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#BehindtheBrandManager: Terri Verhoeven of Big Concerts on navigating the new events, entertainment space
#BehindtheBrandManager: Terri Verhoeven of Big Concerts on navigating the new events, entertainment spaceArticle

This month, we uncover the heroes behind the brands that millions of South Africans take into their homes and hearts every day. We find out more from Terri Verhoeven, senior operations manager at Big Concerts...

Ruth Cooper 1 Apr 2021

Big Concerts, The Entertainment Group partner with Health Passport Europe in aim to safely reopen SA's events industry
Big Concerts, The Entertainment Group partner with Health Passport Europe in aim to safely reopen SA's events industryArticle

Big Concerts and The Entertainment Group have partnered with the Irish-based Health Passport Europe in an effort to reopen the South African events industry while adhering to Covid-19 safety protocols. The companies will be using rapid Covid-19 testing and the Health Passport Europe mobile technology...

11 Jan 2021

WWE Live comes back to SA in April 2020
WWE Live comes back to SA in April 2020Article

The WWE Live show will make its comeback in South Africa in 2020, at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on 29 April 2020, Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on 30 April 2020 and Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg from 1 to 2 May 2020...

4 Dec 2019

KISS to come to South Africa in July 2020
KISS to come to South Africa in July 2020Article

American rock band KISS will come to South Africa in 2020! Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer will be taking to the stage at the Tickepro Dome in Johannesburg on 25 July 2020...

14 Nov 2019

Gregory Alan Isakov to open for Passenger on SA tour
Gregory Alan Isakov to open for Passenger on SA tourArticle

South African-born, Colorado-based indie-folk artist Gregory Alan Isakov has been announced as the opening act for Passenger's upcoming tour of South Africa...

4 Nov 2019

Lighthouse Family to tour South Africa for the first time in March 2020
Lighthouse Family to tour South Africa for the first time in March 2020Article

The Lighthouse Family SA tour has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The British musical duo, Tunde Baiyewu and Paul Tucker AKA Lighthouse Family, will be embarking on their first tour of South Africa in March 2020...

29 Oct 2019

#StartupStory: Zeelo launches in South Africa
#StartupStory: Zeelo launches in South AfricaArticle

Zeelo, the shared transportation service, has launched in South Africa - it's first overseas market after the UK...

Evan-Lee Courie 16 Aug 2019

Sam Smith's Cape Town performances cancelled
Sam Smith's Cape Town performances cancelledArticle

Sam Smith will longer perform at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on 17 and 18 April 2019...

17 Apr 2019

5 reasons why Ed Sheeran's last SA gig was pure magic
5 reasons why Ed Sheeran's last SA gig was pure magicArticle

Ed Sheeran's last gig of this leg of his Divide World tour, presented by Big Concerts, was spent engaging a capacity crowd at Cape Town Stadium. We witnessed an artist comfortable in his own sound and someone who has come a long way but still remembers the core of what makes him unique...

Juanita Pienaar 29 Mar 2019

Passenger to tour SA in November
Passenger to tour SA in NovemberArticle

Passenger will perform at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on 23 November 2019 before heading to Cape Town to perform at the GrandWest Grand Arena on 26 November 2019...

29 Mar 2019

Ed Sheeran stuns at Cape Town Stadium
Ed Sheeran stuns at Cape Town StadiumArticle

Cape Town is the final stop for Ed Sheeran on his South African Divide Tour. If you were one of those die-hard fans who waited for hours in the Checkers queue or prayed they'd add another date for the Mother City, then you've probably been glued to social media this past weekend...

Ayesha Abrahams 28 Mar 2019

Shekhinah joins Passenger as Ed Sheeran's opening act in SA
Shekhinah joins Passenger as Ed Sheeran's opening act in SAArticle

Singer-songwriter Shekhinah will accompany Passenger as the opening act for Ed Sheeran when he performs in South Africa, this week...

25 Mar 2019

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

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

L.A. Cobra and Deadline to open for Judas Priest in SA
L.A. Cobra and Deadline to open for Judas Priest in SAArticle

L.A. Cobra and Deadline have been announced as the supporting acts for Judas Priest when the English heavy metal band tours South Africa for the first time in 2019...

29 Oct 2018

Siya Kolisi announced as Global Citizen: Mandela 100 advocate with key focus on hunger and nutrition
Siya Kolisi announced as Global Citizen: Mandela 100 advocate with key focus on hunger and nutritionArticle

International advocacy organisation Global Citizen has announced that Siya Kolisi will become an advocate for the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100...

