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Sunday, April 17, 2016


(Steve Hofmeyr)

Steve Hofmeyr will launch his country collection album, If You Could Read My Mind, to Durban audiences at The Barnyard Theatre on May 5 and 6.

Steve Hofmeyr's country tribute, If You Could Read My Mind, is this versatile artist's 27th album release. Over a career that spans more than 25 years, Steve's creativity knows no bounds and he is well known for his songwriting, local and international music performances, local film roles (among others Platteland, Pretville and Treurgrond), his acclaimed books and his strong social commentary on many forums.

With the release of If You Could Read My Mind, Steve renews himself again as a singer and after seven years he returns to one of the most popular music mediums in the world: country. The album comprises 15 of the most beautiful country songs including a moving adaptation of the song Teach Your Children, which Steve recorded with the popular Coleske brothers, Ewald and Arnold.

Hits that fans can look forward to in the show and on the album are Steve's versions of The Eagles' Heartache Tonight, The Gambler (popularised by Kenny Rogers), Creedence Clearwater Revival's hit Have You Ever Seen The Rain, Steve Perry's Oh Sherrie, Joe South's Games People Play, Photograph by Ringo Starr, Hey Mr. Dream-Maker by Cliff Richard, The Bellamy Brothers' If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, If You Could Read My Mind by Gordon Lightfoot, Dobie Gray's Drift Away, Gypsy Woman by Don Williams, To Make You Feel My Life by Bob Dylan (and later Garth Brooks), Glenn Campbell's Rhinestone Cowboy (also a hit for Dolly Parton) and Cry To Me by The Staccato's.

The performance takes place on May 5 and 6 at The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway. Tickets R160 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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