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May, 2015

  • 13 May

    Making Music with a Violin and Machine

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    Catherine Roland On 2 May 2015, Durban-based electro duo Veranda Panda hit Friar Tucks in Grahamstown as the second last stop of their Going Coastal tour.  Liam Magner and Jane Baillie got the Friars crowd pumping like you’ve never seen before.  Baillie’s electrifying violin performance was met with applause from …

March, 2014

  • 31 March

    Veranda Panda brings midweek madness

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    By Christina Schild   Durban-based electronic duo, Veranda Panda lured Rhodents out for an energy-filled Wednesday night at Prime Nightclub, greeting them with a mid-week bass, dubstep and electric violin smack in the face. Hosted by MixLab – organisers behind monthly events at alternating venues – Veranda Panda were supported …

  • 17 March

    Shadowclub rocks Grahamstown once more

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    By Roxanne Brown Jozi based rock ‘n roll band Shadowclub graced a Grahamstown stage at the Union on Saturday 15 March, with crowds swelling and bouncing as they banged their heads to the band’s heavy bluesy rock. The crowd trickled in slow and steady, with anything and everything from hipsters …

  • 15 March

    [Q&A] Shadowclub return to Grahamstown on second album tour

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    By Alizwa Mnyatheli and Sebastian Burger Follow @Sebburger Johannesburg trio Shadowclub are bringing some bluesy rock ‘n roll to Grahamstown tonight, with what will no doubt be a killer performance at the Union. Activate caught up with them and found out how they make their music, whether they record sober …

November, 2013

  • 8 November

    Goodwill Gang hosts fundraising gig for AMP

    Oyisa Ralo, Ongezo Skiti and Phani Madubela of the Ninjas practice one of their salsa songs at the Joza Youth Hub, Grahamstown, August 2013. The Ninjas comprises of seven of the Access Music Project students who have been part of the Access Music Project. © Louisa Feiter

    By Smangaliso Ngwenya  The Grahamstown Goodwill Gang hosted their first event, an intimate night of diverse musical talent on Saturday 2 November to raise funds for the Access Music Project (AMP), a Grahamstown non-profit organisation. The Goodwill Gang is a newly formed non-profit organisation comprised of a group of eight …