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A MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA UNVEILS – ‘THE SOWETO CENTRAL CHORUS AND FRIENDS’ FEATURING LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO, KHAYA MTHETHWA, AZANA, AND MORE

Prepare for an unforgettable harmonious journey as the Soweto Central Chorus proudly presents ‘The Soweto Central Chorus and Friends.’ Join us for a soul-stirring evening on Friday, 8 December 2023, at the iconic Rhema Bible Church. Embarking on a musical evolution, the Soweto Central Chorus curates an electrifying showcase with an A-list lineup, including the […]

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Hey Neighbour Phase Three Line-Up Confirmed: A Celebration of Music, Art, and Culture with Heineken

Hey there, Neighbours! Get ready to celebrate the good times at the ultimate lifestyle experience – Hey Neighbour. We are thrilled to announce the official Phase Three line-up for the upcoming festival, and we have some exciting news to share: Heineken® has come on board as the headline partner, bringing a whole new level of […]

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Grammy Winners Maxwell, Tems & Zakes Bantwini to Headline DStv Delicious Festival

A Decade of Delicious: DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival Celebrates in Style It’s time to mark your calendars and get your taste buds ready because the DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival is back, and this year it’s celebrating its 10th anniversary in grand style. Taking place on September 23 and 24, […]

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DStv Celebrates a Decade of Delicious International Food & Music Festival

Get ready for an unforgettable experience as Africa’s premier food and music festival, the Delicious International Food & Music Festival, celebrates its tenth anniversary. Presented by DStv, this extraordinary event promises a fusion of tantalizing flavors and captivating performances. Pre-registration is now open, offering discounted tickets and a chance to secure your spot ahead of the artist announcement. Join DStv and indulge in a feast for the senses at this remarkable festival. Stay tuned for updates on the festival’s website and social media channels. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary celebration of food, music, and culture!

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Hip-Hop Meets Culture At Hennessy’s Back To The City Event

At the Back To The City music festival in Johannesburg, South Africa, Hennessy was a headline sponsor, and we were lucky enough to be invited to witness what I would call the best hip-hop show of 2022.The show celebrated South African Hip-Hop culture, at one of South Africa’s biggest Hip-Hop events. BTTC was held at […]

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Showstopper Night comes back with a bang as Idols SA top 7 put on superstar performances

Celeb cameos, special effects, pyrotechnics, motorbikes, vibrant choreography, and the country’s best singers giving it their all: the Showstopper Night of Idols SA took production and entertainment value to new heights. Making it to the season 18 top 7 – after over 8.5 million viewer votes this week – were: Kabelo, Mpilo, Noxolo, Nozi, Thapelo, Ty Loner, […]

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Viwo finds her voice through her debut EP about love and experiences 

The soothing sounds of Viwo Kulati’s Afro-Pop and Jazz-influenced R&B Soul debut project are so refreshing and inspiring, to say the least.  The five-track debut EP sees the singer and songwriter finding her voice and speaking through love experiences. It captures beautifully the background of this talented, Eastern Cape-based artist.  After getting a push from […]

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BURNA BOY headlines the DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival in its first wave of announcements

Time to hit the “reset” button and let the good times roll again! Get ready for a flavourful fusion of international excellence, homegrown heritage and springtime fashion on 24 and 25 September 2022, when Nigerian megastar Burna Boy joins a host of South African and global stars at the DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival. This is […]

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Afrika Konekt: Nomzamo Mbatha, Lira, Mbuso Khoza, DJ Zinhle headline Pacinamix’s Africa month lifestyle digital experience

The Afrika Konekt live lifestyle African experience brings you all your favourites, Nomzamo Mbatha, Lira, Mbuso Khoza, DJ Zinhle and many more in a digital event that fuses African music, food, fashion and art not only to celebrate Africa’s creative originality but also to showcase Pacinamix’s resilience and agility during uncertain times.

