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    01 March 2015

    Jason Mraz

    gran-jason-mraz-310-320​Jason Mraz’s journey has propelled him from the San Diego coffee house scene to arena, amphitheatres and stadiums all over the world. He made pop history with his record-breaking classic single, “I’m Yours,” while also earning platinum and multi-platinum certifications in more than 20 countries. Moreover, the San Diego-based troubadour has proven a truly diverse creative presence. A dedicated surfer, farmer/gardener, filmmaker and photographer, Mraz is first and foremost a committed global citizen. His impassioned social activism and philanthropic efforts span wide-ranging environmental advocacy.  Through it all, Jason Mraz continually confirms and celebrates music’s myriad forms and miraculous power, inspiring and delighting his countless fans around the world he calls home.

    “YES!” marks what is perhaps the most unexpected and accomplished collection of this musician’s already extraordinary career. Highlighted by the first single, “Love Someone”, the album – which finds Mraz teaming up with his long-time friends, Raining Jane, who will also accompany him to Cape Town – debuted at number one on the sales charts in 46 territories around the world.

    Start time: 19:00
    End time: 22:00
    Date updated: 12 January 2015
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    Venue: Grand West Arena
    Address:
    Cape Town
    Cost: R375

    15 February 2015

    James Blunt Moonlight tour

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    James Blunt will be bringing his brand new tour ‘Moon Landing’ for 3 concert dates in 2015 starting in Cape Town on 12th February 2015 at the Grand Arena, GrandWest. Presented by KFM and M-Net.

    Start time: 18:00
    End time: 23:00
    Date updated: 15 October 2014
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    Venue: Grand West

    15 February 2015

    Passenger World Tour

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    Having just wrapped up a sold out tour in Europe, and an already sold out tour in Australia and New Zealand scheduled for January, Passenger will make his way to South Africa with performances set in Durban, Johannesburg and at the Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts in Cape Town.

    Passenger’s ballad Let Her Go topped the charts in 2013, establishing him as a breakthrough in the international music scene.

    Let Her Go not only became one of the UK’s biggest selling singles of all-time; it also spiralled into adoration – being the ninth most Shazamed song in the world, soundtracked to the most popular ad over the Superbowl and over 400 million views on YouTube.

    The busking sensation continues to achieve an overwhelming response from fans and their love for Passenger’s beautiful music. Whispers is Passenger’s sixth studio album, and although it only took five weeks to record, this cinematic sound brings Mike’s words to life, with guitar, glockenspiel, melodica and various percussion instruments filtering through.

    Start time: 16:00
    End time: 20:00
    Date updated: 07 January 2015
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    Venue: Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
    Address:
    Cape Town
    Cost: R395

    13 February 2015

    Ultra Music Festival

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    One of the world’s biggest EDM jams heads back to the Mother City in 2015!

    Glowsticks? Check. Dancing shoes? Check. World-class DJs and producers? Check. The Mother City welcomes back the 2015 Ultra Music Festival, one of the globe’s most massive electronic dance music (EDM) throwdowns. After a knock-out first-ever South African event in 2014, the mega jam is heading back to Mzansi’s shores and bringing some of the sickest beat-droppers to make heads spin in Jo’burg and Cape Town.

    Start time: 14:00
    End time: 12:00
    Date updated:
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    Venue: Cape Town Ostrich Ranch
    Address:
    South Africa
    Cost: R895

    08 February 2015

    The Script

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    Irish smash hit pop/rock band The Script will be returning to South Africa in February 2015 in support of their new album ‘No Sound Without Silence’.

    Start time: 20:00
    End time: 23:00
    Date updated: 15 October 2014
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    Venue: Grand West Arena
    Address:
    Cape Town, South Africa

    05 February 2015

    80S REWIND FESTIVAL

    GrandWest is gearing up to host some of the biggest artists and bands from the 1980s in February 2015 when the 80s Rewind Festival hits Cape Town. Amongst the stars performing at the Grand Arena on 5 February 2015 are these great artists:

    • Billy Ocean
    • Heather Small (from M People)
    • Go West
    • Nik Kershaw
    • Wang Chung
    • Hazell Dean
    • Katrina (ex Katrina & The Waves) – “Walking on Sunshine”
    • Cutting Crew – “I just died in your arms tonight”

    Fans can expect to hear a diverse array of 80s chart-toppers such as “African Queen”, “King of Wishful Thinking”, “Wouldn’t it be Good”, “Moving on Up”, “Living on the Ceiling” and “Everybody Have Fun Tonight” to name but a few. Hazell Dean is well known for her SA number one hit “They Say it is Gonna Rain”.

