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Sunday, November 29, 2009


(Pic: Just Jinjer)

KZN Tour to be accompanied by Nibs van der Spuy.

After a decade recording and touring overseas, Just Jinjer recently returned home from their base in Los Angeles, having secured a multi-album international deal with Curb Records in Nashville that will see their music being distributed around the globe.

Consisting of Durban-born Ard Matthews (vocals/guitar), Brent Harris (drums/vocals) and Denholm Harding (bass/vocals), Just Jinjer has notched up numerous local chart-topping hit songs over the years and achieved two double-platinum albums. In addition, the group has performed and toured alongside the likes of Counting Crows, Stevie Wonder, Def Leppard, Hootie and the Blowfish, Live, U2 and the Goo Goo Dolls.

Guitar maestro Nibs van der Spuy has been confirmed as the opening act for Just Jinjer’s upcoming Milk and Honies KZN tour, which includes shows in Underberg, Pietermaritzburg and Durban.

Renowned for his diversity as a singer, songwriter and finger-style acoustic guitarist, Van der Spuy is widely regarded as one of South Africa’s most talented musicians. In addition to a loyal fan-base at home, he has built up a significant following globally and has just returned from tours of the UK and France, where his music – with its Folk, World and African overtones – enjoys its greatest international popularity.

Fans can expect a dynamic live show, some brand new material and timeless old favourites. Space is limited, so book early to avoid disappointment

The performance in Underberg will take place on December 1, where they’ll perform at The Grind CafĂ©. More information on 082 994 2068.

The Pietermaritzburg performance takes place at the Golden Horse Casino on December 3 at 19h00 in the casino’s Grandstand area. Advance tickets R85 from Golden Horse (R100 at Computicket and R120 at the gate on the night). Gates open at 18h00. More information on 033 395 8000.

The Durban performance takes place at Northwood Crusaders Sports Club in Durban North on December 4. Tickets R120 at Computicket (R150 at the gate on the night subject to availability). Gates open at 18h00 and the show starts at 19h00. More information on 031 563 0824.