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Thursday, November 24, 2022



(Above: Rob Warren)

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

MiTH takes place every second Wednesday and the next programme will take place on November 30, 2022.


19h00: Leigh Goddard & U C NOW

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.

Goddard has had the privilege of being surrounded and inspired by some of this 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.

She describes her music as “country rap cabaret”. She is joined by lifelong friends Roly Struckmeyer on bass and Adam Stanley on drums. Both musicians were members of the band Deluxe, which she used to manage. Adam is an internationally-acclaimed session drummer. Having worked with the likes of Billy Corgan and many others, it is an honour to have Adam join the performance during his trip to SA from England. Roly needs no introduction to the MiTH community.


20h00: Rosie Whitfield

Out of the KZN Midlands, novice performer, singer, pianist and songwriter Rosie Whitfield started singing at a young age. She performed her first composition at the age of 12 and was instantly hooked on music. She identifies as a contemporary folk artist whose works have been influenced by artists such as Nora Jones and Celtic Women. Some of her greatest joys have been singing in the Midlands Youth Choir, where she sang on tour in Westminster Abbey for the late Queen's Diamond Jubilee, as well as making the top ten finalists of PMB's Got Talent.


21h00: Rob Warren

Rob Warren is a singer-songwriter based in Durban, KZN. Over the past few years, Rob, and his band mates in the Black Lapels, have consistently delivered unique and authentic performances, paying tribute to their musical heroes – the likes of CCR, Johnny Cash, Paul Simon and more.

Never one to sit still, 2021 saw Warren officially launching his solo project, adding yet another colour to the palate of this well-established artist and performer.

He is a performer – each show runs like a well-oiled machine. If you get a chance to see him live, don’t miss out!


Doors open at 18h00 and the music will kick off at 19h00. Entrance is R50 at the door. Bring your own booze. Food and soft drinks are available.

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


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.