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Greatest Songs to Come out of Cape Town in the Last Four Decades

Listen to top tunes from the Mother City’s finest musicians from the past 40 years and watch the awesome music videos that go with them

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Mojo Market in Sea Point

Mojo Market, the trendy new addition to Regent Street in Sea Point

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Villains Ale House on Burg Street

From live music and DJs to beer pong and battle shots... It all kicks off at the Villains house of burger, beer and nightlife rockstars!

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Suntravolta Bohemian Surf Travel Bar on Long Street

Long Street’s newest bar with a beach vibe

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Annual music festivals in Cape Town

Whatever your taste in music, the Mother City's got it covered

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12 Unforgettable Music Moments at Concerts and Events in Cape Town

Our round-up of epic on-stage instances that have made indelible marks on memories

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Music van de Caab Museum in Franschhoek

Solms-Delta wine farm welcomes the world’s first institution dedicated to Cape music

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Woodstock Academy of Music in Cape Town

An inspiring new school for aspiring melody makers 

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An interview with Floyd Lavine
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Talking techno with DJ and producer Floyd Lavine

Breaking down the South African electronic music scene

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Die Heuwels Fantasties
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An interview with the South African band Die Heuwels Fantasties

On the Afrikaans music scene, Cape Town and more

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An interview with Sylvestre Kabassidi
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An interview with Sylvestre “samba” Kabassidi: the singing storyteller

From his musical journal to his connection with Cape Town and Zula Bar

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An interview with Moreira Chonguica, a musician in Cape Town
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'I’m a citizen of the world', says Moreira Chonguica

Cape Town Magazine sat down with the multi-award winning jazz saxophonist to talk about music, inspiration and, of course, Cape Town

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An interview with Cape Town’s upcoming band ‘TheCITY’

Electronic music with an Africa flavour

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Liz Ogumbo, a Kenyan songbird

Not just a pretty face

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Liquideep tell us a Fairytale

“Love is universal, love is positive and our stories stem from it,” says lead singer, Ziyon.

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Happy, happy, happy

Hanjin chats about cheetahs, his personal style and rhythmic Capetonian jazz

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Tune into Cape Town’s radio stations

Capetonian radio presenter Grant Jansen adds his two cents about the province‘s stations

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Cape Town's new rock

Rock bands tickling our fancy

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The Cape Philharmonic Orchestra and the choirs of Cape Town

Bringing symphony to the townships and showcasing Cape Town's diverse culture

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The little misfit

Zolani Mahola of Freshlyground talks about new side project, Mzfitz

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Die antwoord
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Cape Town musicians who've made it big across the pond

Our breakthrough musicians are ambassadors for South Africa

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Talking brandy, girls, cars and dangerous braais with Jack Parow

'F*k Jack Sparrow, the pirate of the Caribbean! I'm Jack Parow, the pirate of the caravan park'

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Talking Hip Hop Kop with Deon Maas

'Afrikaans hip hop artists really have a way with the words they use to describe their experiences'

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Feels like music sounds better with love

The African Music Store is a unique, exciting and vibrant shopping portal

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When Cape Town captured the heart of Stef Bos

Stef Bos tells us about his relationship with Mother City and the Afrikaans language

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Touring the heart and soul of Cape jazz

Discover Cape Town style jazz up close with Mac McKenzie and Coffeebeans Routes

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Surfin’ SA with Mike Love and the Beach Boys

The Beach Boys are all set to perform in Cape Town, says current lead singer Mike Love

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When Farryl Purkiss grew up

A South African musician who took a gamble and worked tirelessly to achieve

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Kahn Morbee at the Zip Zap Circus Charity Event

How on earth did the Parlotones go from their parent's garage to intergalactic rock success?

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Hello Cape Town, tell me how you're grooving

Goema, Goema, Goema. It's the soundtrack of the Mother City, and it's growing with the groove

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If you Find Something you Love, you Never Work a Day in Your Life

We meet Rob Nel: bass guitarist of Macstanley and Capetonian musician by heart

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Merseystate: Unity In The Service Of All

They have done it again. Merseystate's 2010 album is "Unity In The Service Of All". Insiders’ insight below.

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Merseystate on their album, 'The Lucky Ones'

We got Merseystate to tell us all about the making of their album, 'The Lucky Ones'

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Wrestlerish on their debut album, 'The Rude Mechanical'

South Africa’s popular sing-along band is not just catchy and cool, it's also clever and quirky

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Mango Groove
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Mango Groove on their latest album, 'Bang The Drum'

After nearly 21 years, Mango Groove is back with a bang. They took time out to answer a quick Q&A about their new album

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Freshlyground talks about Shakira, soccer and success

Some insight into the World Cup anthem ‘Waka Waka’, an international tour and Radio Africa

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Jack Parow on his debut album, 'Jack Parow'

Jack Parow's eponymously titled debut album is crude, cute and honest. Here’s a quick Q&A

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Isochronous on their new Acoustic album, 'IMAGO'

We asked Richard Brokensha to tell us about Isochronous’s latest offering, the acoustic “IMAGO”

