RIVER REPUBLIC FESTIVAL – Breede River

2 – 4 December 2016 at Round The Bend Camp, Breede River, Swellendam.

 Where lilo meets river and electro meets rock, pop, swing and folk; where a grassy dance floor meets a bar, and a floating stage reveals a glimmer…of a hidden paradise.

 Music lovers, escape to River Republic with the same team that brings you Up the Creek every year. Same river, different venue. Beautiful green grass, tall trees and a stage next to the water. Meet new people, make friends for life, and for a while forget your city strife. Continue reading RIVER REPUBLIC FESTIVAL – Breede River

Jeremy Loops Celebrates Summer With The Sean PM Remix Of “See, I Wrote It For You”

Gallo Record Company releases the Sean PM remix of Jeremy Loops’ hit single “See, I Wrote it for You” to South African Radio this week with the Digital release date set for Friday, 2 December.

 “See, I Wrote it for You”, a cult hit at Jeremy Loops live shows, so much so it prompted the release of the deluxe edition of his debut album Trading Change, has gotten the remix treatment. Continue reading Jeremy Loops Celebrates Summer With The Sean PM Remix Of “See, I Wrote It For You”

FIRST LIVE@VERGENOEGD SUMMER CONCERT FEATURING GOODLUCK DRAWS THE CROWDS

Hundreds of people – families and friends of all ages – came out to enjoy the first Live@Vergenoegd summer concert, hosted on the idyllic Stellenbosch wine estate’s green lawns. Cape Town played her part by offering up gorgeous weather: blue skies, sunshine and a cool breeze ensured it was a wonderful Sunday spent outdoors with great music, delicious wine and yummy food.

No doubt the highlight of the afternoon was Goodluck, who used Live@Vergenoegd as the setting for the official Cape Town launch of their new album, “The Nature Within”. Continue reading FIRST LIVE@VERGENOEGD SUMMER CONCERT FEATURING GOODLUCK DRAWS THE CROWDS

BALLANTINE’S & BOILER ROOM JOIN FORCES WITH MAYA JANE COLES

AHEAD OF HER HIGHLY ANTICIPATED 2ND ALBUM, MAYA JANE COLES WILL TRAVEL

TO JOHANNESBURG AND OTHER CITIES AROUND THE WORLD TO UNDERTAKE A BOLD NEW CREATIVE PROJECT

 LAUNCH VIDEOhttps://youtu.be/Kl_lEc-3Ft8

2 November 2016: Building on a three-year partnership, Ballantine’s Scotch whisky and Boiler Room have announced a major new global platform called ‘True Music,’ celebrating and supporting pioneering artists known for making music born from passion, not compromise. Continue reading BALLANTINE’S & BOILER ROOM JOIN FORCES WITH MAYA JANE COLES

Windhoek Oktoberfest Hillcrest Quarry 21 and 22 October

WINDHOEK OKTOBERFEST AT HILLCREST QUARRY DURBANVILLE:

 21- 22 OCTOBER 2016:

 Experience an authentic Oktoberfest without travelling to Germany.

 The traditional Windhoek Oktoberfest Cape Town brought to you by Namibia Breweries promises a perfect combination of great German food, games & activities, world-class entertainment and excellent Namibian beer, brewed according to the Reinheitsgebot, the 1516 Bavarian Purity Law. Friday night is for over 18`s only and on Saturday you can bring your kids for a great family day out. Continue reading Windhoek Oktoberfest Hillcrest Quarry 21 and 22 October

SUPERBALIST IN THE CITY DELIVERS EPIC THREE DAYS OF INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL HIP-HOP, RAP, BEATBOXING, ELECTRONIC AND ROCK ACROSS JOZI

Superbalist In the City took over Jozi this past weekend as thousands of music lovers filled venues across the city’s downtown venues and green spaces for three days of the most epic partying you’ll have all summer.

For the first time in its five-year history, #SxITC2016 expanded into a weekend festival that opened up music genres across electronic and EDM, hip-hop and house, indie rock, beatboxing and rap, featuring no less than 24 artists. If you weren’t at Superbalist In the City, then you weren’t at the hottest events that kicked off SA’s summer festival season. Continue reading SUPERBALIST IN THE CITY DELIVERS EPIC THREE DAYS OF INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL HIP-HOP, RAP, BEATBOXING, ELECTRONIC AND ROCK ACROSS JOZI

Apple Gule Releases His Brand New Single ‘Wave G’Bye’

https://itunes.apple.com/za/album/wave-gbye-single/id1131445091

Apple Gule releases his brand new single ‘Wave G’Bye’ on iTunes and radio today.

 Listen to ‘Wave G’Bye’ here – https://soundcloud.com/applegule/apple-gule-wave-gbye-radio-edit and buy the single on iTunes here – https://itunes.apple.com/za/album/wave-gbye-single/id1131445091.

 Born and raised in Swaziland and now based in Johannesburg, Apple Gule is one of the country’s fastest rising stars and making quite an impact on the industry with his Soulful-Pop hits and collaborating with the likes of Da Capo. Continue reading Apple Gule Releases His Brand New Single ‘Wave G’Bye’

WONDERboom Release Great Escape Single And Celebrate 20 Years of Rock & Roll

WONDERboom have released their brand new single ‘Great Escape’, the first new material to be released since their 8th studio album ‘The Automatic Shuffle’ back in 2011.

’Great Escape’ is about escaping evil with the one you love and the adventure in solidarity. A classic sci-fi fairy tale of ‘us vs them’,” explains frontman, Cito.

‘Great Escape’ is available on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/za/album/great-escape-single/id1118007281

The single is the first from their forthcoming and 9th studio album, which has not been titled yet. The album was originally in the works back in 2013, but the passing of drummer Garth Mcleod that same year was a massive shock to the band, fans and the music industry as a whole. 3 years later, WONDERboom are back with an incredible single and working on completing their new album which is due for release in October. Continue reading WONDERboom Release Great Escape Single And Celebrate 20 Years of Rock & Roll

PIXIES ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM, WORLD TOUR

OFFICIALLY WELCOME BASS PLAYER PAZ LENCHANTIN TO THE BAND

Album’s First Single, “Um Chagga Lagga,”
Now Available at Pixiesmusic.com

LOS ANGELES, CA – (Wednesday, July 6, 2016) – Pixies announce that their sophomore “post-reunion” album, Head Carrier, will be released on September 30 (Pixiesmusic/Play It Again Sam) The 12-track collection of the band’s unique aural mix of surrealism, psychedelia, dissonance and surf rock was produced by Tom Dalgety (Killing Joke, Royal Blood) and recorded at London’s Rak Studios from mid-February through to mid-March this year.  Fans can get a taste of the new music by going to http://found.ee/umchaggasoundcloud and checking out the first single, “Um Chagga Lagga.”  Featuring original artwork by the band’s longtime art director, the legendary Vaughan Oliver, the album will be available in various formats and can be pre-ordered now; go to Pixiesmusic.com for details and purchasing.   Continue reading PIXIES ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM, WORLD TOUR

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