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Wednesday, September 10, 2014


Popular bass guitar player Glen Turrell is in urgent need of back surgery and his numerous musician colleagues are rallying round in support with a fundraising benefit concert.

Glen Turrell began his musical career while still at school. He played brass in the Natal Mounted Rifles Military Band and sax horn and tenor trombone in Hugh Hind’s band. Then he switched to the guitar and has played with the Kinsmen, the Dave Anthony Quartet and Larry and the Lounge Lizards.

Performing at the benefit concert will be an impressive line-up including The Reals, The Danny Fisher Showband, Andy Turrell (Glen’s son and a popular guitarist in his own right), Sebastian Goldswain and Martin Sigamoney. MC will be Colin Peddie from Rise.

The concert will take place at LIVE the Venue in Stamford Hill Road, Greyville, on September 18. Tickets R100 at the door or contact

LIVE The Venue is situated at166 Matthews Meyiwa Road (formerly Stamford Hill Road) in Durban.