Posts Tagged ‘jazz’

Win a double weekend pass to the Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2014

26/03/2014

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Bush Radio 89.5FM is giving a lucky listener the opportunity to win a set double weekend pass tickets valued at R1 590 to the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.

To stand a chance of winning the double weekend pass for you and your partner for Friday and Saturday, all you have to do is:

SMS the keyword JAZZ and your name + surname to 32158 by 3pm on Thursday (27 March 2014)

The winners will be announced on Backchat by 3:30pm on Thursday.

Enter often to increase your chances of winning as this is a lucky draw.

SMS costs R1 and free minutes do not count.

Win tickets to the Gugulethu Jazz Festival

29/10/2013

gugs jazz festival 2013Bush Radio and the Gugulethu Jazz Festival* is giving 10 listeners the opportunity to win a set of double tickets to attend the Gugulethu Jazz Festival this weekend.

If you would like to see the likes of Mi Casa, Zamajobe, Zahara, Jimmy Dludlu, Simphiwe Dana, Thandiswa Mazwai, Selaelo Selota, Mafikizolo and many more check out the programme on the Gugulethu Jazz Festival Facebook page and decide which day you would like to attend.

To enter this lucky draw, sms:

GUGS (+ which day you would like to attend) Sat/Sun + your name to 32158.

gugs jazz festival 2013 programmeThe closing date for entry into the lucky draw is Thursday, 31 October 2013 at 3pm.

Winners names will be announced on Backchat after the 3:30 pm news headlines that day.

You must be able to collect your tickets on Friday the 1 November 2013 between 8am + 5pm!

SMS costs R1 and free minutes do not apply.

*Bush Radio is not an organiser of the event – queries around the lineup and programme of events should be directed to the PLATMEDIA Group (Pty) Ltd on 021 828 2350

Helping you dance away the Sunday blues

25/07/2013

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This Sunday on Bush Radio 89.5fm we launch two music programmes:

Retro-Rewind (10h00 – 12h00) hosted by Shiraz “Cazzman” Ramjee and The Love Booth (12h00 – 14h00) hosted by Sive Msolo (former Breakfast Rush and Everyday People).

Both hosts are no strangers to Bush Radio listeners; Shiraz helped the late Roger Lewis with the programme Sensual Sundays and Sive co-hosted the Breakfast Rush and Everyday People.

According to the Programme Integrator Adrian Louw, the addition of these two shows is “only the start of exciting changes that Bush Radio will implement as the station celebrates 18 years on air”.

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Retro-Rewind will be spinning all the forgotten club classics ranging from the late 70s to late 90s. The first half of the show will concentrate on jazz and slow jams. The second half is more uptempo, playing disco classics that promise to make you get up and move. As the name says, we’ll be taking you back… to your school days, your first kiss, or maybe even your first broken heart.

The Love Booth will give you the best of Rhythm and Blues, mixing the new with the old. With an album of the week feature, artist features and your song of the week – The Love Booth is where lovers meet.

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Congratulations to our 2013 Cape Town International Jazz Festival ticket winners

05/04/2013

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Congratulations to Matshidiso Molefe from Kraaifontein and Barbara de Jager from Matroosfontein who won the 2013 CTIJF weekend pass competition.

Win weekend passes to the 2013 Cape Town International Jazz Festival

05/04/2013

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Bush Radio 89.5FM is giving two lucky listeners the opportunity to win a set double weekend pass tickets valued at R 1 240.00 to the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.

To stand a chance of winning the double weekend passes for you and your partner for Friday and Saturday, all you have to do is:

SMS the keyword JAZZ, your name + surname, and the name of one of the local artists performing at the 2013 CTIJF to 32158 by 12pm today (5 April 2013).

The winners will be announced on Sakhisizwe by 12h25 today.

Enter often to increase your chances of winning as this is a lucky draw. You will need to be able to collect your tickets by 3pm today.

SMS costs R1 and free minutes do not count.

Erika Lundi, from Cape Town

25/10/2012

On CONNECTED 2 JAZZ on Tuesday night at 8pm,  30th October, Nigel Vermaas will be devoting his whole show to singer Erika Lundi, whose excellent cd ERIKA LUNDI, FROM CAPE TOWN has been released on the Jazz Potjie label.

Erika sings jazz, rock, funk, soul, you name it, and has a great voice and a wonderful ear. “She should be far better known than she is”, says Nigel.