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Melanie Scholtz
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Melanie Scholtz on her new Album, 'Living Standards'

Sizzling, sultry, and multitalented, Melanie Scholtz is duly proud of her latest musical offering

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A Charismatic Kwaito Chat with TKZee

We caught up with one of the masters of Kwaito, Kabelo Mabalane, for some authentic insight into the uniquely South African music genre, its origins, and its future

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Joe Petersen Drums to the Rhythms of Cape Town

No visit to Greenmarket Square is complete without meeting the legendary African drummer, Joe Petersen

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Cape Town Band Captain Stu Unveils Upbeat Second Album

Captain Stu have released a new 11-track Afro-pop album, The Adventures of Captain Stu

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Moreira Chonguica with his second album: Citizen of the World

SAMA winning producer Moreira Chonguica launches an astonishing new album featuring Manu Dibango, Najee and Jaco Maria

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Chris Chameleon releases Kyk Hoe Lyk Ons Nou

New solo album from Chris Chameleon is fresh and progressive

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Goldfish
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Cape Town Band Takes the World By Storm

Goldfish, Cape Towns' electronica phenomenon hailed as the Re-invention of the DJ

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Mix 'n Blend Release Debut Album

African Dope Records presents "Look Mom, No Hands."

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sange
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Sange Releases Debut Album

This dynamic songstress brings new meaning to Afro-pop, Afro-jazz and South African music

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CODA Launch New Album

The second album from popular Cape Town band Coda, entitled African Renaissance, has been launched

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Debut Album from jacSharp Boosts South African Music Scene

South African music has just received its next major boost; it's called Technicolour and it's jacSharp's world-class debut album

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Discover and Listen to the Best South African Music Online

Now you can listen to the best musicians, the best tracks and the best albums in South Africa

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Looking for a furr-ever friend? This dog adoption initiative could be where you ...

The VicThe Vic Bar and Grill on Kloof Street

Welcome the fresh, alternative live music hotspot on Kloof Street!

The SocialEclectic Groove with The Social

Bring your dancing toks and juicy chops!

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It’s time to break bad and dance the night away to dirty beats at this badass ...

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Get a three-for-two deal on any authentic Turkish appetizers every Thursday!

Cafe CapriceAbsolut Winter Brunch at Cafe Caprice

Expect exotic themes, delectable brunch dishes and destination-inspired ...

Berg River Canoe MarathonBerg River Winter Carnival

The toughest canoe race this side of the Orange River comes to a close with a ...

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Team Building Cape TownTeam Building with Battlefield Live SA

Corporates become commandos in this adrenaline-inducing, morale-boosting laser tag activity

AquilaConferences and Corporate Functions at Aquila Game Reserve

Bring your corporate family along to experience team building and business functions featuring the Big 5

Homemade Italian pastaInteractive Italian Cooking Classes at Durbanville Hills

Learn how to serve up cuisine ‘Just like Mama makes!’

HintHunt Escape Game LogoCape Town’s Most Mysterious Tourist Attraction: HintHunt

Be sure to add this exhilarating live group escape game challenge to your Mother City bucket list

parkhouseWinter Savings at The Parkhouse Hotel

Enjoy the best winter comforts at the fraction of the cost

Orchid Auction - 1The Cape Orchid Society Auction

Bag yourself some stunning flora at this annual celebration of all things Orchid!

FOREX Pub Quiz 2016 2Trivia Night at The Forex Bar

Test your general knowledge at this Observatory-based haunt’s Tuesday pub quiz

Beerhouse Restaurant and Bar in Cape TownPub Quiz Night at Beerhouse on Long Street

Test your general knowledge at this Long Street-based haunt’s Tuesday pub quiz

The Village Idiot Restaurant & Bar in Cape TownTuesday Mates and Dates Restaurant Special at The Village Idiot in Cape Town

Bring a partner for a two-by-two weekly special at this popular inner city neighbourhood haunt

Boschendal Wine FarmPicnic Lunches at Boschendal Wine Farm

Delight in an alfresco feast at one of the most picturesque wineries in the Cape Winelands

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Buy five of the flat-topped bars and pay for four when you mention CapeTownMag

mischuFree Coffee Beans and Capsules at mischu Coffee Shop in Sea Point

Simply mention CapeTownMagazine.com while placing an order of coffee beans or capsules today and score a freebie

Kaapse Stories at The Rockwell Theatre“Kaapse Stories” at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre

Supper and Stage make for a delectable evening’s entertainment

kiff kombi toursCheap Tuesdays with Kiff Kombi Tours

Get a 20% discount on your next Kiff Kombi Tour when booking for 5 people or more

Dizzys Camps BayDizzys Tight Ass Tuesday Karaoke Nights

'Bray' the night away with some super specials to lubricate your lungs

Glowing Rooms 3Glowing Rooms SA offers a special opening price!

