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Experience the ‘absurdity’ of Swiss duo Blind Butcher this August

Blind Butcher is an abstract musical duo that was formed in Lucerne, Switzerland in 2010.  They describe themselves as coming from a generation that prefers liberation to security; they create without borders and styles.

Cape Town

Sunday, 5 August
Brass Bell Restaurant

They have “devoted themselves to Rock’n Roll, New and No Wave, Suicide Disco, Punk, Blues, Karaut Rock, NDW or Country Music and have created their very own very unique Disco Trash Sound.”


Tuesday, 7 August

In 2013 they recorded their debut album (produced by Steve Albini) in the Electrical Audio Studio in Chicago and since then the band has played more than 100 shows a year in Europe.

In addition to Blind Butcher, Christian ‘Blind Banjo’ Aregger, and Roland ‘Oklahoma Butcher’ Bucher play in various other projects (Pierre Omer, the Shit, Gray Mole), as well as produce film and theater music, “The Bridge over the River,” (Jadwiga Kowalska 2016) “Undine- The Little Mermaid” at Lucerne Theater (Claudia Brier, 2015).

Cape Town

Wednesday, 8 August
House of Machines

They kick-off  their  tour in South Africa tour at Brass Bell restaurant in Cape Town


Thursday, 9 August

followed by another performance at Aandklas in Stellenbosch. Their last show will be at the Oppikoppi Festival,  at Northam in Limpopo.