Erika will talk about her early days here and outside the country, and the crazy nature of “the jazz life”. Although she is intensely focussed on her music, Erika also loves to laugh – often at her own expense. “And she seems entirely without ego”, adds Nigel.

Her friend Michele Maxwell (well-known singer, pianist & actress) shares her insights about Erika, as does keyboard player and Jazz Potjie Producer Andreas Wellmann.

This two-hour-long feature will, of course, include lots of music, mainly Erika singing with musicians of the calibre of Mac McKenzie, George Werner, Hilton Schilder, James Kibby, Wesley Rustin, Andreas himself and many more, but there’ll also be a few tracks from U.S. artists who’ve influenced or mentored her, such as Nancy Wilson, Dizzy Gillespie and Kenny Barron.

LISTEN TO THE PROMO FOR THE PROGRAMME – click here

“Whether she’s talking to you or singing, Erika really knows how to tell a story”, says Nigel, “and I know she’ll make this edition of CONNECTED 2 JAZZ a very special one.”

Nigel Vermaas is CONNECTED 2 JAZZ every Tuesday night from 8 to 10 on Bush Radio 89.5fm or online.

It’s time for another dose of Jitsenic

26/07/2012

Fresh from his show in Grahamstown, Cape Town musician Jitsvinger presents Jitsenic at the District Six Museum on Friday 27 July, 2012.  

Jitsenic, Jitsvinger’s latest formula combines his rhyme styles and guitar-playing with the sample triggering, finger-drumming techniques of Arsenic (Gary Erfort).

The upcoming Jitsenic performance will introduce its newest member, Andre Hope, who will be completing the ‘sound-system’ by adding savvy bass grooves to the mix. Consisting of two sets, the show features Jitsvinger who will be switching moods from acoustic guitar and poetry to electric guitar.  Those who know Jitsvinger’s repertoire can look forward to hearing familiar classics such as ‘Smile’ and ‘Doenit’ from his debut album ‘Skeletsleutel’,  as well as new unreleased tracks he has been working on with Arsenic.

Jitsvinger mastered his art form through successful projects like Khoi Khollektiv, Rogue State of Mind and the critically-acclaimed Afrikaaps, which earned various awards and rave reviews, both locally and internationally.  All of these projects experimented with different modes of expression from storytelling to word-play. In this spirit, Jitsenic features a fusion where old meets new South African sounds, with the audience being taken on an artistic, lyrical, and music journey.

Tickets cost is R60 and available from Thursday 19 July, 2012, at the District Six Museum.

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Related: UPDATE: JITSENIC – Combining Arsenic and Jitsvinger

Noele 4 Jazz fundraiser at West End

18/04/2012

Noele 4 Jazz (N4J) is a community based jazz dance school operating on the Cape Flats. On the 11th of May N4J in conjunction with Bush Radio 89.5 fm  and West End will be hosting a fundraiser and part of the proceeds will go to the Saartjie Baartman centre for abused women and children.

This White Sassy Jazzy fundraiser will feature artists such as Sammy Webber, Allou April, TJ Simon, Dylan Roman, Alicia Solomons, Wayne McKay and many more.

Entry is R50 per person at the door drinks and snacks on arrival. Pre book your tickets by calling or sending a sms to 082 557 5178.

Win a double weekend pass to the Cape Town International Jazz Festival

30/03/2012

Are you one of those people who missed buying tickets for the Cape Town International Jazz Festival?

Bush Radio is giving you a chance to attend both days!

We are giving away a double weekend pass – all you have to do to enter this lucky draw* is sms the keyword JAZZ + YOUR NAME to 32158 before 3pm today (30 March 2012).

The winner of the double weekend pass will be announced after the 3pm news today.

SMS costs R 1 and free minutes do not count.

*Terms & Conditions apply

Exclusive: Auriol Hays performs for listeners

02/02/2012

From being raised in various parts of Cape Town to living in Johannesburg to performing at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Auriol Hays has had an interesting career…so far. What is clear when you listen to her music and watch her perform is passion. She decided to share this passion with Bush Radio listeners with an exclusive performance of 3 songs at the studio.

Below are recordings of Don’t Speak, My Funny Valentine, In Love with the Past as well as the complete interview.

Sive Msolo (Breakfast Rush & Deep House Sermon) also got a chance to interview Auriol, on her music, being a reluctant house music icon, life and of course, passion.




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