Posts Tagged ‘Wayne McKay’

Whitney Houston show competition

21/06/2017

whitney fb insta 2017.jpgBush Radio 89.5fm is giving 5 lucky listeners and their partners the opportunity to watch the amazing Belinda Davids in action in The Greatest Love Of All – The Whitney Houston Show at Artscape.

If you are free on Wednesday, 28th June 2017 at 8pm then you should enter our lucky draw.

All you need to do is sms the keyword Whitney + YOURNAME + SURNAME to 32158.

Lines close on Tuesday, 27 June 2017 at 10am and winners will be announced in Sakhisizwe (12-2pm)

The show features Belinda Davids live on stage with full band, dancers and theatrical effects, the show is both and amazing tribute  as well as a concert experience.

Hear all of Houston’s greatest hits including I Will Always Love You, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, One Moment in Time and Didn’t We Almost Have It All and I’m Every Woman. (More information)

SMS cost R1 and free minutes do not apply.

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Catch the Wayne McKay interview with Belinda on Thursday, 22 June 2017 from 8pm on 89.5fm or via www.bushradio.co.za

Learning and License

24/10/2013

It’s been a busy couple of weeks at Bush Radio.

We handed out Matric study packs to learners at Modderdam and Glendale High in partnership with Van Schaik Books, helped plan a careers day at St Agnes Primary in Woodstock, as well as hosted station and programme managers from various radio stations in southern Africa as part of our partnership on local radio with UNESCO.

All of this was made worth it by the announcement by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) that we have been granted a renewal on our broadcast license until October 2018!

Stationery Handovers

Bush Radio's, Lusanda Bill hand over the stationery to Modderdam High Principal, Mr Snyer

Bush Radio’s, Lusanda Bill hand over the stationery to Modderdam High Principal, Mr Snyers

Principal of Modderdam High, Mr Snyers said the timing of the stationery is perfect because this time of the year learners need all the support they can get. Principal Achmat Chotia of Glendale High said he was delighted and inspired by the donation made by Bush Radio and Van Schaik Bookstore to the matrics. “With all the support that the learners are getting from the community is an indication to the learners that they must know that there are people who care and wish they succeed” Chotia added.

Marketing Manager of Van Schaik Bookstore, Margaret Vyver-Rambau said they started this project after they realised that stationery is very important to a learner, especially during exams.

Excited Glendale High matrics await their stationery packs

Excited Glendale High matrics await their stationery packs

Vyver-Rambau added that it is important to work with the media in playing a part in encouraging children to study further as they are the future leaders.

Brand Manager, Melanie Foxcroft said to be involved in projects such as these are very important as Van Schaik believes in furthering education especially for young people.

St Agnes Primary careers day 2013

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Each year St Agnes Primary School in Woodstock hold a career day where teachers hope to get learners to start thinking about career choices. As part of the day they get speakers from various fields to chat to the learners to help inspire and give them advice. Learners are encouraged to dress up to represent their chosen career and the teachers at the school get to put on school uniforms.

Left to Right: Wayne Mackay, Nathan Adams + Bhavna Singh join the careers day event

Left to Right: Wayne Mckay, Nathan Adams + Bhavna Singh join the careers day event

Bush Radio was asked if we could arrange a couple of guest speakers for the event and we called upon some of our volunteers and contacts to come help out. The children were thoroughly entertained, and inspired by Bhavna Singh (former Breakfast Rush team member and currently an ETV news anchor), Wayne Mckay (comedian, mc and presenter of Laid Back), Nathan Adams (The Daily Voice entertainment editor) and Yazeed Kamaldien (freelance photographer and journalist)

Nathan Adams chatting with the learners

Nathan Adams chatting with the learners

Financial Management training for Managers

Managers from the various radio stations

Managers from the various radio stations

Bush Radio in partnership with the UNESCO hosted a Financial Management training course from the 14 – 18 October 2013. Station Managers and Programme Managers came from Namibia (Live FM, Ohangwena Community Radio, Base FM and !Ah FM), Lesotho (Mafeteng Community radio) and South Africa (Bush Radio, Jozi FM, Radio Riverside, Radio Atlantis and Valley FM). This course is part of a broader project called “Empowering Local Radio’s with ICT’s

