Tickets On Sale Now For Angus & Julia Stone South African Tour 2018

Tickets are officially on sale for multi-platinum selling Australian duo Angus & Julia Stone’s South African Tour in 2018.

Cape Town tickets for Kirstenbosch are available at and Johannesburg & Durban Parklife tickets are available at

The South African tour dates are as follows:

Thursday, 25 January 2018: Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town
Saturday, 27 January 2018: Parklife Festival 2018 – Johannesburg
Sunday, 28 January 2018: Parklife Festival 2018 – Durban

Cape Town fans will be the first to see Angus & Julia Stone live in the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens on Thursday 25 January.

Thereafter Jo’burg will look forward to their favourite Gourmet Food And Music Festival hosting Angus & Julia Stone at the 7th annual Parklife Festival at Marks Park in Emmarentia on Saturday 27 January.

Concluding the tour with a performance set in the oldest surviving botanic garden on the African continent, Angus & Julia Stone will take to the stage in Durban for the 2nd annualParklife Festival at the Durban Botanic Gardens on Sunday 28 JanuaryParklife Festival returns to Durban following the success of the inaugural event drawing thousands of Durbanites to the Gourmet Food And Music Festival in June of this year. 

Alice Phoebe Lou is also the first of many SA acts to be announced for the Parklife Festival line-up and makes her debut at Parklife in Johannesburg and Durban in January. Alice Phoebe Lou's fiercely independent approach to her music has given the singer songwriter a creative confidence that shines through in her captivating vocals and stripped back music. Having developed her bluesy, folk sound busking on the streets of Berlin, Alice has caught the ears of a community of music lovers the world over with her honest storytelling and raw, beautiful voice. 

Celebrating a career that spans over 10 years, Angus & Julia Stone have released countless hits since first performing together in 2006. South African fans can finally look forward to seeing their favourite songs performed live and with a selection of timeless gems such as BIG JET PLANEJUST A BOYHEART BEATS SLOWA HEARTBREAK, MANGO TREE, and PAPER AEROPLANEeach show promises to be nothing less than spectacular.

Angus & Julia Stone will also perform songs from their brand new and 4th studio album, SNOW, which was released on September 15. The album features 12 glorious tracks penned by Angus and Julia together and is the next chapter in an immensely successful career. SNOW already accounts for over half a million album sales in Australia alone and was produced, and largely engineered, by the Sydney-born siblings themselves.

"It was quite magical because Angus and I have never spent that much time together, just the two of us," says Julia"There's always at least an engineer or tour manager but the last phase of writing and recording was just eight weeks of him and me and the quiet of the land. It was a beautiful time."

The duo also recently revealed the exquisite road trip music video for their latest single, CHATEAU, which can be viewed here.

The narrative for the CHATEAU music video is played out by leading Australian actors Courtney Eaton, who starred most recently in Mad Max Fury Road, and Dacre Montgomery, who featured in Power Rangers and is the new lead in Stranger Things season 2.

"It’s exciting to share new music with people for sure... but to be honest, it's not why I got into writing music," says Angus"For me it's always just been an expression... but it’s a great feeling if people are digging it”

Angus & Julia Stone - SNOW - album out now HERE

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Thursday, 25 January 2018: Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town
Line-up: Angus & Julia Stone (support act to be announced)
Times: Gates open at 18:00 / Event ends at 22:00
Ticket Price: R545
Presented by We Are Live with Breakout

Saturday, 27 January 2018: Parklife Festival 2018 – Johannesburg
Venue: Marks Park Sports Club, Emmarentia, Johannesburg
Line-up: Angus & Julia Stone, Alice Phoebe Lou (and many more artists still to be announced)
Times: Gates open at 10:30 / Event ends at 19:30
Ticket Price: R495 (Price excludes R30 booking fee)
Kids aged 7yrs and younger attend festival free of charge
Presented by Breakout

Sunday, 28 January 2018: Parklife Festival 2018 – Durban
Venue: Durban Botanic Gardens, Durban
Line-up: Angus & Julia Stone, Alice Phoebe Lou (and many more artists still to be announced)
Times: Gates open at 10:30 / Event ends at 19:30
Ticket Price: R495
Kids aged 7yrs and younger attend festival free of charge
Presented by Breakout

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Prime Circle takes ‘PRETTY LIKE THE SUN’ on the road

The multi-award winning rock band, Prime Circle is taking to the road with a nationwide tour exciting fans across South Africa with performances inNamibia, Jo’burg, Durban, Cape Town, East London, George, Plettenberg Bay and more.

