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Monday, May 22, 2017


(Albert Frost)

Albert Frost is a familiar and respected feature of the South African blues-rock music scene. For the past two decades, the energetic performances of this accomplished guitarist have dazzled audiences as he deftly alternates between rhythm and lead, while showcasing acoustic and electric guitars. His first love is blues, stemming from the influence of his long relationship with the Blues Broers with whom he has performed since 1994.

He has recorded with Arno Carstens, Koos Kombuis, Chris Chameleon, Blues Broers and many others. He has performed with every major artist in South Africa, and with international artists like Ali Faka Toure and Finley Quaye. He has toured with Simple Minds and Rem, and supported the Rolling Stones.

In 2015 Frost’s impressive 21-year stint with the Blues Broers came to an end, having toured and recorded five albums with them. Now he is looking forward to new collaborations. In the near future, music fans can look forward to Frost touring with Loki Rothman as well as more shows from Blood Brothers, an interesting project bringing together some of the best from the South African rock fraternity such as Frost, Arno Carstens, Francois van Coke, George van der Spuy (Taxi Violence) and Kobus de Kock Jnr (Black Cat Bones).

April 2016 saw the release of his much anticipated third solo album, The Wake Up, which, according to Frost, signals the “start of a new journey” for him. In a departure from Frost’s blues roots, The Wake Up explores various musical avenues and lyrical content to create something he says will surprise and excite his fans.   The album is nominated in the category Best Rock Album for the 2017 SAMA Awards.

A very successful 2017 KKNK, sees Frost a Kanna award nominee for two shows: with Loki Rothman (The Acoustic Guitar) and with Zolani Mahola (Rok en Rol)

Albert Frost, SAMA 2017 nominated for his album The Wake Up in the category Best Rock Album, will perform at the following venues:

May 23 from 19h00: S43 Home to that Brewing Co, 43 Station Drive, Durban. Phone 031 303 2747. No cover charge.

May 24 at 20h00 (doors open at 19h00: Khaya Records, 85 Fourth Avenue, Durban. Phone 031 303 2936. Limited tickets at R85.

May 25 from 18h30: Counter Culture, 22 Sandra Road, Ballitoville. Booking essential- phone 032 586 0926 or e-mail