Brilliant Live Bands!
As part of theSQUAD'S 360 event oﬀering, we manage a range of original live bands that will make your corporate event, wedding or party a memorable affair.
The Runaway Train Cult
A fully acoustic band featuring nine instruments, their genre is a mesmerising mix of Appalachian country, bluegrass, gypsy, New Orleans jug band and contemporary folk. Besides original material they not so much cover songs as uncover them, songs that have been buried, going back to the early 1900’s through the rich picking ground of the 20’s 30’s and 40’s.
From Folk Rock to Classical Country, South American Tango to African Jazz and Blues. The Awesome Foursome's synergy on guitar, banjo, double bass and violin can be perfectly tailored to suit your corporate event or make your wedding party even more memorable.
An internationally acclaimed artist and songwriter with a soulful voice that breathes life into her songs and embodies the emotional core of her lyrics. Poetic and understated, Laurie's music is a powerful force to be reckoned with.
Anything Goes Trio
An ensemble playing everything from Tango and Klezmer to Gypsy Jazz and Swing, the Anything Goes Trio blends impeccable class and flawless dexterity into a unique and creamy musical brew. The trio comprises of Rynier Prins on guitar, Viwe Mkizwana on upright bass and Siobhan Lloyd-Jones on violin.
Double Dragon DJ duo
Laurie Levine and Josie Field (Side by Side)
The blues infused vocal-rock of Josie Field (Best Female South African Music Award Nominee 2012) connects with the intimate folk, country style of Laurie Levine (Best Produced Album ‘Six Winters’ South African Music Award Winner 2012) to create a unique and intimate musical experience.
Musicianship, songwriting and over a thousand gigs around Southern Africa since 2009. The Kickstands pride themselves on being able to perform at intimate venues as well as major festivals and showcase events. They've performed amongst, and supported, some of South Africa's most popular artists such as Goldfish, Just Jinjer, Goodluck, Albert Frost, Dan Patlansky, Arno Carstens, Matthew Mole, Gangs of Ballet, Desmond & the Tutus and Mango Groove.
Without radio support, their live performances have carried their unique, improvised and energetic acoustic sound around Southern Africa gaining fans along the way, all the while fine tuning their craft. Most of all, they enjoy the journey.
Georgetown is a multi-instrumental Bluegrass Folk band. They use a variety of musical instruments during their performances including acoustic guitar, piano, ukulele, upright bass, mandolin, harmonica, clarinet, saxophone, a washboard and a 1935 suitcase, giving a unique and creative sound to contemporary and original music.
Three brothers united in perfect harmony.
The band was formed in 2014, the destiny of three talented individuals combining their skills to craft arrangements, harmonies and personalities: leaving the listener eager to hear more.
This was the beginning of the VISION - MUSIC - LYRICS that forms the basis of the group.
Simpl3 Stori3s started out on the campus of the University of the Free State and in their time together have managed to get onto stages across various national platforms.
Stages they’ve been on (amongst others): Lush Clarens festival 2017 • SA Beer on Tap, Craft Beer and Music Fesival, JHB 2017 • Afriski Winter Festival, Lesotho • White Mountain 2016 & 2017 • Bloemfontein Beer Festival • Free State Arts Festival, Sound of your life stage 2016 • Earth Festival, Gariep, 2016.
BadWolf is a fresh 5 piece band created purely to reinvent your favourite Top 40 songs and other highly recognisable tunes with a hip, groove based approach. Bad Wolf fuses the beautiful harmonies of their vocalists with the sweet sounds of piano, guitar, drums, upright bass, and trumpet. The band can be scalded up to an eight piece or scaled down to a three piece depending on your unique needs.
Professional musicians who love music and prefer the personal approach to dealing with their clients. BadWolf are ideal for corporate functions and weddings.