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Sunday, December 27, 2009


Award-winning band returns to Barnyard Theatre at Gateway on January 20 and 21.

After numerous sold-out performances at this venue, award-winning band Watershed is returning to The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway for two shows only on January 20 and 21, starting the venue’s 2010 line-up off with a bang.

The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway has become a hugely popular venue for South Africa’s top bands. Part of the appeal of The Barnyard Theatre for live music is that it is an intimate venue where patrons are able to enjoy food and drinks before and during the show seated at tables and counters, and can meet the bands in the bar after the show to buy paraphernalia and get autographs.

Watershed’s latest album Staring At The Ceiling was released in August 2008 and has already reached Gold Status in South Africa. After Craig’s return from a five week stint in America (including song writing collaboration in Nashville), Watershed will be on tour in the UK and on an extensive concert spree in Germany before the band returns to South African venues to consolidate their triumphant accomplishments on all levels, locally and internationally.

Since their early beginnings in 1999, Watershed has delivered three previous albums (In The Meantime - 2000, Wrapped In Stone - 2003, Mosaic - 2005), of which one went Gold and two made Platinum. Each released single turned into a hit and dominated South African as well as European charts. Their single Indigo Girl was even recorded in Mandarin for the Chinese music scene.

Watershed will perform a mix off music off their four Gold and Platinum which will include their classic songs like Indigo Girl, Letters, Close My Eyes, In The Meantime and Yesterday Again; big hits Live Another Day, Angel and Shine; popular favourites such as Love It, Far Away, Come Home, Crazy, Return To Me; their Crosby Stills & Nash cover smash hit Southern Cross, and their latest singles Breathing, Train Ride and Future Sunshine.

The band consists of Craig Hinds who is lead singer and plays piano, acoustic guitar and harmonica; Nic Rush on lead guitar and vocals; Hylton Brooker on keyboards; Peter Auret on drums; and James Sunney on bass guitar and vocals. Watershed’s shows will be followed by two performances by Prime Circle on January 22 and 23.

Tickets R140 pp and seating will be as for normal shows, with no standing room. Phone The Barnyard Theatre on 031 566 3045 for bookings or e-mail for enquiries and further details.