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark mini-golf adventure

Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Newlands Live Music 2Happy Hour Special at the Live-Inn Room

Pop in to Park Inn Newslands Hotel for buy-one-get-one-free drinks any day of the week or weekend

WSDC Shark 5White Shark Diving Company’s Killer Cage Diving Special

Come face-to-face with the ocean’s most fearsome fish for a truly otherworldly bucket-list experience and pay less when booking with these sharky Gansbaai-based experts

Live Jazz Music at Asoka on TuesdayLive Jazz at Asoka Restaurant

Turn your Tuesday up a notch with this trendy hotspot’s vibey dinner and music offering

mavericksHave a Big Night Out at Mavericks Gentlemen’s Club

Score entry, a beer, a burger and a table dance for less than you’d expect at this Mother City revue bar

whale wine and wors wine flies logoWine Flies’ Whale, Wine and Wors Tour Cape Town

Hop on board a fun-filled minibus and explore the hidden gems of the Western Cape via this bi-weekly day trip

HQ Date performerTuesday Romantic Date Night at HQ Restaurant

Treat your loved one to an evening of succulent steaks, red wine and romantic ambience at this Parisian-inspired Cape Town steakhouse’s #DateNight special

Manga Sushi 22-for-1 Sushi Special at Manga Restaurant

Save on sashimi, salmon roses and more every Tuesday at this contemporary Asian fusion hotspot in Mouille Point

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Team Building Cape TownTeam Building with Battlefield Live SA

Corporates become commandos in this adrenaline-inducing, morale-boosting laser tag activity

AquilaConferences and Corporate Functions at Aquila Game Reserve

Bring your corporate family along to experience team building and business functions featuring the Big 5

Homemade Italian pastaInteractive Italian Cooking Classes at Durbanville Hills

Learn how to serve up cuisine ‘Just like Mama makes!’

HintHunt Escape Game LogoCape Town’s Most Mysterious Tourist Attraction: HintHunt

Be sure to add this exhilarating live group escape game challenge to your Mother City bucket list

parkhouseWinter Savings at The Parkhouse Hotel

Enjoy the best winter comforts at the fraction of the cost

Orchid Auction - 1The Cape Orchid Society Auction

Bag yourself some stunning flora at this annual celebration of all things Orchid!

FOREX Pub Quiz 2016 2Trivia Night at The Forex Bar

Test your general knowledge at this Observatory-based haunt’s Tuesday pub quiz

Beerhouse Restaurant and Bar in Cape TownPub Quiz Night at Beerhouse on Long Street

Test your general knowledge at this Long Street-based haunt’s Tuesday pub quiz

The Village Idiot Restaurant & Bar in Cape TownTuesday Mates and Dates Restaurant Special at The Village Idiot in Cape Town

Bring a partner for a two-by-two weekly special at this popular inner city neighbourhood haunt

Boschendal Wine FarmPicnic Lunches at Boschendal Wine Farm

Delight in an alfresco feast at one of the most picturesque wineries in the Cape Winelands

table mountain chocolate 3Table Mountain Chocolate Bar Special

Buy five of the flat-topped bars and pay for four when you mention CapeTownMag

mischuFree Coffee Beans and Capsules at mischu Coffee Shop in Sea Point

Simply mention CapeTownMagazine.com while placing an order of coffee beans or capsules today and score a freebie

Kaapse Stories at The Rockwell Theatre“Kaapse Stories” at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre

Supper and Stage make for a delectable evening’s entertainment

kiff kombi toursCheap Tuesdays with Kiff Kombi Tours

Get a 20% discount on your next Kiff Kombi Tour when booking for 5 people or more

Dizzys Camps BayDizzys Tight Ass Tuesday Karaoke Nights

'Bray' the night away with some super specials to lubricate your lungs

Glowing Rooms 3Glowing Rooms SA offers a special opening price!

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark mini-golf adventure

Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Newlands Live Music 2Happy Hour Special at the Live-Inn Room

Pop in to Park Inn Newslands Hotel for buy-one-get-one-free drinks any day of the week or weekend

WSDC Shark 5White Shark Diving Company’s Killer Cage Diving Special

Come face-to-face with the ocean’s most fearsome fish for a truly otherworldly bucket-list experience and pay less when booking with these sharky Gansbaai-based experts

Live Jazz Music at Asoka on TuesdayLive Jazz at Asoka Restaurant

Turn your Tuesday up a notch with this trendy hotspot’s vibey dinner and music offering

mavericksHave a Big Night Out at Mavericks Gentlemen’s Club

Score entry, a beer, a burger and a table dance for less than you’d expect at this Mother City revue bar

whale wine and wors wine flies logoWine Flies’ Whale, Wine and Wors Tour Cape Town

Hop on board a fun-filled minibus and explore the hidden gems of the Western Cape via this bi-weekly day trip

HQ Date performerTuesday Romantic Date Night at HQ Restaurant

Treat your loved one to an evening of succulent steaks, red wine and romantic ambience at this Parisian-inspired Cape Town steakhouse’s #DateNight special

Manga Sushi 22-for-1 Sushi Special at Manga Restaurant

Save on sashimi, salmon roses and more every Tuesday at this contemporary Asian fusion hotspot in Mouille Point

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