Roxette Live Tribute Band!
Roxette has been an international sensation for over 36 years, since the 80’s. Their music will never get old. Their music is still played on local radio stations, at parties and still gets people on the dance floor.
Arrive from 6pm for pre-drinks and supper.
Show starts at 7:30pm
Tickets @ R170 do not include dinner
Heidi van der Merwe and her band will take you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane with all Roxette’s greatest hits like “The Look, Listen to your Heart, It must have been love” and “Joyride”, to mention but a few. What started out as a fun project for Heidi, has turned into a success story and the band has been enjoying sold-out shows at venues like Heroes Restaurant, Jamrock Theatre and at The 2022 Biltong Festival. The band features some of Cape Town’s well-known and talented musicians: Cobus Snyman on lead guitar, Morné Oosthuizen on keyboards and vocals, Carlo Coetzee on bass guitar, Francois Keyser on drums and Heidi on lead female vocals.
The pop rock duo, Roxette, formed in 1968, have been an international sensation for over 36 years, since the 1980s. The popularity of their music has not waned and is still being still played on local radio stations and never fails to entice people onto the dance floor. They achieved international success in the late 1980s and the early 1990s with their albums, “Look Sharp” (1988) and “Joyride” (1991) , and had multiple hits on the Billboard Hot 100, including four number ones. “The Look” was a top ten hit upon release in January 1989 and topped the charts after just 8 weeks and went on to peak at number one in a total of 25 countries. The single’s parent album eventually sold over 9 million copies worldwide. “Listen to your Heart” was the duo’s second number one of the Hot 100, while the album’s final single, “Dangerous”, spent 2 weeks at number 2.
Gessle edited their 1987 single, “It Must Have Been Love” for Touchstone Pictures’ film, “Pretty Woman”. The track became Roxette’s 3rd number one on the Hot 100, and remains one of their best-known and most successful singles. Roxette released their 3rd album, “Joyride”, which remains their most successful release, with worldwide sales of over 11 million copies. Their 4th and final number on the Hot 100, “Fading Like a Flower” peaked at No.2.