Francois Van Coke
FRANCOIS VAN COKE rose to fame as the iconic front man of legendary South African rock bands Fokofpolisiekar and the defunct Van Coke Kartel before he kicked his solo career into gear in 2015 with the release of ‘Toe Vind Ek Jou’ featuring Karen Zoid. Since then, he has released four popular solo albums – Francois van Coke, Hierdie is die Lewe, Dagdrome in Suburbia and Kanniedood.
Up to date, Francois has won 6 SAMA awards as part of Fokofpolisiekar, Van Coke Kartel and as a solo artist.
Francois is celebrated as South Africa’s premium live solo rock act; always in demand and with regular sold-out shows. His biggest feat being the two sold-out arena shows at Time Square in Pretoria in 2018 and 2019 known as ‘Francois van Coke & Vriende’. These premium events showcased his collaborations with South Africa’s finest talent including Riky Rick, Karen Zoid, Early B, Spoegwolf, Fokofpolisiekar, Jack Parow and many more.