The Pretty Like The Sun Tour will include 15 shows from 8 December ‘17 to 7 January ’18. The series of concerts is named off the hot single, Pretty Like The Sun which will follow The Gift as the second most played radio tune from their latest album, If You Don’t You Never Will.

If You Don’t You Never Will is Prime Circle’s seventh studio album, and their first new recording since their acclaimed 2014 release Let the Night In, which was repackaged as a deluxe edition in 2016.
Regarded as South African rock royalty, with a string of awards and sold-out concerts to their credit, the band has spent the past couple of years ratcheting up its international profile, building a solid following in the tough-to-crack and discerning German market in particular.

Prime Circle may have secured a German agent and an international recording deal, yet their roots remain firmly lodged in South Africa – which is why they are giving local fans first dibs at hearing their new material.

For Prime Circle, though, there’s clearly no time like the present to seize the day – and make the dreams and opportunities happen for themselves.

Prime Circle’s line-up is Ross Learmonth (vocals and guitar); Marco Gomes (bass); Dale Schnettler (drums); Neil Breytenbach (keyboard) and Dirk Bisschoff (guitar).

Catch them live:
8 December – Rumours Rock City (Johannesburg)
19 December – Rockwood at Sibaya (Durban)
20 December – Rockwood at Sibaya (Durban)
21 December – Umfolozi Casino The Dome (Richard’s Bay)
23 December – C Club (East London)
26 December – V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre (Cape Town)
27 December – C.T. Café Roux (Noordhoek, Cape Town)
28 December – Swakopmund (Namibia)
29 December – 74 Shortmarket Café Roux (Cape Town)
30 December – The Ruins (St Francis)
31 December –NYE at th eBush LAPA (George)
2 January – The Barn (Mosselbay)
4 January – The barnyard (Plettenberg Bay)
6 January – Paul Cluver (Cape Town)
7 January – Kirstenbosch Gardens (Cape Town)

WONDERboom head to China for the first time ever this weekend!

Rising Sun album out now across all digital platforms -

[WONDERboom – From Left To Right: Martin Schofield; Cito; Wade Williams; Jonathan Bell]
[Photo Credit: Rob Scholtz]

WONDERboom head to China this weekend to perform at The Silk Road Indie Music Festival taking place in Chengdu from 1 to 3 December. This is the band’s first tour to China in their 21-year career span and follows fresh off the release of their latest studio album, Rising Sun.

The Silk Road Indie Music Festival is a festival hosting bands from 14 different countries on a competitive platform. Crowd votes determine the winning band/country, which will be announced on the 3rd of December. WONDERboom will be performing on the main Saturday night line-up with key International press and media covering the event.

How did this all come about for WONDERboom? The Maritime Silk Road Music Festival and The Maritime Silk Road Music Industry Platform are developing music trade ties between China and international countries in music production, artist talent development, music education, technology innovation, concert performances and music content sales. Well-known International music consultant and label owner, Adrian Skirrowis the South African representative and is very excited at the prospect of showcasing one of South Africa’spremier music outfits.

“WONDERboom’s blend of high energy live performances, musicianship and blend of African flavoured pop hits is certain to set the bar high during the Silk Road festival and attract new audiences. The festival, now in its second year and almost double the size of 2016’s successful event, is being attended by more entertainment executives and media from around the world this year. WONDERboom’s performance will be broadcast on regional TV stations and packaged for national TV broadcast at a later date, offering the band an enviable platform to reach many millions of viewers and new music fans, via China’s massive mobile media network, with their unique sound and image. The Silk Road Festival in Chengdu will see WONDERboom compete against some acclaimed performers from 13 other nations,” comments Skirrow.

[Event Poster Art]

The Festival and Platform are under the official authority of China’s “Belt and Road” initiative and has officially begun operations.  It was established at a conference and pre-launch festival in Ningbo, China in November 2016, and more recently an international music industry forum during April 2017. The Festival and Platform are now rapidly expanding throughout China.

