Johannesburg Music
Music for all at Fête de la Musique
June 7, 2018
Saturday 9 June 2018 see’s Joburg celebrate it’s seventh Fête de La Musique – the iconic global celebration of music that annually  celebrates the universal language of music! I’ve attend five out of the past seven  Fête de La Musique (FDLM) festivals in Jozi from it’s earlier days in Melville to it’s current home in Newtown. It’s a festival […]
Lifestyle Music
A party in the park
August 20, 2015
Rise and Shine festival, one of my fave Joburg fests is back, right on time for a farewell party to winter. It’s about time. Joburg is finally warming up to spring. The days are longer, the nights much warmer – it’s time to bust out the flip-flops and the sunscreen. Festival season is starting again! Fancy a party […]
Miriam Makeba, South African music legend
September 28, 2012
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    In honour of September being Heritage month in South Africa,  today’s Mzansi Music Friday post is dedicated to a true legend of South African musical heritage,  Miriam Makeba.  I recently attended the excellent International Exhibition of Black Music, currently on at Museum Africa where there was some amazing archival footage of some of  Miriam Makeba’s […]