New Years

New Years Eve – Live City Linkup

Pete-Tong

For those NOT spending New Year in Cape Town or Durbs, feel the fomo! World renowned Pete – Tong,  global ambassador of Electronic Music and host of the world's most listened to electronic music radio shows (the 'Pete Tong Show' and the infamous 'Essential Mix') will kick-off the festivities at Ballito`s famous NYE street party before jetting off to Cape Town`s V&A Waterfront to welcome in 2013 on his double-city gig night. 5FM will be linking the two cities up simultaneously via live satellite technology at both venues (Ballito’s New Year’s Eve street party in the Village Centre and the Breakwater Lodge rooftop at the V&A Waterfront). Both parties will feature massive screens, screening the LIVE production hosted by                  

Festivals

Summer Experience Music Festival 2012

Summer Experience Music Festival

Those sexy summer vibes are in the air, gorgeous sun kissed bodies walking the streets in search of cool cocktails and a venue to squeak some tekkie. Events are in abundance and while we all know Capetonians are forever in search of the better option, we have the perfect pick for you - kicking off this Saturday the 22nd of December 2012 at The River Club in Observatory - the Summer Experience Music Festival 2012 is set to rock your socks off! Big Dreamer Productions, definitely dream BIG, as organisers behind the Summer Experience Music Festival they have managed to secure a kick ass line-up for the summer shindig! DJ’s Euphonik and Milkshake need little introduction, the 5FM favourites will be hitting the decks with their ever                  

Concert

Red Hot Chili Peppers set to Rock SA in 2013

South African Tour 2013 Red Hot Chilli Peppers

SA has already been treated to some of the biggest visiting international music acts this year. In fact, it is bracing itself for even more superstars in the coming months. 2013 looks to be no different, as one of the biggest groups ever is set to rock Joburg and Cape Town early in the new year. The Red Hot Chili Peppers are coming. Premier concert organisers Big Concerts has confirmed that the 29-year-old, multi-award-winning rock super group will be performing at the famous soccer complex on February 2nd 2013. The legendary quartet will be in South Africa for two shows - the second is in Cape Town at The Cape Town Stadium on 5 February, giving local fans the chance to experience their distinctive songwriting, heavy bass grooves                  

Sport

Surfs Up – Billabong Pro 2012…

Jeffery's Bay Billabong Pro 2012

Ready, Set PRO…The Billabong Pro kicks off today and surfers are waiting in antiiiiciiipppaaatttiiion for the waves to rise to the occasion. Sun kissed surfers, snug in their wetsuits with that look – the look of intense appreciation of Mother Nature’s gift of waves that can make or break their moves on the water. Supertubes is the break in the water and location of the annual Billabong Pro in Jeffery’s Bay, this BEAUT is one of mother natures divine phenomenon’s - horizontal barrels of water collecting velocity and rolling down hundreds of meters towards the surf. J.Bay  sees thousands of surfers locally and internationally coming to hit the surf for its awesome and unique waves it pushes                  

Music

Jack Parow

Dans Dans Dans music video out soon

Referred to as "Bob Dylan of the northern suburbs", "pirate of the caravan park" and "an Afrikaans Eminem", Zander Tyler is more popularly known for his on-stage persona as Jack Parow - one of South Africa's most prominent popular culture icons. As "Cooler as Ekke"has monopolized African airwaves, Afrikaans, Mothercity-made Jack Parow, has become one of South Africa's local loves. At the early end of the decade, musical movements that tore Afrikaans music apart from religious zeal, resulted in the Belville Rock city phenomena - and so spawned bands the likes of Fokofpolisiekar,aKing, and Van Coke Kartel. So while Afrikaans music was once ripe with religious evangelism, the noughties saw it slowly became synonymous with                  

Interesting People

LOCNVILLE AT IVY LEAGUE

locnville-cticc-cape-town-21-june-2010

Does "I got the sun in my pockets and the moon in my hands..." sound familiar? Locnville consists of two twin brothers, apparently nephews of Charlie Chaplin's who moved here in their youth from New York. They've been tyring to break into the South African music scene for sometime now, and after becoming a favourite feature on 5FM, Locnville finally launches at Ivy League tonight!  Their voices have a baritone timbre that reverberates through a room, and their music is pretty easy listening for its genre.  Take a listen here and come along if you like. With cover charge at just R20 before 10Pm and R30 after, as well as drinks specials all night, its a great excuse to check out Cape Town's new