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Afropunk Joburg to announce 2018 lineup with a treasure hunt
Afropunk Joburg to announce 2018 lineup with a treasure hunt

The Afropunk Festival will return to Constitution Hill in Johannesburg on 30-31 December 2018. Last year, the festival made its African debut as 20 000 people from all over South Africa and the world descended on Constitution Hill in Johannesburg to bring in the New Year.

3 days ago

Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse celebrates Mandela 100 with tribute playlist on Deezer
Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse celebrates Mandela 100 with tribute playlist on Deezer

South African musician Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse has compiled a special tribute playlist for Nelson Mandela's centenary birthday on music service Deezer...

3 days ago

Blind Butcher, Dawn Brothers added to Oppikoppi lineup
Blind Butcher, Dawn Brothers added to Oppikoppi lineup

Oppikoppi #OK24Nomakanjani has added Blind Butcher from Switzerland and Dawn Brothers from the Netherlands to the lineup...

13 Jul 2018

Durban International Blues Fest returns to Zack's at Wilson's Wharf
Durban International Blues Fest returns to Zack's at Wilson's Wharf

The 14th annual Durban International Blues Festival will be held at Zack's at Wilson's Wharf in Durban from 27-29 September 2018.

13 Jul 2018

Introducing 'Sweet Beats'
Introducing 'Sweet Beats'

Strawberry Lips presents Sweet Beats - a monthly online showcase of female DJs, aptly referred to as the Sweet Beats Sistaz...

Issued by Offlimit Communications 12 Jul 2018

Louie Vega to headline dance lineup at DStv Delicious International Food and Music Fest
Louie Vega to headline dance lineup at DStv Delicious International Food and Music Fest

The DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival will be held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Midrand, Johannesburg from 22-23 September 2018. Grammy award-winner Louie Vega will lead the dance music lineup at the two-day festival.

11 Jul 2018

#MusicExchange: Karyn White
#MusicExchange: Karyn White

American, award-winning songstress Karyn White known for hit singles Superwoman, Secret Rendezvous, The Way You Love Me, and the US Hot 100 number one single Romantic, will be headlining the Divas Tour at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on 28 July 2018...

By Martin Myers 10 Jul 2018

Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Pharrell Williams and Oprah to appear at Global Citizen Festival in South Africa
Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Pharrell Williams and Oprah to appear at Global Citizen Festival in South Africa

Newswatch: International advocacy organisation Global Citizen officially announced today that Beyoncé and Jay-Z will headline the first Global Citizen Festival to be held in Africa, a free-ticketed event on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.

9 Jul 2018

Freshlyground, Lady Zamar to headline the 2018 Vic Falls Carnival
Freshlyground, Lady Zamar to headline the 2018 Vic Falls Carnival

The 2018 Vic Falls Carnival will return to Victoria Falls at the Zambezi River between Zambia and Zimbabwe from 29-31 December 2018. The lineup for this year's edition will include talent from around Africa.

3 Jul 2018

Tina: Simply the Best debuts in Johannesburg
Tina: Simply the Best debuts in Johannesburg

From the producers of The Greatest Love of All Show and The Michael Jackson HIStory Show comes a brand-new tribute show.

2 Jul 2018

#MusicExchange: Sophia Foster
#MusicExchange: Sophia Foster

The Artscape Arena Theatre will host to the empowerment initiative Fostering Fever on 20-21 July 2018...

By Martin Myers 2 Jul 2018

Extra date added to Ed Sheeran's SA tour
Extra date added to Ed Sheeran's SA tour

An extra date has been added to Ed Sheeran's tour of South Africa. In addition to performing at the Cape Town Stadium in Cape Town on 27 March 2019, the British singer-songwriter will also perform at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on 23 March and 24 March 2019.

28 Jun 2018

Nigeria's Davido and South Africa's Sjava win big at BET Awards 2018
Nigeria's Davido and South Africa's Sjava win big at BET Awards 2018

The 18th annual BET Awards was hosted by Academy and Grammy-award winner Jamie Foxx at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, USA on 24 June 2018.

27 Jun 2018

#MusicExchange: Alistair Izobell
#MusicExchange: Alistair Izobell

The festive musical production Satin to Sequins - More than a Minstrel, directed by the award-winning Alistair Izobell, will light up the Baxter Concert Hall stage in Cape Town for three weeks from 28 June 2018.

By Martin Myers 26 Jun 2018

Dead Meadow, Nonn and more added to Endless Daze lineup
Dead Meadow, Nonn and more added to Endless Daze lineup

Four international acts have been added to the Endless Daze Festival 2018 lineup...

