The bold and brave new era of All Blacks rugby continues with promotion of an uncapped 24-year-old

The bold and brave new era of All Blacks rugby continues apace with today's dramatic promotion of uncapped 24-year-old Canterbury son-of-a-gun Tom Taylor to his first test start. The theory that coach Steve Hansen is rewriting the once conservative book on All Black selection gained further credence when Taylor was named to start at No... Continue Reading →

Could this be the Simple Minds set list for latter in the year in SA? -this set is from earlier this year

Set One Broken Glass Park Waterfront Once Upon A Time Up On The Catwalk Let There Be Love All The Things She Said War Babies Glittering Prize I Travel Set Two Book Of Brilliant Things Neon Lights (Kraftwerk cover) Someone Somewhere (In Summertime) She's A River This Is Your Land Blood Diamonds The American Love... Continue Reading →

Record industry trumpets its sales figures By Bob Lefstez

Every week the antiquated record industry trumpets its sales figures and the even more ancient media industry repeats them. And to say they're unimpressive is to say you took the family goat to prom. Let's look at Imagine Dragons. They're a top ten act selling 25,000 records a week. 25k a week? That's positively anemic... Continue Reading →

All Blacks blow Wallabies away in Sydney

The All Blacks celebrated their 100th test victory over the Wallabies to safeguard a decade-long ownership of the Bledisloe Cup in Sydney tonight, as the start of Ewen McKenzie's tenure added to Australia's recent sporting humiliations. McKenzie was unable to match his predecessor Robbie Deans by savouring a win in his first trans-Tasman test as... Continue Reading →

Captain Richie McCaw will lead the All Blacks in his 117th test on Sat

Andrew Hore retains the starting hooker's role while Ryan Crotty is in line for a test debut off the bench in an All Blacks team high on experience but low on talking points. Coach Steve Hansen's team to face Australia in their Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship opener in Sydney on Saturday was unveiled with... Continue Reading →

Standard Bank Joy Of Jazz 2013 – 24 Aug – Performance time

Standard Bank Joy Of Jazz 2013 - Programme SATURDAY, AUGUST 24th Bassline Stage 1.    Shane Cooper (Standard Bank Young Artist) 7pm - 8pm 60min set changeover 30mins 2.    Rene Marie 8.30pm - 9.30pm 60min set changeover 30mins 3.    Tsuyoshi Yamamoto 10pm - 11.15pm 75min set changeover 30mins 4.    Sipho Mabuse (Tribute To Zim Ngqwana) 11.45pm... Continue Reading →

“The Soundtrack of my Life” by Clive Davis is essential reading if you love Music

Trust me ,this book is amazing ,not only in the scope of songs he unearths for artists who we all know and love ,but also for some of the frank insights he gives regarding certain acts. I worked for the company for many years and am personal friends with his right hand man Charles Goldstuck... Continue Reading →

Stamp out the feel-good factor around new Wallabies coach is the All Blacks focus for Sat

Stamping out the feel-good factor around new Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie is the All Blacks early focus as they brace for a tough Rugby Championship opener in Sydney. The All Blacks believe McKenzie's arrival will give their trans-Tasman rivals a major boost this season and particularly during his first match in charge. "You only have... Continue Reading →

Mike and the Mechanics perform in Cape Town on 20 August 2013 at Grand Arena

567 Cape Talk and Famous Concerts proudly announce a one-night only Mike and the Mechanics performance in Cape Town on 20 August 2013, celebrating twenty-five years of the group's massive hit, 'The Living Years'. The legendary English rockers will be live on stage at GrandWest Casino's Grand Arena. Mike Rutherford, a founding member of one... Continue Reading →

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