DURBAN singer-songwriter, Rowan Stuart, will be returning to the KZN Midlands for a picnic concert at Swissland Cheese, Lidgetton, on Sunday, November 5. Continue reading
FRESH from a successful run at the Hilton Arts Festival, Umhlanga musical director and producer, Nick Wium, will be staging his show, Listen, at the Rhumbelow Theatre at Tina’s Hotel in Kloof at 8 pm on Saturday, October 28 and 2 pm on Sunday, October 29. Continue reading
FATHER and daughter duo, Danny and Danielle Fisher, will be performing at the Rhumbelow Theatre in Umbilo, Durban at 8 pm on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 and at 2 pm and 6.30 pm on Sunday, October 29. Continue reading
ROB Warren will be performing the music of American folk rock singer, Jim Croce, at the Rhumbelow Theatre at the Allan Wilson Shellhole in Alan Paton Avenue, Pietermaritzburg, at 2 pm and 6.30 pm on Sunday, October 29. Continue reading
LEGENDARY acoustic guitarist Nibs van der Spuy, is on a tour of KwaZulu-Natal, with American singer-songwriter, Amber Rubarth, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.
Join the Melanie Kisten Dance Academy as it celebrates 21 years in the entertainment industry with new comedy – The Bread, The Porridge and The Mix Masala. – at Sibaya Casino’s iZulu Theatre at 6 pm on Saturday, October 21 and 3 pm Sunday, October 22. Continue reading
AWARD-winning documentary film-maker, Rehad Desai (Miners Shot Down) will be in the city to attend the screening of his latest film, Giant is Falling, as part of the Maritzburg Social Justice Film and Arts Festival, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.
Co-directed by Jabulani Mzozo, the film takes a sweeping look at the political events of recent years that signal the end of an era in South Africa. Continue reading
“WE want to heal broken souls with our music, bring hope to those who have lost it, make people dance and enjoy life and have some good times.”
That’s the aim of Pietermaritzburg Kwaito band, Walker No Busted, who are making waves on the local music scene, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading
THE Centre for Jazz and Popular Music at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Howard College campus in Durban will be hosting the Peter Beets Trio, from The Netherlands, at 6 pm on Wednesday, September 27.
Alexander and Peter Beets, together with their friend, Gijs Dijkhuizen, are currently on a tour of South Africa. The band is at the forefront of jazz music in Holland.
Peter, an acclaimed musician with an international reputation, undertook no fewer than 26 international tours in 2016. He has toured Europe extensively, as well as the United States and Japan.
The brothers performed together as The Beets Brothers, releasing their debut album in 1990. Two more followed and over the years they have built up an enormous body of work, many in collaboration with other artists.
The Centre for Jazz and Popular music (CJPM) is on level two of the Shepstone Building at UKZN. Doors open at 5.30 pm. Tickets are R70 (R45 pensioners, R20 students).
The Beam Brothers, will be performing at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music at 6 pm on Tuesday, September 26.
Established over 60 years ago in Mpumalanga, Hammersdale, the band’s sound could be easily mistaken for Gospel music. The Durban-based foursome uses their music to reflect on the ins and outs of day-to-day life.
Vocalists, Malusi G Gwala, Sam Mqina, Michael Mkhize and Nkosinathi Lucky Gama, will be backed by Mthobisi Mthalane (piano), Mandla Mgabhi (percussion), Mandla Zikalalala (bass) and Philani Atlas Duma (drums).
Doors open at 5.30 pm and tickets are R70 (R45 pensioners, R20 students).
For more information on these concerts contact Thuli on 031 2603385 or email Zamat1@ukzn.ac.za
TALENTED local singers and performers will be helping to raise money for the My Tutor Centre (MTC) in Pietermaritzburg, at an arts, crafts and music festival running from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday, September 30. Continue reading