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BRAND SA- AFRICA UNITE: ARTISTS COLLAB TO BRING HOPE AND CELEBRATE AFRICAN UNITY ON #AFRICADAY AMID COVID -19

Saturday, May, 30th‬ Brand South Africa, in collaboration with the Department of Arts and Culture, Bassline and its stakeholders will be hosting a live-streaming Africa Day celebration on YouTube. The event, which will feature a collaborative song by a number of African musicians will honour a united Africa that is committed to the fight against the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic through artistic activism.

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H.E.R. Tells Apple Music How She’s Staying Creative, Adapting To a Slower Lifestyle, Her Love For Frank Ocean, and More

“This album I’m about to drop is very much ‘this is what it is, this is what I want, this is who I am’… it’s a testament of what I’ve grown into.” H.E.R tells Zane Lowe ahead of her album release.

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APPLE MUSIC SONG STORIES – AMANDA BLACK REVEALS INSPIRATION AND THE CREATIVE PROCESS BEHIND LATEST SONG FEAT. ADEKUNLE GOLD

With songs ranging from the melancholic and introspective, to the more upbeat and celebratory, Apple music’s Song Stories kicks off with Amanda Black to find out more about what has made her such a creative force and sought-after multi-nominated platinum vocalist and to talk about her latest work titled “Afrika” that features Nigerian artist, Adekunle Gold.

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VIVOnation 2020: Mzansi’s boldest music and lifestyle festival is back with an unmissable line-up to celebrate Freedom Day

This year, Volkswagen South Africa’s VIVOnation’s two-day music and lifestyle festival promises to be bigger than before with an exciting line-up, a trendy VIVO Bula Boot market, three additional stages, a unique driving experience around the VIVO Track and a vibrant mix of food, fashion and fun.

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Simphiwe Dana hopes to breathe new life in African continent with Symphony Experience

As a celebration of African identity and womanhood it’s said that the 2019 Simphiwe Dana Symphony Experience will feature two internationally acclaimed artists: the poignant and smooth voice of US-based Rwandan artist Somi and the dynamic and resonant young voice of Daymé Arocena from Cuba.

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Bringing retro back at the Cradle of Humankind this October 2019-Tubatsi Moloi, Laurie Levine, Luma and many more…

Nirox’s Sculpture Park revisits the ever-popular Retrofest concert by giving a platform to well established acoustic musicians like Tubatsi Moloi, Laurie Levine, Luma, Aya Nixon, Chantel Van T, Red Robyn, The Rocketeers, Dayne Rothbletz, David Van Vuuren and Tebogo Sedumedi to its amphitheater.

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BALLANTINE’S TAKES A STAND FOR TRUE MUSIC

Musicians that stay true to their sound no matter what deserve a Ballantine’s Scotch Whisky, a Pernod Ricard brand that continues to support credible musicians across the globe who ditch the glitz and glamour to make the music in which they truly believe, through the Ballantine’s True Music platform.

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THE KYALAMI 9 HOUR RACE IS SET TO BE THE EVENT OF THE YEAR AS TOP ARTISTS BRING RHYTHM AND BEATS TO THE CIRCUIT

The revived Kyalami 9 Hour will celebrate and showcase Africa’s creative spirit to the world on November 22/23 by blending international motorsport with music.  Eighteen of South Africa’s biggest DJs, bands and artists will perform during the Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli season finale when deep beats and pulsating rhythms accompany the resounding roar […]

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Jazz in the Cradle: Crafting New Rooted Rhythms with Soul Housing, Ziza Muftic and Mandela Mlangeni

Taking place at the luxurious gardens of NIROX Sculpture Park on the 1st of Sept. is a great concert for the family to enjoy a perfect spring day of amazing jazz performances and sounds, food and art and the beauty of nature.

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EVENTS: Celebrate Women’s Day with Shekhinah’s All Female Lineup at Nasrec

Rosefest in association with Unlocked.me by Nedbank, 947 and Chanel O takes place tomorrow at the Nasrec Expo Centre featuring some of SA’s most talented and unique female artists of our time like Simmy, Sho Madjozi, Busiswa, Rowlene, Dj DooWap, Moonchild, Holly Rey, Dj Zinhle and Melo B Jones.

