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The Barnyard Theatre Rivonia

Rivonia Crossing 2
Cnr Witkoppen Rd And Rivonia Rd

Tel: 087 236 3088


Shakey Graves heads to Jo’burg for the first time this Easter Weekend!

Award-winning Americana musician, Shakey Graves heads to South Africa for the first time this April and is set to perform in Johannesburg at the Rivonia Barnyard Theatre on Easter Monday – April 13th, 2020.

Austin, Texas-based Shakey Graves first garnered attention with his one-man-band set up, which originated after he grew tired of having to borrow kick drums and high hats in order to perform. His solution consisted of a modified suitcase that functions as both a kick drum and a tambourine stand built by a close friend. Most of his 2011 self-released debut album Roll the Bones features him playing solo.

His unique style of performance led to him being asked to be the official “busker” for the Edward Sharpe and Mumford & Sons ‘Railroad Revival Tour in 2011, where he played music for patrons entering each venue.

By 2014 Graves had his trio band set up and made their TV debut on “Conan”, along with performances on the “Late Show with David Letterman” and “Late Night with Seth Meyers”.

Graves won the Best Emerging Artist award at the 2015 Americana Music Awards and has since released two albums and an EP, including 2018’s “Can’t Wake Up” album.

Shakey Graves will be joined by energetic Australian duo Pierce Brothers and Shadowclub front man, Jacques Moolman who’ll be performing a solo set.

Shakey Graves Live in Johannesburg

Date: Monday 13 April 2020
Venue: Rivonia Barnyard
Address: Rivonia Crossing 2, Witkoppen Rd & Rivonia Rd Sunninghill, Rivonia 2056
Time: (Doors) 17:30 – Show Ends 22:00
Line-up: Shakey Graves (USA), Pierce Brothers (Australia), Jacques Moolman (South Africa) 
Ticket Price: R395 pp (standing and seating)
Ticket Phone: 087 236 3088