Guitarists, Billy Monama and Themba Mokoena, to perform in KZN

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Billy Monama. Photo: Thami Ntuli

In association with Concerts SA, guitar maestro, Billy Monama, and the legendary Themba Mokoena are touring the country as part of the GrazRoots “Geleza Tour” Project.

Fans can catch them at The Chairman, 146 Mahatma Gandhi Road, Point, Durban at 10 pm on Saturday, May 20 – tickets R150 at 079 753 6313 or info@thechairmanlive.com – and at Mamas Jazz Restaurant, 210 Northway Drive, Umhlanga Rocks, Durban North  at 8.30pm on Sunday, May 21. To book phone 076 195 4630 or email info@mamasjusjazzin.co.za  Continue reading

Zoe The Seed to perform at UKZN’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music

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Due to Unforeseen circumstances, Tshepo Fela will no longer be playing at Centre for Jazz and Popular Music on Wednesday, March 1.

Instead local vocalist Zoe the Seed and friends will be lighting up the stage with original compositions from 6pm . This gig is a preview of what Zoe will be presenting at her Jazzy rainbow (93 Simiso Nkwanyana Road) gig on March 10. Continue reading

Rapper Kwesta and gospel star, Thobekile Mkhwanazi, headline Royal Vuma Sunday Mix concert

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Rapper, Kwesta, will be performing at the Royal Show on Saturday, May 29. Photo: Supplied

SOUTH African rapper, Kwesta, and gospel star, Thobekile Mkhwanazi, will headline the Royal Vuma Sunday Mix concert at the Royal Agricultural Showgrounds in Pietermaritzburg from 2 pm to 5 pm on Sunday, May 29.

The concert is being hosted by the Royal Show, in conjunction with Vuma 103FM. Continue reading

Enjoy Freedom of the Mind at the Bay of Plenty in Durban

Pictured are members of the band, Salt and Light (based at UKZN); accomplished skateboarders / biker riders and visual artists who will be participating in the event Back, left to right: Darren Oatley (Skateboard), Celumusa Dladla (Tall / blue / Keys), Middle left to right Mondli Mbhele (Yellow hat / artist) Sibonelo Mdletshe (Specs / sweatshirt) Head of Parks, Recreation and Culture Unit, Thembinkosi Ngcobo Sibonsiso Mavundla (Hat / drums) Siya Mkhize (White T shirt / guitar) Schogn Lee (Bike) Front: Lindani Nyandeni (White T shirt artist) Photo: Publicity Matters

Pictured are members of the band, Salt and Light (based at UKZN), accomplished skateboarders and biker riders and visual artists who will be participating in Freedom of the Mind (back, from left) Darren Oatley, Celumusa Dladla, (middle from left) Mondli Mbhele, Sibonelo Mdletshe, Head of Parks, Recreation and Culture Unit, Thembinkosi Ngcobo, Sibonsiso Mavundla, Siya Mkhize, Schogn Lee, (front) Lindani Nyandeni. Photo: Publicity Matters

Durban’s Parks, Recreation & Culture Unit is hosting a celebration to honour Heritage month.  Freedom of the Mind is a day-long free family event to be held at Bay of Plenty, next to the skateboard area, on Saturday, September 5, to showcase the breadth of creative talent the city is nurturing. Continue reading