After delivering compelling sessions at Music Exchange's 12th annual conference in 2022, we're proud to announce that Marc Marot will be flying in from London once more to share and guide delegates throughout #MEX23. Dates are 22, 23 and 24 June 2023.10am start each day
A stellar month of interviews on CapeTalk with Martin Myers every Thursday from 9pm on the Business of Entertainment
We can't believe its been a month already and we have completed 4 shows on CapeTalk's brand-new segment the ‘Business of Entertainment,’ that promises to deliver a fascinating and first-hand account of the South African entertainment industry.
Thank you Bona Magazine for the 3 page spread in the May 2023 issue
Celebrated poet, writer and performer Siphokazi Jonas shares her story of working in the arts industry with BONA.
Speaker at Music Exchange Neil Johnson
Neil Johnson is a radio content programmer. He has worked at Primedia, SABC, Kagiso Media and recently for Kaya FM and AME.
Deacon Blue announce their first-ever South African tour Feb 2024
Thirty-five years since their debut single, Dignity, and millions of record sales since, Deacon Blue are digging out all their old 45s – the Top 10s, the favourites, the sing-a-long rarities – and touring South Africa for the first time in February 2024. The band have always thrived onstage and will entrain local crowds with a selection of their hits.This... Continue Reading →
Music Exchange #MEX23 speaker Ms Nomazulu Mda Chief Customer Officer at SAMPRA
Nomazulu Mda is an operations and strategy leader in the media and entertainment leader with over 18 years’ experience in the sector including media policy, broadcasting strategy and operations; film development and funding.Nomazulu has held senior roles at leading institutions including government departments, over a decade at the SABC and the National Film and Video Foundation.She... Continue Reading →
Interview with US saxophonist Adam Larson who closes Hazendal Wine Estate Jazz Series in Cape Town on Wednesday, 31st May 2023 at 7pm
Have you ever wondered what it's like to watch jazz in The Big Apple? Here is your chance to find out! Fresh off the back of his US tour, saxophonist, Adam Larson, closes out the last concert of the Hazendal Wine Estate Jazz Series in Cape Town on Wednesday, 31st May 2023 at 7pm. Look... Continue Reading →
Speaking at #MEX23 Karabo Senna the General Manager for Licensing and Sales at SAMRO
Karabo Senna is the General Manager for Licensing and Sales at SAMRO. Prior to that Karabo was the General Manager of Member Service at SAMRO for the past 4 years, with the focus being on the management of SAMRO's Publishers, Composers, and Authors.Karabo has a drive and passion for education and empowerment of musicians, while also... Continue Reading →
ROBIN S by public demand performs at THE ADDRESS IN ATHLONE – SATURDAY 3RD JUNE 2023
After a spellbinding show at Grandwest on Sat night 27th May, Robin S has been asked to stay on in Cape Town and will be performing at The Address in Athlone on Sat 3 June Book at webtickets or the door. Robin S will be performing all the hits fans have come to know and love,... Continue Reading →
Press lead for Soul Sisters23 at Grandwest on Saturday 27 May 2023 – with Robin S … Reflections in pictures
Fun night out at #soulsisters23, Happy to have done PR for the client with excellent production by Rowan Roberts. Thank you to the press who supported the event we think of the Daily Voice, Heart104.9fm, Wesley Fester, Simons Pics, Craig Joshua and Biz Community.
Music Exchange Speaker Brendan “Spike” Ballantine
Brendan “Spike” Ballantine is a media industry professional, with over 20 years experience encompassing audio production for both radio and television, as well copywriting and content ideation.Since 2015, Spike has focussed on podcasting; his company, dbo Media, has provided production services to South Africa’s podcasting pioneer CliffCentral, and overseen the creation of podcast series for... Continue Reading →
Welcome #MEX23 Keynote speaker Meng Ru Kuok CEO of Caldecott Music Group including BandLab Technologies
Meng Ru Kuok is the Group CEO & Founder of Caldecott Music Group, a global music industry investor and innovator spanning multiple sectors, including digital (BandLab Technologies), media (NME Networks), and manufacturing and retail (Vista Musical Instruments).
My guest tonight on CapeTalk just after 9pm on the “Business of Entertainment” is Dr Steven van Der Merwe
Tune in tonight (Thursday 25th May at 9pm ) to CapeTalk to the station’s brand-new segment the ‘Business of Entertainment,’ that promises to deliver a fascinating and first-hand account of the South African entertainment industry.
“RISE – The Siya Kolisi Story” Documentary Slated For World Premiere At 2023 Tribeca Film Festival
Today, award-winning athlete, entrepreneur and philanthropist Siya Kolisi announced that his documentary “RISE - The Siya Kolisi Story,” is set to world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on June 14.
Paris Toon on tour with Robin S on 27 May in Cape Town
Paris Toon is the billboard charting award-winning lyricist and musical enigma behind Mothers Favorite Child. He is an extraordinary business entrepreneur, songwriter and producer who never seems to stray for a moment from his forward driven vision of success in the music world and beyond. Paris started out as a hip-hop producer and has done... Continue Reading →
Tonight 9pm CapeTalk listeners can tune in to the station’s new segment the ‘Business of Entertainment’
Tonight (Thurs evening at 9pm) CapeTalk listeners can tune in to the station’s new segment the ‘Business of Entertainment,’ that promises to deliver a fascinating and first-hand account of the South African entertainment industry. Hosted by industry legend music manager and publicist, Martin Myers this weekly half-hour segment will give powerful insights into the minds... Continue Reading →
A night of Recognition at the Sanlam Applause Awards
Delighted to have spoken wordOpen the Sanlam Applause Awards last night, MC Carl Wastie and the band the Black ties played as wellSome pictures from the night
Robin S for Cape Town On Saturday, 27 May 2023, at Grand West Casino and Entertainment World
If old-school is what floats your boat, Soul Sisters 2023 is where you want to moor your soul-filled boat. These delightful and respectful women will unite on stage for a single night, delivering the best classic, timeless music Cape Town anticipates. On Saturday, 27 May 2023, at Grand West Casino and Entertainment World, new and old... Continue Reading →
New CapeTalk segment shines a light on the South African entertainment industry
Wednesday, 3 May 2023 – From tomorrow night CapeTalk listeners can tune in for the station’s brand-new segment the ‘Business of Entertainment,’ that promises to deliver a fascinating and first-hand account of the South African entertainment industry. Hosted by industry legend music manager and publicist, Martin Myers this weekly half-hour segment will give powerful insights into the minds and... Continue Reading →
My Fellow South Africans, a satirical take on contemporary South Africa, to run at ARTSCAPE from 3-20 May
My Fellow South Africans, a multi-sketch revue by award-winning playwright, Mike van Graan (Pay Back the Curry, Green Man Flashing, When Swallows Cry) will be performed over the next year as a contribution to the discourses that will shape the 2024 national elections. The revue comprises older, updated and new sketches that comment on contemporary... Continue Reading →