Old school music at a beautiful venue made Retrofest a Saturday well spent. click here
The Factory On Grant Aims To Revive Norwood
If you live in the Norwood 'hood, you'll have seen something happening on Grant Avenue. Take a look behind the concrete slab with us. click here
The Original Doors Nightclub Presents A New Mystery
How do you break into an abandoned nightclub in Joburg? Our trip to the original Doors taught us that we don't know, but we're sure as hell gonna try. click here
Oakes Brew House Is The First All Girl Brewery In Modderfontein
Mdu's been crowned Most Chauvinistic Guy in Joburg for three years running. To deal with this, we sent him to Oakes Brew House, the first female-run brewery… in Modderfontein. click here


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Featured Events

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Psy In The City

@The Concrete Jungle

Saturday, 19 April 2014
Psy In The City are bringing you a psychedelically awesome and fun-filled day with Broken Toy, Portal, Double Story and many more. Don't miss this banger


Wine & Design

@The Alexander Theatre

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Get to The Alex Theatre for Wine & Design, an interesting look into the new age with guest speaker Jerri Mokgofe and creative collaborators who'll be showcasing their work

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John Newman

@Town Hall

Thursday, 24 April 2014
Don't miss out on John Newman's first appearance in South Africa

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Park Acoustics

@Fort Schanskop

Sunday, 27 April 2014
The April edition of Park Acoustics is set to rock hard with Albert Frost, Nibs van der Spuy, Plush and many more in attendance. Don't miss it

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This Is Hard Rock Cafe: April

@Hard Rock Cafe

Friday, 02 May 2014
Hard Rock Cafe have some awesome events in store for you during the month of April. Live music, DJs, comedy and so much more so head down and check it out

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Johannesburg News

Stone Cold Jane Austen is a comedy about the SA music scene. John Savage has been hard at work making it happen but he needs some help in the form of cash to show his film to the world.

The music video of the first single from Skrillex's new EP 'Recess' features township twerking and light sabre battles.

We went to see a man about a God. Watch the teaser for JHBLiveTV's new upcoming video project, 'Spirit World Joburg'.

The theme for this year's Oppi has been announced. We know you were going to go regardless, but we thought we'd let you know.

Yeah, you read that right. Who doesn't love free drinks? Read on to find out how you could score at the bar.

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