We’re almost halfway through 2014 and Cape Town is still enjoying the spoils of the momentum she’s gathered from numerous international press mentions from the New York Times to TripAdvisor and The Telegraph. Cape Town is now firmly on the world map as a destination unmissable. Table Mountain now joins the likes of the Statue of Liberty, The Gherkin, the Eifel Tower, Burj Khalifa, Sydney Opera House and the Shanghai Tower; a newly tacked on natural edifice on the tapestry of the world’s iconic cities.
But what lies beyond its beautiful mountain, historical Robben Island, wine regions and most popular sights? With this comprehensive list of alternative things to do in Cape Town we encourage you to explore the other side of the city. Discover Cape Town’s unique culture, people and history through outdoor activities, restaurants and bars and museums. We help you uncover 40 places around Cape Town to eat, play, shop, celebrate and relax, as well as an attractive smattering of free things to do in Cape Town.
Browse and buy vinyl at Mabu
The art of record collecting is alive and well in Cape Town City Bowl where Mabu Vinyl is at the forefront of this niche sub-culture. Stephen Segerman of Searching for Sugar Man fame is co-owner of the store and is usually available for a spirited chat about the 2012 hit movie in which he featured. Mabu stocks a rare selection of classics with a catalogue including second-hand records, books, comics, CDs, DVDs and cassettes. The store in Gardens is open 7 days a week.
Contact: 021 423 7635 | View location
Big Concerts have announced that Rodriguez will be touring South Africa in February 2013, with concerts in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
15 February 2013 – Carnival City, Big Top Arena
20 February 2013 – Grand West Arena Cape Town
Brian Currin is known to many of his friends and clients as “My Web Guy” and to a number of people all over the world as “a guy who knows a bit about music“.
A few of his recent and current projects include:
- Sixto “Sugar Man” Rodriguez
- Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse
- Triple M Entertainment
- All Jazz Radio
- The Yoga Factor
- The Production Person
- Cold Fiction
- Lyzyrd Kyngs
- Fashion Cape Town
- Fresh Music
- Rhythm Records
- Sharky Holiday Home
- Blk Sonshine
- RockFest Radio
- Red Cello
- Neo Muyanga
- Moonshine Productions
- Ernestine Deane
- Mabu Vinyl
- Symphonic Rocks
WordPress.com is the perfect website solution for people who want to:
- promote their music
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- showcase their videos
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- showcase their music
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Some Questions People Ask
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Q. Aren’t websites expensive?
A. They don’t have to be. Depending on your requirements, you really don’t need to break the bank. A WordPress.com website can be set up without incurring costs for web hosting, graphic design and web development. Read more.
Q. What is the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org?
A. Basically a WordPress.com website is ideal for people who want to get on with focussing on running their business.
WordPress.org is great if you are happy to pay for web hosting and pay a web developer for their time. Read more.
Thanks to Martin Myers
This year on 10 February 2012 UCT RAG hosts, not only, the last event of Orientation Week, but the biggest party experience of the entire week. It is a collection of an iconic venue in Cape Town and the most talented and most renowned musical acts in the country that makes UCT students come alive and come together for this once in a lifetime partying experience.
This year Big Bash will be hosted at the Grand Parade in the Cape Town CBD which holds 5000 people. The star studded DJ line up includes: Niskerone (Cape Town’s king of Dub step), SPHEctacula (Metro FMs host of the Pre Party), Leo Large featuring Fritzz the Cat, AKA (four time SAMA award winning artist), Kent (House DJ and Producer) and Oskido. This line up ensures that Big Bash will be one of the best experiences that one could have in Cape Town.
The event runs from 18:00 until 00:00. Transport will be provided – Buses start to leave UCT lower campus at from 17:30 until 21:00 and will start to return from the Grand Parade at 23:00 until 01:00. This is to ensure that our attendees get home safely.
5000 people. One Venue. One unified party experience
Big Bash 2012: The Takeover.