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NEW MUSIC: Burna Boy’s African Giant, Davido & Chris Brown Collab, The Big Day By Chance The Rapper

What a Friday for music. Burna Boy’s widely anticipated fourth studio album is finally here. Davido & Chris Brown release anticipated collaboration titled Blow My Mind, and Chance The Rapper releases new album.

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SAMA25 nominees led by Black Coffee and the year’s biggest hitmakers.

Black Coffee stamped his authority on the local music scene when he walked away with an impressive five nods at tonight’s SAMA25 nominee announcement. The internationally acclaimed DJ’s album Music is King secured him spots in Album of the Year, Male Artist of the Year and Best Dance Album. He also scored a double nomination […]

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DURBAN GETS A SIZZLING TWO-DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON #LIVEBETTERFESTIVAL

SA’s TOP HIP-HOP, HOUSE, GQOM, AFRO SOUL AND JAZZ MUSOS LAUNCH THE CAPITEC LIVE BETTER FESTIVAL A new musical festival is set to take-over South Africa’s playground, Durban, over a two-day period, with an exciting line-up of the country’s top hip-hop, house, afro-soul and jazz musos. The inaugural Capitec Live Better Festival will take place at Kings Park […]

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It’s hip hop versus dance as SAMA24 Record of the Year race starts

The SAMA24 top 20 shortlist for Record of the Year revealed this evening point to a dominant dance culture and a thriving hip hop industry. The nominees were announced on SABC1’s Live Amp, kick starting a public vote season to determine the winner. Rapper AKA leads the pack with three nods. He has his monster […]

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Bongo Maffin, DJ Maphorisa & Patoranking join the African Creative Revolution

The legendary kwaito group, Bongo Maffin has joined the African Creative Revolution. Led by incredible singer-song writer, Thandiswa Mazwai, the group will make their historic reunion after 12-years apart at One Source Live (OSL) on Saturday 24 March 2018. One Source Live is an all-day festival celebrating the transformative power of African creativity spanning music, fashion, art and photography. Happening over two parts, with […]

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Jozi all set for a celebration of Mzanzi’s greatest sounds

Red Bull Music Festival – Jozi all set for a celebration of Mzanzi’s greatest sounds Featuring 340ml, Trompies, DJ Oskido, Admiral & Jahseed, Tira, Distruction Boyz, DJ Okapi, Zara Julius, Stiff Pap, Audioboyz and many more April 3 – 8, 2018 Johannesburg, South Africa (25 January 2018) The Red Bull Music Festival is set to raise the […]

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Valentine’s Blues at the NIROX Sculpture Park

Celebrate Love and the Blues, as the NIROX Foundation hosts a stellar line-up of acoustic musicians, gourmet food traders & restauranteurs, a full bar, and a selection of sumptuous desserts. Featuring artists like: Blues maestro Dan Patlansky. Cape Town loop artist and harmonica player extraordinaire Dave Ferguson. Prodigal son of the South African blues scene […]

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AXE Announces the DJ Search Winner

After a three-month search for South Africa’s best up-and-coming DJ, the contest is finally over. AXE, the world’s number one male fragrance brand, alongside award-winning DJ Black Coffee selected an AXE IBIZA winner at a star-studded event at Taboo in Sandton last night. The 5 AXE IBIZA finalists, Siyabonga Ziqubu, Kutloano Nhlapo, Xoliswa Nene, Tumisang […]

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Jazz Concert at NIROX Sculpture Park

Nirox Sculpture Park has been home to an incredible mix of music this year. Following the succes of Don Giovanni in January, the Valentines Blues Concert in February, Roots of Humankind and GUITAR GIANTS, the Nirox Foundation and Acoustics NOW present Jazz in the Cradle to start off the spring season.   This year’s annual […]

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KAYA PRESENTS LIVE @ THE BASSLINE SOUL SHINE MUSIC NIGHT with VUSI MAHLASELA

