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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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21 of the 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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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 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 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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The African Groove Experience by African Cream Music

Siphamandla Bembe's African Groove Experience a must have in any CD collection

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European Film Festival in Cape TownEuropean Film Festival 2017

A showcase of the art of film lands in the Mother City

Enter the King Tour at Shimmy Beach ClubTimo ODV Enter The Kingdom Tour

Timo ODV brings the #EnterTheKingdom tour to the Mother City

Table Mountain JO City of Cape Town considers renaming De ...

Mother City considers name change in honour of Phillip Kgosana

StartupbootcampStartupbootcamp launches in Cape Town

First Africa-based program launched April 2017

LindtThe Lindt Chocolate Studio at Silo 2

Chocolate making classes and a window into Charlie’s world, Lindt ...

Table Mountain JO Cape Town named one of the world's most ...

With affordable beer and fabulous festivals, the Mother City wins over the ...

Granary Cafe Silo HotelThe Granary Cafe at The Silo Hotel

Elegant eatery in Cape Town

Willaston Bar at Silo HotelThe Willaston Bar at The Silo Hotel

Exquisite cocktails and extraordinary views at the Mother City’s hottest ...

The Social EventThe Social at the Jolly Carp Organic Market

Spend your Saturday with great music, a beer and a braai

The Taste of Darling FestivalThe Taste of Darling Festival

Experience Darling at the most vibrant, tasty and welcoming festival of the year

Elgin Cool Wine and Country FestivalElgin Cool Wine and Country Festival

Join in the merriment at Elgin Valley’s annual food and wine fiesta

Grassy Spark - 3Five Years of Grassy Spark

It’s their birthday, and we cannot wait to celebrate with these local lads!

The Backyard Grill Lounge RibsBBQ Ribs Special at The Backyard Grill Lounge

Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

Sneaker Exchange Cape TownSneaker Exchange Cape Town

Sneakerheads from far and wide are invited to buy, sell or trade their favourite kicks at Africa’s leading sneaker bartering event!

The Noordhoek CrushThe Noordhoek Crush Wine Festival

Gather the family for a nearby fiesta in celebration of the grape

Pride and Prejudice - 1Pride and Prejudice Screening at Knorhoek Wine Estate

“Have you no consideration for my poor nerves?”

FanCon Cape TownFanCon: Cape Town Comic Con

The Western Cape gets its own version of the famed convention in May

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

Supper and Stage make for a delectable evening’s entertainment

Villains Ale House Logo 2DJ nights at Villain’s Ale House

Kick start your weekend with DJ nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

PPG - 1Powerpuff Girls Art Factory Exhibition

Sugar, spice and everything alternative

SuidoosterfeesSuidoosterfees in Cape Town

Celebrate Kaapse culture and heritage with a series of colourful concerts, comedy shows and more

The Queen and PeasantThe Queen and Peasant Weekend Meet and Greets

Treat yourself to a tasting of fine wines, beers and spirits this weekend

SA Cheese Festival cheeseSouth African Cheese Festival

If you’re in the mood for Bries and blues then head to this cheesy foodie fest

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownKids’ Party Special with Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag

Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500

Wild Fig Outdoor Restaurant Dining The Wild Fig Restaurant’s Alfresco Saturday Lunch

Enjoy long, lazy weekend lunches outdoors at this historic Cape Town eatery

The Wild FigSaturday Live Music at The Wild Fig

Unwind after a stressful week!

Plant Tempting Tuesday 7Live Music Saturdays at Plant

Mix a little music with your healthy meal

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

Scootours FranschhoekJunior Passengers Ride FREE Every Saturday with Scootours® Cape Town

This family-friendly off-road adventure will see you (and the whole clan) freewheeling on a Monster Mountain® Scooter

Knife 7Birthday Party Special at Knife Restaurant

Get a meal on the house when you celebrate your birthday on a Saturday at this Century City smokehouse

Orphanage-cocktail-emporium-bottles#TANZMUSIK DJ Nights at Orphanage Cocktail Emporium

Smooth sounds and even smoother drinks punctuate Saturday nights at this whimsical bar

AfrikaBurn1Afrikaburn Festival

The dusty Karoo desert comes alive to host one of the most radical festivals on the festival lover’s calendar

Galileo Open Air Cinema Cape TownThe Galileo Open Air Cinema in the Cape Winelands and Cape Town Venues

