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#MusicExchange: Latheem Gabriel
#MusicExchange: Latheem Gabriel

Latheem Gabriel is an artist who has been writing music since the age of 16. He is trained on the violin and guitar and considers his music social, global, and self-conscious.

By Martin Myers 7 hours ago

Byron Klassen receives 2017 ImpACT award
Byron Klassen receives 2017 ImpACT award

The 2017 Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Awards was hosted by Sun International at The Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg on 17 November 2017.

1 day ago

Solange Knowles to perform at Afropunk Festival
Solange Knowles to perform at Afropunk Festival

The global Afropunk Festival, hosted by Constitution Hill, takes place on 30 and 31 December 2017. The festival welcomes artists such as Solange Knowles, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Laura Mvula, King Tha and more.

1 day ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: Behind the scenes of SA's top festivals with Steyn Entertainment
#EntrepreneurMonth: Behind the scenes of SA's top festivals with Steyn Entertainment

We got in touch with Steyn Entertainment director George Avakian to go behind the scenes of what it takes to successfully manage one of South Africa's biggest and most popular music fests for #EntrpreneurMonth.

By Ruth Cooper 2 days ago

Tribute Fest 2017 honours music legends
Tribute Fest 2017 honours music legends

The fourth annual Tribute Fest is set to hit centre stage at the Hillcrest Quarry, Durbanville on 26 December, and will feature a 12-hour music tribute to some of the great musical legends of all time.

17 Nov 2017

Black Coffee, Mi Casa and The Kiffness to headline at Vic Falls Carnival
Black Coffee, Mi Casa and The Kiffness to headline at Vic Falls Carnival

The 2017 iflix Vic Falls Carnival, which takes place between 29-31 December 2017, brings you the perfect ingredients of music, adventure and unforgettable memories for your New Year's Even celebrations.

17 Nov 2017

Cape Town's top artists to perform at CT festive lights switch-on event
Cape Town's top artists to perform at CT festive lights switch-on event

The City of Cape Town has unveiled the performance line-up for the annual Cape Town festive lights switch-on open-air event. The switch-on event will be held at the Grand Parade and surrounding streets in the CBD on 3 December 2017.

17 Nov 2017

South African Hip-Hop Awards voting now open
South African Hip-Hop Awards voting now open

Voting for the seventh annual South African Hip-Hop Awards (SAHHAs) is now open. The winners of the 2017 SAHHAs will be announced at the The Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City in Johannesburg on 13 December 2017.

16 Nov 2017

2017 AFRIMA winners announced
2017 AFRIMA winners announced

The winners of the 2017 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) were announced on 12 November 2017. The fourth annual AFRIMA awards ceremony was hosted by Akon and Sophy.

16 Nov 2017

#MusicExchange: Billy Monama
#MusicExchange: Billy Monama

Band leader and guitarist, Billy Monama has just released his debut album Rebounce - the album plays like his auto-biography and tells of various significant landmarks in his life.

By Martin Myers 15 Nov 2017

Incubus announces first SA tour in Cape Town, Pretoria in February 2018
Incubus announces first SA tour in Cape Town, Pretoria in February 2018

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of their first major label album S.C.I.E.N.C.E with a world tour, Incubus has announced its first South African tour in Cape Town and Pretoria in February 2018...

13 Nov 2017

Big Band Festival brings international jazz stars to Tshwane
Big Band Festival brings international jazz stars to Tshwane

The inaugural Tshwane International Big Band Festival will take place at Freedom Park in Tshwane on 8-9 December 2017.

10 Nov 2017

Crash Test Dummies to tour SA in 2018
Crash Test Dummies to tour SA in 2018

Crash Test Dummies will be touring their greatest hits at Hillcrest Quarry in Cape Town on 17 February 2018 and at the Pretoria National Botanical Gardens on 18 of February 2018.

9 Nov 2017

Arno Carstens, Goodluck and Matthew Mole to headline Vergenoegd's Live Summer Sunday Concerts
Arno Carstens, Goodluck and Matthew Mole to headline Vergenoegd's Live Summer Sunday Concerts

Enjoy delicious wine, bubbly, food and great music at this year's Live Summer Sunday Concert at Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate from the 3 December 2017 until 8 April 2018.

9 Nov 2017

Welcome the new year with Cape Town Calling
Welcome the new year with Cape Town Calling

The inaugural Cape Town Calling New Year's Eve festival will be held at the Heritage Square in Cape Town on 31 December 2017.

