Master guitarist, songwriter Mel Botes at the Atterbury Theatre on 21November his brand new show “Poets, Wine and Song”. Take a trip down memory lane as Mel performs a variety of old classic songs by some of his favourite poets. Be swept away by a selection of Mel’s original music from his two ground-breaking albums’ David’s Confession – About Time”, “Flight of Bird”, and the new “River Symphony” – A symphony in progress.
A seasoned raconteur – Mel relates how words became songs and why these songs made such an extraordinary impact on him personally and on the music listening community at large. The music of performance artists including Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens, Neil Young, Mark Knopfler, David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Rodriguez, and will be interpreted through the eyes, mind and voice of Mel Botes. Joining him on stage will be Hansie Roodt (Guitar), Stephen Aiken (Piano, Sax), Travis Johnston (Drums), Charles Geer (bass), Ninquja and Tanja Storm (Backing Vocals).
Mel Botes has chosen to remain true to his mission which includes powerfully entertaining original concept shows and a selection of other wonderful theatre productions paying tribute to various Poets and Legends in the world of music and song.
Artists: Mel Botes, Hansie Roodt, Stephen Aiken, Travis Johnston, Charles Geer, Ninquja and Tanja Storm