The Rockets at the Taalmonument

Picnic concert at the Taalmonument with R&B/pop group The Rockets on Friday 27 from 17h00. Adults R100, kids R30. Own picnics welcome.

The well-loved R&B/pop group, The Rockets, will perform as part of the Tuinteater Picnic Concert Series at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl on Friday 27 January 2017. The picnic concert series is held in aid of “Laat ons lees!”, the Taalmonument’s reading project for children.

The Rockets are multiple SAMA nominees and have performed at virtually every prestigious venue in South Africa. They have supported many international acts in South Africa, including Ronan Keating, Will Young, Patrizio Buanne and Alicia Keys. International tours have included performances in Australia, the Middle East and Africa.

They have had numerous record successes in South Africa and have topped many radio station and official charts. Their Afrikaans hits, ‘Namakwa Daisy’ and ‘Ek is Lief Vir Jou’, receive extensive airplay.

The picnic starts at 17h00. The show begins at 19h30 in the Garden Theatre, a smaller version of the well-known Paarl Amphitheatre, located on the lawn right at the foot of the monument.

Visitors are welcome to take their own picnic baskets, or they may order one from Volksmond Coffee Shop (Tel 021 863 2800).

Coffee, beer, wine and light refreshments will be on sale.

Tickets are pre-sold through Computicket, as well as at the Taal Monument, at R100 for adults and R30 for children.

Remember to take a blanket or cushion and warm clothes.

Safe parking is available and access is controlled.

No dogs are allowed.

Contact details

Tel: 0218630543
Where: Gabbema Doordrift Street, Paarl Mountain, Paarl