Big Sky

Western Cape band formed by Steve Louw in 1989, after the break up of All Night Radio. Effectively Big Sky was Steve Louw (vocals, guitar) with various guest musicians who varied from album to album and when performing live.

First album was Waiting For The Dawn (1990) followed by Horizon (1995), Going Down With Mr Green (1997), Beyond The Blue (2002) and Trancas Canyon (2007).

The first album featured additional musicians Jimmy Mngwandi (bass), Godla Mgcinda (drums), Robbie McIntosh (guitar), Benmont Tench (piano), Don Laka (piano) and McCoy Mrubata (saxophone).

Die Lemme

Not officially a group but the name which Gary Herselman gave to the loose affiliation of musicians who contributed to his 2014 solo album, Rigtingbevok.

Contributing artists included Albert Frost, Arno Carstens, Chris Letcher, Paul Riekert, Syd Kitchen, Rian Malan, Warrick Sony, Lloyd Ross, Toast Coetzer, Jannie van Tonder, Willem Moller, Francois van Coke, Valiant Swart, Frank Opperman, Max Mikula, Richard Haslop, Robin Auld, Tonia Selley, Kathy Raven, Sannie Fox, Dave Davies and Jonathan Handley.

Gereformeerde Blues Band

Formed around lead singer and songwriter Ralf Rabie (aka Johannes Kerkorrel) in 1988. Johannes Kerkorrel (vocals), Willem Moller (guitar), Gary Herselman (also known as Piet Pers, bass) and Jannie Hanepoot Van Tonder (drums).

Released the singles “Ry/Hillbrow” in 1988 and the single “Ossewa”/”Liefde” and the album Eet Kreef in 1989.

Were one of the main attractions of the Voelvry tour (along with Koos Kombuis). Broke up when Johannes Kerkorrel decide to pursue a solo career without them.