Grab some snacks and get ready to watch your favourite films beneath the stars on the Weekends

Haute Cabriere 3Cellar Master’s Tour at Haute Cabriére Wine Estate

Sniff, swirl and sip every Saturday at this picturesque Franschhoek-based winery

Camissa Eco TourThe Eco-friendly Train Township Tour Saturday Special

Grow more than just your cultural quotient on this interactive excursion to the Langa community

The Grand CafeSunset Affair Parties at Grand Africa Café & Beach

Welcome nightfall in style with seaside cocktails and house music every Saturday during summer

The Social EventThe Social at the Jolly Carp Organic Market

Spend your Saturday with great music, a beer and a braai

The Taste of Darling FestivalThe Taste of Darling Festival

Experience Darling at the most vibrant, tasty and welcoming festival of the year

Elgin Cool Wine and Country FestivalElgin Cool Wine and Country Festival

Join in the merriment at Elgin Valley’s annual food and wine fiesta

Grassy Spark - 3Five Years of Grassy Spark

It’s their birthday, and we cannot wait to celebrate with these local lads!

The Backyard Grill Lounge RibsBBQ Ribs Special at The Backyard Grill Lounge

Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

Sneaker Exchange Cape TownSneaker Exchange Cape Town

Sneakerheads from far and wide are invited to buy, sell or trade their favourite kicks at Africa’s leading sneaker bartering event!

The Noordhoek CrushThe Noordhoek Crush Wine Festival

Gather the family for a nearby fiesta in celebration of the grape

Pride and Prejudice - 1Pride and Prejudice Screening at Knorhoek Wine Estate

“Have you no consideration for my poor nerves?”

FanCon Cape TownFanCon: Cape Town Comic Con

The Western Cape gets its own version of the famed convention in May

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

Supper and Stage make for a delectable evening’s entertainment

Villains Ale House Logo 2DJ nights at Villain’s Ale House

Kick start your weekend with DJ nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

PPG - 1Powerpuff Girls Art Factory Exhibition

Sugar, spice and everything alternative

SuidoosterfeesSuidoosterfees in Cape Town

Celebrate Kaapse culture and heritage with a series of colourful concerts, comedy shows and more

The Queen and PeasantThe Queen and Peasant Weekend Meet and Greets

Treat yourself to a tasting of fine wines, beers and spirits this weekend

SA Cheese Festival cheeseSouth African Cheese Festival

If you’re in the mood for Bries and blues then head to this cheesy foodie fest

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownKids’ Party Special with Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag

Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500

Wild Fig Outdoor Restaurant Dining The Wild Fig Restaurant’s Alfresco Saturday Lunch

Enjoy long, lazy weekend lunches outdoors at this historic Cape Town eatery

The Wild FigSaturday Live Music at The Wild Fig

Unwind after a stressful week!

Plant Tempting Tuesday 7Live Music Saturdays at Plant

Mix a little music with your healthy meal

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

Scootours FranschhoekJunior Passengers Ride FREE Every Saturday with Scootours® Cape Town

This family-friendly off-road adventure will see you (and the whole clan) freewheeling on a Monster Mountain® Scooter

Knife 7Birthday Party Special at Knife Restaurant

Get a meal on the house when you celebrate your birthday on a Saturday at this Century City smokehouse

Orphanage-cocktail-emporium-bottles#TANZMUSIK DJ Nights at Orphanage Cocktail Emporium

Smooth sounds and even smoother drinks punctuate Saturday nights at this whimsical bar

AfrikaBurn1Afrikaburn Festival

The dusty Karoo desert comes alive to host one of the most radical festivals on the festival lover’s calendar

Galileo Open Air Cinema Cape TownThe Galileo Open Air Cinema in the Cape Winelands and Cape Town Venues

Grab some snacks and get ready to watch your favourite films beneath the stars on the Weekends

Haute Cabriere 3Cellar Master’s Tour at Haute Cabriére Wine Estate

Sniff, swirl and sip every Saturday at this picturesque Franschhoek-based winery

Camissa Eco TourThe Eco-friendly Train Township Tour Saturday Special

Grow more than just your cultural quotient on this interactive excursion to the Langa community

The Grand CafeSunset Affair Parties at Grand Africa Café & Beach

Welcome nightfall in style with seaside cocktails and house music every Saturday during summer

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