Dr Trevor Jones one of the Top 5 film composers in the world comes to Cape Town this weekend

Dr Trevor Jones This weekend in Cape Town and next weekend in Johannesburg at  the Academy of Sound Engineering is #MEX22. Now in its 12th year you can meet in person and engage with Dr Trevor Jones, one of the Top 5 film composers in the world,  who returns home from the UK to open... Continue Reading →

Siphokazi Jonas delivers call on World Psoriasis Day – Hands to Carry

IFPA presents World Psoriasis Day each year, the global community unites to raise awareness and call for action in support of people with living with psoriatic disease. World Psoriasis Day has been celebrated on October 29th for more than a decade. Today, World Psoriasis Day is observed in over 50 countries HANDS TO CARRYBy Siphokazi Jonas World Psoriasis... Continue Reading →

Music Exchange programme and topics for Cape Town on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th Nov 2022

#MEX22 Cape Town We have the great pleasure and privilege of presenting the speakers and topics for the Music Exchange 2022 (#MEX22) conference. The emphasis is on Exchange – Arrive to engage and ask questions of all the speakers and meet fellow creatives. You never know who is in the room. You have read about... Continue Reading →

Steve Louw’s “Wind In Your Hair” hits 300,000 Streams today as new song is released.

From Brian Currin Music Spotify Screenshot, 28 October 2022, 09:04 Steve Louw's brand new single "Mother, Don't Go" (featuring Joe Bonamassa, and produced by the legendary Kevin Shirley) was released this morning, and his previous hit "Wind In Your Hair" (also featuring Joe's guitar talents) has achieved 300,000 streams. A milestone indeed for this unassuming... Continue Reading →

Bonamassa’s Back On New Steve Louw Track!

Steve Louw - Mother, Don't Go featuring Joe Bonamassa. Out Now! Cape Town, 28 October 2022 – Hot on the heels of “Thunder and Rain”, the title track from Steve Louw’s brand new 10-track album dropping on 11 November, comes “Mother, Don’t Go”, a track that welcomes guitar legend Joe Bonamassa back to the fold. https://youtu.be/I19Y5xSrdnA... Continue Reading →

J’Something Durban leg of the tour to a bigger venue on 25th November

Following a successful ‘Indoor’ Cape Town tour last month, award winning musician J’Something this week confirmed the Durban leg of the tour has been moved to a bigger venue. A J’Something Experience The exclusive ‘Indoor with J’Something’ experience kicked off in the mother city last month at The HCC Homecoming Centre. This first-of-its-kind tour featured... Continue Reading →

Special Celebration with Sipho Mabuse 11 Nov 2022 at Leano Restaurant

Special Celebration with Sipho Mabuse 11 Nov 2022 at Leano Restaurant An extraordinary gathering, down memory lane as we celebrate the LEGEND's birthday with Sipho Mabuse. Sipho is regarded as a multi-instrumentalist with a charismatic presence, for more than 50 years …  Come honour the man  for  his pioneering contribution to the music industry. Venue:  Leano Restaurant & Live Music... Continue Reading →

#MEX22 set to welcome Marc Marot, the former Managing Director of Island Records

South Africa’s premier music, film and entertainment programme returns to Cape Town between Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th of November 2022, at the Academy of Sound Engineering (ASE) – with one of the world’s most respected names in the business, Marc Marot. One week later, the conference moves to Johannesburg on Saturday, the 12th and Sunday, the 13th of... Continue Reading →

Siphokazi takes home the Most Innovative Young Artist award at Western Cape Cultural Affairs Awards for 2022

Cape Town, Friday , 14 October 2022 – Having just returned from a successful tour of Europe and delivered a poem at the 12th International Peace Lecture in Cape Town, producer, poet, writer and performer Siphokazi Jonas’ talent has once again been affirmed this week at the 20th Annual Culture Awards. On Wednesday evening, Siphokazi... Continue Reading →

UN Deputy Secretary-General’s remarks at the 12th Annual Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture

Siphokazi Jonas had the  honour to perform at the Tutu International Peace Lecture on Friday 7th October 2022.  She had the opportunity to open for the UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina J Mohammed.  Siphokazi Jonas, UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina J Mohammed She is one of the key people in the creation of the UN... Continue Reading →

Ziggy Alberts has arrived in South Africa for his REWIND TOUR with 3 dates across SA

Australian independent singer-songwriter Ziggy Alberts has arrived in South Africa for his REWIND TOUR. The long-awaited tour includes three show days in Durban ,Johannesburg and Cape Town Ziggy remarked “I've had many messages over the years from South African listeners asking me to come over and play shows and it feels so good to be... Continue Reading →

What Must Fall? | Webinar With Siphokazi Jonas on 13th October at 15H00

What Must Fall? | Webinar If we were to conduct a comparative study of anti-Colonial / anti-Apartheid liberation struggles and the #Fallism Movement, we would find that one of the defining differences between these two is the (supposed) clarity of enemy and purpose in the former. Who were we taking down? The colonial or Apartheid government. What did... Continue Reading →

Reflections in pictures of the Desmond Tutu 12th International Peace Lecture with Siphokazi Jonas

Some pictures of a special evening at the City Hall last night (7th October 2022), where Siphokazi Jonas had the honour of opening the 12th International Peace Lecture This year’s Peace Lecture was delivered by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, who appeared with best-selling author Doug Abrams. Reflections in... Continue Reading →

Two global music executives take the stage at #Mex22

From Biz Community In the build-up to #Mex22 this November, Music Exchange has revealed the first of at least 12 keynote addresses from respected creatives in the industry. Source: www.unsplash.com Now in its 12th year, #Mex22 will also be heading out on tour to deliver masterclasses from some of the biggest names in the business in... Continue Reading →

Listen to Moreira Chonguiça’s first single Hosi/King from his eagerly anticipated eighth album Sounds of Peace due on November 4th, 2022

Mozambican jazz-saxophonist, composer, and producer, Moreira Chonguiça is feted as one of the finest exponents of innovative and original jazz from Africa.   And his company Morestar Entertainment is delighted to announce the release of Moreira Chonguiça’s first single Hosi/King from his eagerly anticipated eighth album Sounds of Peace that is due on November 4th, 2022. The album  explores the traditional influences... Continue Reading →

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