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Events At Gold Reef City

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Back O’ The Moon Entertainment

Back O’ The Moon Entertainment

Back O’ The Moon Entertainment

From Sunday, 1 April 2018 to Thursday, 31 May 2018 Every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday


  • Tuesday & Thursday: 19h00 to 22h00
  • Friday & Saturday: 20h00 to 23h30
  • Sundays: 12h00 to 15h00

Enjoying a meal at Back ‘O The Moon is far more than simply dining – it’s an experience. Sit back and enjoy the contemporary, jazz-inspired atmosphere, while you are entertained by one of the many talented performers we have lined up.

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Entertainment just for you.

Entertainment April 2018 Line-up

19 April 2018 - Thursday
"Indian Buffet" Hayley C

20 April 2018 - Friday
"Sundowners" Dj Eazzy G (Afternoon)

20 April 2018 - Friday
Keegan / Huey /Chanel / Mark
DJ ON DECKS (Evening)

21 April 2018 - Saturday
Hayley C / Tracy / Nigel / Morti
DJ ON DECKS (Evening)

22 April 2018 - Sunday
(lunch Function) Bones / Rob / Ali / liezl

26 April 2018 - Thursday
Mj Show "Dantanio" HayleyC/Tracy/Ak Nathie (Pending)

27 April 2018 - Friday
"Sundowners" Dj Mark (Afternoon)

27 April 2018 - Friday
HayleyC / Liezl / Bones / Gbenga
DJ ON DECKS (Evening)

28 April 2018 - Saturday
"Sundowners" (Dress code: White) Dj Deezo (Afternoon)

28 April 2018 - Saturday
Leote / Chanel / Lindsay / Nathie
DJ ON DECKS (Evening)

29 April 2018 - Sunday
Lunch Background music

More on the Entertainers:

Akinwale James

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Genre: Nu-Jazz & Rock N Roll

Write Up:
Born in Nigeria, and now residing in South Africa Akin Wale is here to serve local audiences with a distinct, unique and universal sound. Known for his classic hat and guitar, Akinwale’s ethnic and pure sound was inspired by the likes of Ebenezer Obey, King Sunny Ade, Stevie Wonder, Lenny Williams, Fela Kuti and Angelique Kidjo.

Brendan Doran

 Brendan Doran singer Back O' The Moon at Genre: RnB, Soul, Pop, Dance, Rock, Jazz and Hip Hop. Write Up: A dynamic drummer and percussionist with 18 years’ experience. Shared the stage with many accomplished artists. He has travelled the globe with diffGenre: RnB, Soul, Pop, Dance, Rock, Jazz and Hip Hop.

Write Up:
A dynamic drummer and percussionist with 18 years’ experience.
Shared the stage with many accomplished artists. He has travelled the globe with different cover bands. Currently, owns a Johannesburg based soul party band called B&B.

Candace Barnwell

Back of the moon singer Candace Barnwell Genre: Contemporary

Write Up:
Candace Africa is an expressive high energy performer with party music and celebration music being her forte! A very big 80s, 90s and 2000s song list Candace is perfect for the young spirited crowd that what's to have a good time. Although known as the party starter Candace Africa also has an extensive local and chilled music for more formal affairs.

Casper Esau Mofokeng

Genre: House music, Neo soul, Latin and Jazz music

Write Up:
The music I compose or write is a reflection of the type of person I am. I love life, people, nature good times and forgiveness.
I have worked with multiple artists to date and some include SIO, Dafunc, 5th Connexion, Pastor Lungi Ndala, Shgrdeed Ross- Keegan Martin, Barclays shine for Africa, Team South Africa and The Johannesburg Youth Orchestra Company.
I believe music is a gift from a higher power, it is magic, endless magic, enough for all of us.

Therefore I try my best to work hard so that I am competent enough, to showcase the magic.

