'The Dadness' debuts first-ever performance on Friday Live!

'The Dadness' debuts first-ever performance on Friday Live!

After a long journey of looking for four dads to be part of South Africa's first-ever Dad Band, 'The Dadness' performed for the first time ever at Jacaranda FM!

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On Friday, 14 June, 'The Dadness' performed their first-ever song on Breakfast with Martin Bester's Friday Live.

After countless hours of rehearsing, styling, coming up with a band name, and choosing which song they would perform, it has all come to this.

For their debut performance, 'The Dadness' performed their rendition of Starship's 'We Built This City.'

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What is the Dad Band?

You've heard of a Boy Band, right? But are you ready for South Africa's first Dad Band?

This Father's Day, Breakfast with Martin Bester put together a band made up entirely of dads.

How did it work?

Jacaranda FM listeners got the opportunity to post a video of their dad showing off his dance moves, singing… or both, and tag Breakfast with Martin Bester.

Our team then selected the eight finalists with the best entries, after which the public voted for their favourite, helping us decide who would make the cut.

Finally, Breakfast with Martin Bester selected four dads to join South Africa's first-ever Dad Band.

After revealing the winners and selecting a name for our Dad Band, our dads dusted off their dancing shoes and warmed up their voices as they performed on Friday Live on 14 June 2024 in celebration of Father's Day.

The dad are also not walking away empty-handed

 Lupa is giving each dad a R1000 voucher to use at any Lupa restaurant to celebrate Father's Day. 

NetFlorist, is giving each of our dads a lovely snack hamper and gown with personalised printing on the back.

Bidvest McCarthy Mercedes-Benz Gauteng Northis proud to offer 'The Dadness' an experience of a lifetime. 

The four winners will get to experience a selection of our AMG models around the Zwartkops raceway. They will be in the safe hands of the professional drivers from the AMG Driving Academy and will get to be thrilled by these incredible vehicles and alsoenhance their driving skills.

Kievietskroon is giving them the Ultimate Dads' Prize Package with a Weekend Family Stay for each family!

Tune in to the 'Breakfast with Martin Bester', weekdays from 06:00 - 09:00. Stream the show live here or download our mobile app here.

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