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In the early 1980s, Bill Knight and Lifelong Buddy, Richard Tait, sharing a passion for the Music of Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Tom Waits, formed the duo; “Cape Smoke”, performing at numerous Venues and Festivals. They have collaborated over the years in many Projects, as well as pursuing numerous separate interests.
Bill Knight is a Singer, Song-Poet and Musical Activist, who strongly endorses the Tradition of the Troubadour and Musical Journeyman, as Social Commentator and the Ethical Conscience of Society. He Writes in English and the Afrikaans Vernacular of the Western Cape, and is Dedicated to the Nurturing of an Authentic South African Sound.
Richard Tait is equally well-known for his involvement in numerous Musical Tribute Shows, as well as a being a member of the Legendary “Falling Mirror”, and for hosting the Alma Cafe, a Venue which features the finest Musicians in the Country. Richard’s skill at Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Harmony Vocals and Musical Arrangements are widely recognised.
Barleycorn Music Club Stalwart, Jeremy Stephenson, is on Bass guitar and harmony Vocals.
Jono Tait, Guitarist and Vocalist for numerous bands, including “Hatchetman” and “Old Town” brings Beautiful Melodic Lead Guitar to the Mix.
And, also from Hatchetman, Matt Catto, joins them on drums.
Together they bring a new and exciting treatment to Bill Knight’s “Kaapse Mengsel” Music.
***PLEASE NOTE: DINNER FROM 6.30/7PM. SHOW AT 8.30PM