Fokofpolisiekar are Turning 16 and Coming Home to Celebrate

Unwrapping Cape Town with you.
Also engage with our other channels
to find something you don't want to miss.

Fokofpolisiekar are Turning 16 and Coming Home to Celebrate

There’s no place like home as this local band gets ready to rock their home crowd with their classics

One of South Africa’s biggest rock bands, Fokofpolisiekar, is celebrating their sweet 16 this year, and they’re coming back home to do it. The local band will be performing at The Barnyard Theatre in Bellville on 26 June 2019.

Since they last performed at the Barnyard during winter 2018, these local legends have released a new EP called DROOM HOOG, opened their very own bar in Pretoria, named FOKOF BAR, and released their own Fokof Beer brewed by Devil’s Peak Breweries. Earlier this year they also shared a stage with the iconic goth group The Cure at the Rock On The Lawns festival.

This show is all about nostalgia, so Fokof will be rocking their home crowd with old favourites like “Veklaar” and “As jy met vuur speel sal jy brand”. They’ll also be playing newer songs like “Maria” and “Speel daai ou kak.”

While there are old and new songs, it’s the same old Fokofpolisiekar: energetic, passionate, enthusiastic and willing to involve the crowd.

Fokofpolisiekar became the first Afrikaans band to get airplay on national radio station 5fm. The station was compelled to play their music due to popular demand created by one of their own DJs at the time, Barney Simon. 

There was one problem though: no one was willing to say the band’s name on air. So the band compromised and allowed mainstream radio jocks to call them Polisiekar.

Tickets cost R180pp and can be purchased via the Barnyard Theatre website.

Green parks to vibey bars, here’s your guide to the southern suburbs.
Local is lekker, here’s where to watch live music in Cape Town.
For more on live music, see our nightlife and live section.
Supercharge your event? Our Events Support Programme gets results. Contact or +27 (0)21 422 2444.

Use our events section for an up-to-date overview of what’s happening in the city, suburbs and dorpies. Join our newsletter and add us to your mobile home screen for the ultimate guide to discoveries in Cape Town.

Follow and like us on TwitterFacebookLinkedInInstagramPinterest for updates.

Cape Town Events Calendar
October 2019
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31

statements_5Fugard Classic “Statements” ...

Catch this stellar performance about forbidden love

CT_International_Boat_Show_1South Africa’s Premier Boating & ...

See the world’s finest yachts, join water activities and family fun over three days

VaseWhat Could Be Prettier Than A Room Full ...

An exhibition full of flowers in vases created by Cape Town’s top ceramicists

Land_RewovenSee This Fascinating Interpretation of ...

Artist MJ Lourens pairs his modern landscapes with Pierneef’s, plus there’s cheese ...

gindulge1Get To Know Your Gins At This Mid-week ...

Make your October Wednesdays about food trucks, kids activities, desserts and gin at ...

rodan_kane_hartRodan Kane Hart: Making the Most of ...

An expansive gallery and pristine outdoor landscape showcase a free exhibition by a young ...

dales_6Sunday Roast and Carvery at Dale’s ...

How good does apricot-glazed gammon sound?

William_Kentridge_2A Monumental Exhibition To Open At The ...

The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

blowfish_new_4Half-Price Sushi Every Wednesday and ...

And drink in the sunset and view (and a cocktail)

goudini_buffetA Sunday Buffet That’s Worth Taking A ...

Take your swimming gear along and enjoy the hot pools while you’re there

Kinky BootsSmash-Hit Kinky Boots Extended To 2020 ...

With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

chicha2Sundays at Chicha!: Wine Tasting and ...

Beat the Sunday blues with wine, tapas and live music

Comedyclub_new12Half-Price Sunday Special at Cape Town ...

Experience Cape Town’s funniest comedians (for less on Sundays) at the Waterfront’s ...

Om Revolution vinyasa poseHave an Outdoor Yoga Experience with ...

Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

Bugz Playpark in Cape TownMake Sunday Funday For The Whole Family ...

End the weekend on a high note with fun rides, educational play and something for ...

Vergenoegd_duckrun1Cheer On The Ducks At Vergenoegd Löw

Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips