Durban: Nickelodeon (DStv channel 305) and uShaka Marine World are to make a great big splash with the first ever African edition of SlimeFest (8-9 April 2017)!
Be one of the first to watch the hilarious new comedy, KEEPING UP WITH THE KANDASAMYS, at one of the exclusive screenings taking place at selected Ster-Kinekor cinemas around the country on Sunday, February 26, 2017. Bookings open on February 22 and tickets are limited.
Johannesburg: MTV Base (DStv channel 322) has picked its list of “Ones to Watch for 2017” – its hand-picked selection of artists tipped to make it big on the music scene in 2017.
Research has proven that having friends helps us live longer and healthier lives; they help to counter stress and they improve our general happiness and mood. Which is why you cannot miss Riaad Moosa & Friends at Emperors Palace on Saturday, 25th of March, 2017.
World-class kitchen products and appliances, accompanied by the country’s culinary equipment specialists, will all be on-hand at Decorex SA 2017, showcasing in KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape and Gauteng.
The 2017 South Coast Bike Fest #SCBF2017 is set to unleash a multitude of phenomenal musical acts on the coastal town of Margate from 27 to 30 April with every big name taking to the stage.
It’s set to be a rocking long weekend with legendary South African musicians lining up to impress the crowds that will be flocking to #SCBF2017. Bands will be performing at two stages within the extended festival site – the #fuelyourfun Carling Main Beach Stage as well as the Beach Pier Village Rock Stage.
“We have booked 35 South African artists to perform at the first South Coast Bike Fest which is already attracting huge numbers from across the country,” said event organiser, Vicky Wentzel. “This really demonstrates the magnitude of this event which is set to become an annual festival.”
Kicking off the musical extravaganza will be one of South Africa’s best lyricists, known for his non-conformity and unique musical style; Koos Kombuis. Joining him at the #fuelyourfun Carling Main Beach Stage on Thursday, 27 April will be Jack Parow, another well-known Afrikaans lyricist whose rap has taken over the South African music scene for the past six years. Parow, with his iconically extended peak cap and bling attire, has headlined major festivals in South Africa, as well as touring Europe. Parow has even opened for rap legends, Eminem and Snoop Lion.
Consisting of some of the country’s most talented artists, Fokofpolisiekar will also get the crowd hyped when the five-man superstar band puts on one of its explosive live performances. Guitarist, Hunter Kennedy, will feature twice at the #fuelyourfun Carling Main Beach Stage on Thursday when he joins his electronic band, Die Heuwels Fantasties.
The following day will see sonic wizard, Phil Moffet, showing exactly why he’s such an innovator of guitar music, creating an array of sounds from classical and blues to country, flamenco and more. Moffett will be in good company on the #fuelyourfun Carling Main Beach Stage with South African rock royalty, Prime Circle, completing the day’s set with some of their award-winning songs.
The signature vocals and acoustic guitar of songwriting genius, Matthew Mole, will #fuelyourfun on Saturday. Mole’s latest album, Run, was co-produced by Brad and Josh Klynsmith, brothers who form part of the MTV MAMA award-winning band, Gangs of Ballet, which will also be taking to the stage that night.
The #SCBF2017 will end on a high note with afro-pop and gospel sensation, Tender Mavundla, getting the crowd going, followed by legendary afro-pop icon, PJ Powers. Contemporary rock group, Just Jinjer, will finish off a sterling line-up.
Tickets to the #fuelyourfun Carling Main Beach Stage will have to be purchased, however, all musical acts performing at the Beach Pier Village Rock Stage can be watched, free of charge, provided the pre-registration is completed.
Incredible acts including the Dixieland Jazz Quartet, Kevin Hinds, Brian Finch, Jack Hammer, and the Hairy Legged Lentil Eaters, among others, will feature at the Beach Pier Village Rock Stage.
In addition to this unbelievable musical line-up, #SCBF2017 has organised high-energy extreme sports at the Gravity Clash Action Sports’ Show where daring bikers – including Nick de Wit and Brian Capper – will perform choreographed magic. The Powasol EnduroX Series will welcome South Africa’s top endure, motocross, trials and fun riders with big names – Wade Young (Sherco Factory Rider), Kyle Flanagan (Proudly Bidvest Yamaha), Blake Gutzeit (Proudly Bidvest Yamaha) and Scott Bouverie (Brother Leadertread KTM) – showing off serious skill.
There will also be a number of custom bikes and related accessories, a Mardi Gras Market, Flying Fish Hospitality Deck, Castle Lite Pool Party and much more.
All bikes are welcome at the South Coast Bike Fest with free entrance to the four-day event provided pre-registration is completed online at www.quicket.co.za.