Come get The Plain Truth with Wayne McKay

11/11/2012

After head-lining the 2012 Namibia Comedy Festival and rave reviews at the Grahamstown Festival & KKNK , stand up comedian Wayne Mckay is back with a side splitting new show called “The Plain Truth”

McKay pokes fun at all the wacky truths and quirks of our colourful nation. This show will leave you laughing long after you left the auditorium .

Fans are advised to book tickets early as no tickets will be sold at the door.

Special guests : Salome , Die Bakgat Boys & 3D

Date: 16th November 2012

Venue: Spine Road School Auditorium Mitchells Plain

Time: 20:00 -23:00

Tickets: R 80.00    Pensioners: R 60.00    Students: R 60.00

PG: No persons 2-13

Parking: Secure

Refreshments: On Sale

Book at Computicket: 0861 915 8000

Wayne McKay brand new DVD: LIVE AT THE STONE on sale at venue. Cost R 100.00 each

Dress Code: Jits

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.

Taking #SONA2012 to the people

10/02/2012

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While the parliamentary precinct was buzzing with journalists, politicians and celebrities (see the slideshow) last night waiting for the 2012 State of the Nation address (SONA2012), Bush Radio was at the Portlands Indoor Sports Centre in Mitchells Plain with members of the community, local politicians and activists. (listen to the audio below)

Bush Radio put together the special outside broadcast to get a sense of what the community was expecting and what they thought of President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address.

While the OB team was busy in Mitchells Plain the Bushradionews interns were at Parliament collecting sound and pictures of the event as well as generating analysis of the speech.

Some of the people who shared their views were during the outside broadcast in Mitchells Plain:

Louis Botha – Deputy Manager of GCIS in the Western Cape
Councillor Solomon Philander – Ward Councillor for ward 79 & Deputy Chairperson for the DA constituency, Mitchells Plain
Councillor Xolani Sotashe – Chief Whip of ANC in City of CT
Shahied Keet – Mitchells Plain Backyarddwellers and Resident’s Association
Rudy Kronenberg – Eastridge (Smarty town) Resident
Nafeesah – Resident
Michael Jacobs – Community Police Forum
Wayne McKay – local comedian and Bush Radio volunteer
Ismail Chotia – Universal Party

LISTEN TO THE PRE SONA 2012 DEBATE

LISTEN TO THE STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS

LISTEN TO THE POST SONA 2012 DEBATE

A visualisation produced by Bushradionews to highlight the most words used in the SONA 2012 - an interactive version is available on http://bushradionews.blogspot.com/

Invasions and Rockabilly – some of our favourite videos of 2011

31/12/2011

From Larry Joe to land invasions, comedy to Cat and the Jackal, Mxo to rockabilly. What was your favourite Bush Radio video of 2011? We thought we’d put together a selection of some our most memorable:










for more videos visit our Youtube Channel.

An afternoon of black popes, making up words and Grahamstown cockroaches

12/07/2011

An afternoon of laughter and good comedy brought the crowd to a standstill on Sunday, the 10th July 2011 when Bush Radio in partnership with Vodacom hosted the Bush Radio & Vodacom Community Funny Festival at the Joseph Stone Auditorium in Athlone.


Following many days and hours of hard work and planning, the afternoon kicked off with great entertainment by artists and groups including Heal the Hood together with Emile YX?, upcoming SA artist Sylvester, recording artist Denyschia, freestyler Xola X and the renowned Claire Phillips. These performances were then followed by laughter and fun from comedians Mum-z, Dalin Oliver and Wayne Mckay.

A very passionate crowd and group of listeners together with the Bush Radio team supported the event, eager to experience an afternoon of great fun.

We would like to thank the Bush Radio staff for all their support, hard work and hours of brainstorming.


A big thank you also goes to the artists who offered up their time to perform at this event.

