YouTube Music is now available in Mzansi

YouTube Music is now available in South Africa. This new music streaming service offers music videos, official albums, singles, remixes, live performances, covers as well as hard-to-find music you can only get on YouTube. While fans may enjoy the new ad-supported version of YouTube Music for...

13 Mar 2019

Design Indaba's Nightscape is open and available to all

Design Indaba's Nightscape Festival will take place every evening from 5pm onwards from 27 February to 1 March 2019. This celebratory cultural and creative event is presented by Design Indaba and runs concurrently with the annual Design Indaba Conference and Cape Town Simulcast. Nightscape...

12 Feb 2019

Spotify, Festicket collaborate to help find festivals you like

Engadget reports that music streaming service Spotify and online booking platform Festicket have joined forces to create Festival Finder; a new feature on Spotify that helps users discover music festivals based on their choice of music. The feature requires users to connect their Spotify account...

24 Jul 2018

Local restaurant creates dynamic Spotify playlist

RocoMamas has created a playlist on Spotify, making it the first South African brand to do so. RocoMamas' founder, Brian Altriche, says the restaurant frequently receives requests on social media to create a playlist. South African indie and alternative rock bands can share their original...

12 Jun 2018

Spotify will finally be available in SA

Suspicions have been confirmed as Spotify announced that the music streaming service will launch in South Africa on 13 March 2018. SA is set to be the first African country to have the service. Spotify offers a choice between an ongoing free ad-supported music service and a fully featured,...

12 Mar 2018

Five international bands to tour SA in 2018

Jampacked Productions has announced that it will bring five international bands to South Africa. Hands Like Houses, Fit for a King, Secrets, Our Last Night, and Dance Gavin Dance are scheduled to tour the country during the course of 2018. The dates for each show will be announced soon.

2 Nov 2017

Lady Antebellum cancel South African tour

Lady Antebellum's concerts on 13 October in Cape Town and 15 October in Johannesburg have been canceled. It has been advised that in the best interests of Lady A's Hillary Scott's health and that of her twins, that the tour no longer go ahead in South Africa. Ticketing Information: All...

26 Sep 2017

Rocking the Daisies 2017 is sold out

Rocking the Daisies 2017 is officially sold out. This is the fastest the festival has sold out in its 12-year history. Festival fans bought their tickets from as early as December 2016. The festival has opened a ticket waiting list, where fans can join the queue for the opportunity to purchase...

19 Sep 2017

Red Bull releases limited edition Culture Clash cans

To coincide with the 2017 Red Bull Culture Clash, Red Bull has unveiled four limited edition Culture Clash cans, which feature the four headline musicians; AKA, DJ Tira, Patoranking, and Admiral & Jahseed. The limited edition set of cans is available in-store nationally. The 2017 Red Bull...

18 Aug 2017

Ster-Kinekor, DIFF partner in Wavescape Film Festival screening

Ster-Kinekor and the Durban International Film Festival have entered a partnership that will see a free-to-attend public outdoor screening of four films at the Bay of Plenty on 16 July 2017. Ster-Kinekor has collaborated with National Film and Video Foundation and this year's Youth Achiever Award...

13 Jul 2017

Fokofpolisiekar raise over R1 million through crowdfunding

On the 17th May 2017 Fokofpolisiekar broke a South African record, raising over R1 million in rewards-based crowdfunding with for their next studio album.

17 May 2017

RTD, OppiKoppi collaborate on 2017 events

Rocking the Daisies and OppiKoppi will be collaborating on this year's events. OppiKoppi will be taking place on the same weekend as #RTD2017 (5-8 October) this year, with both festivals sharing their headlining acts. The combined attendance at both festivals is expected to reach 45,000, as fans...

18 Apr 2017

Brenda Fassie fans invited to break ticket sales record

Morula Casino and RT Concerts aim to sell 200,000 tickets to the Brenda Fassie Tribute show from 28 April to 30 April - thus breaking the South African record for the most tickets sold to a local show in the space of three days. The show, which will be held in September 2016, will showcase Brenda...

29 Apr 2016

Overdrive - free online music magazine launches

Overdrive, a free online music magazine, focusing on the genres of rock, indie, alternative and punk has launched in South Africa. The launch issue features South African band Shortstraw along with popular UK bands Idlewild, China Drum and Ben Howard as well as American band, Little Hurricane....

3 Mar 2015

Diarise February for KDay 2015 in Cape Town

The next KDay musical festival will be held on 28 February 2015 at the Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town. Sponsored by KFM and MTN, acts so far include Micasa, Prime Circle, DJ Kent, Beatenberg, Elvis Blue, Goodluck, Jimmy Nevis, Lloyd Cele, Matthew Mole, with more to come. Tickets are priced from...

10 Nov 2014

Artjamming to open megastore at V&A Waterfront
Artjamming to open megastore at V&A Waterfront

Some people jam to music, here people jam art. At Artjamming, you simply walk in and let your imagination take hold of the paint brushes. The new Artjamming Megatore opens is doors at the V&A Waterfront this October. If painting on canvas is not your thing, try your hand at mosaic or the Crazy Slash...

18 Sep 2013

Deep sole for #GetThemSomeShoes
Deep sole for #GetThemSomeShoes

Ahead of the 2013 SAMAs, Mi Casa did a live studio stream via YouTube late last week with #GetThemSomeShoes. All Mi Casa fans could #askMiCasa any questions they wanted via Twitter during the live stream. launched the #GetThemSomeShoes initiative on 4 April 2013 with the aim of donating...

6 May 2013

#5GumExperience announcement next week
#5GumExperience announcement next week

Remember that awesome #5GumExperience featuring Two door Cinema Club held earlier this year? Well, brace yourselves South Africa, because the next "experience" is being announced next week. All will be revealed next week Tuesday and Wednesday in Jozi and Cape Town respectively, when the announcement...

28 Sep 2012

Urban music festival in Pietermaritzburg

The Woodburn Stadium in Pietermaritzburg will host the Gagasi FM Play Music Festival on Sunday 2 September 2012 from 10am until 10pm. DJs include King Sfiso, Vumar, Lab, Mzokoloko along with Thandolwethu, Kini Shandu as MCs. Catch live performances by Toya Delazy, AKA, Black Motion, Chiano SKyy...

31 Aug 2012

Newcomer Zahara's debut album breaks record

Newcomer Zahara has broken the 200 000 unit sales mark with her debut album, uLoliwe. Released in late August 2011, the Eastern Cape-born Zahara's tunes have notched her a multi-platinum record. Says EMI Music / CCP Records marketing manager Wandile Sikhosana, "It's been a while since I've witnessed...

28 Sep 2011

MTV base Nights feature new hip-hop star
MTV base Nights feature new hip-hop star

On 2 April 2010, MTV base (DStv Channel 322) will be taking over Chrome with hip-hop sensation JR live on stage, giving Cape Town clubbers a taste of one of the brightest new stars on the SA hip-hop scene. JR is benefitting from the new MTV base Nights initiative “Brand: New” which will see huge...

30 Mar 2010

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