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Wakkerstroom Festival March 2019

The small town of Wakkerstroom is steeped in history, being the second oldest town in Mpumalanga, and the 6th oldest in the old Transvaal province. Far from being a relic of the past, however, this quaint "dorpie" is a bustling hub of activity for lovers of fine culture and nature alike.  Recently crowned the "Jewel [...]

2019-03-23T19:58:23+00:00March 23rd, 2019|

Wakkerstroom Classical Music Festival

Culture-Vultures needing a fix this upcoming long-weekend? Cherry Pill are looking forward to participating in the Wakkerstroom Classical Music Festival this upcoming long-weekend. They perform two shows with music from their Si Tu Savais Album in the historic Bioscope-the newly renovated space in keeping with it's 1880's bioscope design. Plus plenty more classical music is on [...]

2019-03-18T17:04:28+00:00March 18th, 2019|

Cherry Pill To Represent South Africa in the AfriMusic Song Contest

Cherry Pill are thrilled to announce that they have been chosen to represent South Africa in the AfriMusic Song Contest for 2019 with their song 'Take a Bow'. This song was written shortly after my father died from cancer and in trying to deal with the blows life can throw you, this song flowed. 'Take a [...]

2019-03-11T16:46:21+00:00March 11th, 2019|

Upcoming Shows: Lunch Hour Concert

The theatre is delighted to present and to produce, for the 10th year, its uplifting music programme for all, with leading local and international musicians. It prides itself on being the only venue in Gauteng to host such regular weekly daytime concerts. Concerts take place every Friday at 13h00 and unreserved tickets are available at [...]

2019-03-05T17:08:15+00:00March 5th, 2019|

High Tea – Victorian-Style

What a treat to have a mid-day performance for a High Tea at The Victorian Secret in Benoni. This venue is known for it's Macaroons, but all the goodies we had the pleasure of sampling were just delicious! The setting is lovely and well-appointed around an old oak tree. Find out more about this great [...]

2019-02-21T14:38:03+00:00February 21st, 2019|

Cherry Pill joins the innovative blockchain-driven stream2own service Resonate.

Cherry Pill joins the innovative blockchain-driven stream2own service Resonate. This totally new system for streaming/ownership is based on a top-up, pay-as-you-go model instead of the usual "all you can eat" monthly subscription. Streaming new songs starts at a few fractions of a cent, and gets incrementally more expensive for subsequent plays (because you love those [...]

2019-02-12T16:50:51+00:00February 12th, 2019|

Upcoming Shows: Railways Cafe 1 Feb 2019

Looking forward to playing some of our tunes at this great venue tomorrow! Railways always has great vibes, pizza and music. It is also their birthday soon so there is sure to be a festive mood in the air. Cherry Pill will be on stage at 21h30. For more info : https://www.facebook.com/pg/RailwaysCafe [...]

2019-01-31T16:19:34+00:00January 31st, 2019|

Gloria Vol.2: Instrumental Christmas Carols for Violin and Guitar

Hot off the press: Cherry Pill have released a second Christmas Album. A collection of well-loved Christmas carols performed instrumentally on violin and guitar, done in an acoustic and uplifting style. The perfect music for a Christmas dinner or event. Songs include a reggae-tinged 'Jingle Bells', a laid-back rendition of 'Away in a Manger' and 40's [...]

2018-12-21T14:39:52+00:00December 21st, 2018|