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Wednesday, June 29, 2011


Multi-instrumentalist Screaming Doc Joh Hansen accompanied by the velvet voice of Niedia Prigge will perform at Emoyeni Lodge on July 3.

The Screaming Doc played bass for a four piece band in the 70’s, bass and guitar for a three piece band in the 80’s, then bass, guitar and drums. Anyway, he has put the true-one-man-band (no computers, no bugdrugs) on the backburner in favour of this exciting new doowhoa because Niedia has a voice that could soothe tigers and once she gets used to her new stage name of Goldie they’ll be on their way.

Niedia was a regular act at the DFC (Durban Folk Club) and sang professionally for several years at South Coast venues. They are polishing Niedia’s original songs to augment a repertoire that already includes standards from the golden decades, but perhaps not the ones you hear in constant heavy rotation at the tribute shows and on AOR radio. Plus a bit of fun.

Emoyeni Lodge offers a three-course Sunday lunch created by chef Matt with seasonal veggies from the organic garden (vegetarians provided for). R120pp for meal and music or for the not-so-hungry, R30 donation for the music, fresh air and good company. There will be a fully licensed cash bar.

The music runs from 12h30 to 14h30 on July 3. Booking essential for meals, call Brenda on 031 785 1740, or email For music enquiries, call Fiona 072 822 7988. Emoyeni Lodge is situated on District Road 113, within easy reach of the N3 between Cato Ridge and Camperdown. Directions and map at