Sheer Publishing Africa acquire Neill Solomon music catalogue

“Good things come to those who wait,” says Neill Solomon.  Undoubtedly, one of the finest composers and singer songwriters in the country, Neill boasts a music catalogue any music publisher would be envious of, and these prolific works have found themselves a new home at Sheer Publishing Africa.   Neill is well known for his pioneering work... Continue Reading →

Lineup revealed for The Matroosfontein Jazz Reunion 18th Feb Elsbury Primary School, Matroosfontein

The Matroosfontein Jazz Reunion shines a spotlight on the rich musical heritage of Matroosfontein, and the  greater Elsies River and its surrounding areas.The music festival will be held on 18 February 2023 with  Jonathan Butler,  Leslie Kleinsmith, Andrew Young from the UK, Afro Touch, Celeste Williams, Vuvu Kumalo, Mr. Magic, Theo Watt, August West, Donveno Prins, and... Continue Reading →

Interview with Sophia Foster post show at Kirstebosch on 5th Feb 

Golden Oldies is an initiative by Capetonian entertainer Terry Fortune, who is widely known as a South African music legend.  The concert  was held on Sunday 5th Febuary at Kirstenbosch  will paying  tribute to and honour local legendary performing artists and musicians to thank them for their significant contributions to the music industry and their communities.... Continue Reading →

Superb masterclass with RJ Benjamin & Cameron Ward – held on Sat 4th Feb

An outstanding 2 hour masterclass with RJ Benjamin and Cameron Ward took place on Sat 4th Feb at Paul Bothners Claremont, (the home of sat morning masterclasses for MEX).A detailed breakdown of collaboration and the success that can be achieved as well as the challenges was highlighted in the talk. RJ opened up as to... Continue Reading →

Number 1 The most read BizCommunity Contributor for 2022, reach over 601 000 subscribers

We're delighted to share the news that Martin Myers - founder of Music Exchange - is number 1.. The most read BizCommunity Contributor for 2022. L to R - Martin Myers, Mark Rosin, Marc Marot, Dr Trevor Jones If you have music and wish to be featured, write to so that questions can be... Continue Reading →

Will Linley to play De Waal park on Sunday 29th January with Matthew Mole & Dukes of Note

Will Linley had an amazing 2022, what with opening for One Republic at Grand West, playing Switching on the lights late Nov in Cape Town. Now he gets to play De Waal Park in Cape Town on Sunday 29th January with Matthew Mole and Dukes of Note. Tickets are R99 bucks from Quicket  Hailing from Cape Town,  songwriter and musician,  Will released his highly-anticipated second... Continue Reading →

Music Exchange musical highlights of 2022

Recognition, celebration, and validation of contribution in composition was the theme on Friday, Jul. 22, 2022, at the University of Cape Town (UCT) when the District-Six-born Dr Trevor Jones accepted a Doctor of Music, honoris causa.Marc Marot, responsible for over 100m album sales at Island records, was in SA for 16 days for the 2022 Music Exchange conference in Cape Town... Continue Reading →

Smiley returns to the Mother City for Toodles 2022 – Friday 30th December

Smiley returns to the Mother City for Toodles 2022  - Friday 30th December A house music end of year send-off at The Woodstock Brewery on Friday 30 December. On the back of a sold out Winter show - Smiley in the Sky - the crew has another line up of discerning selectors ready to go. Random Fact - Jozi’s internationally released... Continue Reading →


Written by Daniel Luckhoff Wessels From Texx And The City For all his accomplishments and accolades – including a SAMA nomination for best rock album with Headlight Dreams – Steve Louw has a genuine and disarming affability to him as he greets me over Zoom from a predictably rainy England. Since he started becoming active in the scene... Continue Reading →

Tasché opens for Francois Van Coke this Sunday 18th Dec at De Waal Park in Cape Town

Brackenfell based Tasché Burger known as Tasché opens for Francois Van Coke this weekend at De Waal Park in Cape Town. The schedule is as follows 10am: Gates open1.15pm to 2.15pm: Camps Bay High2.30pm to 3.15pm: The Rockets3.30pm to 4.30pm: Tasché4.45pm to 6pm: Francois van Coke 6pm: Event ends  She was the winner of the  2019 season... Continue Reading →

Francois van Coke talks Concerts in the Park on Sunday 18th December at De Waal Park Cape Town

I caught up with Francois van Coke last week ahead of him headlining  Concerts in the Park on Sunday 18th December  at  De Waal  Park in Cape Town. Also on the bill is Tasché who is  busy carving out her own space as the new generation Afrikaans rocker. © Andre Badenhorst The new decade means ?... Continue Reading →

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 →

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