Lloyd Cele – The Life and Music of Marvin Gaye

Lloyd Cele – The Life and Music of Marvin Gaye

Lloyd Cele first came to prominence in 2010 during the same season of Idols as Elvis Blue and ever since then I’ve liked him. He was 50% of what made that season of Idols an almost impossibly good season, one which could have gone any way. So I was very excited to find that he’ll be telling the story of Marvin Gaye  in Let’s Get it On – the Life and Music of Marvin Gaye at The Joburg Theatre from 7 May to 16 May.  His shows are visually and musically…

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Vika Bull – The Life and Music of Marvin Gaye

Vika Bull – The Life and Music of Marvin Gaye

For 25 years, the glorious voices of Vika and Linda Bull have comprised one of the most distinctive, versatile and emotionally charged sounds on the Australian music landscape. Since their multi-platinum conquest of pop radio with the Black Sorrows in the late 1980s, the sisters have forged diverse pathways into soul, gospel, blues, country and the island music of their Tongan ancestry. By turns tender and powerful, their rich solo vocals and instinctive harmonies have spawned eight albums of their own, as well as illuminating studio and concert performances by Paul…

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Simon Myers – The Life and Music of Marvin Gaye

Simon Myers – The Life and Music of Marvin Gaye

Simon Myers has been producing films, promoting artists and presenting shows and concerts for the last 15 years. Among his many achievements, in 2009, Simon produced The Man in Black: The Johnny Cash Story which won a Helpmann Award in 2010 (Best Australian Contemporary Concert). As a Producer, Simon Myers has had a string of theatre successes; EVA – Tales From the Life of Eva Cassidy, enjoyed fourteen sold out performances and starred Clare Bowditch who brought the audience to their feet every night. As well, there was The John Denver…

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Under Joburg Skies

Under Joburg Skies

There is so much terrible stuff going on in South Africa at the moment. Xenophobia. Destruction of statues. Loadshedding. It just seems that everything is on such a destructive trend. It seems that we have forgotten how to use our minds, hearts and hands for good, and that we choose to use them for bad. South Africans are.. honestly.. DESPONDENT right now. On every level it’s demoralising. I feel I want to give voice to this. Because although, yes, we are going through the motions – we’re despondent. My countrymen…

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