Last January the Road Warriors launched their year-long celebration of three decades of performance together with a run at the Baxter in Cape Town and garnering high critical acclaim in the process. Since then, this iconic guitar duo has unleashed their inimitable brand of acoustic guitar music on appreciative audiences throughout South Africa.
Needless to say, the length and breadth of this particular guitar duos’ performing history and the sheer vivacity and brilliance of their combined guitar playing, has ensured that their popularity cuts across all age groups and several generations. There are no other genres of performing musicians outside of these two who can lay claim to such a boast. But just sit in their audience and see for yourself.
The road leads many places for the Warriors and this October the tar will deliver them to Olive’s Bistro in Bedfordview, Johannesburg. Olive’s Bistro is a fine-dining theatre/restaurant and will be offering up a scrumptious 3-course meal as part of the ticket price.
COX & NEWMAN
Return Of The Road Warriors
30 Years – Concert Tour
Where: Olive’s Bistro, Bedfordview, JHB
[Cnr. Hawley & Van Buuren Roads]
When: Wed to Sun 12 to 23 Oct 2011
Booking: 082 364 3626 – 082 218 3698
The duo will be occupying Wednesday through to Sunday nights during their run at Olive’s and have a few new, head-expanding tunes for those who have already been to the show.
Cox and Newman have received a Standard Bank Ovation award for their Grahamstown festival production and will be invited to the main festival in 2012. The Ovation awards recognise innovation and excellence.
The show has been recorded and filmed for a DVD/Documentary of the duo, to be released in the weeks following the festival.
Cox And Newman have received critical acclaim from reviewers and seasoned music journalists from around the country.
COX & NEWMAN IN THE PRESS:
‘From the minute the show starts, the magic begins’ – Karen Rutter, Sunday Times – Aug 2011
‘The duo left their audience in awe‘ – Daily Dispatch – June 2011
‘A standing ovation and endless cries for an encore‘ – Thandiwe Jumo, Daily News – March 2011
‘Guitar masters have earned demi-god status‘ – Tyrone August, Cape Times – 27 Jan 2011
‘All you need to say is Tony Cox and Steve Newman are playing together and immediately you know it is going to be magic‘ – Theresa Smith, Argus – 26 Jan 2011
‘Their performance could not have been more spectacular‘ – Daisy Lons, What’s On Cape Town – 26 Jan 2011
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