    This will be the third time that the 80s Rewind Festival has come to South African shores. With three massive festivals in the UK, as well as events in Thailand, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa, the event’s following has grown tremendously since it was first held in England in 2009.

    Start time: 19:00
    End time: 22:00
    Date updated: 12 January 2015
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    Venue: Grand West Arena
    Address:
    Cape Town
    Cost: R420

    03 February 2015

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    South Africa currently leads in online shopping but with other countries in Africa now seeing connectivity increase, the eCommerce market in Africa holds great potential. The eCommerce Africa Confex is Africa’s leading event dedicated to all aspects of selling online. This two day event is a topical blend of conference sessions combined with an exhibition showcase. Be sure not to miss out. – See more at: http://www.cticc.co.za/event/ecommerce-africa-confex#sthash.ocUecms8.dpuf

    Start time: 07:30
    End time: 19:00
    Date updated: 07 January 2015
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    Venue: Cape Town International Convention Center
    Address:
    Cape Town, South Africa
    Cost: R120

    31 January 2015

    The Cape Town J&B Met

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    The haute couture equestrian event of the year is ‘Made for the Mix’ in 2015

    Horse racing is as much a part of summer as are visits to the beach and poolside cocktails, and what better way to experience this sizzling season than at one of South Africa’s most celebrated outdoor social, fashion and sporting events of the year.

    This year’s theme, ‘Made for the Mix’, celebrates the unique result that comes from mixing contrasting elements and encourages the well-heeled to shake things up on the fashion front with multiple styles of sophisticated and glamorous garb. After all, while tradition and equestrian pageantry may constitute the core of the historical horse race, the J&B Met is just as much about ground-breaking haute couture that challenges conventions and celebrates bold attitudes. Or, more simply, it’s about decadence, debauchery and ‘who’ you’re wearing.

    Start time: 10:00
    End time: 12:00
    Date updated:
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    Venue: Kenilworth Race Course
    Address:
    Rosemead Avenue, Cape Town, South Africa
    Cost: R125-R250

    17 January 2015

    Cape Town Minstrel Carnival

    Kaapse klopse’ or Cape Town Minstrel Carnival: The city of Cape Town comes alive to celebrate new year in a raucous carnival the likes of which are not seen elsewhere in the world, unless you’re ready to compare it with the mardi gras in New Orleans and the carnevale in Rio de Janeiro, which it isn’t, not quite, although certainly it has its roots therein.

    The Cape Town Minstrel Carnival, as it’s officially known, takes place every year at new year when thousands of musicians, singers, dancers and tailors connected to them, gear themselves for the traditional ‘Kaapse klopse’ or ‘Coon carnival’ (its more common name – although this isn’t a particularly politically correct term in the ‘new South Africa’).

    The origin of the carnival stretches back to the 19th century and has its origins in the time of slavery in Cape Town, when the original citizens of District Six were allowed their one day off on January 1st. The event, which has developed a distinct Cape flavour, is also supposed to have ties to the minstrel entertainers who stopped off in Cape Town on huge American ocean liners, over 100 years ago.

    Over ten thousand costumed, banjo-picking musicians and dancers, their faces painted white, as opposed to the original black-painted faces of the visiting minstrels, parade and march through the streets, followed by a series of dance, singing and costume competitions at Green Point Stadium.

    With band names like ‘dixies’, ‘the district six band’, and songs like ‘take me to Mannenberg’, this is a celebration of life and new year, rather than a reflection on the days of slavery, for most of those involved are third or fourth generation, and the more garish the costume, and the more the banjo tunes can make your feet tap, the better.

    Start time: 08:00
    End time: 17:00
    Date updated: 05 August 2014
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    Venue: Cape Town City Central

    12 January 2015

    Russel Peters Almost Famous World Tour

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    ​A sought-after comedian internationally, Peters has set records for sales and attendance at his shows around the world. In 2007, he was the first comedian to sell-out Toronto’s Air Canada Centre, in 2009 he set another sales record at London’s 02 Arena when he sold over 16 000 tickets to his show, and in 2010, he performed for an audience of over 13 800 in Sydney, Australia, which was the largest stand-up comedy show in Australian history. His 2012 Notorious World Tour is also one of the biggest comedy tours ever. The tour took Peters to 26 countries, with over 200 performances attended by more than 300 000 fans.

    Start time: 19:00
    End time: 22:00
    Date updated: 12 January 2015
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    Venue: Grand West Arena
    Address:
    Cape Town
    Cost: R300