Lost//Youth are here to save you from the modern noise. The alt/rock band, formed in 2021, brings something new to the table while being reminiscent of bands from before their time. With acoustic elements, epic guitar solos and sincere lyricism, the group delivers a unique and yet nostalgic experience.
With diverse, anti-modern influences such as Foo Fighters, Fleetwood Mac, Tracy Chapman, KALEO and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, their music is hard to define - and that's exactly how they like it. Their upcoming two-part project, playing off the concepts of the light and dark, will help define their sound as malleable and yet inherently distinctive.
Lead singer Alanna Joy brings an amalgamation of fierce and tender elements through her vocal style and tells stories of love, heartbreak and searching for something more. The group's sound is driven by heavy, melodic bass played by Charlie Charles and driving, passionate electric guitar by Faghri Hendricks. Their drummer, Teddy Frazer, solidifies the sound and brings a modern touch to the rock rhythms played.
Kristen is a KZN-born musician who started her solo career in Observatory, Cape Town, in 2017. She performed in and around Cape Town for two years before relocating to her hometown, Pietermaritzburg, where she founded and lead the Midlands-based band, Cactus Club.
In 2020 Kristen made the decision to focus on her solo work amidst the challenge of the pandemic and is currently finalizing the release of her first single.
7pm: WEBSTER FAMILY BAND
Music is a bit like breathing in the Webster family. Dad (Charles) started music as a young child. He and wife Tarrin have passed the genes on to daughters (Rachael and Rebecca) and son (Michael). Deeply rooted in the KZN Midlands music scene through, the family members also perform in various band incarnations as Bowstring, Hereditary and in other collaborations like Blackbird and Fill the Blank. The familial affection brings a special feel to the folk-pop-rock music that the Webster family typically plays - in acoustic style, with plenty of harmony and rhythm.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: MiTH takes place every second Wednesday at The Knoll Historic Guest Farm, Knoll Drive, Hilton. Doors open at 6pm and the music will kick off at 7pm. Entrance is R50 at the door. Bring your own booze. Food and soft drinks are available for sale.
DIRECTIONS TO MiTH: Take the N3 to Hilton, take the Hilton turnoff and go South into the Village (away from Hilton College). Travel 5,2km along Hilton Avenue (past two sets of traffic lights and Crossways Pub) and keep going straight as Hilton Avenue turns into Dennis Shepstone Drive. At the 5,2km mark, Knoll Drive will be on your right – the entrance to MiTH is the *second* entrance on your left into The Knoll Historic Guest Farm.
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