<div class="ExternalClass8E2C640ED7B64AD0A7D18833B1055CA9"><p>​</p><div class="ExternalClass29A0D7814CF244EE85960F7B10CD8D9E"><p>​With all the public holidays coming up later this month, the V&A Waterfront took the opportunity to extend their amphitheatre entertainment with a smashing line-up of top-notch performances to look forward to. Best of all, it's free!</p><p><strong>LINE UP:</strong></p><p><strong>Dates and times</strong>     <br>Friday, 18 April              17h00 – 18h00      <strong>Al Bairre<br></strong>Saturday, 19 April         14h15 – 14h45      <strong>Brothers Streep<br></strong>Saturday, 19 April         15h00 – 16h00      <strong>The Rivertones<br></strong>Saturday, 19 April         17h00 – 18h00      <strong>The Rescu<br></strong>Sunday, 20 April            17h00 – 18h00      <strong>Jonathan Rubain</strong></p><p>Sunday, 27 April            12h30 – 13h00      <strong>Marimba Band<br></strong>Sunday, 27 April            13h15 – 13h45      <strong>The Pennsylvannians<br></strong>Sunday, 27 April            14h30 – 15h30      <strong>Mpho and Uvimba<br></strong>Sunday, 27 April            16h30 – 17h30      <strong>Hot Water</strong></p><p><strong>Venue: </strong>V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre<br><strong>Cost: </strong>Free</p><p>The audience will be in good hands with Al Bairre, a five-piece classic indie pop band, who will help kick the long weekend into gear on Friday, 18 April from 5pm to 6pm. The band draws inspiration from iconic favourites such as the Cure and Fleetwood Mac and has played alongside the likes of the Hives and Skunk Anansie, among others.</p><p>Saturday's line-up will not disappoint, bringing you three talented acts. First up on Saturday 19 April from 2:15 to 2:45 is the Brothers Streep. This unique duo is an acoustic comedy act that performs as both a duo and a full band.  Their ensemble covers a broad variety of topics from flavoured milk to the economy and pretty much everything in between. </p><p>After that V&A visitors can groove out to the Rivertones from 3pm to 4pm. This reggae band has four albums under their belt and have been regulars on the festival circuit since 2002. Their claim to fame is performing alongside the legendary WAILERS here in South Africa in 2009. Wrapping up the day's entertainment is the Rescu, they take the stage from 5pm to 6pm. This band of four's mission is simple – to rock the crowd! Their set is a showcase of alternative and classic rock tunes with a sound that is reminiscent of the early U2 and Depeche Mode.</p><p>Taking the stage on Sunday, 20 April from 5pm to 6pm is the highly acclaimed base player, Jonathan Rubain and his band. This jazz artist has played with the likes of Errol Dyers, Mac McKenzie, Robbie Jansen and David Kramer, and is headed for great success.</p><p>The Pennsylvanian Crooning Minstrels are sure to get the crowd's hips swinging from 1:15 to 1:45 on Sunday 27 April after half an hour of marching across the property. This group of crooning minstrels have dominated the Carnival competition scene for more than a decade and are regarded as the elite. They are followed by Mpho and Uvimba from 2:30pm to 3:30pm, an eight-piece jazz band that can usually be found performing locally at various jazz venues.</p><p>The popular Hot Water will wrap up the long weekend entertainment from 4:30pm to 5:30pm on Sunday 27 April. This exciting band captained by singer-songwriter and guitarist Donovan Copley, are known for their powerful African fusion sound and vocals.</p><p><a href="http://www.gov.za/issues/20years/"><strong><font color="#02062b">South Africa celebrates 20 years of Freedom.</font></strong></a></p></div></div>2014-04-14T22:00:00Z

 

 

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