The final Kaya FM Presents Live @ The Bassline of 2016 promises to bring out the SOUL SHINE summer vibe Jozi has been waiting for! Friday December 2nd sees the always welcome return to the Bassline stage of legendary Mamelodi based troubadour VUSI ‘The Voice’ MAHLASELA. Kaya FM 95.9 and Bassline are proud to present this titan of […]

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JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL, EXCLUSIVE PRE-SCREENING – FOR THE SPECIAL PRICE OF R41.00

JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL, EXCLUSIVE PRE-SCREENING – FOR THE SPECIAL PRICE OF R41.00 – AT STER-KINEKOR NEWTOWN JUNCTION, ON 23 NOVEMBER Join us for a welcome drink, entertainment and a great movie, as we get you in the mood for the Festive Season   It is Almost Christmas time with Ster-Kinekor, starring Mo’Nique and […]

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Invigorating Halls Air Flash Mob surprises Maponya Mall shoppers

On Saturday 22nd October 2016, at Maponya Mall in Johannesburg, surprised shoppers were stopped in their tracks as they watched a completely unexpected HALLS Candy Flash Mob, which spread infectious energy and brought smiles and laughter to all those that witnessed it.   HALLS, the world’s #1 Candy, wanted to show South Africans what “HALLS […]

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ROBIN HOOD AND THE BABES IN THE WOOD A BRAND NEW PANTOMIME ADVENTURE FROM JANICE HONEYMAN

Riding through the royal forest of Sherwood on a glorious May morning, you don’t have a care in the world.  Then you hear a bird call, the faint rustling of trees, and suddenly a man armed with a longbow appears in your path.  He wears a feathered cap, or is that a hood?  You can’t […]

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AFRICAN SUPERSTARS MAFIKIZOLO TO HEAT UP KAYA FM PRESENTS LIVE @ THE BASSLINE!

The Kaya FM Presents Live @ The Bassline series is bringing in summer with a bang, with a line-up that just keeps getting better.   Kaya FM is delighted to present true African superstars Mafikizolo the immensely popular duo  takes to the Bassline stage on 5 November. Having travelled and performed on many international stages […]

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BalconyTV Live Brought to you by Hunter’s Gold Refreshes for Longer

BalconyTV is the global name in daily online viral music that features bands, musicians and other variety acts on balconies worldwide broadcasting from 65 cities around the world. BalconyTV Johannesburg, the only BalconyTV platform in Africa, has proven to be a unique and unmatched opportunity for up and coming South African acts, providing them with […]

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Kaya FM Presents Live @ The Bassline: Melodic Songstress Judith Sephuma 1 October

Kaya FM Presents Live @ The Bassline has fast solidified itself as the premiere music event in the Jo’burg music scene, having presented a host of successful shows with the crème-de-la-crème of music royalty in South Africa. Following the incredibly well-attended Ray Phiri-The Man, The Music and Friendships show, comes one of South Africa’s most […]

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Owami Women Brand SA Play Your Part Recognition

Owami women and Brand South Africa bring you the second annual Owami Women, Brand SA Play Your Part Recognition Event.  This event is aimed at celebrating women who transcend their personal circumstances to play their part and give back to their communities.  It is this spirit of selflessness that builds nations. Therefore, on South Africa’s […]

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Songstress Tumi Thusi set to perform at Winnie’s Soul & Jazz Restaurant

Songstress Tumi Thusi takes the stage at Winnie’s Soul & Jazz Restaurant in Wendywood for a “soulful evening” on Thursday, September 15. Tumi was born in the townships of Rustenburg in the North West where, as a little girl, she started singing to the radio with a spoon in her hand. A pastor’s daughter, she […]

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Drake Presents Rihanna With the Video Vanguard Award and Tells Her He Loves Her at the 2016 MTV VMAs

  “We love the music, which can change styles from album to album,” he said. “We love the videos which change their artistic vision from year to year. But most of all, we love the woman who hasn’t changed from day one.” Then…he did it, striking us right in the heart: “She’s someone I’ve been in love […]

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