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RELEBOGILE MABOTJA

Relebogile Mabotja appointed as the youngest SAMRO board member ever. Multi award winning actress and singer, presenter, producer, musical director, composer, publisher and business woman, Relebogile Mabotja, has been appointed as the newest board member to join the Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) which makes her the youngest member ever to join the board at only age 30. Relebogile …

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RAY PHIRI

Afro-Jazz icon Ray Phiri debuts at the Kaya FM Live @ The Bassline stage in a very special one night only performance with the surprise guests performing alongside the legend. Bassline will be the backdrop of legends meeting with future legends. Ray’s extraordinary catalogue of songs stretches back almost 50 years, coincides with Bassline’s 22nd birthday celebration as the number …

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SALIM WASHINGTON’S SANKOFA BAND

Salim Washington’s Sankofa band takes over Gauteng. In association with Concerts SA, Salim Washington presents his rich jazz ensemble Sankofa in an around Johannesburg, during an intense long weekend of shows at The Orbit, Afrikan Freedom Station, and Kaya House. Drawing its’ inspiration from the Sankofa bird, a Ghanaian symbol of the return of diasporic Africans to the motherland, the …

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TRENTON AND FREE RADICAL

Trenton and Free Radical’s no-holds barred political and social commentary that many have come to know and love, is in fact a way of life for Trenton and the band. Although many fans of the afro-ska-pop sounds of Trenton and Free Radical may not be aware of it, the man behind the band; Trenton Birch is a musician, activist and …

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IT’S ALL ABOUT THE JOURNEY

An unlikely pair of musicians unearth a heavenly collaboration. South Africa’s iconic trumpeter Hugh Masekela, and MiCasa front-man J’Something, set off on a journey to create a song inspired by each other and the rich heritage of South Africa. This diverse collaboration by two celebrated musical icons from different generations and genres, has resulted in today’s launch of “Heaven In …

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HOUSE OF VANS

The House of Vans is where creative expression lives. It’s a place where imagination lets loose over skate obstacles, art installations, workshops and concert stages, inspiring every person who runs, rolls, or stomps through its door. The House of Vans Johannesburg is excited to announce the addition of KiD X and Al Bairre to the stellar music lineup. Gates open …

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LEONARD COHEN: YOU WANT IT DARKER

Leonard Cohen, acclaimed composer, at the age of 82, is releasing an album of haunting new songs, which the lucky few who have heard it, deem “a masterpiece” and “classic Cohen”. The album is called YOU WANT IT DARKER and arrives in stores this Summer. As Leonard’s record company for over five decades, Sony Music is proud to be associated …

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THE PARLOTONES

Get ready to experience The Parlotones – up close and personal – at your favourite Barnyard Theatre. The multi platinum selling Johannesburg-bred quartet have headlined the 20,000-seater Coca Cola Dome in their hometown in 2009, performed at the World Cup Kick-off Concert to an audience of a billion in 2010, and were handpicked by Coldplay to open the British band’s …

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JÄGERMEISTER IS LOOKING FOR SA’s NEXT BIG HIT

Legendary Jägermeister proudly presents the fourth year of the highly anticipated Back The Artist and 2016 promises to be the biggest one yet. Up and coming artists and bands have a shot at winning R250 000 worth of prizes, which includes a collaboration with their favourite Jäger Music artist on their very own track. To add to to this, winners …

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GUITAR LESSONS WITH DAN PATLANSKY

Want to spend a whole weekend chilling and learning to play guitar with blues maestro Dan Patlansky? We know we want to! It’s almost time for Dan’s annual Guitar Weekend in Clarens taking place from 19 – 21 August. Consisting of 3 days of guitar workshops, this is an invaluable experience for all skills levels. But don’t let us convince …