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Brace yourself for the 2016 Piet Botha & Jack Hammer Tour

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Great news! Piet Botha and Jack Hammer have released a new album. Picture this: Songs of rivers, highways and impossible love: these are the main motifs of Jack Hammer’s latest studio album, Handful of Rain. Jack Hammer is the country’s longest-standing rock band, its existence spanning three decades with Piet Botha, the “godfather of South African rock”, at their helm.

Their brand-new album comes after many years spent touring, and is an ode to the road, a story, a book of songs, a collection of quiet reflections of a man looking back on his life as a touring musician. The album was produced, mixed and mastered by SAMA-winner Peter Pearlson and was released online by VH Music and Publishing.

“Delving into the songwriting on this album is a melancholy joy, revealing different interpretations with each listen. The timbre in Piet Botha’s singing is full of longing and resistance” – Jannike Bergh, Paris Soweto.

Check out this video below about the making of the album:

The official album launch tour across the country will kick off on 5 February 2016. Make sure that you attend

05 Feb 2016 – Capital Plants, Pretoria
06 Feb 2016 – Summer Jam, Wolmer Bush Lounge, Pretoria North
07 Feb 2016 – Tutuwedzo, De Wildt
12 Feb 2016 – Red Right Hand (Old Belgrave Hotel), Pretoria
13 Feb 2016 – The Radium Beer Hall, Johannesburg
14 Feb 2016 – Tings ‘n Times, Garsfontein, Pretoria
17 Feb 2016 – Mojo’s, Welkom
18 Feb 2016 – Die Mystic Boer, Bloemfontein
19 Feb 2016 – The Barn (Barnyard Theatre), Plettenberg Bay
20 Feb 2016 – Karoo Hotel, Barrydale
21 Feb 2016 – Stoep Café, Kleinmond
25 Feb 2016 – Bohemia, Stellenbosch
26 Feb 2016 – Bertie’s Mooring, Gordon’s Bay
27 Feb 2016 – Die Boer, Durbanville
28 Feb 2016 – Cape To Cuba, Kalk Bay

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