Issued by OnPoint PR 19 Oct 2018

Global Citizen Festival announces partnerships with top South African broadcasters
Global Citizen Festival announces partnerships with top South African broadcastersArticle

International advocacy organisation Global Citizen has announced that DStv, SABC, and Viacom's MTV International will be the broadcast partners for the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100...

Issued by OnPoint PR 19 Oct 2018

Dave Chappelle to tour South Africa for the first time
Dave Chappelle to tour South Africa for the first timeArticle

American stand-up comedian and actor Dave Chappelle will be touring South Africa for the first time with shows in Cape Town, Durban and Joburg this November and December...

2 Oct 2018

Judas Priest to tour South Africa in 2019
Judas Priest to tour South Africa in 2019Article

English heavy metal rock band Judas Priest will perform at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on 20 March 2019 before heading to the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on 22 March 2019...

26 Sep 2018

Lauryn Hill and Nas to perform in SA in 2019
Lauryn Hill and Nas to perform in SA in 2019Article

American singer, rapper, and songwriter Lauryn Hill will bring her The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour to the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on 2 February 2019...

5 Sep 2018

Bryan Ferry to tour SA in 2019
Bryan Ferry to tour SA in 2019Article

English singer and songwriter Bryan Ferry will perform at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on 14 February 2019 before heading north to perform at the Sun Arena at Time Square Casino in Pretoria on 16 February 2019...

3 Sep 2018

Sam Smith to tour South Africa in 2019
Sam Smith to tour South Africa in 2019Article

English singer-songwriter Sam Smith will bring his 'Thrill of it All' Tour to South Africa in April 2019...

28 Aug 2018

WONDERboom to support Guns N' Roses on first SA tour
WONDERboom to support Guns N' Roses on first SA tourArticle

Legendary rockers Guns N' Roses will perform in South Africa for the first time in the band's history in November 2018. The band will be supported by South African rock legends WONDERboom when they perform at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on 29 November 2018...

2 Aug 2018

Chris Tucker to tour South Africa in November
Chris Tucker to tour South Africa in NovemberArticle

American actor and stand-up comedian Chris Tucker will tour South Africa with his new comedy show in November 2018...

31 Jul 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

Guns N' Roses to tour South Africa for the first time
Guns N' Roses to tour South Africa for the first timeArticle

Legendary rock band Guns N' Roses will make a stop in South Africa on their Not In This Lifetime Tour, later this year. The band will be performing one show at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on 29 November 2018.

5 Jun 2018

Dein Perry's Tap Dogs brings high-energy dance to South Africa
Dein Perry's Tap Dogs brings high-energy dance to South AfricaArticle

Dein Perry's Tap Dogs comes to South Africa with shows heading for Cape Town on 22 August at the Grand Arena, GranWest and Johannesburg on 29 August 2018 at Montecasino...

26 Mar 2018

Santana adds Durban stop on SA tour
Santana adds Durban stop on SA tourArticle

Santana will include a stop in Durban during his Divination World Tour in South Africa. Santana will perform at the Cape Town Stadium in Cape Town on 11 April 2018, the ICC in Durban on 13 April 2018, and the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on 14 April 2018.

20 Feb 2018

Collecting all the soul in the (life)house
Collecting all the soul in the (life)houseArticle

Sunday, 4 February 2018 is a night I'd been waiting for roughly half my life. Ever since I first heard the lilting strain of Collective Soul's Run on 5FM when I was a teen, I'd completely stop what I'm doing, close my eyes and feel the music...

Leigh Andrews 5 Feb 2018

Cartoon Network Live! comes to South Africa
Cartoon Network Live! comes to South AfricaArticle

Cartoon Network Live! will be coming to South Africa for the very first time from 26 June to 15 July 2018.

29 Jan 2018

Katy Perry to tour South Africa
Katy Perry to tour South AfricaArticle

Katy Perry will be performing in South Africa for the very first time as part of her WITNESS: The Tour. Produced by Big Concerts, Katy Perry will perform in Johannesburg on 18 and 20 July 2018 at the Ticketpro Dome.

24 Jan 2018

Carlos Santana returns to South Africa
Carlos Santana returns to South AfricaArticle

Big Concerts, in association with CapeTalk, 702 and Channel 24, has announced the return of Santana to South Africa in 2018, with performances in Cape Town on 11 April at the Cape Town Stadium and Johannesburg on 13 April 2018 at the Ticket Dome.

