#MusicExchange: The Shabs
#MusicExchange: The Shabs

"Can You Hear Us at the Back" is the first single and album title track from Cape Town-based folk-punk band The Shabs. The album is set for release on the 1 March 2019...

By Martin Myers 23 hours ago

In review: #BONOBOLive
In review: #BONOBOLive

Charles Siboto shares how he was mesmerised by Bonobo's upbeat, tranquil electronic sounds at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens...

By Charles Siboto 15 Feb 2019

Moonstruck with Simply Asia and CapeTalk returns to Clifton
Moonstruck with Simply Asia and CapeTalk returns to Clifton

Your favourite shore-side festival is back! The annual Moonstruck Beach festival, with Simply Asia brings music and moonlight back to the beach...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 15 Feb 2019

Ben Harper to tour South Africa in June
Ben Harper to tour South Africa in June

Grammy Award-winning musician Ben Harper will bring his genre-blending mix of folk, blues, hard rock, country, jazz and reggae to South Africa in June 2019...

13 Feb 2019

#MusicExchange: Chadleigh Gowar
#MusicExchange: Chadleigh Gowar

Chadleigh Gowar is going to have a stellar year. He opens the new venue Jazz on Red at the Radisson Red Hotel at the V &A Waterfront on Friday, 22 February 2019...

By Martin Myers 12 Feb 2019

Davido to perform at Shimmy Beach Club
Davido to perform at Shimmy Beach Club

Fresh from his performance at the O2 Arena in the UK, the reigning king of Afro-beats, Davido, will perform a one-night-only show at the Shimmy Beach Club in Cape Town on 9 March 2019...

7 Feb 2019

Simphiwe Dana's Annual Congregation at The Lyric Theatre
Simphiwe Dana's Annual Congregation at The Lyric Theatre

The Simphiwe Dana congregants will once again worship at the "Church of Dana" when Bassline Live and Radio 2000 present the Simphiwe Dana Annual Congregation live at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, on 2 March...

Issued by OnPoint PR 7 Feb 2019

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CTIJF to promote Khayelitsha as a tourist destination

The 2019 Cape Town International Jazz Festival has set up a tourism hub with the aim to promote local township tourism, create jobs and encourage awareness about under-explored tourism options for visitors...

6 Feb 2019

SA Backline endorses Howard Audio
SA Backline endorses Howard Audio

R. Gorksie Madeira and his company SA Backline have supplied Howard Audio with an awesome Yamaha C3 grand piano - and they are very excited to be able to offer their clients this amazing instrument to record...

Issued by Howard Audio 6 Feb 2019

#MusicExchange: Jeri Silverman
#MusicExchange: Jeri Silverman

Delicate. Raw. Unapologetic. South African-born singer-songwriter Jeri Silverman crafts soul-stirring melodies with a percussive folk-pop edge. Swapping seascapes for the skyscrapers of New York, the concrete sidewalks emboldened her to pick up a guitar and write music...

By Martin Myers 6 Feb 2019

South Africa to celebrate Oliver Mtukudzi at Joburg Theatre
South Africa to celebrate Oliver Mtukudzi at Joburg Theatre

South Africans will come together to celebrate the life and music of Zimbabwe's master of song, Oliver Mtukudzi, at The Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein on 5 February 2019...

5 Feb 2019

Cape Town International Jazz Festival adds 15 more eclectic artists to 2019 line-up
Cape Town International Jazz Festival adds 15 more eclectic artists to 2019 line-up

Organisers of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF), taking place 29 and 30 March, have announced a further 15 performing artists from around the globe to join the 2019 line-up...

Issued by espAfrika 30 Jan 2019

#MusicExchange: The Rudimentals
#MusicExchange: The Rudimentals

The Rudimentals, the nine-piece Ska reggae band, are a household name in the live music scene in Cape Town. The band will kick off their 2019 live performance season with a show at De Waal Park in Gardens in Cape Town on 3 February 2019...

By Martin Myers 29 Jan 2019

Zimbabwean music legend, Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi dies at 66
Zimbabwean music legend, Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi dies at 66

Celebrated singer, songwriter and guitarist Dr Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi passed away, aged 66, in Harare on 23 January 2019...

29 Jan 2019

Bobby van Jaarsveld, Matthew Mole and more to perform at 2019 Lekkerland Carnival
Bobby van Jaarsveld, Matthew Mole and more to perform at 2019 Lekkerland Carnival

The 2019 Lekkerland Carnival will be held at Dullstroom Green in Mpumalanga from 22-24 March 2019...

