Great Local Musicians #2020-45: Steve Louw, last heard on All Night Radio | Jive Talking & Eyeballing

From Jive Talking & Eyeballing by Ernesto Garcia Marques, April 2021, edited by Brian Currin, May 2021 Anyone who supported local South African music will remember All Night Radio, the blues rock band from Stellenbosch who were truly world class. I have been meaning to interview Steve for the longest time and now that heContinue reading “Great Local Musicians #2020-45: Steve Louw, last heard on All Night Radio | Jive Talking & Eyeballing”

Listen to Best Of The Decade

Compilation album released on the Epic label on the 4th October 1999. Catalogue number CDEPC 8120 R. Compilation produced by Kevin Shirley and Steve Louw. Tracks: Destiny [3.20] 1999 recording Mr Green [4.17] from Going Down With Mr Green Run To Me [4.47] from Horizon Waiting For The Dawn [5.20] from Waiting For The DawnContinue reading “Listen to Best Of The Decade”

Big Sky at Kirstenbosch

Late in 2002 Steve Louw (left) began to put together a new band for a series of benefit shows at Kirstenbosch. Willem Moller (pictured right) was called back as lead guitarist and Schalk Joubert, ex-member of the Afrikaans rock band Valiant Swart, came in on bass. Peter Cohen, who’d played with 90′s bands like BrightContinue reading “Big Sky at Kirstenbosch”

Steve Louw and Big Sky – Take My Heart / John The Revelator (live 2008)

Recorded live at The Little Theatre, Cape Town in 2008,  Big Sky presents Heart & Soul features hit tracks from previous albums as well as unreleased material. Heart & Soul features an acoustic set with slide guitar, harmonica, tea chest bass, percussion, double bass and mandolin, then the band unleashes a full-tilt rocking electric electric set culminatingContinue reading “Steve Louw and Big Sky – Take My Heart / John The Revelator (live 2008)”

46664 Collaboration

Steve Louw composed “Amandla” for Madiba’s 46664 benefit concert with Dave Stewart of The Eurythmics, Anastacia and Brian May of Queen. On 29 November 2003, an event called the 46664 Concert was held at Green Point Stadium, Cape Town. It was hosted by Mandela and its goal was to raise awareness of the spread of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Wikipedia