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Views At Twenty5 Presents #RetroVibes

We all know Views At Twenty5 being the coolest venue to host some of the city’s coolest events, while most of you are agreeing with me on this it’s doing it again next week Friday from 5pm, introducing a whole new themed event to it’s Calendar.

If you’re like me, love being spotted amongst the cool kids, enjoy great music and more that this beautiful venue always brings please make sure you clear your Calendar for the 22nd of March to attend #RetroVibes which promises nothing but good food, music and Retro trends.

I recently spoke to an organising member of #RetroVibes and this is what they had to say:

-Why Retro? Life can be stressful at times so I thought why not do something where people can de-stress and re-kindle memories of a simpler time.

-Who is your target audience? My target audience is any who can relate to last the 2 to 3 decades or simply just wants to try something different.

-Why people should not miss it?
Firstly it’s not something you see or do everyday, secondly it’s taking place in one of Durban’s Premier Rooftop Venues, Views@Twenty5 home of the tea pot cocktails and beautiful panoramic view of the city.

-CoverCharge? Cover charge is free for the first 100 guests, thereafter it is R100.

-What are your expectations?
A positive turnout, people having a good time and the event being remembered as an unforgettable experience.

-Would there be any entertainment? Just local DJs
-Are we going to be seeing more ‘Retro’ Themed events happening at Views? I don’t know, let’s see how this one turns out.

I hope to see all of you guys there, all you have to do is book a table and make your reservation by calling or sending a WhatsApp to Thabiso +27 73 917 8586.


Diarise the dates for Decorex Durban now!

Africa’s largest décor, design and lifestyle exhibition portfolio will extend the continent’s influence on global style with the first instalment, Decorex Durban, taking place at the Durban Exhibition Centre from 21 to 24 March 2019.

“Decorex SA is taking ownership of its role as a leader in décor this 2019 through our inspired theme, ‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’,” explained Sian Cullingworth, Portfolio Director at Reed Exhibitions. “All three shows will reflect the unique African essence of the individual province, with these varied styles all grounded by one undeniable fact – this is home. Visitors to Decorex Durban will be the first to experience this soul-replenishing theme through the numerous features and trends all curated by the region’s best designers.”

True to the Decorex brand, the 2019 exhibition programme boasts a number of inspired new installations which will speak to the upcoming trends. Some of the key features include:

  • Decorex Trend House 
  • InStudio Trend Theatre
  • Children’s Playroom & Décor Project
  • The Lighting Project
  • The Kitchen Trend Project
  • The Bathroom Project
  • The Design Project
  • Wine & Champagne Bar
  • The Secret Gin Garden
  • Global Trends
  • Rum & Beer Bar
  • StreEATERY
  • The Mint Café
  • The Wine Tasting Cellar
  • 1-Day Pop-up Market

Visitors can also look forward to the latest design, build and lifestyle products from innovative trade leaders, working alongside Durban’s most dynamic artists. In addition, stylised restaurants and bars will be located throughout the exhibition space, offering quality food and drink menus.

Don’t miss out on the ultimate décor exhibition, Decorex Durban. Book your tickets now at www.decorex.co.za

Decorex Durban

Decorex Durban

21 – 24 March 2019

10am – 6pm daily

Durban Exhibition Centre

Trade-focused day: 22 March 2019

Ticket Prices:   Adults – R95

                        Student/Pensioners – R85

                        Kids U12 – R20

                        Trade – R85

                        Exhibitor – R85

For more information, email decorexinfo@reedexpoafrica.co.za

Visit: www.decorex.co.za         

Facebook: Decorex SA

Twitter: @decorexSA  

Instagram: @decorex_sa

LinkedIn: Decorex SA                  

Blog: http://www.reedexpoafrica.co.za/decorexblog/


FINAL POWERHOUSE LINE-UP ANNOUNCED FOR ‘MUSIC IS KING’

Music Is King concert organisers Soulistic Music and U-Live Africa in partnership with Telkom today confirmed the final wave of performers.  The Black Coffee set will include a massive line-up of some of our favourite songs including Thandiswa Mazwai, Shekhinah, Monique Bingham & Samthing Soweto.

Following the announcement of the 2nd wave of Music is King performers last month, the full line-up is now confirmed. Audiences can look forward to various solo artist performances, collaborations and a special Black Coffee medley featuring a long list of great local and international talent.

The powerhouse female line-up includes the legendary Thandiswa Mazwai, multiple award winning star Shekhinah and Afro soul singer Moneoa Moshesh. Black Coffee’s handpicked feature artists include Lungi Naidoo, Khensy, Msaki, Lindiwe Maxolo and Toshi are also confirmed. The online sensation Yolanda Nyembezi also joins the line-up alongside international vocalist Monique Bingham.

