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In 2015 South Africa’s first ever super group, Blood Brothers, was created. The group of local rock ‘n’ roll icons came together to raise funds for The Vrede Foundation to help fight cancer and to make some awesome music together. Blood Brothers has made a reappearance this year and will be performing on 9 September at Carnival City. Perdeby spoke to Hunter Kennedy, guitarist from Fokofpolisiekar, about the super group’s upcoming performance.
Wolfgang Marrow is a punk-blues band from Bloemfontein who performed for the first time at Oppikoppi. Perdeby spoke to band members Little Sandy (vocals), Louw “Louwki” Cronje (lead guitar and vocals), Danie Otto (bass), and Bernard “Tiki” Britz (drums) ahead of their performance.
Frank Ocean shocked fans on Friday by releasing his unexpected visual album Endless. Fans have been on the edge of their seats for almost four years waiting for it. The album was released amid a series of cryptic, sporadically streamed videos on Ocean’s BoysDontCry.co livestream. While it is not the promised Boys Don’t Cry album, it is a satisfactory offering in the meantime.
The 2016 Oppikoppi theme preached inclusivity, and that was exactly what this year’s festival was about. From old to young, experienced to inexperienced, everyone was welcomed to the dustbowl from 5-7 August for sweet tunes and sweeter people.
After the release of her successful album Serpente Masjien last year, Sannie Fox has spent a large part of 2016 touring. One of her next stops is Oppikoppi. Sannie caught up with Perdeby in light of her upcoming performance.