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AMPD Studios to equip young musos with tools of the trade
AMPD Studios to equip young musos with tools of the trade

Old Mutual's newly unveiled AMPD Studios in Newtown, Johannesburg is aimed at equipping aspiring musicians with the tools of the trade...

2 days ago

Soweto Gospel Choir, Jack Mantis Band and Auriol Hays to support Ben Harper on SA tour
Soweto Gospel Choir, Jack Mantis Band and Auriol Hays to support Ben Harper on SA tour

Grammy Award-winning musician Ben Harper will be performing with the Soweto Gospel Choir and Jack Mantis Band in Cape Town at the Grand Arena, GrandWest on 4 June 2019 and with the Soweto Gospel Choir and Auriol Hays in Pretoria on 6 June at the Sun Arena Time Square in Menlyn....

21 May 2019

#MusicExchange: Jitsvinger
#MusicExchange: Jitsvinger

Cape Flats-born Jitsvinger is an established conceptual writer, composer, guitarist, educator, musician, poet and performing artist...

By Martin Myers 21 May 2019

2019 Joy of Jazz lineup unveiled
2019 Joy of Jazz lineup unveiled

The lineup for the 22nd edition of the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz (SBJOJ) has been released. The jazz festival will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 26 to 28 September 2019...

20 May 2019

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What's on at the 2019 Standard Bank Luju Food & Lifestyle Fest

The second edition of the Standard Bank Luju Food & Lifestyle Festival will be held at the House on Fire Sculpture Garden in Swaziland from 2 to 3 August 2019...

16 May 2019

What's on at the 32nd Standard Bank Jazz Fest
What's on at the 32nd Standard Bank Jazz Fest

The 32nd Standard Bank Jazz Festival in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) will be held from 27 June to 7 July 2019...

6 May 2019

3 international acts to perform at H2O Decade 2 Decade
3 international acts to perform at H2O Decade 2 Decade

The H2O Party daytime-to-night time dance music festival is celebrating 20 years in 2019. To mark the occasion, three international acts along with 50 South African acts will be performing across six dancefloors at Wild Waters in Ekurhuleni on 28 September 2019...

2 May 2019

Monuments to perform in SA in August
Monuments to perform in SA in August

UK prog-metal band Monuments will perform two shows in South Africa in August 2019...

30 Apr 2019

Soweto Gospel Choir, Die Heuwels Fantasties and more to perform at 2019 Liefde by die Dam
Soweto Gospel Choir, Die Heuwels Fantasties and more to perform at 2019 Liefde by die Dam

The 2019 instalment of Liefde By Die Dam will be held at the Emmarentia Dam in Johannesburg on 4 August 2019. Named after Valiant Swart's famous hit song, Liefde By Die Dam showcases the best in local music...

30 Apr 2019

All the 2019 SAMA nominees
All the 2019 SAMA nominees

The SA Music Awards (SAMA) nominees for 2019 were announced last night, 25 April 2019...

26 Apr 2019

3 international acts to headline In the City 2019
3 international acts to headline In the City 2019

International acts The 1975 from the United Kingdom, Tash Sultana from Australia and Russ from the United States will headline the 2019 instalment of In the City at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on 6 October...

26 Apr 2019

#MusicExchange: John Hassan
#MusicExchange: John Hassan

The minister of percussion, which John Hassan has been referred to, is a highly acclaimed artist. He has recorded more than 100 albums in addition to his own...

By Martin Myers 24 Apr 2019

Tash Sultana is the third international act added to Rocking the Daisies lineup
Tash Sultana is the third international act added to Rocking the Daisies lineup

Australian indie musician Tash Sultana has been added to the 2019 Rocking the Daisies lineup...

24 Apr 2019

Asá, Mr Eazi to headline the Bassline Fest this Africa Day
Asá, Mr Eazi to headline the Bassline Fest this Africa Day

Twelve of the continent's freshest entertainers are set to raise the bar this year when the Bassline Fest returns to celebrate Africa Day on 25 May at Johannesburg's Constitution Hill...

Issued by OnPoint PR 18 Apr 2019

What to watch at the 2019 Sound On Screen Music Film Fest
What to watch at the 2019 Sound On Screen Music Film Fest

The 2019 Sound On Screen Music Film Festival will be held at the Labia Theatre in Cape Town from 26-28 April 2019...

