Francois van Coke rose to fame as the iconic front man of the legendary SA rock bands Fokofpolisiekar & VanCoke Kartel.
On 8th April 2015, Francois launched his self-titled debut solo album with the release of the most poignant ballad of the year ”Toe vind ek jou” feat. Karen Zoid. It was the first Afrikaans album and single to simultaneously jump to #1 position on the SA ITunes chart.
The music video was viewed over a million times within 6 months & was announced as the biggest Afrikaans music video from 2015. The song has close to 2 million views today. His album has won 5 Ghoema awards, 3 SAMA nominations.
In between his tours to Holland & other projects, Francois dedicated 2016 to write his next album. His sophomore album will be released early 2017.
Come & enjoy one of SA’s most iconic rock stars doing his first intimate solo show at cafe Roux. Francois will be playing with his right hand man & majestic guitarist, Jedd Kossew. He will be playing songs from his solo album and songs form his history, from his other acts Fokofpolisiekar and Van Coke Kartel & songs that influenced him throughout and before his career. A night not to be missed.
***Please note that dinner is available from 7pm & show starts at 8:30pm