Blood Brothers: a night of pure rock ‘n’ roll


“Good evening Carnival City!”These were the explosive words that kicked of fan epic concert fusing the gift of giving and the gift of rock ‘n’ roll. On 18 July, ten incredibly talented musicians formed a super group to raise funds for the Vrede Foundation. These passionate musicians included vocalists Arno Carstens, Francois van Coke, Kobus de Kock and George van der Spuy, who had the crowds singing along at the top of their voices, andtheir instrumental comrades Albert Frost,Hunter Kennedy, Rian Zietsman, Loedi van Reenen, Jason Hinch and Isaac Klawansky, who kept the rhythms and beats going, with all of them portraying their love for music in their performance.

The fact that Blood Brothers isa concert for cancer was always in the back of the audience’s minds, but with the way these artists managed to perform for those three hours,it was easy to forget where you were. A bubble of entertainment was created around you and your friends while having a good time, dancing and relaxing with a drink or two.The band played the greatest rock hits that made their individual bands famous, as well as covers from international artists, such as “Ace of spades” and Nirvana’s hit “Smells like teen spirit”. When the audience knew the words the chorus proved to be amazing, with everybody singing at the top of their lungs.The concert was sponsored mainly by Jose Cuervo and everybody felt the atmosphere the sponsors created. From the promise of greatness created at the bars to the spectacle that was the lighting and graphics on stage, the show was incredible. Whether you were sitting or standing in the crowd,you could see the magic on stage due to the big screens on which the show was displayed.  Nobody missed out on feeling like they could properly rock out.

Blood Brothers will be taking their performance to Cape Town in September and are aiming to release a single before their Cape Town show.


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