18 Apr 2019

Sam Smith's Cape Town performances cancelled
Sam Smith's Cape Town performances cancelled

Sam Smith will longer perform at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on 17 and 18 April 2019...

17 Apr 2019

SAMAs to celebrate 25 years with a trip down memory lane
SAMAs to celebrate 25 years with a trip down memory lane

To mark the 25 years since it started, the SA Music Awards (SAMA) will take a look back at the award show's past under the theme of 25toLife...

17 Apr 2019

#MusicExchange: BrotherBrother
#MusicExchange: BrotherBrother

Theunis van der Merwe, Roelof van der Merwe and Paul Avenant make up the band BrotherBrother - a family formed indie-folk band hailing from Cape Town. They launch their EP on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 at Café Roux in Cape Town...

By Martin Myers 16 Apr 2019

OppiKoppi 25 postponed until 2020
OppiKoppi 25 postponed until 2020

The 25th annual OppiKoppi music festival has been postponed until 2020. The festival's owners, Matchbox LIVE, made this decision after discussions with all stakeholders, international investors and partners as well as sponsors and partners on the viability of the project this year...

11 Apr 2019

Marcus Vision and friends live at the Raptor Room
Marcus Vision and friends live at the Raptor Room

He has touched the hearts of many and put smiles on the faces of hundreds. He is an R&B singer, guitar player, and music producer. His stage name goes with Marcus Vision...

Issued by Niyo Entertainment Group 9 Apr 2019

#MusicExchange: Werner Bekker
#MusicExchange: Werner Bekker

The new single from the South African folk singer-songwriter Werner Bekker is a beautiful amalgamation of mixed emotions arranged to melodic perfection.

By Martin Myers 9 Apr 2019

Grassy Spark, Black Motion and more added to MTN Bushfire lineup
Grassy Spark, Black Motion and more added to MTN Bushfire lineup

Five more acts have been added to the 2019 MTN Bushfire lineup...

8 Apr 2019

Post Malone to headline Castle Lite Unlocks
Post Malone to headline Castle Lite Unlocks

American rapper, producer, singer and songwriter Austin Richard Post, more commonly known as Post Malone, will headline the 2019 Castle Lite Unlocks at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on 18 June 2019...

5 Apr 2019

#MusicExchange: Mr Cat and the Jackal
#MusicExchange: Mr Cat and the Jackal

Mr Cat and the Jackal is a four-piece musical troupe from Cape Town. They'll tell you twist-in-the-tail Balkan stories or woo the crowd with a maudlin waltz and sometimes predict the future via Eastern rock 'n roll.

By Martin Myers 3 Apr 2019

Francois van Coke & Vriende to perform in Cape Town
Francois van Coke & Vriende to perform in Cape Town

Bellville native Francois van Coke will bring his rock spectacular, Francois van Coke & Vriende, to the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on 3 May 2019...

2 Apr 2019

How Splashy Fen Music Festival is going plastic-free in 2019
How Splashy Fen Music Festival is going plastic-free in 2019

The Splashy Fen Music Festival English has made the decision to go plastic-free from 2019...

1 Apr 2019

5 reasons why Ed Sheeran's last SA gig was pure magic
5 reasons why Ed Sheeran's last SA gig was pure magic

Ed Sheeran's last gig of this leg of his Divide World tour, presented by Big Concerts, was spent engaging a capacity crowd at Cape Town Stadium. We witnessed an artist comfortable in his own sound and someone who has come a long way but still remembers the core of what makes him unique...

By Juanita Pienaar 29 Mar 2019

Passenger to tour SA in November
Passenger to tour SA in November

Passenger will perform at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on 23 November 2019 before heading to Cape Town to perform at the GrandWest Grand Arena on 26 November 2019...

29 Mar 2019

Russ is second international artist to be announced for Rocking the Daisies 2019
Russ is second international artist to be announced for Rocking the Daisies 2019

American rapper Russell Vitale aka Russ is the second international act added to the 2019 Rocking the Daisies lineup; the first was British pop-rockers The 1975. Rocking the Daisies will be held at the Cloof Wine Estate in Darling from 4 to 6 October 2019...

29 Mar 2019

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