Tickets to the #fuelyourfun Carling Main Beach Stage are also available at www.quicket.co.za at a cost of R130 per day or R200 for the cocktail bar day pass. For a VIP four-day pass the cost is R360. Children under 12 enter free.
Keep up to date on all the event happenings via: Instagram: @southcoastbikefest, Facebook: south coast bike fest and Twitter: @southcoastbike1
South Coast Bike Festival #SCBF2017 Musical Programme
|Thursday 27th April 2017||Classic Bike Club Mass Parade, Official Media Opening||10h00||Official opening parade of Event Site|
|Thursday 27th April 2017||Mayoral Stage Opening||10h15||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Thursday 27th April 2017||Mtwalume Marching Brass Band||10h20||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Thursday 27th April 2017||Koos Kombuis||13h00 -15h00||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Thursday 27th April 2017||Jack Hammer Band||16h00 – 18h00||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Thursday 27th April 2017||Heuwels Fantasties||19h00 – 20h00||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Thursday 27th April 2017||Jack Parow||20h30 – 21h30||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Thursday 27th April 2017||Fokofpolisiekar||22h00 – 23h00||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Friday 28th April 2017||Gamalakhe Afro Pop Ensembel||13h00 – 14h00||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Friday 28th April 2017||Phil Moffet||14h30 – 15h30||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Friday 28th April 2017||Andile Yenana Quartet||16h00 – 17h00||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Friday 28th April 2017||Brian Finch||17h30 – 18h30||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Friday 28th April 2017||Rubber Duc||19h00 – 20h00||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Friday 28th April 2017||Freshly Ground||20h30 – 21h30||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Friday 28th April 2017||Prime Circle||22h00 – 23h00||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Saturday 29th April 2017||Hairy Legged Lentil Eaters||11h30 – 12h30||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Saturday 29th April 2017||Hinds Brothers Band||13h00 -15h00||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Saturday 29th April 2017||The Kickstands||16h00 – 18h00||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Saturday 29th April 2017||The Gus Brown Band||19h00 – 20h00||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Saturday 29th April 2017||Majozi||20h30 – 21h30||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Saturday 29th April 2017||Matthew Mole||22h00 – 23h00||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Saturday 29th April 2017||Gangs of Ballet||23h30||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Sunday 30th April 2017||Tender Mavundla||11h00 – 12h00||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Sunday 30th April 2017||Pj Powers||12h00 -13h00||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Sunday 30th April 2017||Just Jinger||14h00 – 15h00||Main Beach Stage Margate|
|Thursday 27th April 2017||Winston Smile||12h00 – 13h45||Margate Fishing Pier|
|Thursday 27th April 2017||Dixieland jazz Quartet||14h00 – 14h30||Margate Fishing Pier|
|Thursday 27th April 2017||Hinds Brothers||15h30 – 16h45||Margate Fishing Pier|
|Thursday 27th April 2017||Black Water Band||20h00 – 21h45||Margate Fishing Pier|
|Friday 28th April 2017||Kevin Hinds||12h00 – 13h45||Margate Fishing Pier|
|Friday 28th April 2017||Andile Yenana Quartet||14h00 – 14h30||Margate Fishing Pier|
|Friday 28th April 2017||David Marks||15h30 – 16h45||Margate Fishing Pier|
|Friday 28th April 2017||Phil Moffet||17h30 – 18h30||Margate Fishing Pier|
|Friday 28th April 2017||Brian Finch||20h00 – 21h45||Margate Fishing Pier|
|Saturday 29th April 2017||Phil Moffet||12h00 – 13h45||Margate Fishing Pier|
|Saturday 29th April 2017||Wiam Otto||15h30 – 16h45||Margate Fishing Pier|
|Saturday 29th April 2017||Circle of Stones||17h00 – 19h00||Margate Fishing Pier|
|Saturday 29th April 2017||Jack Hammer||20h00 – 22h00||Margate Fishing Pier|
|Sunday 30th April 2017||Aden Hinds||12h00 – 13h45||Margate Fishing Pier|
|Sunday 30th April 2017||Hairy Legged Lentil Eaters||14h00 – 14h45||Margate Fishing Pier|
Glow TV, Blu Blood and Showtime Promotions in association with Hello Group present the first Bollywood extravaganza of the year – Adnan Sami – Live in concert this March.
Pretoria – Popular award-winning comedian and TV star, Tumi Morake, has been chosen as a Jaguar ambassador. In partnership with Jaguar Land Rover Menlyn, Tumi will be driving a new Jaguar F-PACE – finished in Italian Racing Red, to perfectly suit her personality.