6 Dec 2017

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

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

Extra date added for John Legend Cape Town tour
Extra date added for John Legend Cape Town tourArticle

Due to exceptional demand Big Concerts International has announced that a third date has been added to the John Legend tour in Cape Town at the Grand Arena, GrandWest on 11 November 2017.

27 Sep 2017

John Legend brings Darkness and Light tour to South Africa
John Legend brings Darkness and Light tour to South AfricaArticle

Ten time Grammy Award winner and multi platinum selling artist John Legend will be returning to South Africa with his highly anticipated Darkness and Light Global tour in November 2017.

22 Aug 2017

Brian McKnight and Brandy live in SA in December
Brian McKnight and Brandy live in SA in DecemberArticle

The Legends of R&B, in association with Big Concerts, returns to South Africa in December 2017 and will feature performances by Brian McKnight and Brandy.

31 Jul 2017

Bryan Adams returning to SA: Get Up World Tour
Bryan Adams returning to SA: Get Up World TourArticle

Bryan Adams will be returning to South Africa performing all his hits in four cities as part of his Get Up World Tour...

12 Jun 2017

Justin Bieber - Cape Town
Justin Bieber - Cape TownGallery

Justin Bieber, with support from local act Sketchy Bongo, played to an adoring crowd at the Cape Town Stadium last night, 17 May.

18 May 2017

Justin Bieber Johannesburg Concert
Everything you need to know about the Justin Bieber Johannesburg ConcertArticle

Here's a list of all you need to know to help you get to the Justin Bieber Purpose World Tour Concert, happening in Johannesburg on Sunday, 14 May 2017 at the FNB Stadium...

11 May 2017

Sketchy Bongo
Sketchy Bongo announced as Justin Bieber's supporting actArticle

Local producer and DJ, Sketchy Bongo has been announced as Justin Bieber's supporting act, when the global star performs in South Africa, as part of his World Tour in May 2017...

5 May 2017

Go see Blue Man Group!
Go see Blue Man Group!Article

Blue Man Group now gives Cape Town a taste of their unique entertainment with their New World Tour at GrandWest in Cape Town till 26 March.

Ruth Cooper 23 Mar 2017

Lady Antebellum to tour South Africa
Lady Antebellum to tour South AfricaArticle

Big Concerts has announced that Lady Antebellum will be touring South Africa for the first time in 2017 performing in Cape Town on 13th October 2017 at the Grand Arena, GrandWest followed by Johannesburg on 15th October 2017 at the Ticketpro Dome.

1 Mar 2017

Lord of the Dance performs in Johannesburg and Cape Town
Lord of the Dance performs in Johannesburg and Cape TownArticle

Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games returns to Johannesburg and makes its first appearance in Cape Town in August 2017...

23 Feb 2017

Blue Man Group extends JHB show dates
Blue Man Group extends JHB show datesArticle

An extra week has been added to the Blue Man Group run in Johannesburg due to high demand. The show commenced at the Teatro at Montecasino in Johannesburg on 7 February and will now run until 18 March. It will then head to Cape Town from 21 March - 26 March.

21 Feb 2017

Big Concert's big shows for 2017
Big Concert's big shows for 2017Article

Big Concerts has confirmed five tours for 2017 thus far, including Blue Man Group, The Vamps, Legends of R&B 2 featuring The Whispers, The Stylistics and Lenny Williams, The Lumineers and Justin Bieber.

21 Dec 2016

The Vamps to tour South Africa
The Vamps to tour South AfricaArticle

Big Concerts confirmed today that The Vamps will be touring South Africa for the very first time performing in Cape Town on 18th March 2017 at Kirstenbosch Gardens and Johannesburg on 20th March 2017 at the TicketPro Dome.

9 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Lifestyle
#BestofBiz 2016: LifestyleArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Lifestyle & Entertainment portal over the past year below.

8 Dec 2016

Justin Bieber South Africa tour dates announced
Justin Bieber South Africa tour dates announcedArticle

Global superstar Justin Bieber announced today that his Purpose World Tour will be coming to South Africa in 2017. He will be performing on Sunday 14 May at the FNB Stadium in Joburg and on Wednesday 17 May at the Cape Town Stadium.

8 Dec 2016

The Lumineers return to SA
The Lumineers return to SAArticle

Big Concerts confirmed today that The Lumineers will be coming to South Africa touring in support of their latest smash hit album, Cleopatra. They will be performing in Cape Town on 26th April 2017 at Green Point Park and 28th April 2017 at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg.

7 Sep 2016

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