Old Mutual sponsor music concerts including Music at the Lake, Music in the Gardens and theNational Choir Festival. In breathtaking venues across the provinces, well known local artists take the stage performing old and new classics from their successful music careers.
The music programme for 2015 will be announced soon! Stay tuned..
January 20, 2015
Valentine’s Day 2015 will be a day to remember when Parlotones frontman Kahn Morbee brings an electrifying solo set to the Old Mutual Music at the Lake starlight concert at the Durban Botanic Gardens on Saturday, 14 February.
We all know him as the singer of multiplatinum-selling act The Parlotones, one of South Africa’s most successful pop-rock groups ever, with seven studio albums and several South African Music Awards under their…
December 08, 2014
Durban - Winners of the 2014 Old Mutual National Choir Festival received more than they bargained for as the National Lottery Board trebled the prize money to more than R1 million.
The winners were announced on Sunday night at the Durban International Convention Centre. In the toughest and most closely contested competition in the festival’s history, Voices of the Nation were crowned overall winners of the large category, the Best Choice piece…
November 13, 2014
After a momentous 2014 series, SAMA-nominated electro-swing act GoodLuck and award winning multi-instrumentalist, Jeremy Loops, will perform at the penultimate Old Mutual Music at the Lake concert at the Durban Botanic Gardens, on Saturday 22 November 2014, joined by The Kiffness and Rubber Duc.
This power-packed line-up is sure to rev up the picturesque gardens during the latest installment of the popular picnic concerts at this important biodiversity landmark.
GoodLuck’s album Creatures…
November 12, 2014
The multiple-award winning Soweto Gospel Choir makes a rare appearance in Durban this December bringing some early Christmas cheer to the Old Mutual Music at the Lake Carols by Candlelight concert on Friday, 5 December at the Durban Botanic Gardens.
Formed to celebrate the unique and inspirational power of African Gospel music, the 24-strong Soweto Gospel Choir will perform a carefully chosen medley of Christmas carols, as well as their classic…
November 12, 2014
Swing City will treat Pretoria and Johannesburg to brassy swing jazz from the 1950s era of crooners, class and sophistication at this year’s Carols by Candlelight evenings. Loyiso Bala, Nathan Roe and Graham Watkins, who make up the band Swing City, will serenade music lovers and ensure that the 2014 Old Mutual Music in the Gardens series ends on a high note.
They will play at the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens…
October 14, 2014
Homegrown sounds to put a spring in Durban’s step. Sensational local singer-songwriter, Matthew Mole, is set to ignite the Durban Botanic Gardens on Sunday, 19 October 2014, when the Old Mutual Music at the Lake concert series brings quality springtime vibes to eThekwini. Supporting Mole are Hot Water and Monark
The Cape Town-born folk/electronica whizz’s debut album, The Home We Built, rocketed Mole to the top of the iTunes chart when it…
August 28, 2014
Old Mutual will not renew its sponsorship of the Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts for the upcoming season.
When negotiating the new sponsorship agreement, we contracted with an independent sponsorship evaluation agency to assess the current market value of the Old Mutual Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset concerts. Although our offer was based on the fair value of this evaluation, the Curator of the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden declined our sponsorship proposal.
We are immensely proud…
August 27, 2014
Award winning South African band the Parlotones will perform at the Old Mutual Music in the Gardens series at the Pretoria Botanical Gardens on September 14. This will be the group’s first performance since lead singer Kahn Morbee’s operation.
Morbee recently had polyps removed from his vocal chords. “We have the month of August off while Kahn recovers from his operation but we are very excited to be playing again,” says guitarist…
June 20, 2014
Iconic musician Johnny Clegg and indie rockers Shortstraw will headline the Old Mutual Music in the Gardens concert at SANBI’s Pretoria National Botanical Garden on Sunday, 6 July 2014 as the country celebrates the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.
“The 18th of July would have been Tata Madiba’s 96th birthday,” says Old Mutual sponsorship manager Bandile Mngoma. “While we as a nation were grief-stricken by his passing last December,…
June 04, 2014
Gauteng’s young at heart are invited join in the 10th year anniversary celebration of the South African National Biodiversity Institute’s with Mi Casa and AKA. Old Mutual Music in the Gardens will host two very special concerts this June as part of these celebrations.
Soulful deep house kingpins Mi Casa, the winners of multiple South African Music Awards and the darlings of dance floors nationwide, will perform with fellow afro-soul house…