In addition to this strong female heavy line-up, Black Coffee’s EPIC set will also feature industry greats like SAMA winners Black Motion, Samthing Soweto, Mondli Ngcobo, Pansula, Ribatone and Mbuso Khoza.  Renowned artists Moscow On Keys and pianist Nduduzo Makhathini have also been included on the list of performers for the medley.

With what promises to be a mind-blowing performance set, Black Coffee still has a few surprises planned that he will not reveal until show day.

Previously announced headliners include Swizz Beatz, Burna Boy, Riky Rick, Lady Zamar Nasty C, Kenzhero and DJ China.

Music is King merchandise will be available at the concert,  options to be announced soon on social media.

Doors open at 3pm and concert goers are advised to arrive early to enjoy the various activities lined up.

Music Is King set to take place at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg this December, is an international concert experience brought to us by internationally acclaimed DJ & producer, Black Coffee. Limited VIP and VVIP Packages are now available online for purchase.

In addition to the line-up, Music Is King is proud to announce Telkom as the official headline partner.

MUSIC IS KING

Date: Saturday, 15 December 2018

Venue: The Ticketpro Dome

Time: Doors open at 3pm

Tickets: Start from R375 (available now at webtickets.co.za)

For more information check out www.musicisking.co.za. Also keep an eye on our social media platforms: Twitter @musiciskinglive Facebook MUSIC IS KING and Instagram @MusicIsKinglive


JUST A FEW DAYS LEFT BEFORE RAGE FESTIVAL 2018 #Rage2018

Presented by Samsung, powered by Vodacom 4U

More than 15,000 youth from across South Africa and other parts of the world will head to Ballito and Umhlanga in KwaZulu-Natal for eight days and seven nights of beach, sun, fun, parties, music and making new memories.

Now in its 14th year, Rage Festival is introducing several firsts for what is already one of the most innovative festivals of its kind in South Africa. G&G Productions, the creators of Rage Festival, continue to add to the festival’s extensive calendar, activities and schedule, creating an even more immersive and incredible experience for Ragers.

Sound Factory tickets

Festival mega-venue, Sound Factory, is the “home of Rage Festival” and hosts the the main parties, stages and line-up. You can now buy Sound Factory tickets for individual nights on 1, 3, 5 and 7 December for only R300 per night. Or get a group of friends together and buy three tickets and get one free.

This year’s Sound Factory line-up includes phenomenal international and local talent across multiple stages, sure to produce power sets and pumping beats for the thousands of partiers. Some of the names on this year’s line-up include: Nervo (Australia), Black Coffee, Nasty C, Jeremy Loops, Riky Rick, Mandragora, Township Rebellion (Germany), Timo ODV, Shekhinah, Goodluck, Trancemicsoul and many more.

To find out more and buy your Sound Factory tickets, visit: https://soundfactory.co.za/

Samsung Superclub

Rage Festival launches a new venue to the public, the Samsung Superclub will be a multi-level, multi-dimensional production space for up to 3,000 attendees. It will be a purpose-built club space at the Sun Park Arena outside Sibaya Casino on the North Coast of Durban. The Samsung Superclub will open on the nights when the Sound Factory doesn’t operate (2, 4, 6 December) until 4am and will host artists and DJs like PH Fat, Brynny (Australia), Chrizz Beats, Slique, Trademarc, Bhavs and many more.

Rage Festival Camping


Eat, camp, Rage, repeat! This year sees the first-ever Rage Festival Camping option, opening up a whole new way to experience festival life; whether you want to bring your own or glamp it up, there is an option for you. Situated next to The Sound Factory in Ballito, Rage Festival Camping amenities include free hot showers (during shower hours), toilets, food and beverage vendors, free shuttle services to the Samsung Superclub, mobile charging stations, a sunset deck with a bar, free water refill stations – and most importantly it’s only 200m from The Sound Factory!

Camping needs to be purchased along with Rage Festival Passports. To find out more, visit: https://ragefestival.co.za/rage-camping/

MTV Club Life


Rage Festival partner, MTV, will be taking over the clubs every night at the Samsung Superclub, Crush Night Club and Raffles. The MTV Club Life events are going to be lit!

The artists on the Rage Festival Red Square Bass Bin stage at The Sound Factory are also presented in association with MTV. These include: Riky Rick, Nasty C, Shekhinah, Distruction Boyz, Shane Eagle, Chrizz Beatz, J Molley, Vin Groovin, Sliqe, Patrickxxlee and The Big Hash.

 Ballito Cable Ski Park


What’s a festival without a little bit of adventure? Get your energy up before you party all night long at the Ballito Cable Ski Park, a first for Rage Festival. Situated on a lake in the Sound Factory complex, the Ballito Cable Ski Park offers wakeboarding, paintball, fly boarding, BMX dam jumping, stand-up paddle boarding, knee boarding and catching some sun.

Keep Rage Festival in the palm of your hands – download the #Rage2018 app for iOS and Android. The app has the latest schedules, festival map, transport, safety information and more.


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