Six strings can tell many stories

Nic Rush will be wowing audiences at Carnival City in Six String Stories at Carnival City on August 26.

Renowned South African guitarist and rock music aficionado, Nic Rush, pays homage to some of the most memorable guitar anthems in a spectacular musical showcase, Six String Stories, at Carnival City’s Mardi Gras Theatre, on August 26.

Six String Stories recounts the history of electric guitar-based music, kicking off with music from the early days of bluesman Robert Johnson. It hurtles through the 60’s rock sounds of The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix and Santana, stadium 80’s radio rock by Dire Straits, Prince and Van Halen and into the more modern anthems of Nirvana and Guns ’n Roses and many more.

From Purple Rain to November Rain, fans will be taken on an electrifying journey of timeless guitar hits by some of the world’s most legendary artists.

The concert will also feature the voice of Josh Ansley, the popular runner-up of the 2017 season of The Voice SA and Top 16 competitor, Jacqueline Tolken on backing vocals.



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Michelle Smith, the marketing manager for Carnival City said, “We are thrilled to provide the stage for the esteemed Nic Rush and up-and-coming talent, Josh Ansley as they pay tribute to evergreen guitar hits.

“This is world class entertainment by two exceptionally talented South Africans.

“Don’t miss this musical treat.”

Rush Productions’ managing director Nic Rush is a well-known musician and has played with the likes of SA stalwarts Prime Circle and Watershed.

“The history of the electric guitar in popular music is incredible,” said Rush.

“In Six String Stories we tell the story of the guitar by playing some of the biggest guitar songs of all time.

“Their riffs and melodies are instantly recognisable and helped bands like Van Halen and The White Stripes sell many millions of albums.”


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