In November 2016, artists from eight countries were invited to perform at the Ningbo Maritime Silk Road International Music Festival.  The music festival successfully introduced and marketed international artists to Chinese audiences and promoted Chinese pop artists to world markets. For 2017, 13 international performing artists, along with Chinese pop artists will compete for most popular international act honour, across three days of music and celebrations.

WONDERboom are the second SA artist to perform at the Silk Road Festival in China, following the inaugural event in 2016.

Cito is so excited for the weekend! “It is a dream come true for us to rock out in China! It’ll be interesting to see how we go down with fellow music-lovers in Chengdu. Home of Panda Bear conservation and ancient culture and history, I know that this city will blow our minds! And to find ourselves representing South Africa again, after our memorable Global Battle of the Bands 13 years ago, is seriously a surreal thought. Please keep us, our journey and our performance on Saturday 2nd of December, in your hearts!!!”

WONDERboom return to SA shortly after to continue their Rising Sun album tour.

WONDERboom ‘Rising Sun’ album tour:
1 to 3 December – The Silk Road Indie Music Festival – Chengdu, China
9 December – Jock Pub & Grill, Nelspruit
22 December – Cheers Pub, Kimberley
23 December – The C Club, Chintsa (with Prime Circle)
24 December – Knysna Yacht Club, Knysna (unplugged)
25 December – Music Kitchen, Port Elizabeth (unplugged)
26 December – Vinyl On Main, Knysna
27 December – Gecko Bar, Hermanus
28 December – Brass Bell, Cape Town
29 December – Quay Four, Cape Town
30 December – Bertie’s Mooring, Gordon’s Bay
31 December – Rumours Rock City, Johannesburg

Rising Sun is a triumphant release from WONDERboom and is packed with 11 powerful songs. Album opener Humans launches the album with that distorted guitar-riff driven, kick drum stomping, dirty Rock & Roll sounding, fist-pumping anthem WONDERboom delivers so well. Southern Light is the current single from Rising Sun receiving love across SA radio, and with previous singles Great Escape and Ooh La La already fan favourites, these three singles are just a taste of what Rising Sun holds. The rest of the album is just pure magic listening to singles such as HellPraying Mantis, In Place Of Something, and Shark Bite.

WONDERboom are so excited for fans to hear this album! “For the first time EVER, we took our time and were extremely meticulous with the whole production process. Sometimes we’d re-record, other times we’d just scrap, but every song on Rising Sun is meant to be there and pretty much the cream of the crop. First album with Jono on drums. I think fans will get a sense of ‘Damn, you worked hard on this record!’ The attention to detail, the energy, the musicality, the soul… It’s all in there. We had a motto for the album and that was ‘GO THERE!’ No half-arsed attempts at any song. It’s heavy, it’s beautiful, it’s epic,” comments Cito.

WONDERboom have cemented their legendary status. 21 Years in the industry, 8 albums released, headlined many major SA festivals, been nominated for 5 SAMA’s (South African Music Awards), and won a Kanna Award & People Crystal Award in 2003 for South Africa’s hottest band. They also won the South African leg of the 2004 Global Battle of the Bands & came SECOND WORLDWIDE! There can be few South African music fans that aren’t familiar with their hits, like Never Ever, Jafta Rebel, Something Wrong, Green Fever, Africa, Shadows, Charlie, It’s Great to be Alive, Best Side, On The Radio, and Karaoke Bar.

Rising Sun adds to this impressive list as we salute SA’s favourite Rock band, WONDERboom.

If you think you know WONDERboom and you have your favourite song from watching one of SA’s most iconic Rock bands grow from strength to strength over the past 21 years, but you haven’t heard Rising Sun, you’re in for an amazing surprise. Your favourite song is on this album.

[Rising Sun – album cover]

Track listing for ‘Rising Sun’:
  1. Humans
  2. Southern Light
  3. Northern Light
  4. Great Escape (music video -
  5. Hell
  6. In Place of Something
  7. Rising Sun
  8. Ooh La La (music video -
  9. Praying Mantis
  10. Digital Dan (Instrumental)
  11. Shark Bite

WONDERboom’s brand new album ‘Rising Sun’ is available across all digital platforms -

Rising Sun is out now on CD and Digital release.

