Gig Of The Week: Bushfire Festival

All roads lead to a picturesque farm on Swaziland’s Ezulwini Valley for an invigorating three-day music, theatre, and arts festival this weekend. Bushfire festival takes place at the astonishing venue, House On Fire, from May 28 to May 30.

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Gig Of The Week: Fugard Festival Starts In Nieu Bethesda

halloenkoebaaiposter_copywebsmall.jpg Too often South Africa commemorates its most treasured artists only when they have passed on. This weekend the community of Nieu Bethesda breaks this tradition as they celebrate Athol Fugard’s work.

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Gig Of The Week: Rugamba Drummers at SA Tattoo - Listen With Your Heartbeat

rugamba_drummers2small.jpg Catch Rugamba drummers as they give us a taste of Burundi drumming this weekend at the SA Tattoo festival in Montecasino.

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Gig Of The Week: Standard Bank Joy Of Jazz Celebrates A Decade Of Musical Excellence

jojjimmydludlusmall.jpg Catch accomplished composer and trombonist Jonas Gwangwa, guitarist Jimmy Dludlu, songwriter and poet Vusi Mahlasela, Nigerian folk muso Kúnlé Ayo and many more South African and international jazz giants as Joy Of Jazz celebrates its 10th anniversary this weekend.

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Gig Of The Week: Women’s Day Celebrations – Bow, Women And Song

bow_women___song_21_july_2009small.jpg Immerse yourself in the spirit of uhadi and harmonic sounds of ugubhu this Women’s Day at House of Nsako at 3pm as we celebrate the music of Princess Magogo, Nofinishi Dywili, Madosini and other Southern African women instrumental in the development and preservation of musical bows.

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