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Apple Music
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This Cape Town Band Just Became a Featured Artist on Apple Music

One of the city's hottest up-and-coming bands, Diamond Thug, has just been featured on Apple Music

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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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Aces&Spades
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Aces ‘N’ Spades: Cape Town’s Rock ‘n Roll Haunt

“Rock and roll keeps you in a constant state of juvenile delinquency,” Eddie Spaghetti, 2000.

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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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An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

A trendy township that’s well worth a visit… or two

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Craft Burger Bar in Heritage Square

Craft beer and craft burgers go hand-in-hand at this new burger joint in Cape Town’s CBD

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Melissa's The Food Shop
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Melissa's The Food Shop Presents Mantra Cafe

Be prepared to be treated to sea views and scrumptious food at this new restaurant

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Mojo Market
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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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Suntravolta
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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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African live music in Cape Town

African bites with African beats

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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 School
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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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'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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Enjoy fresh and vibey live music every Saturday at Beluga

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Finally, there’s a place in Cape Town where you can get exceptional home, camping, tactical and survival gifts for men and women – and it’s open till 7pm. Head for Just Like Papa on Harrington Street

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The home of the Cobra offers thrill seekers one last ride. Ratanga Junction will be permanently closing on 1 May 2018

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Enjoy good food and great vintages at this quirky annual celebration

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A riveting tale of artistry, truth, identity and moral consciousness

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

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Members only: Luxury co-working office space Cartel House serves up hot and fresh flapjacks for free to their members every Friday – here’s how to get in on the action

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Want that extra-special experience to round off the week? These are the city’s most affordable helicopter flights – plus, get an exclusive 10% off your booking right here

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All aboard, gin lovers! Here’s what to expect on a tour of Cape Town’s quaintest, most unique and secret gin distilleries and drink spots with Kiff Kombi Tours

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Every day “on your way” at Roast & Co. – enjoy 2-for-1 drink specials and discover the coolest mugs

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Learn about Cape Town’s past while savouring local cuisine with these informative walking tours

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Ride the wave of surf and yoga camps with African Soul Surfer!

Sgt pepper live musicRam Jam Rock Parties at Sgt Pepper

The head-banging, guitar twanging rockin’ good times are back

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Start your weekend with a little inner-city or wineland movie screening

Aces 'n' SpadesFriday Night Live at Aces ‘n’ Spades

They will rock you

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Relax this Friday with a Jack Black beer and some scrumptious food

Pierneef food and wine pairing 3Food and Wine Pairing at La Motte

Discover a match made in the divine tasting room of this Franschhoek estate

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Pop over to the charming Casablanca-themed restaurant for a hearty meal that won’t break the bank

African Soul Surfer BackpackersSurf Lessons with African Soul Surfer

Learn to surf with the kiffest surf school in Cape Town!

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#AfterDark with DJ Rene: start the weekend with a steak dinner, stylish cocktails and suave tunes by The Frenchman

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Many theatre buffs reckon West Side Story is the greatest musical ever written. Judge for yourself when The Fugard Theatre’s production of it returns to Cape Town

Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay Cape TownFriday Night at The Bay Harbour Market

Ring in the weekend with live music, craft beer, hearty fare and happy shopping in Hout Bay

Beluga Live Music Event 1Live Music Every Saturday at Beluga

Enjoy fresh and vibey live music every Saturday at Beluga

Groote Schuur Ratanga Junction FundraiserThis is Your Last Chance to Ride the ...

The home of the Cobra offers thrill seekers one last ride. Ratanga Junction will be permanently closing on 1 May 2018

K-Way Platteklip Charity ChallengeCableway Charity Challenge

How many times could you run up Table Mountain for a good cause?

Just Like Papa 6Pop into Just Like Papa this Saturday ...

Gold-class vicar knives, Swedish-made hunter’s hatchets and one-of-a-kind handcrafted outdoor gear – recapture that child-like feeling of wonder and amazement with Just Like Papa’s selection of unique, must-have gifts for men and women

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Elite swimmers will brave what is known as the “Everest” of open water swimming to raise funds for charity this Freedom Day

Khayelitsha Fashion Week 1Khayelitsha Fashion Week

Haute couture meets kasi style at this showcase of local design in Cape Town’s coolest township

Road to Mecca Fugard 3A Story of Freedom: The Road to Mecca ...

A riveting tale of artistry, truth, identity and moral consciousness

Glowing Rooms 3Get a Great Saving on 3D Mini-Golf with ...

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

Kiff Kombi Secret Spot 3Craft Beer Safari with Kiff Kombi Tours

Here’s how to experience the best in Cape Town’s craft beer scene and get 15% off when you book for five people or more on Saturday Kiff Kombi Tours’ Craft Beer Safari

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Food that will make your palate and pocket happy

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Touchdown Saturdays’ DJ, drink specials and sunny courtyard are ideal for summer afternoons

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Take the road less travelled with this boutique touring company

Roast and Co 22-for-1 Drink Specials at Roast & Co

Every day “on your way” at Roast & Co. – enjoy 2-for-1 drink specials and discover the coolest mugs

Roast and Co 9Saturday Lunch Fun at Roast & Co.

Every Saturday in the historic Heritage Square courtyard, Roast & Co. serves up terrific lunch deals on tapas with live entertainment to create a buzz

Cape Culinary Tours Valentine's Day InclusionTake a Bite into History with Cape Town ...

Learn about Cape Town’s past while savouring local cuisine with these informative walking tours

Sgt pepper live musicRam Jam Rock Parties at Sgt Pepper

The head-banging, guitar twanging rockin’ good times are back

Bay Harbour MarketSoothe Your Soul with Live Music at Bay ...

Celebrate our unique South African spirit with live music at one of Cape Town’s most vibrant markets every Saturday

Bay Harbour MarketYoung Saturdays at Bay Harbour Market

The new Young Saturdays programme at the Bay Harbour Market promises hours of creative fun for their youngest visitors

Galileo - BlaauwklippenA Weekend Spent with The Galileo Open ...

Start your weekend with a little inner-city or wineland movie screening

Kaapse Stories at The Rockwell TheatreDinner and a Show with Rockwell Theatre

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. What happens in Cape Town gets told to your mom, dad, tannie, ouma, second cousin and neighbour down the street

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

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

Hint Hunt BoardHave a Happy Birthday at HintHunt

Trade Table Dancing and Bottle Service for a Birthday You’re Sure to Remember

West Side Story The Fugard Theatre 3The Fugard Theatre Presents West Side ...

Many theatre buffs reckon West Side Story is the greatest musical ever written. Judge for yourself when The Fugard Theatre’s production of it returns to Cape Town

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This Cape Town Band Just Became a Featured Artist on Apple Music

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