28 Jan 2019

Lush Festival moves to Clarens and Wheatus and Youngr to perform
Lush Festival moves to Clarens and Wheatus and Youngr to perform

Lush Festival will return over the Easter Weekend from 18-21 April 2019 at its new venue, Noah's Cheese on the farm Node in Clarens, Free State...

25 Jan 2019

Wheatus, Youngr and Jeremy Loops to headline Splashy Fen 2019
Wheatus, Youngr and Jeremy Loops to headline Splashy Fen 2019

This year earmarks 30 since the first Splashy Fen Music Festival and in celebration, the festival has lined up 11 local international performs who will take to the stage at the Splashy Fen farm outside Underberg from 18-22 April 2019...

24 Jan 2019

Guns N' Roses drummer to join Jason Oosthuizen's tribute show in Cape Town
Guns N' Roses drummer to join Jason Oosthuizen's tribute show in Cape Town

Guns N' Roses drummer Frank Ferrer will join Jason Oosthuizen's tribute show, Guns N' Roses & Friends, at the Hillcrest Quarry in Durbanville, Cape Town on 15 March 2019...

24 Jan 2019

#MusicExchange: Ashlinn Gray
#MusicExchange: Ashlinn Gray

Twenty-one-year-old Ashlinn Gray is making waves in 2019. The South African-born singer-songwriter plays with the light and dark sides of her struggle for truth and authenticity...

By Martin Myers 22 Jan 2019

Andrea Bocelli to tour South Africa
Andrea Bocelli to tour South Africa

Andrea Bocelli, with a 140-piece symphony orchestra and choir, is set to perform at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on 18 April 2019 and at the Val de Vie Estate in Paarl on 22 April 2019...

22 Jan 2019

Ryan Murgatroyd, Kid Fonque, TheLazarusman to join DJ Bonobo at Sounds Wild
Ryan Murgatroyd, Kid Fonque, TheLazarusman to join DJ Bonobo at Sounds Wild

South African musicians Ryan Murgatroyd, Kid Fonque, and TheLazarusman will join DJ Bonobo on stage when he performs at Sounds Wild in Johannesburg on 9 February 2019...

21 Jan 2019

#MusicExchange: EMERGER
#MusicExchange: EMERGER

Soundscapes of dreamy, synth-driven melodies, cinematic progressions, powerhouse pop vocals, and punchy hip-hop inspired beats - this is the sonic palate of alt-pop duo EMERGER...

By Martin Myers 15 Jan 2019

Kwesta, AKA, and 80 unique acts to perform at Riky Rick's Cotton Fest
Kwesta, AKA, and 80 unique acts to perform at Riky Rick's Cotton Fest

Combining his love of music and fashion, Riky Rick will present his inaugural Cotton Fest at The Station in Newtown, Johannesburg on 2 February 2019...

15 Jan 2019

Counting down the days to Up the Creek 2019 - final line-up released
Counting down the days to Up the Creek 2019 - final line-up released

Up the Creek 2019 will be taking place from the 7-10 February at the Breede River in the Western Cape...

14 Jan 2019

Stone Jets to support James Morrison on SA tour, plus an extra date
Stone Jets to support James Morrison on SA tour, plus an extra date

James Morrison has added an extra date to his tour of the country and the support act is announced...

10 Jan 2019

Lira, Mi Casa, Soweto String Quartet to perform at 2019 Glenlivet JazzTown Sun Met
Lira, Mi Casa, Soweto String Quartet to perform at 2019 Glenlivet JazzTown Sun Met

The Glenlivet JazzTown is set to return at the 2019 Sun Met, which will be held on 26 January 2019 at the Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town...

9 Jan 2019

Deezer SA reveals 'most streamed' music in 2018
Deezer SA reveals 'most streamed' music in 2018

Deezer has revealed the top songs, artists and albums that South Africans listened to in 2018...

20 Dec 2018

Imogen Heap adds South Africa to 2019 Mycelia World Tour
Imogen Heap adds South Africa to 2019 Mycelia World Tour

Grammy award-winning recording artist and technology innovator Imogen Heap has added South Africa to her Mycelia World Tour...

19 Dec 2018

#MusicExchange: The Capitals
#MusicExchange: The Capitals

Hailing from the capital city Pretoria, the band The Capitals are on tour in the Western Cape this festive season...

By Martin Myers 18 Dec 2018

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