Karen Zoid Live at the Spier Amphitheatre
By PAUL BOTHNER MUSIC | September 11, 2018
Karen Zoid is one of the only musicians in South Africa to achieve critical acclaim for both English AND Afrikaans music. Because of this she has become an icon and a hero to many up and coming artists.
Karen will be in Cape Town and will be playing two shows at the Spier Amphitheatre this March. If you’ve never seen Karen Zoid play then you should definitely head down to the show. She has a huge stage personality which never fails to leave audiences wowed.
When: 1 December 2018
Where: Spier Amphitheatre
R310 Baden Powell Drive.
Cost: From R100
Tickets can be bought from Computicket.
“The entirety of our life is a series of moments.” This performance will include classic rock arrangements, powerful ballads, and deeply moving compositions. Zoid`s super-charged rock energy and her ability to write gorgeous, delicately rendered songs have captured stage audiences around the country.
About Karen Zoid
The release of her first solo album (Poles Apart) 10 years ago fired the imagination of both critics and the public when she burst onto the scene with the song Afrikaners is plesierig.
The song became iconic and Karen Zoid became South Africa’s queen of rock crossing over between Afrikaans and English markets. Additionally, over the past 10 years Zoid’s albums achieved gold status, she received a SAMA for Best Female Artist, won numerous other awards and performed with international artists like John Mayer, Annie Lennox, Metallica and Hothouse Flowers. TIME Magazine and US News & World Report highlighted her role as an icon in South-African music.
Furthermore, first-year students at Universities study her writing as part of their academic modules. Fans were introduced to songs like Beautiful, Ons soek rock & roll and Verandering. In 2005 Small Room became one of the biggest songs being play listed on radio. Aeroplane Jane became the most requested song over the past three years on radio.
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