Top acts grace Anibrand

Steve Hofmeyr

Uitenhage’s popular Afrikaans music festival Anibrand runs over three nights at the Barkly Street Theatre, from Thursday, March 2 to the Saturday, March 4.

Andries Vermeulen performs on the first night; doors open at 5pm and Vermeulen will sing from 7pm.

The musical action revs up for the younger music fans on Friday, March 3. Gerrit de Jager will MC the night, with the lineup as follows:

5pm: Chantelle Bosch; Odette Myburg, Valme Beer, Carina Renz en Lizanne Olivier
6.30pm: Dewald Dippenaar
7.30pm: Bok van Blerk
9pm: Snotkop
10pm: Fokofpolisiekar

Friday night tickets are R60 for pupils, adults R120 and doors open at 4pm.

On Saturday, March 4, the day is aimed at the whole family with gates opening at 9am. The official proceedings start with a dog show and then moves on to a talent segment.
10am: Boerboel exhibition
12.30: Anibrand Talent with Jacques Saayman
MC Wicus van der Merwe will corral the afternoon entertainment with the lineup as follows:
2.15pm: Monique Marais
2.30pm: Elandré Schwartz
3.30pm: Die Broers
4.30pm: Manie Jackson
5.30pm: Nelson Mandela Bay executive mayor Athol Trollip is scheduled to make an appearance
6pm: Wicus vd Merwe
7pm: Ray Dylan
8pm: Juanita du Plessis
9pm: Steve Hofmeyr

Saturday’s tickets are R60 for pupils, R120 for adults and R220 for Golden Circle passes.

More information is available from the organisers on e-mail: or call 072-963-2206.

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