Nibs van der Spuy is back in KZN and he’s bringing Rodney Branigan with him for some unmissable shows

Texan guitar virtuoso and songwriter Rodney Branigan

Texan guitar virtuoso and songwriter Rodney Branigan.

LEGENDARY folk singer and songwriter, Nibs van der Spuy , is returning home to KwaZulu-Natal for a short tour with Texan guitarist and songwriter Rodney Branigan.

The two musicians will be performing at the Caversham Mill Restaurant in the KZN Midlands on Thursday, October 10, as part of Terry and Di Acres’ popular Mill Sessions concert series. Continue reading


Celebrate the music of Africa at the Mill Sessions in the KZN Midlands

Baobab Sisters South Africa 2015

The Baobab Sisters.

A GROUP of Scandinavian singers, who perform songs in Zulu and Xhosa, will be performing at the Caversham Mill Restaurant in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands on Heritage Day (September 24).

The Baobab Sisters will be joined for the Mill Sessions concert by David “Qadasi” Jenkins and Maqhinga Radebe, who will perform their signature maskandi music. Continue reading

Arno Carstens to perform a surprise concert at Caversham Mill


Arno Carstens is set to perform a surprise concert on the Caversham Mill Restaurant lawns in the KZN Midlands on Saturday, July 17 at 2.30 pm.

The lead singer of Springbok Nude Girls and solo artist has released 10 studio albums. He has had over 20 top ten singles, won five South African Music Awards and shared the stage with legends of the music world including U2, The Rolling Stones and REM.

Arno has also toured sold out shows extensively in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States, headlined every major South African festival and performed at legendary international music festivals including Isle of Wight, Glastonbury, V Festival, T in the Park and Hard Rock Calling.

Tickets are R 150 which excludes a meal and drinks. Bring a picnic basket or have lunch in the Caversham Mill Restaurant. Cash Bar available.Bookings: 033 234 4524 or 072 125 3392.

Cat Simoni and Paul Spence celebrate Bastille Day at Caversham Mill

Cat Rock pic black beads (Custom)

Midlands diva, Cat Simoni, will be performing fabulous Françoise Hardy pop hits like: Find Me A Boy, All Over The World, Catch A Falling Star, Only You Can Do It, In Another Place, This Little Heart, The Way Of Love and classic Jacques Brel songs: Brussels, Amsterdam, Carousel, Madeleine, The Bulls, Marieke Marieke and If We Only Have Love at Caversham Mill Restaurant in the KZN Midlands on Thursday, July 14.

Cat is back home after a decade of entertaining at London’s five star venues and exclusive clubs such as The Ritz, Dorchester, Carlton, Mayfair and Royal Automobile Club Berkeley. The show’s director, Paul Spence, performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon and at theatres from Vienna to Copenhagen, London to Tokyo .

Dinner will be served from 6.30pm. Tickets are R260 which  includes the meal but excludes drinks. Bookings: 033 234 4524 or 072 125 3392. Dress: French Flair!

Richard Cock shares anecdotes from a life of conducting at Caversham Mill


Maestro Richard Cock.

Caversham Mill Restaurant in the beautiful KwaZulu-Natal midlands is hosting Conduct Unbecoming! narrated by Richard Cock at 8 pm on Thursday, April 21.

The conductor, who will also be taking part in the Michaelhouse Music Festival, will be telling stories and anecdotes from the world of conductors.

Guests will also be treated to a guest performance by The Philip Cox Trio, which will be launching their album, Top Drawer.

Top Drawer promises so much yet delivers more, the devotion of each musician in the show comes together to create an experience that delights audiences and reminds that contemporary music in South Africa is vibrant and alive!

Tickets are R120, which excludes dinner, which can be ordered off the al a carte menu. Book at 033 234 4524 or 072 125 3392.

Unmissable concerts featuring singer-songwriter Nibs van der Spuy


Singer-songwriter, Nibs van der Spuy, will be performing concerts around South Africa, solo and with special guest, American singer-songwriter, Amber Rubarth. The gigs are supported Concerts SA.

Now based in Europe, he will be on tour to promote his first studio album in 5 years, Natalia, produced by world renown producer, Mark Tucker (Portishead, PJ Harvey, Jethro Tull). Nibs is equally delighted to be sharing the stage and collaborating with Amber Rubarth describing her as, “the most beautifully heart touching and exciting, singer/songwriter, I have heard in decades”. Continue reading