Follow WONDERboom online:
Instagram: @wonderboomband
Twitter: @WONDERboomBand 


On Selected dates from 16 DECEMBER 2016 to 31 JANUARY 2017,
At The Barnyard Theatres: Cresta, Emperors Palace, Gold Reef City, Rivonia, Silverstar and Cape Town.
The Festive Season is rocking with The Barnyard Theatre’s Summer Holiday Specials.
Choose The Barnyard Theatre for a value-for-money, one-stop holiday entertainment destination for the whole family! Let us entertain you with our phenomenal LIVE SHOWS.

During our Summer Holiday Special - from 16 DECEMBER 2017 to 31 JANUARY 2018 - pay ONLY R100pp for your Barnyard show tickets.
PLUS, selected “Super *Tuesdays” - R100 Buy 1 Get 1 FREE!
AND remember, Sundays are “Family Days” at Barnyard: Kids U/12 **FREE + Pensioners **50% OFF!
*At selected venues. **Ts & Cs Apply.
For more info on show dates, times & ticket prices, or to book, visit:

Exclusive to Silverstar Barnyard:
Extra 80s Rewind day shows at 14:00 (16, 19, 20, 21, 22 & 23 Dec) – ONLY R100pp and Kids U/12 watch for **FREE!
 **Ts & Cs Apply.

Ts & Cs:
* “Super Tuesdays” – R100 Buy 1 Get 1 Free at selected Theatres only.

** Kids U/12 Free on Sundays, limited to 2 children per paying – full price – adult.
** Pensioners 50% off on Sundays, valid for telephonic booking only.

Exclusive to Gold Reef City & Cape Town Barnyard:
Kids (and the young at heart) can look forward to the energetic Barnyard kids show – SHUT UP & DANCE – on selected dates in December at participating Barnyard Theatres. Experience the Kidz Rock band, singers and dancers in full flight as they rock the house with all the greatest dance hits.

For more info on show dates, times & ticket prices, or to book, visit:

Celebrate NEW YEAR's EVE Barnyard-style! Our Barnyard shows on 31 December start at 21:00 (doors open 19:00) with 3 sets, ending at 01:00 and includes a countdown to midnight. Tickets from R395pp. Ticket price includes: welcome drink on arrival, fun surprise party accessories and snacks (may vary between theatres). Exciting food options on sale.

Contact your preferred Barnyard Theatre for details:
Cresta: 011 478 5300 | Emperors Palace on 011 928 1108 | Gold Reef City: 010 593 0833
Rivonia: 087 236 3088 | Silverstar: 010 593 0744 | Cape Town: 021 914 8898

Barnyard shows feature the greatest hits of our time and is performed by a rocking live cast of singers, dancers & musicians! Our delicious catering, authentic warm atmosphere and the magical promise of "It's Showtime Folks" make The Barnyard Theatre unrivalled this summer holiday!

Disclaimer: The Barnyard Theatre reserves the right to change any shows, dates, prices, cast members & show content without notice.

Shop for festive gifts and goodies at the Carnival Market

The final Carnival Market for this year will be staged on Sunday, 3 December 2017, giving visitors a chance to shop for festive gifts and goodies from an array of stalls selling handcrafted, artisanal clothing, home ware, food, toys and more. The market, which takes place at the outdoor Sun Park, will open at 10h00 and entrance is free.

“This market provides a wonderful platform for showcasing what our community has to offer. Buying local feeds our local economy so we hope the community will come down to look for unique gifts for loved ones this festive season,” Michelle Smith, Marketing Manager at Carnival City.

A family styled affair, the Carnival Market will feature live entertainment by Jo Black and Manro van der Merwe as well as entertainment for children.

People and businesses keen to showcase their products at the Carnival Market can contact for more information.

Jo Black, who will perfrom at the Carnival Market this weekend, is a fast rising singer whose first song, “Skepe”, went viral internationally in 2016 despite being in Afrikaans. He later released his debut album, Skepe, featuring tracks such as "Bring Die Hoop Weer Terug" and "Bloed En Vlees". He also started an initiative Be that Guy that saw him engaging with more than 150 schools in an effort to create a chain of honour, ethics, respect and integrity among the youth.

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