans Rock Album'' SAMA 2010, joins forces with the SA radio chart topper and winner of "Best English Rock Album" SAMA 2009, Zebra & Giraffe, to bring you a dynamic combination of English and Afrikaans Rock that promises to be one of the best live experiences in SA Music.

Van Coke Kartel are known for their balls to wall rock shows and Zebra & Giraffe for their eclectic sound. Both are known for their great live shows. These two extremes in the local music industry are gearing up to bring a show to your home town that can not be missed. Haal asem and get ready to party the stripes off your socks!

Zebra & Giraffe

After the successful release of their second album 'The Inside' in September 2010, Zebra & Giraffe began 2011 in fine style with the release of the 2nd single 'Terrified'. The song reached the Top 20 on the 5FM Top 40 and #1 on various campus stations. The band also scooped another SA first by filming a video for the song entirely on the iPhone4. The video also reached #1 on the MK Top 10.

In May 2010, Zebra & Giraffe were nominated at the SAMA awards for Best Rock Album - their 2nd consecutive nomination in this category - they also performed their latest single 'End of the Road' live at the awards show. Earlier in May, they were also invited to perform at the exclusive Musexpo showcase in Hollywood, Los Angeles alongside bands from across Europe, the UK and America.

May also saw the release of their 3rd single 'End of the Road' which features a video shot by acclaimed directing cinematographer Rob Malpage - the video subsequently spent 3 weeks at the top of the MK charts. The band is about to release their 4th single to radio called 'Undo These Lies' with a video due to be out in August.

Van Coke Kartel

Van Coke Kartel kicked 2011 off with supporting international acts Alkaline Trio and Funeral for A Friend as part of the Ramfest 2011 Festival. Their explosive live performances during this tour earned them recognition as one of the hottest acts in SA today. In May and June 2011 the band visited London and Amsterdam to play various successful shows with the highlight of performing with  Springbok Nude Girls at the premium London venue Shepard's Bush Empire. The band will be returning to Amsterdam in 2012. 

Van Coke Kartel will be visiting Taiwan in July 2011 to play three shows in Taipei. The highlight will be playing at the Hohaiyan Rock Festival with an estimated attendance of 500 000 music lovers.

On their return to SA, Van Coke Kartel will start pre production for the new album with Theo Crous at Bellville Studios. The album will be released in November 2011.

The bands first single ''Vir Almal'' will be released (free download) at the beginning of September 2011. A accompanying music video featuring the complete new band will be released at the same time.

Tour dates and details:

Date: 30 July 2011
Line-up: Van Coke Kartel, Zebra & Giraffe and DJ Sideshow
Venue: Assembly, 61 Harrington Street, Cape Town
Cover: R70 at the door on the night of the event
Pre Sold tickets: R60 via http://www.webtickets.co.za/assembly
Contact & info: Pierre Coetzee: +27 21 465 7286, +27 82 555 7789, pierre@theassembly.co.za
Time: Doors open @ 21h00
Other: Haal Asem Kwagga Tour 2011: The best South African live music experience.

Date: 13 August 2011
Line-up: Van Coke Kartel and Zebra&Giraffe
Venue: Aandklas, 43a Bird Street, Stellenbosch
Cover: R50
Contact: Marcus Oosthuizen: +27 21 8833545, marcus@aandklas.com
Time: Doors open at 18h00
Other: Haal Asem Kwagga Tour 2011: The best South African live music experience.

Date: 16 August 2011
Line-up: Van Coke Kartel and Zebra&Giraffe
Venue: Kalahari Teater, Redefine Boulevard (Old Game), York Street, George
Cover: R70
Contact: Dietlof Henn / 0448745000 / 0711371893
Time: doors open 18h00 / show starts 20h00
Other: Haal Asem Kwagga Tour 2011: The best South African live music experience.

Date: 17 August 2011
Line-up: Van Coke Kartel and Zebra&Giraffe
Venue: The Union, Steve Biko Building, Prince Alfred Street, Grahamstown
Cover: R50
Contact: Shane - 079 476 8898 | shaneyellow@gmail.com
Time: Doors Open 19h30
Other: Haal Asem Kwagga Tour 2011: The best South African live music experience.

Tour Date: 18 August 2011
Line-up: Van Coke Kartel and Zebra&Giraffe
Venue: Detroit Motor Spirit, Corner of Albany Road and Frederick Street, Port Elizabeth
Cover: R50
Contact: Shaakir Ebrahim / info@detroitsa.co.za / 0848277849 / 0415823777
Time: Doors open 19h00
Other: Haal Asem Kwagga Tour 2011: The best South African live music experience.

Date: 19 August 2011
Line-up: Van Coke Kartel & Zebra & Giraffe.
Venue: Cool Runnings Fourways, Johannesburg
Address: Shop 30, Riverbend Junction, 1 Riverbend Road, Bloubosrand, Fourways
Cover: R50
Contact: 011 704 0987 | luke@stage-management.co.za
Time: Doors open 19h00
Other: Haal Asem Kwagga Tour 2011: The best South African live music experience.

Date 20 August 2011
Line up: Van Coke Kartel and Zebra & Giraffe. Acoustic show.
Venue: Ridgeback, Centurion
Address: C/O Jean Ave and South Street.
Cover charge: R20 - general and R50 VIP & Stage area
Contact: 076 722 1115 /vickeyryan@gmail.com
Doors open at 18h00
Other: Haal Asem Kwagga Tour 2011: The best South African live music experience.

Date: 24 August 2011
Line-up: Van Coke Kartel and Zebra&Giraffe
Venue: Memphis, 12 Esselen St, Die Bult, Potchefstroom
Cover: R40
Contact: Fabio / 0834444101 / memphisrock@live.co.za
Time: Doors open 18h00
Other: Haal Asem Kwagga Tour 2011: The best South African live music experience.

Date: 25 August 2011
Line-up: Van Coke Kartel and Zebra&Giraffe
Venue: Mystic Boer, 84 Kellner Street, Bloemfontein
Cover: R50
Contact: Theuns / mysticboer.events@gmail.com / 051 4302206
Time: Doors open 19h00
Other: Haal Asem Kwagga Tour 2011: The best South African live music experience.

Date: 26 August 2011
Line-up: Van Coke Kartel & Zebra&Giraffe
Venue: Town Hall, 66 Carr Street, Newtown, Johannesburg
Cover: R60 Contact: Gert - 082 332 5772 | gert@thetownhall.co.za
Time: Doors open 20h00
Other: Haal Asem Kwagga Tour 2011: The best South African live music experience.

Date: 27 August 2011
Line-up: Van Coke Kartel & Zebra&Giraffe
Venue: Arcade Empire, Cnr Hans Strydom and N4, Pretoria
Cover: R60
Contact: Robert Peirera / 0720206120 / robert@iloveptown.co.za
Time: Doors open 19h00

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