The first annual Brochella Festival is set to take place at Rumours Rock City on 15 April. We caught up with ShutUp! It’s Sunday, one of the many bands performing at Brochella, to talk about the festival and more.
Give us some insight into the band and its members?
We are 6 semi-insane, highly energetic, obsessed with everything music individuals that can’t go a week without making or performing music – whether on stage or in the shower.
How would you best explain your sound and genre?
Fresh and funky with a whole lotta bass.
What have been some of your highlight performances,?
Every performance is a highlight for us! But most recently we played the Grand Opening of Hard Rock Cafe Pretoria. What a party!
If you could play any show/ gig/ festival in the world, which would it be and?
Well let’s see – Vans Warp Tour, Rock am Ring, Maddison Square Garden…and of course our very own beast, OppiKoppi! Why? Cause it’s Vans Warp Tour, Rock am Ring, Maddison Square Garden and OppiKoppi!
Which local band would you like the opportunity to collaborate with?
Where do you get your inspiration?
If we can hum it, we’ll play it.
What is a day in the life of the band like?
Let’s just say at the end of the day, you most likely get temporary deafness.
What are your thoughts on the upcoming Brochella Festival?
We are beyond stoked for Brochella. Being part of such an amazing festival is what we live for.
Which of the bands on the lineup are you looking forward to seeing at the festival?
Lonehill Estate definitely, cause they are just sick and make great music.
What can fans expect from you at Brochella?
Getting their faces blown off by our awesomeness. Maybe a little gut-busting to go along with it as well, with some karaoke on the side!
What would be your main reason not to miss Brochella be?
The music of course.
TOMS for having us geared up 24/7, 365. Then the one and only Glasstone, just for being great at what they do!