Making music with a legend | The New Age Online

How did  Hotstix get involved?

My manager contacted him to chat about a collaboration. He was very open to the suggestion and we met him at a restaurant in Newtown. At that stage, we didn’t know how he would want to be involved, so we just went with the flow. I remember playing him a snippet of the song and he said, “For a white boy, you have a lot of soul!” And he agreed to play the sax on the recording. We’re looking at doing more work with him.

via Making music with a legend | The New Age Online.

Sipho Hotstix: celebrity pupil | News Update

SIPHO “Hotstix” Mabuse, at 60, became a mischievous schoolboy for just a moment last week. Driving to school, a block from the gate, he opened the window, put his arm out, and shouted “Hey!” to a group of 20-somethings. With a big grin, he gesticulated to his watch, implying that they were going to be late for class. – Lucille Davie

via Sipho Hotstix: celebrity pupil | News Update.


Me Sports, the internet-only radio rugby show

Entertainment industry veteran Martin Myers and SA rugby player Egon Seconds have started Me Sports an Internet-only sports programme majoring on rugby, which is on air on Thursdays, between 2 and 3pm, at

via Me Sports, the internet-only radio rugby show.

Spitbraai Sunday 6th February at Portswood Hotel


sipho mabuse piece in kulula magazine

sipho mabuse piece in kulula magazine

sipho mabuse piece in kulula magazine


Comment from Martin Myers, Music Exchange:  "It is satisfying and reassuring to see music industry personnel getting involved in the business of music at Moshito this year. Many of the speakers spoke at Music Exchange in March in Cape Town and we can vouch that the quality, knowledge and expertise of the likes of Nick Matzukis, Yoel Kenan, Gillian Ezra and Brian Currin, to name a few, is unsurpassed. These are the people we need to get the music … Read More

via Music Exchange

Road closures during world cup in Cape Town

Road closures for Cape Town Stadium and surrounds during the World Cup have been announced.

On non-match days, for the full duration of the event, the following roads in the vicinity of the stadium will be closed or will have restricted access:

- Granger Bay Boulevard
– Fritz Sonnenberg Road
– Vlei Road
– Fort Wynyard Street
– Ebenezer Road between Port Road and Prestwich Street

In the city centre, Darling Street between Adderley Street and Buitenkant Street, together with the side roads feeding into Darling, will be closed for the full duration of the event to facilitate the activities associated with the FIFA Fan Fest on the Grand Parade.

On match days, the roads listed below will be closed to the general public, including freight and delivery vehicles, from seven hours before the scheduled kick-off, until approximately four hours after the final whistle, depending on security considerations:

- Hertzog Boulevard
– Heerengracht and Adderley Street between Coen Steytler and Strand Street
– Hans Strijdom Avenue
– Western Boulevard up to Beach Road in ThreeAnchorBay
– Sections of Waterkant Street and Riebeeck Street
– Somerset Road from Buitengracht to Ebenezer Road
– Sections of Bree Street, Long Street and Loop Street around Waterkant Street


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