EASTER WEEKEND DELIVERS A BRAND NEW FESTIVAL IN CLARENS

Breakout is proud to announce the launch of a brand new, unique music and lifestyle festival in Clarens, Free State. Lush Festival will be taking place from 24 to 27 March 2016 over the Easter Weekend.

Clarens, situated in the foothills of the beautiful Maluti and Rooiberg Mountains, is nicknamed the “Jewel of the Free State” and the town and surrounding area is a popular weekend destination for residents of Johannesburg, Pretoria and Bloemfontein. The well frequented village offers some of the most tranquil surrounds and spectacular views known throughout South Africa. Continue reading EASTER WEEKEND DELIVERS A BRAND NEW FESTIVAL IN CLARENS

ENTER SHIKARI ‘REDSHIFT’

Enter Shikari unveil a brand new single following a surprise reveal on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show.

You can watch the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6aNNSWn5W8

Almost twelve months from the release of their fourth UK Top 10 album, ‘The Mindsweep’ –  which went onto win Independent Album Of The Year at the 2015 AIM Awards and scoring highly in many end-of-year polls – plus two months since the release of companion album ‘The Mindsweep: Hospitalised’, Enter Shikari drop a completely new track ‘Redshift’. Continue reading ENTER SHIKARI ‘REDSHIFT’

Five things not to miss at Up the Creek 2016

Jägermeister presents Up The Creek 2016, Breede River, Swellendam.

28 – 31 January 2016

Think cool river…think colour and cocktails…think summer….think fun! Jägermeister presents Up The Creek Music Festival 2016 is taking place on the banks of the magnificent Breede River from 28 – 31 January. The line-up includes South African musicians, DJ`s and singer-songwriters that are current, vibey, hot and happening! Continue reading Five things not to miss at Up the Creek 2016

THE CULT ANNOUNCES ‘HIDDEN CITY’ New Album on Cooking Vinyl

THE CULT ANNOUNCES ‘HIDDEN CITY’

New Album on Cooking Vinyl / Gallo Records Scheduled For February 5TH, 2016 Release

FIRST SINGLE ‘HINTERLAND’ OUT JANUARY 4TH

‘DARK ENERGY’ & ‘DEEPLY ORDERED CHAOS’ VIDEOS AVAILABLE NOW

For immediate release…THE CULT have announced the release of their newest CD “HIDDEN CITY” out February 5th.  It is The Cult’s first album in three years and their 10th studio album.   “Hidden City” – a brutal and beautiful masterpiece – is the third and final part of their critically acclaimed trilogy that began with 2007’s “Born Into This” and was followed by 2012’s “Choice of Weapon.”  “Hidden City” is currently available for pre purchase on all music sites. Continue reading THE CULT ANNOUNCES ‘HIDDEN CITY’ New Album on Cooking Vinyl

CAPE TOWN SEES IN 2016 AT THE CITY’S MOST SENSATIONAL NYE EVENT

Thousands of revellers from across South Africa and the around the globe welcomed in the New Year in Cape Town – one of the world’s most beautiful cities. With ocean views, incredible music and beautiful people, Cape Town Calling at The Bungalow in Clifton was once again the pinnacle event of the holiday season’s festivities. Continue reading CAPE TOWN SEES IN 2016 AT THE CITY’S MOST SENSATIONAL NYE EVENT

TABLE MOUNTAIN BLUES SUMMIT 2015

Saturday 5 December, Hillcrest Quarry, Durbanville.

100% Pure Blues.
Its been 10 Years!

Albert Frost Trio, The Black Cat Bones, Gerald Clark, Guy Collins Band, The Boulevard Blues Band, Aidan Martin Trio, Jonathan Peyper Band, Frank Freeman, The Studebakers, Wayne Pauli Trio, Basson Laubscher & The Violent Free Peace, Bandeleros.

South Africa’s Premier Blues Music Festival returns to Hillcrest Quarry in Durbanville to celebrate its 10th Birthday on Saturday 5 December 2015. Hosting 12 of the country’s top Blues artists, the 2015 concert is proudly presented and brought to you by our sponsors COMBUSTION TECHNOLOGY, PAUL BOTHNER MUSIC and FENDER SA. Continue reading TABLE MOUNTAIN BLUES SUMMIT 2015

Smoking Dragon Returns For a Fifth Unmissable New Year’s Eve Festival

Smoking Dragon will be celebrating its Fifth New Year’s Eve Festival this year with a three day event (29 December to 1 January) hosted by Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge, set in the beautiful Northern Drakensberg.

The Smoking Dragon New Year’s Eve Festival 2015 is unique in that it offers families the opportunity to celebrate the parting of the old year and the arrival of the new one in a safe, beautiful environment whilst listening to top South African artists. From the success of the last four years we can expect a dynamic festival for family revellers of conscious festival goers and many international tourists. Continue reading Smoking Dragon Returns For a Fifth Unmissable New Year’s Eve Festival

Support Acts Announced For Scott Stapp – The Voice of Creed – SA Tour in December

Scott Stapp, frontman of legendary Rock band Creed, heads to South Africa for the first time this December and will be supported by a selection of SA’s top acts!

Confirmed for Pretoria on the 12th of December, the first show of the tour, the incredible support line-up will be made up of Karen Zoid, Van Coke Kartel, Lost & Found and IV4. Continue reading Support Acts Announced For Scott Stapp – The Voice of Creed – SA Tour in December

ZEBRA & GIRAFFE DECEMBER TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED

NEW EP RELEASE: SLOW MOTION

New hit single “It`s all the Same” playing on 5fm, Highveld Stereo,Jacaranda fm, KFM, Tuks fm, Puk fm, MFM and many more.

“Simply brimming with the sheer richness of the sound, “Slow Motion” is as effortlessly well-produced and put together as the band has ever been.” Skye Mallac. http://texxandthecity.com/2015/11/zebra-giraffe-slow-motion-ep

“The new EP ‘Slow Motion’ is a captivating, well thought out and beautifully constructed 5 track banger!” Blaine Smith, MFM. http://mfm.co.za/audio/zebra-giraffe-slow-motion/ Continue reading ZEBRA & GIRAFFE DECEMBER TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED

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