Andile Yenana to perform at the Rainbow Restaurant in Pinetown

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Andile Yenana

Andile Yenana will be performing at the Rainbow Restaurant at 23 Stanfield, Pinetown on Sunday, August 28.

The renowned pianist is now stranger to the venue and for this gig will be joined by Ildo Nandja (bass), Leon Scharnick (saxophone), Sandile Cele (violin) and Bucco Xaba (drums). Continue reading

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The Time Flies launches new album, Wingin’ It

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The Time Flies performing live. Photo: Gary van Wyk

FOLLOWING recent social commentary calling out various local artists who try to sound Americanised on the web, there is some good news for those seeking African-inspired music from local acts that are as far removed from the United States music copy machine as logical thought is from Donald Trump.

The Time Flies is a five-piece Afro-Country-Ska-Funk band from Cape Town, which offers a multi-dimensional, vibrant sound in their album, Wingin’ It, which launches at the Blah Blah Bar, 84 Kloof Street, Cape Town on Saturday, May 21. Continue reading

Don’t miss the fabulous Francofête!

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ALLIANCE Française of Durban presents the fabulous, free fifth annual Francofête on Human Rights Day which takes place under the trees in Sutton Park in Durban’s Morningside on Monday, March 21.

There will be a day time family event from 10 am to 4 pm and an evening sundowner music concert featuring fabulous francophone world music, from 4.30 pm to 9.30 pm which culminates with a fab set by jazz icon, guitarist and vocalist Louis Mhlanga and Madagascar accordion player Regis Gizavo.

The ever proactive Alliance Française uses this annual opportunity to showcase some of the best French; Francophone and French-inspired music; dance; theatre; storytelling; workshops; visual arts; exhibitions … and of course wonderful food and crafts in the alfresco market.

For more info, visit the Alliance Française at 22 Sutton Crescent – telephone 031 312 9582.