Concerts in the Park: How a leftover pocket between reservoirs became a music hub

By Martin Myers, from Biz Community There's no doubt that a city's heart beats boldest through its green spaces. New York has Central Park, London has Hyde Park and Cape Town has De Waal Park. Image by Mark Breetzke: Sipho Mabuse rocking De Waal Park But De Waal Park, in terms of location, is hard... Continue Reading →

Music photographer, Henry Engelbrecht’s legacy lives on in a book of his collective works

Giant in The Pit Website [Pictured: ‘Giant in The Pit’ Book Cover]Image Credit – Dominic Morel  Henry is the Giant in the Pit. A passionate, generous and gentle giant, Henry Engelbrecht will always be remembered for his profound influence on the local live music industry in South Africa.  For over a decade ‘Big H’ – as he was... Continue Reading →

DE WAAL PARK HOSTS CONCERTS IN THE PARK ON 18 DEC 2022 we have Tasché and Francois van Coke

How a leftover Pocket between Reservoirs became the City’s most coveted green Haven and Music Hub. There’s no doubt that a city’s heart beats boldest through its green spaces. New York has Central Park and Cape Town De Waal Park. But our park - or rather “THE Park” in local lingo - sits darn pretty.  In... Continue Reading →

Sipho Mabuse at the South African Style Awards 2022/3

The South African Style Awards 2022/3 brought to you by PLASCON South Africa. This is not about the clothes you wear!!! The South African Style Awards celebrates individuals who have, in their respective career fields, disrupted the creative process of business. This year, the South African Style Awards celebrates its 25th anniversary. Last night 13 illustrious... Continue Reading →

Jazz & Classical Encounters 2022 Vol 4 at Spier Wine Farm Saturday 26th Nov

The 2022 Jazz & Classical Encounters Festival Vol 4 @ Spier Amphitheatre featuring some of the best South African jazz and classical artists in a new feast of contemporary music, takes place on Saturday 26th November 2022. The one-day festival at Spier Wine Farm Amphitheatre in Stellenbosch begins at 12.30 pm (doors open at 11.30am) and will conquer your senses with a mix of jazz and classical music for eight... Continue Reading →


If you are heading to Cape Town this December, then be sure to catch one of city’s most vibrant  jazz festivals,  Jazz on the Lawn Weekender  over two days, 10-11 December 2022. According to Calvin Peters aka Uncle Cal, a veteran promoter and DJ/producer (originally from Matroosfontein Elsies River), “This year we start Cape Town’s... Continue Reading →

Legends of Old School presents SWITCH ON FESTIVE 2022 on Sunday 27th November 2022

The annual event to herald the festive start to the season is a must on the Cape Town event calendar and this year legends of Old school invite you to CTICC on the balcony to witness the lights coming on as you get entertained by a fabulous band with Tracey Carter, Richard Caesar and Ian Smith and during the breaks you... Continue Reading →

More acts announced for The Waterboys live in Cape Town and Johannesburg next week

Friday 25 November 2022 – Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape TownSunday 27 November 2022 – Marks Park, Emmarentia, Johannesburg Tickets and info from Originally set for April 2020, following a global pandemic that spanned over 2 years, The Waterboys tour of South Africa is finally here as the band arrives in SA next week for their two... Continue Reading →

Steve Louw is Back!

Cape Town, 11 November 2022 – Ramping up after the release of the singles “Thunder and Rain” and “Mother, Don’t Go” (Feat. Joe Bonamassa), today sees the announcement of Steve Louw’s latest album, Thunder and Rain and a third stellar single, “I’ll Be Back”, lifted from this powerful 10-track, Kevin Shirley-produced album. The interplay on... Continue Reading →

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