Enjoy a weekend of magical music at Michaelhouse in the KZN Midlands

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Rubber Duc will be performing at the Michaelhouse Music Festival.

Music lovers are invited to head to the hills for the third annual Michaelhouse Music Festival, taking place over the month-end April long weekend. The four-day festival kicks off on Freedom Day on Thursday, 27 April and concludes on Sunday, 30 April.

Pietermaritzburg’s very own Idols star and student teacher and last year’s winner of Idols SA season 12, Noma Khumalo, who will be joined by legendary vocalist, Sibongile Khumalo.

Big names that will be performing at the festival are Cape Town based live electronic duo, The Kiffness, Easy Freak (a new Durban-based two-piece performing an eclectic mix of funk/pop/soul/electro and other sounds combined) and Rubber Duc, an independent, fresh, four-piece band.

Also on the bill is Michaelhouse’s very own Pillar Box Red comprising of four pupils.

Ending the festival on a high note will be Africa’s foremost professional orchestra, the KZN Philharmonic led jointly by maestro Richard Cock and Michaelhouse’s William Silk.

For more information like the festival’s Facebook page: Michaelhouse Music Festival, contact the school on 033 234 1000 or log on to www.michaelhouse.org.

Tickets are available to purchase from www.tickethut.co.za/michaelhouse

Jessica Mbangeni to perform at Sundaes on Junction on Mother’s Day


Jessica Mbangeni.

THIS Mother’s Day, May 8 from 12 pm to 1 pm, Sundaes on Junction and praise poet and singer, Jessica Mbangeni, will bring something extra special to the day with the Newtown Junction Mother’s Day Concert.

Mbangeni, whose son was born on Mother’s Day has created a celebratory programme that will delight all, with special attention paid to moms. Continue reading