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Sunday, August 21, 2022

MITH AUGUST 24, 2022

(Above: Heather Waters)

The next programme Music in The Hills (MiTH) will be headed by Heather Waters.

Arguably the KZN Midlands’ best-loved music venue, MiTH is an opportunity for beginners, professionals, and passionate music fans to share the joy of music at The Knoll Historic Guest Farm.

7pm: Josh Strydom

Josh Strydom is a local acoustic guitarist from Howick who has played with many local bands, including Now a Daze, and singers, like Kaiti Faul. He has been involved in the music scene for years and has even played at White Mountain Music Festival. He will be playing some of his favourite songs, and although not a professional musician, he plays for the love of it and to share the fun with as much energy as possible. There are sure to be some recognisable favourites, and perhaps one or two that you may not know.

8pm: Leigh Goddard

Leigh Goddard is a songwriter across multiple genres of music from cinematic to hip hop. After spending years working behind the scenes on events, and as an agent for bands nationally, she picked up the guitar for herself at the age of 25 and began her writing journey. Having had the privilege of being surrounded and inspired by some of the country's greatest songwriters and performers of the last three decades. The daughter of iconic drummer, Don Robertson (The Square Set, and Gene Rockwell and The Falcons), and sister to Michael Goddard (Perez and Silent Generator), it becomes apparent through her song-writing that rhythm is hereditary, and observation is a great teacher. Goddard describes her music as “country rap cabaret”. She is joined by lifetime friend and mentor, Roly Struckmeyer, on bass.

9pm: Heather Waters

Touring folk-rock artist Heather Waters, is releasing her latest uplifting single, Slow Drive, coinciding with the multi-country Slow Drive Tour happening now! 

Road-tripping is something of a lifestyle for Waters. Since the beginning of her career, she has not stood still – she has performed her folk-rock guitar tunes in villages, towns, and cities from Cape Town to Corsica!

For more than a decade, Waters has been touring, writing, and creating a definite style and sound to her work. Her songs and performances burn with energy! Alone, or with a band, Waters' expressive guitar rhythms, honest lyrics, and passionate energy draw you into her performances.

Visit for more details and directions. Musicians can contact for slots.

MiTH takes place every second Wednesday at The Knoll Historic Guest Farm, Knoll Drive, Hilton. Doors open at 18h00 and the music will kick off at 19h00. Entrance is R50 cash or Zapper at the door. Bring your own booze. Food and soft drinks are available for sale.


DIRECTIONS TO MiTH: Take the N3 to Hilton, take the Hilton turnoff and go South into the Village (away from Hilton College). Travel 5,2km along Hilton Avenue (past two sets of traffic lights and Crossways Pub) and keep going straight as Hilton Avenue turns into Dennis Shepstone Drive. At the 5,2km mark, Knoll Drive will be on your right – the entrance to MiTH is the *second* entrance on your left into The Knoll Historic Guest Farm.