Old Mutual sponsor music concerts including Music at the Lake, Music in the Gardens and the National 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.
April 01, 2015
He’s a music mogul, dreamer, entrepreneur, performer and style icon... not to mention a platinum-selling house artist. It’s none other than Zakes Bantwini, who will be firing up his home crowd at the Durban Botanic Gardens on Sunday, 12 April 2015.
This afternoon of sophisticated dance music forms part of the Old Mutual Music at the Lake season of concerts at the city’s famed gardens, which have become a popular weekend…
March 25, 2015
Anyone who has seen Jeremy Loops perform live will tell you it’s an unforgettable experience – and soon this alt-folk sensation will be wowing the Durban Botanic Gardens during an Old Mutual Music at the Lake concert on Saturday, 11 April 2015.
Performing with a loop pedal and layering tunes to create a wondrous multi-layered soundscape, this one-man band from Cape Town has been setting the local festival circuit alight for…
March 03, 2015
They have taken the local dance scene by storm and bagged armfuls of awards, and now Mi Casa are bringing their potent deep house grooves to the Old Mutual Music at the Lake concert at the Durban Botanic Gardens on Sunday, 15 March 2015.
One of the country’s premier dance acts, Mi Casa will be treating Durbanites to a relaxing autumn afternoon of warm house beats peppered with a jazz trumpet…
February 17, 2015
Cape Town’s Dance music supremos Goldfish and Crazy White Boy will bring the party to Durban on Saturday, 28 February when they play at the Old Mutual Music at The Lake at the Durban Botanic Gardens.
There will be a sizzling mix of ingredients distinct from other dance capitals such as Ibiza, Porto and Miami - Durban’s balmy weather, the botanic garden’s sub-tropical setting, spicy flavours, world-class electronic music and a…
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…