Twin Atlantic new album on the way ‘GLA’ (Red Bull Records)

The UK’s most invigorating and rising band, Twin Atlantic, are set to release new album, GLA, on September 9th. Today, they unveil the video for new single “No Sleep”, a track already playlisted on the BBC’s national pop music station Radio 1 where it was named “Hottest Record In The World” and “Track Of The Day” by leading British music bible, Q Magazine. Last week, Zane Lowe premiered the album track “Ex El” on his Beats1 Radio show. “No Sleep” is a punk rock song led by the guttural bass and guitar riffs of Barry McKenna and Ross McNae climaxing with vocalist Sam McTrusty’s roar of “I get no sleep” against

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POETRY IN McGREGOR 26 – 28 AUGUST 2016

The fourth annual Poetry in McGregor is happening from August 26th to 28th. Feast with us on the heart’s food, the resonant human voice, the felt reality of who we are. Since ancient time our understanding of ourselves, our sense of what lies within, was said to come out of the blue: inspiration, the breath of heaven, the song of the muse, the voice of the poet. There is a great range of poets performing at various interesting venues at this year`s event. English poetry from the young awesome talents of Elisa Galgut and Vangile Gantsho to well-known poets James Matthews, Patricia Schonstein, Kobus Moolman, Khadija Tracey Heeger and Harry

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CAPE TOWN FOLK N ACOUSTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016

This is the 10thinstalment of the Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival. 22 South African artists will perform completely acoustically in an unplugged, intimate, concert-style setting, stripped down to the essence of the songs.The evening is set to be an experience of the finest musical storytelling from the personal journeys of some of South Africa’s best songwriters and musicians. The event organiser Gavin Minter from Real Wired Music says that he is very excited about this year`s performers. “If you remember bands like Z-Astaire, Ella Mental, The Usual, Delta Blue, Sweatband, HAMMAK, Springbok Nude Girls, Just Jinjer, Zen What, and SA’s most

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Actor Ivan Zimmermann prepares for cycle challenge from Beijing to Istanbul:

Actor Ivan Zimmermann prepares for cycle challenge from Beijing to Istanbul (May to October 2016) South African actor Ivan Zimmermann will depart on a cycling expedition from Beijing to Istanbul on May 14th 2016. He will be riding with 14 other cyclists that he has never met before and together they have to complete 12280km in 145 days. The travelling schedule stretches through the “Silk Route” that consists of ten countries, including China, Mongolia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Iran and Turkey. This is Zimmermann`s second similar challenge. He successfully finished a cycling trip from Cairo to Cape Town in 2015. Zimmermann says: “I undertook this

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Blues & Rock will intertwine, at Hillcrest Quarry April Nine.

The Big Blues Meets Rock Festival 2016Saturday 9 April, Hillcrest Quarry, Durbanville. Dan Patlansky, Blues Broers, Gerald Clark Trio, Mark Haze, Crimson House, Natasha Meister, Pebbleman, The Rockerfellas, Jesse Jordan. If you’re a Rocker and/or a Blues lover, get your groove on for electrifying Blues& Rock will join forces again at HILLCREST QUARRY in Durbanville on Saturday the 9th of April. Featuring 9 Bands in a huge Marquee on a big stage with30000 watts of sonic power, this year`s event is set tobe a magnificent blast at one of the most incredible live music venues in SA. One of the

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Woodstock Live, Trafalgar Park – 20 March 2016.

Woodstock Live, Sunday 20 March 2016 Trafalgar Park, Woodstock. The Kaggen Music and Film Trust is planning a series of diverse, multi-faceted events in Cape Town in 2016. Woodstock Live is about establishing an environment of creative expression and engagement through spontaneous and meaningful cultural conversations and innovative ideas to promote artistic integrity and fearlessness. Various socially-focused music events consisting of a series of multi genre park festivals,a tea party for the elderly and a music festival for children will be staged at Trafalgar Park, District 6, Woodstock, throughout the year.The Woodstock Live brand is inviting Cape Town communities to connect with each

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Trash Cabaret Carnival of Dreams May 14th Hillcrest Quarry Durbanville.

“A collaboration begun, born from the heart of a playful nun, We created a show, and little did we know, what that show may become!” Trash Cabaret is a multi – cultural circus cabaret extravaganza. Featuring artists and performers from around the world, Trash Cabaret sets out to give you an evening of carnival magic. Nomadic Orchestra, Ann Jangle, Crimson House, Trash Cabaret Band, Mzanzi Marching band, Acrobats, Tumblers , Aerialacrobats , Fire performances , Juggling , Burlesque, Art exhibitions, Afrikaburn donated art, Jumping castles, Theatrical performances. We invite you to join the magic of Trash Cabaret! Where you’ll be blown away

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JAGERMEISTER PRESENTS UP THE CREEK – 2016

Think cool river…think colour and cocktails…think summer….think fun! Round up your mates and gather round. The trumpeter`s cheeks are bulging – tooteretootoot! Throw in an anticipating drumro… hear hear!…..ladies and gentleman, we are jolly happy to announce the bands signed to play at Jägermeister presents Up The Creek Music Festival 2016: Shortstraw, Sannie Fox, Bye Beneco, Dave Ferguson, Albert Frost & Robin Auld, The Ballistics, The Vanilla, Stoker, Grassy Spark, Nomadic Orchestra, Al Bairre, Georgetown, Southern Wild, Crimson House Blues, Hatchetman, The Black Cat Bones, Bark, December Streets, Jonathan Peyper Trio, Gerald Clark and the Dead Men, Guy Collins, Akkedis, Piet Botha,

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Table Mountain Blues Summit 5 December 2015

TABLE MOUNTAIN BLUES SUMMIT 2015 Saturday 5 December, Hillcrest Quarry, Durbanville. 100% Pure Blues. Its been 10 Years! Albert Frost Trio, The Black Cat Bones, Gerald Clark, Guy Collins Band, The Boulevard Blues Band, Aidan Martin Trio, Jonathan Peyper Band, Frank Freeman, The Studebakers, Wayne Pauli Trio, Basson Laubscher & The Violent Free Peace, Bandeleros. South Africa’s Premier Blues Music Festival returns to Hillcrest Quarry in Durbanville to celebrate its 10th Birthday on Saturday 5 December 2015. Hosting 12 of the country’s top Blues artists, the 2015 concert is proudly presented and brought to you by our sponsors COMBUSTION TECHNOLOGY, PAUL BOTHNER MUSIC

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Camphill Village Music Festival 2015 – 31 October 2015

CAMPHILL VILLAGE MUSIC FESTIVAL Saturday 31 October 2015. Camphill Village Westcoast, 40 Km from Cape Town. BEATENBERG, JUST JINJER, OTTOMAN SLAP, BOOTLEGGERS, SWALLOWERS OF TIME. Camphill Village West Coast will be hosting their second annual music festival on 31 October. The event will start at 13H00 and run until 19H00. The line-up includes popular South African artists: Beatenberg, Just Jinjer, Ottoman Slap, Bootleggers and Swallowers of Time. The Festival will be an outdoor concert, with a variety of great food and wine stalls. Come and join uson the beautiful countryside festival grounds for a day of good vibes and fabulous music. James Sleigh, Managing Director at Camphill

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