GRASSY SPARK KICK OFF “FRESHLY MOWED TOUR”
Cape Town-based Grassy Spark will be heading inland from 9 to 11 April for their “Freshly Mowed Tour”! Starting the party at the Die Mystic Boer in Bloem on 9 April, they join the COOL AS FOLK crew in Johannesburg on 10 Apriland then complete the quick tour at !Arcade Empire in Pretoria on Saturday 11 April.
Grassy Spark have been hyped as one of the top new live acts in SA and with this crazy 7-piece line-up, life is a party at every Grassy Spark gig!!
“Friends up North! Be ready for something massive, blissful, powerful, electric and just darn ‘kwaai’, but most importantly be ready to DANCE!” exclaims an excited Grassy Spark!
Catch them live on the following dates:
THURSDAY, 9 April – MYSTIC BOER, Bloemfontein
Line-up: Grassy Spark, Kings Down South (+1 more band TBC)
FRIDAY, 10 April – COOL AS FOLK, Johannesburg
Venue: Bassline, Newtown (10 Henry Nxumalo Street, Johannesburg, 2001)
Tickets: Quicket >Pre sold – R90 >Door – R110
Headliners and confirmed artists: Jeremy Loops, Toya DeLazy, Grassy Spark, Flint meet Spark, Majozi
SATURDAY, 11 April – !ARCADE EMPIRE, Pretoria
Line-Up: Grassy Spark, December Streets, Georgetown
The tour also follows the release of their latest single and the music video for, “Living in a Paradise” which featuresJeremy Loops on Harmonica. Loops has been a great supporter of Grassy Spark and selected the 7-piece band as musical ambassadors for Greenpop’s Trees for Zambia initiative in mid-2014.
Filming of the music video for “Living in a Paradise” also took place during their trip to Zambia and at last year’s Oppikoppi festival. Watch the Music video for “Living in a Paradise”
“We had the time of our lives while filming the video and so the script was written by our experiences. We’re very grateful that Tash Montlake was there to capture the ride.” When asked about the meaning of the song, front man Yanick Bathfield comments, “The song is a memory, a philosophy and a reminder.”
Grassy Spark formed in 2012 and is a unique fusion of Ska-blend with multiple genres, where the end product is pure elation. Their beauty lies in the relevance and authenticity of each live show as they go out their way to appease and connect with their crowd. The “Blend” is inclusive of each member’s personality – the quirks, the ups, the downs – as well as being grateful for and learning from one another.
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