Chanelle Davids

Back of the moon singer Chanelle DiamanteGenre: R&B and Soul

Write Up:
Versatility is a performer’s best asset. Chanelle Davids is one such performer, from being a backing vocalist, Theatre production singer, resident musician to front-line female vocalist- Chanelle will take you on a beautiful journey through the classics of R&B and soul.

Dez Petersen

Back of the moon Golden oldies & latest Top 40 songs singer Dez Petersen Genre: Golden oldies & Latest Top 40 songs

Write Up:
Having been in the industry for 18 years, Music is me.

Hayley C

Back of the moon singer Hayley CGenre: Contemporary

Write Up:
Born and raised in Johannesburg, Hayley's greatest passion is music. She has travelled around the world entertaining people.
Performing at corporate events and gigs, loads of extra shows under her belt, she is celebrating her 20th year in the music industry.

Leote Taylor

Back of the moon entertainer and lyricist Leote TaylorGenre: Contemporary

Write up:
Born in Kwa-Zulu Natal, this gifted lyricist has written sons for many South African artists. She currently has a residency at the Sheraton Hotel in Pretoria. This songbird is well travelled and has performed in South East Asia, Europe and the Middle East. She has recently penned and recorded a smash hit while in New York collaborating with New York based Dj’s Sted E & Hybrid Heights which went to number 1 on the US dance charts.

Liesl Penniken

Back of the moon Popstar Liesl Penniken

Genre: R&B and Soul

Write up:
Born Liesl Penniken on September 28th first won over South Africa's hearts on Popstar's 2003-2004 reality television show comprising of the three enormously talented trio; Liesl, Jacqui and Mariechan.  Jamali's first self-titled album hit platinum sales and set Jamali on the road to success. Their three times SAMA nominated second album, `Yours Fatally', was a huge hit with their fans. They won the coveted SAMA for Best South African Pop Act 2009 for their 3rd album, `3rd Base'.

Lindsay Burts

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Genre: Jazz, Funk and Soul

Write Up:
Music has taken me to various countries and given me lots of exciting experiences.
I love to play smooth Jazz, Funk and Soul are very close to my heart.

Mark Burton

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Genre: Jazz

Write Up:
Mark is an accomplished guitarist singer. He has been around for a very long time and been performing all over South Africa, Dubai, Seychelles, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Sun City JHB.

Mortimer Williams

Back of the moon entertainer Mortimer WilliamsGenre: Contemporary

Write Up:
Mortimer Williams is a South Africa actor and singer best known for his starring role as Ricci September in the SABC2 drama series Erfsondes.
Mortimer's career highlights include performing with international artists namely Marsha Barrot (Boney M) and Bon Jovi.
He recently celebrated huge success with his one-man stand-up comedy show "the Full Morty" which is currently touring countrywide.

Oscar Toorn

Back of the Moon entertainer Oscar Toorn

Genre: Contemporary

Write up:
Oscar Toorn comes from a musical family and has been travelling the Globe sharing his talent. The dream started when Oscar won a reality show called Popstars which was a nationwide search and 4 Singers made the winning band in 2010. Since then Oscar hasn't stopped. From performing as a Production Singer on Costa Cruise Liners also as lead singer for international cover bands in Asian.

Ready to release His First studio album in 2018. Oscar always ready to sing and perform and bringing back great memories through Music.

Riaan van Rensburg

Genre: Cultural / traditional

Write Up:
Riaan van Rensburg is one of South-Africa’s leading percussionists and is mostly known for his performance on the very popular music game show on national television called Noot vir Noot.
As drummer and percussionist, Riaan has worked with many artists, bands and DJ’s worldwide, touring and Performing in 15 different countries performing in festivals, theatres and internationally known clubs.

Tracy Brainers

Back of the moon singer Tracy Brainers

Genre: Contemporary

Write Up:
Tracy started her stage career in high school staring in musicals. She then joined the Barnyard theatre where her powerful vocals covered the likes of Whitney Houston, Tina Turner and many more legendary divas.
Tracy has travelled and performed all over the world now she has returned to South Africa and is hitting the stage with a bang!