Friday music madness in the east

Henk Strydom, Jacolien Strydom, Leon de Villiers, Erik Strydom and Pieter de Villiers waits for the Cover Ups to appear. Photo: Mari Rheeder.

Pretoria residents were entertained with song and dance when The Cover Ups performed at the Barnyard theatre’s musiekskuur on Friday evening.

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The band, from Johannesburg, has gained popularity for putting a youthful twist on classic cover songs.

Vocalist and guitarist Simeon Hamman delighted the packed audience with classic songs like To love somebody by the Bee Gees.

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Hamman is the son of Afrikaans singer, Sonja Herholdt.

Keyboard player Khutso Makokoropo and drummer Wian Joubert added perfectly to the youthful feel of the evening.

The crowd quickly joined in with the jovial atmosphere as they clapped their hands, sang along to the songs and even grabbed their partners to take a turn on the dance floor.

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