9 Nov 2017

+LIVE+ deliver with Reunion World Tour
+LIVE+ deliver with Reunion World Tour

If there is one band I'll never pass up the chance to see, it's +LIVE+. The Bellville Velodrome in 2006, frontman Ed Kowalczyk singing Throwing Copper unplugged in 2015, and now the 25-year Reunion World Tour.

By Shan Radcliffe 8 Nov 2017

#StartupStory: The Record Drop helps SA musicians become CEO of their own destiny
#StartupStory: The Record Drop helps SA musicians become CEO of their own destiny

Solo musician Damian Malgas has first-hand experience of the challenges faced when it comes to having your music heard as a new artist, often the main issue for up and coming independent artists is distribution...

By Ruth Cooper 8 Nov 2017

Shekhinah at the Red Bull Studios, Cape Town on 5fm Live - The Forbes and Fix Show - image credit: .
Shekhinah on her debut album, Rosegold

Singer-songwriter, Shekhinah explains what sets her and her music apart, who her musical idols are and the goals she ultimately wants to achieve with her music and with the release of Rosegold...

By Juanita Pienaar 7 Nov 2017

#MusicExchange: Spencer Proffer
#MusicExchange: Spencer Proffer

In an exclusive interview with Bizcommunity, we speak to an extraordinary man and talent, international music and media producer, Spencer Proffer. Spencer is visiting South Africa this week to produce a groundbreaking new way to expose a film.

By Martin Myers 7 Nov 2017

Maribou State to perform in CT and JHB
Maribou State to perform in CT and JHB

Maribou State will be touring South Africa in December 2017. The British electronic duo will be performing at Mercury Live in Cape Town on 8 December 2017 and The Good Luck Bar in Johannesburg on 9 December 2017.

3 Nov 2017

Emily Capell, Monark and Henry Ate to support Texas Live in SA
Emily Capell, Monark and Henry Ate to support Texas Live in SA

UK singer-songwriter Emily Capell will be performing at Cape Town's Kirstenbosch Gardens along with Henry Ate and Texas on Friday, 8 December, and in Johannesburg with Henry Ate and pop-rock sensation Monark on Sunday, 10 December 2017.

2 Nov 2017

2018 Standard Bank Young Artists announced
2018 Standard Bank Young Artists announced

The Standard Bank Young Artist (SBYA) awards winners for 2018 have been announced.

2 Nov 2017

True Music Africa launches four-city tour
True Music Africa launches four-city tour

Boiler Room and Ballantine's Scotch Whisky has announced the launch of True Music Africa - a four-city tour, kicking off in Cape Town on 23 November and continuing on to Cameroon, Nairobi and Johannesburg.

2 Nov 2017

The Kiffness and Nomadic Orchestra to headline at River Republic 2017
The Kiffness and Nomadic Orchestra to headline at River Republic 2017

River Republic, in partnership with Savanna and the Red Hot Events, will take place from 24-26 November 2017 at the Round the Bend Lodge, Breede River, Swellendam.

2 Nov 2017

Early bird tickets now on sale for new Bazique Festival
Early bird tickets now on sale for new Bazique Festival

The Bazique Festival will be held at the Elgin Grabouw Country Club in Grabouw on 16-18 March 2018. The three-day festival will feature international acts and performing arts across six stages.

2 Nov 2017

Stephan Bodzin to tour Cape Town
Stephan Bodzin to tour Cape Town

The Stephan Bodzin Live SA Tour, presented by Olmeca, makes its way to Cape Town on Friday, 1 December at the Zip-Zap Dome.

1 Nov 2017

Akon to host Afrima 2017
Akon to host Afrima 2017

Music star, Akon, has been announced as host of the 4th annual All Africa Music Awards (Afrima), taking place on Sunday, 12 November at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos, Nigeria.

1 Nov 2017

Collective Soul with guest Lifehouse to perform in SA
Collective Soul with guest Lifehouse to perform in SA

Collective Soul will be performing in South Africa, next year. Supported by Lifehouse, the band will be performing at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on 2 February 2018 and the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on 4 February 2018.

1 Nov 2017

Jarrad Ricketts wins espYoungLegends, CTIJF performance
Jarrad Ricketts wins espYoungLegends, CTIJF performance

Jarrad Ricketts has been named as the winner of the third espYoungLegends 2018 online talent competition.

31 Oct 2017

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