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  • The March of the Madiba-Dancing Chickens

    The March of the Madiba-Dancing Chickens0

    Watching everyone and their dog “do the Madiba-dance” feels a bit like being on some pretty powerful hallucinogenic mango – flavoured Kool-Aid. At the public toilets at De Waal Park, there is a handwritten sign begging “Please!!! No drugs in the toilets.” It is unclear whether this is an appeal to our better collective judgment,

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  • Arno Carstens To Headline Heather Waters Benefit-Gala

    Arno Carstens To Headline Heather Waters Benefit-Gala0

    British-born folk songstress and humanitarian diagnosed with acute peripheral neuropathy Arno Carstens recently pulled in to join the Heather Waters Benefit-Gala line-up together with the Delta-Four band, saxophonists Gerald and Mari and Heather Waters herself. The event is scheduled to take place at Hudson’s on Vredenheim Wine Estate, near Spier on the 30th of August. The benefit concert

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  • RAMfest Cancels Bloem Because of Religious Pressure Groups

    RAMfest Cancels Bloem Because of Religious Pressure Groups0

    ‘You’ll need to travel to JHB’ The organisers of RAMfest posted this message on their Facebook fan page earlier today: “Due to lack of suitable venues and venues under pressure from extremist religious groups we have decided to cancel the BLOEM leg of the RAMfest Tour. Sorry guys, you’ll need to travel to JHB.” An

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  • Lady Gaga Denied Permit for Indonesia Concert

    Lady Gaga Denied Permit for Indonesia Concert0

    Pop star will have to cancel show following protest from religious and political leaders Lady Gaga will have to cancel a June 3rd show in Jakarta, Indonesia after she was denied a permit due to protests from religious and political leaders, the Associated Press reports. Islamic hard-liners and leaders along with conservative politicians spoke vehemently against

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  • Real Music Wednesdays: Crossfire Collision

    Real Music Wednesdays: Crossfire Collision0

    Old new-punkers pull a rabbit out of an acoustic hat Last Week’s Puma Social Real Music Wednesday featured an artist – Andy Lund – who fits comfortably into the “acoustic” setup of the @Union environment. Crossfire Collision are different animals, so to speak. The band comprises members of Cape Town trash-punk outfits AB Turbo, Doppler Effect, LP

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  • Cape Town International Jazz Festival Announces First Artists

    Cape Town International Jazz Festival Announces First Artists0

    First artists Cape Town International Jazz Festival was announced. The first line-up for the Cape Town International Jazz Festival was announced at the Cape Town Convention Centre (CTICC). With picturesque Table Mountain as a fitting backdrop, Rashid Lombard, CEO of espAfrica, introduced the first set of confirmed performers for the event which will take place

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