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 Thundafund.com 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. Zando.co.za 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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