Award winning South African musician Nicky Schrire has recently returned to live in London after five years living and performing in New York, where she graduated from the Manhattan School of Music.
Father Trevor Huddleston, priest, human rights activist, and leader in the anti-apartheid movement, provided Masekela with his first trumpet as a 14 year old pupil in South Africa. In this special event in London, Masekela reflects on his life and Huddleston’s legacy and plays music from his outstanding career.
In ‘Mata Hari’, South African cabaret artist Aletia Upstairs tells the story ofÂ World War One’s most famous courtesan and exotic dancer, who was tried on charges of espionage and sentenced to death by firing squad. Her last hour is spent reflecting on her life.
The latest album by legendary South African finger-style guitarist Tony Cox includes covers by some of South Africa’s musical greats such as Sipho ‘Hotstix’ Mabuse, Bright Blue, Johnny Clegg, Hugh Masekela and Nico Carstens.
The winner of the Standard Bank Young Artist award for jazz in 2011, Bokani Dyer and his quintet will take the stage at Vortex on Thursday 15 May
The LondonJazz TransLATES series celebrates South African music on 23 May with a performance by Pinise Saul, Adam Glasser and Eugene Skeef
On 15 and 22 May South African-born pianist RenÃ©e Reznek will give the first London performances of two new works written for her by Sadie Harrison and Neo Muyanga.
Jeremy Loops got his London crowd going after bursting out on stage with a funky version of South Africa’s national anthem on harmonica. Before the gig, we had a chance to ask Jeremy a few questions.
This month a performance and art showcase promoting cultural diversity and integration between South Africans and Wandsworth residents will take place at a local music academy.
South African music stars Bok van Blerk, Theuns Jordaan, Juanita Du Plessis and Riana Nel will be on stage at Hammersmith Eventim Apollo for two nights in August.
A performance of South African jazz, improvisation and song by World Heart Beat Music Academy.
Long shorts, long cap, lots to say: Of course It’s Jack Parow on tour in Europe with a new album
After a successful first tour to the UK in 2012, with rave reviews from top publications, Laurie Levine will be returning to the UK for a handful of shows in May 2014. She’ll be performing in London, Brighton, Cambridge and Kelvedon.
South African folk musician Jeremy Loops will play two London dates in support of the release of his long awaited debut album.
Globally renowned South African DJ duo Goldfish return to London to perform their explosive live show at Electric Brixton on Sunday 20 April. We review their latest album, ‘Three Second Memory’.
South African music personality Jon Savage needs your help to complete his black comedy film about the SA music scene.
Fresh from a hugely successful American tour, trailblazing Capetonian electric act Goldfish will be bringing the party to London on the Easter weekend. They tell us about repping South Africa, hanging out with Carl Cox and gathering groupies in the USA.
The Parlotones performed live at Kensington’s trendiest venue, The Roof Gardens on Tuesday night. Before the gig, we sat down with frontman Kahn Morbee to find out about life in Los Angeles and being big in Germany.
The Parlotones became the first South African band to have an album included in Virgin Atlantic’s music library after performing live on their flight to London.
South Africans are seen by foreigners as a happy bunch of people, friendly and welcoming, always very hospitable, and now Cape Town has gone and put that happiness into a music video.
The nominees for the milestone 20th edition of the annual South African Music Awards were announced at Sun International’s Carnival City in Ekurhuleni last week. A number of new kids on the music block dominate the major categories – with some familiar favourites also creeping into the running.
Globally renowned South African DJ duo Goldfish return to London to perform at the Electric Brixton on Sunday 20 April.
We take you inside a visionary campaign to inspire change by showing what mobile technology can do to connect ordinary people
Kurt Darren is performing at The Orange Bull Sports Bar London SE16 5LJ – the only time this year you will be able to see him LIVE in the UK!
South African performer, Odile Rault, shares the stage with Stiofan O’Doherty, Maggie Robson and Eryl Lloyd Parry.