Our thanks also go to comedians Mum-z, Dalin Oliver and Wayne Mckay who wowed the crowed with their crazy jokes an immense energy.




Furthermore, we would like to express our thanks to the team from Eddy Cassar PR together with the Vodacom team who worked so efficiently with Bush Radio.

We will ensure that more of these events are arranged.

To watch selected comedy clips & slide show on your cellphone visit: http://m.youtube.com/bushradio1

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Win a BlackBerry with Bush Radio and Vodacom Community Funny Festival

01/07/2011

Do you want to be the lucky winner of a Blackberry cell-phone?

Well, all you need to do is purchase a ticket to the Vodacom Community Funny Festival taking place on the 10th July 2011 at the Joseph
Stone Auditorium from 4pm-6pm.

You will automatically be entered into a lucky draw to win a BlackBerry 8520 (Ruby Red). The winning ticket will be drawn during the event, so hold onto that ticket and be there!

Come along to experience an evening of laughter and fun. (see details of the acts CLICK HERE)

Bush Radio’s Calvin Peters and Dr Victor Davids will also be doing their programmes live from the event, so you can get to meet some of the Bush staff, volunteers and trainees.

Special prizes like cellphones, t-shirts etc will also be given away during the event.

To purchase your tickets contact Bush Radio on (021) 448 5450.

Tickets will only cost you R40 for adults and R20 for children under the age of 12 (parental guidance advised).

Facebook event page: http://on.fb.me/kwuNbE

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Vodacom Community Funny Festival 2011

24/06/2011

Bush Radio in partnership with Vodacom will be bringing you the very best of SA entertainment at the Vodacom Community Comedy Festival on Sunday the 10th July 2011 at the Joseph Stone Auditorium in Athlone from 4pm-6pm.

A group of artists, musicians and dance groups will also take the stage to ensure that you are entertained for the entire evening.

Doors open at 3:30pm and Emile YX? (Black Noise) together with the very passionate dance group Heal the Hood will kick off the music half of the afternoon at 4pm sharp.

Upcoming South African Artist’s Sylvester will then showcase his talent and bring the very best of slow jams to the audience. Rapper and freestyler Xola X, will then wow the crowd with his crazy beats.

His performance will then be followed by the young and vibrant recording artist Denyschia. Hip Hop group New Kids Edition (NKE) will then pump up the volume.

The SAMA awarded singer/song writer Claire Phillips will end off the music and dance entertainment part of the event.

It will then be time for comedians; Wayne Mckay, Mum-z and Dalin Oliver to showcase the best that SA comedy has to offer.

Tickets will only cost you R40 per adult and R20 per child under the age of 12.

For more information or ticket bookings call the Bush Radio offices on (021) 448 5450.

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Launching a Hometown Hit

24/11/2010

Join us this Sunday, the 28th November 2010 from 12pm at The G-Spot for a Bring ‘n Braai, CD Launch and a live broadcast with Roger Lewis, Victor Davids and Wayne Mckay.

Besides live entertainment organised by the G Spot Leisure Lounge and The Western Cape Musician’s Organisation (WCMA), the event will also see the launch of Bush Radio’s first popular music compilation CD called Hometown Hits put together with Cape Town Sound.

A few of the artists on the compilation

The CD features various artists who have been popular on 89.5FM. A few of the artists on the 19 track compilation are: Blackkurrant, Byron Clarke, Chad Saaiman, Alistair Izobell, Keeno Lee, The Boyz, Edith, Richard Ceasar, Tim Moloi, Thabo Mdluli, McCoy Mrubata and Shaz & B etc.

The song “Hometown” by Grant Perez featuring St. Emmo is exclusively available on this CD.

LISTEN TO THE ENGLISH PROMO (CLICK HERE)

LISTEN TO THE AFRIKAANS PROMO (CLICK HERE)

Entrance to the event is R 40, starting at 12pm and there will be limited copies of the CD on sale for R100.

The CD will also be available at major music stores, so get your copy for Christmas.

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