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Monday, July 3, 2023

MITH JULY 05, 2023


(Above: Into the Mystic)

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. The next event takes place on July 5, 2023.

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


19h00: Kevin Gurney

Kevin Gurney is a guitarist and singer from Eston who has been playing for several years. He plays a range of acoustic folk and blues songs, including some originals. His influences include legends such as Eric Clapton, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bob Marley, and Bob Dylan, as well as current artists like Benjamin Tod, Tyler Childers, The Hill Country Devil, and Mumford and Sons.


20h00: The Offspring

The Webster family has become a bit of a fixture of Midlands music. Youngest, Michael, has matured into his twenties with the ability to deliver tasteful drum and percussion grooves taught to him by the legendary Chris Melling. Rebecca Webster is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who learned gigging as part of the “family business”, and eldest Rachael has a Dolores O'Riordan quality to her sweet vocals. Dad, Charles, is a bit crusty these days, but he adds plenty of cheese with his dad jokes to complete the tasty familial musical toastie. They’ll be following Kevin Gurney with a selection of their favourite collaborations, in various configurations.


21h00: Into the Mystic

Ilan Lax and Brian Bedingfield have joined forces with a full-on band of musicians to put on a show in tribute to one of their musical heroes: Van Morrison.

The MiTH audience will be treated to a special preview of this show, from this amazing crew:

Paddy Austin - drums

Roly Struckmeyer - bass

Chris Smith - guitar and keyboard

Brian Bedingfield - guitars and vocal

Tanya Nicolson - vocal

Ilan Lax - Flute and vocal

Andy Arbuckle - trombone

Bernard Kisbey-Green - sax


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 at the door. Food and soft drinks are available for sale. A cash bar is available.

Entrance: R50 (Cash or Zapper at the Door)

For more information contact 082 331 7271.


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.