South African Soprano Pretty Yende, A Rising Star

pretty yende

Pretty Yende, a rising star soprano with a modern fairy-tale story, releases her debut album A Journey on Sony Classical. Available September 16, this recording has been a joyful labor of love for Yende, as it celebrates the milestones in her extraordinary musical journey, rising to the top of the opera world with unparalleled speed. [Read more…]

Thymeless Tings by Gale McAll

thymeless tings

Gale McAll, a photographer who blends her photography with art, captured an evening of some of the best local music. Thymeless Tings offered a perfect setting as Gypsy restaurant / music venue. [Read more…]

TouchWood Spanish Tour

Touchwood

Touchwood

Cape Town based afro-gypsy-Folk act TouchWood will embark on a Spanish Music Festival tour in mid July courtesy of SAMRO and Casa Africa. Touch- Wood emerged joint winners of the Johannesburg VisaVis competition and were offered a contract to tour spain by Casa Africa, a group of Spanish music festival producers. [Read more…]

Joburg arts festival alive with magic

 

Arts Alive International 2011

Arts Alive International 2011

Pretoria – The 2011 Joburg Arts Alive International Festival promises to be nothing short of spectacular as dazzling world class live shows come to the city.

The City of Joburg has been giving Joburg’s residents the gift of South Africa’s biggest urban arts festival for 19 years. [Read more…]

Sowing the Seeds give a music taster

aKING perform at Sowing the Seeds

aKING perform at Sowing the Seeds

Sowing the Seeds, the exciting teaser event to SA’s favourite music and lifestyle festival, Rocking the Daisies, gave music fans a taste of what to look forward to in October. The popular experience took place on Saturday, 16th of April, at the Cape Farmhouse in Scarborough. [Read more…]

Holly and The Woods are BACK

After a much needed break and a refreshed energy to the continue the band, HOLLY & THE WOODS are back and ready to make the Grrl noise the fans have always loved them for!

Holly & The Woods

Holly & The Woods

HOLLY & THE WOODS returns with three original members Craig Henning, Melissa Conradie & Gary Ashford, still on Rhythm guitar, lead vocals and bass respectively, and two brand new members. [Read more…]

Lochnville release Running to Midnight

Locnville announce the release of their new album ‘Running To Midnight’

Lochnville - Running to Midnight

Lochnville - Running to Midnight

Locnville twins, Andrew & Brian Chaplin, are delighted to announce the release of their second studio album, ‘Running To Midnight’.  The countdown has begun as exactly 100 days from today the album will be released in South Africa on Friday 1st July 2011. [Read more…]

The Red Blooded Years

New Rhythm Records Release – March 2011.

aKing

aKing

With The Red Blooded Years, aKING returns to the SA music scene with an album that is fresh and infused with new energy. The Red Blooded Years, recorded at Bellville Studios and produced by acclaimed music producer Theo Crous, is still unmistakably aKING, but the sonic influences of new member, Andrew Davenport, is impossible to ignore. [Read more…]

Guy Buttery – Live in Cape Town

Live in Cape Town – 2 shows only!

Guy Buttery - Live in Cape Town

Guy Buttery - Live in Cape Town

“Buttery’s avant-garde world music is exceptionally beautiful – from composition to technique to atmospherics – and his latest release, “Fox Hill Lane” is one of the most adventurous acoustic recordings in recent memory.” – Guitar Player Magazine, USA [Read more…]

Hairies to be honoured at Splashy Fen

Hairies to be honoured at Splashy Fen

Hairy Legged Lentil Eaters

Hairy Legged Lentil Eaters

Pietermaritzburg band, the Hairy Legged Lentil Eaters, has been confirmed as the featured act for this year’s Splashy Fen Music Festival, taking place near Underberg in KwaZulu-Natal from April 21-25.  The festival coincides with the 20th year of the band’s existence, and is an opportunity to celebrate a shared history that dates back to Splashy Fen’s early beginnings in 1990. [Read more…]