SA Music News is an independent South African based music online NEWSPAPER created to support and promote the South African Music Industry.
We are a dedicated and unique team of music lovers and professionals brought together from all walks of life, from all over South Africa, all with one thing in common... our love and passion for music!
SA Music News have had the privilege to have worked with local South African bands and artists such as Chris Chameleon, Arno Carstens, Chianosky, Josie Field, Jmaxx, Lindsey McGuire, Van Coke Kartel, The Graeme Watkins Project, Liani May, The Parlotones, Agro, Chix with Stix, Evolver, Sacrifist, The Narrow, DJ Fresh, Roger Goode, Black Cat Bones, Colé van Diaz, Prime Circle, Just Jinger, Jack Parow, WonderBoom, Daniel Baron Karen Zoid, The SoapGirls, Fuzigish, Volume Conflict, Mark Stent, Andy Fisher Band, Freshlyground, Die Antwoord, Springbok Nude Girls, Hugh Masekela, Johnny Clegg, Foto Na Dans, Johannes Kerkorrel, Matthys Roets, Elvis Blue, Garth Taylor, Axene, Proverb, Casette, Duimpie se Maat, Danny K, aKing, Fokofpolisiekar, Albert Frost, Mel Botes, Goldfish, Locnville, Goodluck, Die Heuwels Fantasies, Steve Hofmeyer, Claire Johnston, Liezel Marshall Band, SEETHER, Straatligkinders, Die Tuin Dwergies, Valiant Swart, Watershed, Zebra and Giraffe, Sugardrive, Deity’s Muse, Chromium, 11th Hour, Debris, Architecture Of Aggression (A.O.A), Elegy, Only Forever, Autumn Sun, Warthane, Far Beyond Driven, ...and Chaos, Rebuked, The Frail, Fleshwound, Rhutz, Underbelly, Straw, Psordid, Ancient Influence, Juggernaught, Fragmented Children and Mesadoth, just to mention a few...
We have also had the privilege to have covered events such as Shakira (2010
Soccer World Cup), U2, Roxette, Chris Brown, Swedish House Mafia, Skrillex, Red
Hot Chilli Peppers, Billy Talent, Danny Elfman (Soundtrack for new release of
Alice in Wonderland in 3D), Lady Gaga, Rodriguez, Metallica (SA tour 2010 and
2013), Bon Jovi (previous SA tour and 2013 tour), The Kongos, Rise
Against, Blind Guardian, David Guetta, Kings of
Leon, Chaka Khan, 30 Seconds to Mars (2011), Daughtry, KINGS OF CHAOS SA Tour
2013 (i.e. Guns-n-Roses, Deep Purple, Velvet Revolver, Def Leppard, Alter
Bridge), R. Kelly, Swan Lake Ballet Production (Russia), Mike &
The Mechanics, Skunk Anansie, Bonnie Tyler, I AM HARDWELL, Avicii, The Dave
Matthews Band, Jamiroqaui, Nickelback, Lamb of God, Bruce Springsteen and Ultra
Festival South Africa to name a few...
S.A. Music News have also represented the South African media at the Wacken Open Air Festival in Germany in 2008, HELLFEST in France in 2009, and Bloodfest UK in 2010. We have also worked with and/or interviewed international artists such as Stephané Pompougnac (France), Steve Aoki (US), Dennis Stratton - USA ( “ex” Iron Maiden), Sheep On Drugs (UK), NFD or better known as New Found Disorder (ex Fields of the Nephilem - UK), Blind Guardian (USA), had an exclusive interview INSIDE the Gibson Guitars tour bus with the incredible Sabina Classen from Holy Moses (Germany), Veins Iced Over (US), Cage (US), a very special one-on-one interview with In Flames (Switzerland) at RAMFest 2012 and last but definitely not least, the famous Glenn Hughes from Deep Purple, Trapeze and Black Country Communion.
We are proud to be able to through the S.A. Music News website and newspaper, our partners, affiliates and supporters, to be able to provide our local AND international musicians and artists with a platform to promote and advertise their music to the rest of the world.
Seeing that we did not believe in restricting ourselves to focusing on just one type of genre, we work with all types of genres, from Classical, House, Drum & Bass, Hip Hop… all the way through to Hardcore Death Metal.
We bring you all the latest news on upcoming events, festivals, as well as past events, interviews with bands, band members and much more...
Kris Kristofferson to perform in South Africa in March 2014
Hilltop Live and Kyknet are proud to announce the first South African tour by Kris Kristofferson in March 2014. Kristofferson will perform at the Big Top Arena, Carnival City, Johannesburg on 22 March 2014 and at the Grand Arena, GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World, Cape Town on 26 March 2014.
Kristofferson is a Country Music Hall of Famer who ranks among the most versatile of American Talents. He’s been a Golden Gloves boxer, a Rhodes scholar, a college football player, an acclaimed actor, a military officer, a helicopter pilot, a Grammy-winner, an icon and until March 2014 a South African tour virgin.
Kris Kristofferson is 77, has acted in 119 films and TV shows and has released 28 albums including his most recent album Feeling Mortal.
Feeling Mortal follows 2009’s Closer To The Bone and 2006’s This Old Road in examining hard-won grace. Feeling Mortal was produced by Don-Was and is the third album in a twilight years trilogy.
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