OCTOPIA Music Festival is going to blow your mind

With only 3 days to go, the international shipment of props has finally arrived safe and ‘sound’ in Johannesburg yesterday. The team is hard at work setting up and decorating the venue with some amazing mind blowing props to add to the festivals décor. With the aim of creating a

Japanese Music Festival blessing Joburg and Cape Town

Japanese Music Festival - Jazz and Japanese Taiko drumming performance Don't miss the magic of Japanese Jazz and Culture South African audiences will get the opportunity to experience two world-class performances during September and October 2016. World-renowned Japanese Jazz trumpeter Terumasa Hino, accompanied by his Quintet and the female Japanese Taiko drumming group Himiko, will stage two combined concerts in Johannesburg

Octopia electronic music FSTVL at Wild Waters

From the creators of H2O comes Octopia FSTVL (pronounced "festival") – an electronic music festival with a fresh future forward approach to event décor, production, music and expression, a perfect paradise for house, hip hop, EDM and trance music lovers. Presented by the H2O team who has pioneered the South

Celtic Woman adds extra show to Joburg tour

Big Concerts has confirmed that a third date for Irish female singing sensation Celtic Woman has been added on 16th September 2016 at Montecasino due to exceptional demand. It’s been more than ten years since Celtic Woman first captured America’s imagination with their self-titled first public television special. That historic concert performance

All you need to know before going to Emmarentia Live

With just days to go before Emmarentia Live debuts at picturesque Emmarentia Dam for National Women’s Day on Tuesday 9 August, eager festival fans are already packing their picnic baskets and getting ready for a beautiful day outside in the Joburg sunshine. Here is everything you need to know, before you

Red Bull Music Academy Weekender In Joburg

Having travelled the world for nearly 20 years and collaborated with more than 1,500 musical luminaries, the Red Bull Music Academy Weekender comes to South Africa – and Africa – for the very first time. Taking place from Thursday the 1st to Sunday the 4th September 2016, the South African

Big Concerts spectacular line-up for rest of 2016

With a packed first half of the year including tours from Rodriguez, Roxette, Josh Groban, Lionel Richie, Mariah Carey, Iron Maiden, Seal and George Benson – Big Concerts has lots more in store for the second half of 2016.  July 2016 starts with The Legends of R&B featuring The Manhattans and Regina Belle. Performing 4 dates

Tresor scores supporting act gig for Seal

Big Concerts has confirmed that multiple platinum singer & songwriter, Tresor, will open for smash hit British singer & songwriter SEAL. Sunday 12th June 2016: Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg Tuesday 14th June 2016: ICC Durban Arena, Durban Thursday 16th June 2016: Grand Arena, GrandWest, Cape Town Presented by Jacaranda FM, KFM, East Coast Radio and

UB40 can’t stay away

Big Concerts has confirmed that UB40’s three founding members will be making a triumphant return to South Africa in November 2016 with their ‘Red Red Wine Tour’ having wowed audiences across the world proving they are still a worldwide tour de force. Britain’s biggest reggae band of all time will be

Blue Man Group tour in 2017

Big Concerts International is thrilled to announce that BLUE MAN GROUP the wildly popular, award-winning global phenomenon will be visiting South Africa for the first time as part of a new World Tour from February – March 2017. The acclaimed stage show, best known and recognised for its trio of

George Benson breezing into South Africa

There are legends in the world of music and then there are icons. A former child prodigy, George Benson first came into prominence in the 1960s, playing soul jazz with Jack McDuff and others. His 1974 release ‘Bad Benson’ climbed to the top of the Billboard jazz chart however his

Seal touring SA

Seal has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide and released a total of nine studio albums in his career so far. His inimitable voice was first heard on Adamski’s 1991 club smash “Killer” and another Top 10 hit “Crazy” arrived shortly thereafter as Seal went on to achieve global

The Orbit hosts Titi Luzipo on tour

In association with Concerts SA, Titi Luzipo presents the national tour of ‘Songs My Mother Taught Me’, a celebration and remembrance of the songs she learnt from her mother, Vuyelwa Qwesha, which was conceived from the moment Titi held a mic to belt out a note. “It has always been my dream to

Africa Day eKapa concert at Cape Town City Hall

AFRICA DAY eKapa’s City Hall show on Saturday 28 May offers a diversity of contemporary African sounds, in a flowing three hour spectacular. Artists visiting Cape Town during Africa Month include Congo Brazzaville’s Fredy Massamba – on his debut visit to Cape Town, Zimbabwe’s Netsayi and Black Pressure, plus Mozambican vocalist

Nicki Minaj is coming to SA

American pop & hip hop sensation Nicki Minaj, is bringing the famous Pinkprint Tour to her South African fans, with three unforgettable shows in Johannesburg at the Ticketpro Dome on Thursday 17 March, Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium on Sunday 20 March and Cape Town’s Grand Arena, Grand West on Tuesday

Watershed to support Roxette during SA tour

Big Concerts has confirmed that South Africa’s number one acoustic rock band, Watershed, will support Roxette on the South African leg of their celebrated world tour ‘XXX – The 30th Anniversary Tour’. Since their breakthrough in 2000 with their single, ‘Indigo Girl,’ South African rock icons Watershed have solidified their reputation

Cassper Nyovest joins African Music Concert line-up

Cassper Nyovest is joining the line-up for the upcoming African Music Concert at NASREC Expo Centre on November 21. unity concert alongside over 20 other multi-talented artistes from across the continent. In celebrating unity amongst all African nations, it was decided that the concert needed to incorporate artists from various other