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Corné Pretorius, Die Heuwels Fantasties and Ampie – Biertjies.

Popular new Afrikaans artist Corné Pretorius has been winning over many fans since the release of his 2020 debut songs and radio hits “Vuur en Vlam”, “Vergewe My” and “Halfvol.” With his new track “Biertjies”, Pretorius teamed up with Die Heuwels Fantasties and Ampie to create the ultimate summer-braai hit! “Biertjies” is also the title of a newly released 4-track EP that comprises of all the above-mentioned tracks. All three his single releases in 2020 were recorded and released during various phases of lockdown. Pretorius says that it was a natural progression to record a lekker-fun song for his 4th

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Die Heuwels Fantasties-New Album: Herverbeel – November 2020.

The new album “Herverbeel” by Die Heuwels Fantasties, is a great musical ride that includes acoustic renditions and exciting collaborations in the re-imagining of some of their most popular songs. The idea was to rework some of their older songs, to give it a whole new vibe and feel. Classic Heuwels hits, refreshed and rebooted.   Collaborations have become characteristic of Die Heuwels and with this new release, many well-known artists including Tresor, Tarryn Lamb, Laudo Liebenberg, Ampie, Die Krefies, Loki en Margot Rothman, among others, can be heard on the new versions of the tracks. For fans who are

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Amandala releases new album “Stronger.”

Amandala releases new album “Stronger.” AMANDALA’s third professional studio release, a 7 track EP titled Stronger, is aimed at the concept of coming full circle and stepping into one’s power. The album is a picturesque musical landscape in a style that draws influences from indie pop and indie folk-rock. Stronger was recorded in both US and South Africa and was released on digital platforms in September 2020. The recording began at Earwig Studio in Seattle, before continuing its journey at Sunset Recording Studios in Stellenbosch. Coming full circle, the songs were mastered by Ed Brooks from Resonant Mastering (Death Cab

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Passenger releases single to local radio ahead of SA Shows in November 2019.

There have always been two sides to Mike Rosenberg, aka Passenger: the epic, radio-friendly sound represented by his international number one single, ‘Let Her Go’, and his UK number one album, Young As The Morning, Old As The Sea (2016), and the more introverted, singer-songwriter side heard, for instance, on Whispers II (2015) and The Boy Who Cried Wolf (2017). Runaway, the new album, finds Passenger embracing the epic once again: the melodies are unforgettable, the choruses colossal. These are the songs that you will hear on the radio. “Some see pop as a dirty word,’ says Rosenberg, ‘but it

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MUSIC COLLABORATION TO HONOUR ICON, JOHNNY CLEGG.

BIGGEST SOUTH AFRICAN MUSIC COLLABORATION EVER TO HONOUR ICON, JOHNNY CLEGG. More than 50 artists recorded a special version of Clegg’s soulful track, “The Crossing.” Over 50 prominent artists came together to record a tribute to Johnny Clegg, a true South African legend who has made and continues to make an indelible mark on music history. The song and accompanying video, filmed at the gathering in September, were played to Johnny for the very first time at a private event on 5thDecember 2018, where he performed for friends and lifelong fans at the luxury boutique hotel, Ellerman House in Bantry Bay, Cape

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Jagermeister presents Up The Creek 7-10 February 2019

Jägermeister presents Up The Creek 7-10 February 2019. First 2019 band announcements: The Red Hot Events team thatput together the annual line-up forJägermeister presents Up The Creek is renowned for selecting the most talented gems of South African bands and artists, to ensure that every Up The Creek is an exceptional memorable live music experience. Think a cool, flowing river, wide open skies, rolling hills and sunny creeks with beautiful people coming together for a weekend of carefree fun, play and music. A perfect summer getaway! For your 2019 music pleasure, the following bands and artists are first in line of many more to be

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Liefde by die Dam at Emmarentia Dam 5 August 2018

LIEFDE BY DIE DAM 2018 Another JacarandaFM More Music You Love Experience. Sunday 5 August 2018 Die Heuwels Fantasties, Karlien van Jaarsveld, Francois van Coke, Koos Kombuis, Elvis Blue, Bongeziwe Mabandla, Bouwer Bosch, Martin Bester and MC Schalk Bezuidenhout. Join some of SA`s top artists for the annual Liefde by die Dam Concert at Emmarentia Dam on Sunday August 5th. Liefde by die Dam, named after Valiant Swart’s famous hit song with the same name, strives to serve as a platform to showcase the best local music. The program features music for young and old, which makes it an ideal day out with

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Savanna River Republic 24 – 26 November, Breede River, Swellendam

Savanna presents RIVER REPUBLIC 24 – 26 November 2017 at Round the Bend Lodge, Breede River, Swellendam. Renowned for the organising of Up The Creek, one of the Western Cape`s most loved music festivals, the Red Hot Events team also introduced a wild and wonderful new boutique-festival two years ago: Savanna presents River Republic. Set at the same river, on the plush lawns next to a beautiful creek, this new little festival embodies that pina-colada-hidden-paradise-kind-of-awesome-party that we all dream of. Take a break and escape to the River Republic for the coolest getaway party with your best friends and most loved local DJ`s and bands. The line-up for

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Champagne and Oyster Festival – Hillcrest Quarry on 14 and 15 October 2017

Join us at this year’s annual Oyster and Champagne Festival on 14th and 15th October at Hillcrest Quarry in Durbanville and get a good dose of delectable oysters, coupled with fabulous Champagne, good music and an upmarket selection of foods and treats. Our theme is Gold and White, dress up and stand a chance to win the prizes for the best dressed couple. Difference between Champagne, MCCs and Sparkling Wines: For those of us that need this clarified here is some helpful information: Champagne:Can only be made using grapes grown in Champagne, a province in north eastern France. Regardless of the method used to make it, anything

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Windhoek Oktoberfest 20 to 22 October 2017 at Hillcrest Quarry Durbanville.

Due to the enormous popularity of the 2016 Windhoek Oktoberfest, Namibia Breweries and Events and More have decided to run this year`s festivities over the whole weekend from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd October 2017. The weekend promises a perfect combination of excellent Namibian Beer, great German food, games & activities and world-class entertainment. Friday night is for over 18`s only and on Saturday and Sunday you can bring your kids for a great family day out. Oktoberfest is the world`s largest beer festival, celebrated annually in Munich, Germany. The first Oktoberfest was held in the the year 1810 in honour of the Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig’s

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