Powerful new choral work, ‘Mother of God’, to premiere at Epworth’s ‘Songs of the Rose’ concert


The Epworth High School Choir will premiere a new South African work, Mother of God. Photo: Supplied

A POWERFUL new work by South African composer, Stephen Carletti, will be premiered at the Songs of the Rose concert at the Epworth Chapel on Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21 at 6.45 pm, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading

Comedians, Aaron McIlroy, John Vlismas and Jem Atkins, to deliver ‘An Evening of Chemody’ to support Themi Venturas

Join John Vlismas, Aaron McIlroy and Jem Atkins in An Evening of Chemody at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Howard College campus at 7.30pm on Monday, June 26 and help raise funds for theatre legend, Themi Venturas’ medical expenses. Continue reading

The Mill Sessions turn Sunday Blues into Sunday Rock

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The Dave Matthews Tribute Band will be performing in Caversham this weekend.

THE Mill Sessions are bringing rock back to the midlands in the form ofsix-piece ensemble, The Dave Matthews Tribute Band at Midlands Forest Lodge (home of the Balgowan Brewery) in Caversham on Sunday, June 11.

Also performing at the gig will be Rowan Stuart and Pillar Box Red, who will bring a folk indie-pop feel to the mix. Continue reading

KZN Philharmonic’s ‘Royal Symphony’ to delight with programme of West End musical melodies 

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The KZN Philharmonic will be delighting classical music fans at the Royal Symphony concert on June 4. Photo: Supplied

THE magic of the world of Broadway and West End musicals will be recreated in the main arena at the Royal Show when the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra presents Music of the Night:  The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Friends at 10 am on Sunday, June 4.  Continue reading

Locnville to give fans a ‘hell of a party’ at the Royal Show in Pietermaritzburg


Locnville are headlining the East Coast Radio Royal Rock Concert at the Royal Show in Pietermaritzburg on May 28. Photo: Supplied

 FANS can expect ‘one hell of a party’ when electro hop music duo, Lcnville, takes to the stage at the Royal Rock Concert, in the main arena at the Royal Show in Pietermaritzburg, on Saturday, May 27, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading

Blues maestro, Dan Patlansky, set to wow fans in KwaZulu-Natal

Dan Patlansky

Blues legend, Dan Patlansky, will be one of four great acts at the Royal Rock concert on May 27. Also performing will be Locnville, Ard Matthews and the Black Lapels. Photo: Bakkes Images

ROLLING Stones legend, Keith Richards, once said: “If you don’t know the blues… there’s no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music.”

It’s a comment that could have been penned for South African blues maestro, Dan Patlansky, who will be showcasing his incredible guitar skills and lyrical songwriting in four concerts in KwaZulu-Natal this week, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading