Hotel Iris Gets the Groove Going at Bay Harbour Market

For delicious food, fantastic merchandise, live music and a vibe that can’t be beat, head to Bay Harbour Market this weekend.

Taking to the Brampton Sound Stage on October 26 for Friday Nite LIVE! is four-piece pop-rock sensation Hotel Iris. This unique band combines soulful, bluesy undertones with pop rhythms to tantalize even the most turbid of ears. Hotel Iris has been making serious waves on the local music scene having recently played an acoustic set with popular SA outfit Zebra and Giraffe. The band also holds the title of Band Survivor Hout Bay 2012 and is sure to complement the great energy of the market.

Hotel Iris

Hitting the stage on Saturday October 27 is ‘one-man-band’ Manuel Alves. Having played extensively in Europe, Manuel has developed his own unique style of blues that draws its influence from the likes of Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler and Bob Dylan. Now residing in Cape Town, Manuel will wow Bay Harbour Market audiences with his distinctive musical style.

Manuel Alves

Ending the weekend off on October 28 from 1pm to 3pm is guitar master Tinus van Dyk. Tinus is one of the few local exponents of finger-style guitar music. His compositions combine this challenging technique with an eclectic range of folk influences from around the world. From jazz and blues to Spanish guitar, classical, and rock this guitar virtuoso explores a range of musical styles.

Tinus van Dyk

As well as awesome live music, arts, crafts, fashion, decor and delicious cuisine, Bay Harbour is also hosting a monthly comedy showcase on the first Wednesday of each month. The line-up for the 7th November 2012 features host Tracy Klass, Peter Sserwanga and Marcel Oudejans. Tickets are on sale now online at – make sure you get your tickets now!

The Bay Harbour Market, Hout Bay showcases over 100 stalls featuring arts, crafts, fashion, decor and delicious cuisine.

Venue: Brampton Sound Stage, Bay Harbour Market, Hout Bay
Artists: Hotel Iris, Manuel Alves, Tinus van Dyk
Address: 31 Harbour Road, Hout Bay, Cape Town, 7806
Date: 26-28 October 2012
Time: Friday: 5pm-9pm; Saturday and Sunday: 9h30am-4pm
More information: Tel: 082 570 5997; Email:

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