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The sweetest day of the year, this Saturday

Cupcakes of Hope assists up to 70 cancer patients a month by paying towards their medical treatments or other day-to-day expenses like food, clothing and transport for hospital visits. All of these patients go through a stringent registration process that includes the submission of doctors’ letters specifying their diagnosis.

Maboneng Township Arts Experience in Ikageng die Aardklop

“Dit is vir ons belangrik om die gemeenskap op te bou en dit ’n plek te maak waarop die inwoners trots kan wees. Ons ontwikkel die kultuur en lig ’n ander aspek van die township se geskiedenis uit,” sê Ngwenya.

On My Playlist: Top 5 Set Your Goals songs

Set Your Goals has always enjoyed a distinct profile among their pop-punk fans with the six-piece’s honest lyrics and energetic songs creating a buzz whenever they play. The band gained popularity in the late 2000s with their album This Will Be The Death of Us and has enjoyed a steady profile ever since. The band…
Our Last Night are ready for their second trip to South African shores

Our Last Night will make it a November to remember in SA

American post-hardcore giants, Our Last Night are returning to South Africa in November for three epic shows in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town. These shows proudly brought to you by Jam Packed Productions, promise to be ever bigger and better than the previous time this band was in SA. Potchefstroom Herald’s Wouter Pienaar had a…
Texas in July

On My Playlist: Top 5 Texas in July songs

One of the best and, in my opinion, the most underrated metalcore bands on the scene were Texas in July – a now defunct band that brought some epic heaviness to their music and certainly turned up the heat with all their albums. The breakdowns are absolutely pulsating and the screams and instruments are downright…

Die verhaal van Danie Theron se dood

Op 5 September 118 jaar gelede het kmdt. Danie Theron, die baasverkenner van die Boeremagte in die Anglo-Boereoorlog, gesneuwel.
Fireflight

On My Playlist: Top 5 Fireflight songs

Fireflight is one of the most successful female-fronted rock bands in the Christian rock genre. Together with other bands like Skillet, Thousand Foot Krutch and Flyleaf, it has created a musical landscape that is both refreshing and viscerally emotive in the same breath. Dawn Michele has been the lead vocalist since the band’s inception in…

Is jy reg om jou sokkies af gerock to word

Hierdie fees beloof om een vir die geskiedenisboeke te wees, met ‘n “line-up” van kunstenaars soos Jack Parow, Francois van Coke, Chunda Munki, Van Pletzen, Bobby van Jaarsveld, Early B, Bittereinder en Robbie Wessels asook ‘n hele paar surprise acts wat die twee dae net soveel meer onvergeetlik sal maak. Potch se eie Winterglas en vele ander sal ook hul debuut maak. Die internet sensasies Katinka en Tjekit Kwagga sal saam die fees MC.
Tuck O'Leary, lead singer of Off Road Minivan. Photo: Wouter Pienaar

On My Playlist: Top 4 Off Road Minivan songs

For the first time in this music review series, I only review four songs, as Off Road Minivan has only released a selection of four songs in their short career. Less could well be more in this case, as the band has a distinct indie-rock sound that attracted my attention. Off Road Minivan is one…

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