CANADIAN bluesman Pat Savage is returning to KwaZulu-Natal to take part in this year’s Durban International Blues Festival. Continue reading
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
When you hear the name Dan Patlansky, it immediately conjures up images of the genius guitarist, singer/songwriter and globally respected purveyor of the blues that he is.
So, Durban is in for a treat when Dan launches his new album, Introvertigo, to local audiences when he performers at The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway in Umhlanga on Tuesday, November 1. Continue reading
DIM-DEP: Faces of Environmental Success is a musical theatre production that is written, produced and directed by Atlas Duma and will take place at the Playhouse Opera Theatre in Durban from Thursday, June 9 to Sunday, June 12 at 7 pm each evening.
It is a two part musical theatre production that explores themes of African heritage, tribalism, the environment and the origins of soul and the blues with a special link to South African jazz and popular music. Continue reading
For one night only, enjoy a quirky evening at this year’s Band on the Sand featuring the fabulous South Jersey Pom-Poms on Saturday, May 21 at the exquisite setting of the Point Yacht Club beach site. Continue reading
MUSIC lovers are in for a treat when local guitar legend, Albert Frost, launches his much-anticipated third solo album, The Wake Up, at two gigs in KwaZulu-Natal this week. Fans can catch him at the Caversham Mill Restaurant in the KZN Midlands at 2 pm on Saturday, April 30. Continue reading
Durban trio, The Subway Run, will be performing heartfelt compositions at The Still Sessions, Distillery031, 1st Floor The Foundry, 43 Station Drive, Durban at 6.30 pm on Thursday, March 3. Continue reading
THE Durban International Blues Festival, arguably the largest blues festival in South Africa, will take place from Otcober 28 to October 31. Continue reading