Old Mutual Music ConcertsOld Mutual sponsor music concerts in Durban, Pretoria and Johannesburg. The series includes Music at the Lake, Music in the Gardens and the National Choir Festival.
Music at the LakeHeld once a month on a Saturday or Sunday from February to December 2014 in the Durban Botanical Gardens, these open-air concerts cater for all music tastes.Read More
National Choir FestivalRegional championships will take place in the country’s nine provinces from 2 August through to early October 2015. The National Finals take place on 5 & 6 December in KZN at the Durban ICC. Schedule of Events
Music in the GardensHeld every Sunday from June to October, the concerts alternate between Walter Sisulu and Pretoria National Botanical Garden a totally unique way to experience our local artists.Read More
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Old Mutual Music Concerts
Old Mutual sponsor music concerts in Durban, Pretoria and Johannesburg. The series includes 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.
Check out Shortstraw, Matthew Mole, Naming James & Anti Retro Vinyls – Old Mutual Music in the Gardens 2015
June 02, 2015The 5th season of the winter series, Old Mutual Music in the Gardens, will again feature the hottest names in South African music between June and November. Held in the idyllic Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden and Pretoria National Botanical Garden, the series will ensure that you and your family stay toasty while the temperatures dip this Winter.
From Jaziel Brothers, Simphiwe Dana and Freshlyground through to Shortstraw, The Parlotones and… Continue Reading
May 27, 2015Large and standard choirs from South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Swaziland have until April 30 to audition for a spot in this year’s Old Mutual National Choir Festival (NCF), now in its 38th year..
To be considered for this year’s competition, choirs are required to record two pieces, one Western and one African. One piece can be sung acapella and the other accompanied.
“The search is on for Southern Africa’s finest… Continue Reading
May 05, 2015After selling out their Old Mutual Music on the Lake gig last year, Gangs of Ballet are returning to the Durban Botanic Gardens for a special Mother’s Day picnic concert on Sunday, 10 May 2015.
This Durban band is now a three-piece, after bass player Hardus de Beer left to focus on his career as a chiropractor. But their sound is no less electrifying, and their loyal home crowd is expected… Continue Reading
April 01, 2015He’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… Continue Reading
March 25, 2015Anyone 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… Continue Reading
March 03, 2015They 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… Continue Reading
February 17, 2015Cape 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… Continue Reading
January 20, 2015Valentine’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… Continue Reading
December 08, 2014Durban - 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… Continue Reading
November 13, 2014After 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… Continue Reading