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Friday, November 21, 2014


(Gangs of Ballet)

Award-winning, Durban-based band Gangs of Ballet will perform at The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway on October 31, after a sell-out show at the venue in February.

This year alone, Gangs of Ballet have won a MTV Africa Music Awards 2014 for Best Alternative act; and received five South African Music Awards 2014 for Best Duo/Group, Best Newcomer, Best Rock Album, Best Producer and Best Engineer.

Gangs of Ballet comprises four musicians and friends - Brad Klynsmith (vocals / electric guitar), Jonathan Rich (keyboard / synth), Hardus de Beer (bass guitar) and Josh Klynsmith (drums / vocals). Each accomplished musicians in their own rights, the band’s members have combined their various individual tastes and styles to create a sound that is captivatingly fresh.

Their music, which boasts a winning combination of their vibrant energy and a host of musically intriguing melodies, cannot be pinned down to any specific genre but rather experiments with an eclectic mix of alternative, melodic, anthemic, electronic and dance.

Audiences can expect to hear all their popular hits and material off their album when they perform at The Barnyard on October 31.

Tickets R140 pp and seating will be as for normal shows, with no standing room. For bookings and enquiries, phone The Barnyard Theatre on 031 566 3045 or visit

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