25 Jun 2018

Ed Sheeran to tour South Africa in 2019
Ed Sheeran to tour South Africa in 2019

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is set to tour South Africa in March 2019. Sheeran will perform at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on 23 and 24 March 2019 and at the Cape Town Stadium in Cape Town on 27 March 2019.

25 Jun 2018

aKing's Laudo Liebenberg and Just Jinjer's Ard Matthews join Blood Brothers 2018
aKing's Laudo Liebenberg and Just Jinjer's Ard Matthews join Blood Brothers 2018

The fourth annual Blood Brothers will be held at the Zip Zap Circus School in Cape Town on 22 September 2018 and at the Platteland in Centurion, Pretoria on 29 September 2018...

22 Jun 2018

#MusicExchange: Karin Kortje
#MusicExchange: Karin Kortje

Karin Kortje will be at the Baxter Theatre Centre in Cape Town from 20-23 June 2018 in a show called The Diva and Maestro Collaboration Vol 2.

By Martin Myers 19 Jun 2018

David Puentez to headline Tremor Fest's South African debut
David Puentez to headline Tremor Fest's South African debut

The Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria will host the electronic music dance festival Tremor Fest as it makes its South African debut on 18 August 2018. German DJ and producer David Puentez has been named the festival's headliner.

19 Jun 2018

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#YouthMonth: Check up on your "strong friends"

This #YouthMonth I want to address something serious, something that we usually avoid talking about and something I wrangle with personally...

By Charles Siboto 14 Jun 2018

JOOX South Africa: Supporting SA artists through music streaming
JOOX South Africa: Supporting SA artists through music streaming

The recently launched music streaming platform JOOX South Africa aims to help promote local music and musicians through a strong catalogue of local artists and by partnering with major South African music events.

By Ruth Cooper 13 Jun 2018

#MusicExchange: Ernie Smith
#MusicExchange: Ernie Smith

Ernie Smith is an award-winning South African recording artist, He has recorded with the likes of Jonathan Butler, Kirk Whallum, Neville D, and Bebe Winans...

By Martin Myers 13 Jun 2018

Randy Crawford to bring Farewell Tour to South Africa
Randy Crawford to bring Farewell Tour to South Africa

American jazz and R&B singer Randy Crawford will bring her Farewell Tour to South Africa in October 2018. She will perform at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on 23 October 2018 and at the Sun Arena, Time Square in Pretoria on 26 October 2018.

12 Jun 2018

Karen Zoid, Kahn Morbee, Francois van Coke to feature at Republiek van Zoid Afrika
Karen Zoid, Kahn Morbee, Francois van Coke to feature at Republiek van Zoid Afrika

The Republiek van Zoid Afrika live arena concert will feature Karen Zoid alongside some of South Africa's top artists, on Friday, 15 June at the Sun Arena Times Square in Pretoria.

12 Jun 2018

Daughtry to tour South Africa with new album
Daughtry to tour South Africa with new album

American rockers Daughtry will tour South Africa in support of their brand new album Cage to Rattle, later this year. The band will perform at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on 25 October 2018, before heading over to the Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria on 27 October 2018.

12 Jun 2018

M.I.A. brings colour to the Old Biscuit Mill
M.I.A. brings colour to the Old Biscuit Mill

"M.I.A!, M.I.A!, M.I.A!, M.I.A!" Chanted about a thousand fans in a cramped warehouse at the Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock, Cape Town on 7 June 2018...

By Ashraf Hendricks 11 Jun 2018

Deborah Cox, Third World to perform at Soweto International Jazz Festival
Deborah Cox, Third World to perform at Soweto International Jazz Festival

The inaugural Soweto International Jazz Festival will be held at the at the Johannesburg Theatre Group's Soweto Theatre Festival Complex in Johannesburg from 14-17 June 2018...

11 Jun 2018

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Urban afro millennial 'internet artists' with real influence

Bonga Mpungose identifies the top 3 urban "internet artists" he believes brands need to work with if they want to engage with 18-24 afro millennials on campaigns...

By Bonga Mpungose Smanga 8 Jun 2018

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Beat the winter blues with Jazz on the Bay at The41

The41 in Camps Bay has launched it's once a month Jazz on the Bay offering to help Capetonians battle the winter blues with a fantastic beachfront view, a blazing fireplace, the soulful sounds of live jazz and delicious food paired with some fantastic wines...

By Cari Coetzee 8 Jun 2018

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