Karen Zoid to celebrate her bi

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Karen Zoid to celebrate her birthday with a special live stream rock show

On 10 August, Karen Zoid will celebrate her birthday with a special live stream rock show on KKNK Mothership Sessions.

Karen Zoid to celebrate her bi

Photo: Supplied

This year, one of South Africa’s most popular and influential artists, Karen Zoid will celebrate her birthday with a special KKNK Mothership Sessions rock show.

The show is set to take place on 10 August as part of the KKNK Mothership Sessions. It’s said that despite the lockdown restrictions, Mothership Studios recorded nine world-class shows for this unique live stream music series.

A special rock show

Zoid says: “The recording of my show for this series had a jam room feel. A lot of chirps and banter between us. My friend and producer Theo Crous stood in for my guitarist Henry Steele, who was in quarantine at the time, and although Theo has played with us in some arena shows before, this is the first time that we have jammed as a four-piece. An electric vibe! You can take the boy out of the Springbok Nude Girls but you can’t take the Springbok Nude Girls out of the boy. Plain and simple. It was an absolute jol!”

She says further that the production of this series was an extraordinary experience given the circumstances.

“It renewed my faith in our mission as a studio and I realised yet again how lucky I am to be surrounded by a team of incredibly talented musicians and crew. I feel fortunate to be able to still make music with my band and muso friends in a time that we will remember for social distancing and isolation.”

Zoid says that they are proud to present this unique music series with the KKNK: “Music lovers are in much need of well-produced shows and the KKNK made it possible to bring top-quality shows to people in their homes.”

Ticket details

You can get your tickets at webtickets.co.za for R150. The show will be available to stream from Monday, 10 August at 20:00 until Sunday, 16 August at midnight.

To watch the performance:

1. Buy a ticket – you need to create a profile and fill in your contact details.

2. On the night of the show, switch back to webtickets and go to ‘My Account’ and then click on ‘My Tickets’.

More creative and innovative

Mothership Studios director Carien Loubser, who is also the executive producer of the KKNK Mothership Sessions, says that this challenging time has taught her and her team to be more creative and innovative.

“There is something extraordinary that happens when artists have not performed together for a while. The same goes for our crew. The recording process was a special experience. The series shows a much more stripped down and up-close side of the artists.”

Mothership Studios

Mothership Studios recently accommodated recordings of the Cape Town Opera and Cape Town City Ballet Company; hosted a second Johnny Clegg Tribute; and are proud to be part of the KKNK Mothership Sessions.

Over the past four months, Mothership Studios have been supporting a local soup kitchen in Philadelphia, that feeds over 200 people a week. This was made possible by Karen Zoid. The studio now supplies three hot meals a week and will do so until December 2020.