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Alchemy is another formidable blues band which hails from Durban  and boasts some of the best blues musicians around.

At the center of  this tight ensemble is John Chamier –no stranger to  the live performance stage and  the Durban music scene


Bobby and the Dynamites

Bobby and the Dynamites are a Durban Blues and Southern Rock band that has been around for many years playing around KZN at festivals ( Splashy Fen, Southern Cross- back in the day, Durban International Blues Festival, Freedom Day festivals and more) as well as Harley Davidson rallies and many private and public gigs around the province


Durban Blues – Development Band

Every year the Durban International Blues Festival’s PINKIE MTSHAL , well respected performer in her own right, co ordinates a musical development workshop and clinic for aspirant young musicians and artists



East Coast Basement Blues Band

EC3B East coast basement blues band, formed 7 years ago – featuring Bev Heath on lead Vocal, Keith Fordyce on guitar, Anton Else bass and Adrian Wilson on drums.

Bev and Keith had been playing together in various line ups for many years around Durban and other parts of the country playing the usual run of the mill rock


Fiona Boyes

Fiona Boyes plays deep Blues, influenced by a myriad of traditional regional styles. She has carved an international reputation as a blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, and American reviewers have described her as a ‘musical anomaly’ and ‘Bonnie Raitt’s evil twin’!



Jonathan Peyper

Jonathan Peyper originates from a town called Nelspruit, where he grew up and played in bands with older members. In 2007 he was invited to perform with Dan Patlansky where Jonathan’s love and passion for the Blues came to life





The band L.E.D are a team of individuals who specialize in Blues, Pop and Funk genres; to name but a few. Hailing from Durban, South Africa, these talented young musicians have come together to create something unique



Sycamore Academy

Sycamore Academy of Rock is the Durban-based Performance Music School that breaks the traditions of music education and has a strong inclination toward quick outcomes and uber fun!



Them Dirty Shrikes

Not your typical alternative rock band, but definitely rock and definitely alternative, Them Dirty Shrikes is a four-piece alternative rock band from Pretoria, South Africa. With Soné Briel on vocals, Stiaan du Preez on guitar, SL LeRoux Minnaar on bass guitar and Adriaan Cruywagen on drums



Tiffany Sheppard

TIFFANY SHEPPARD has been performing in and around Durban –and in fact –South Africa for many years.

Well known on the music circuit, Tiffany is known for her versatility and adaptability and can fit into the “ mould” of many genres


The Smoke Train

My name is Nico Lawrence, aka SMOKE, I was born in ’76 in Durban and moved to Nqabeni/Harding where my parents still reside, I started playing guitar at the age of 4. My dad taught me how to play by ear on a bass guitar, I stayed in music until the age of 15 and then moved onto soccer