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SUPERCHOP at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre

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— Competition Closed, winner/s have been contacted via email —

The multi – award winning Neon Anthems are back with their most ambitious show to date. Written by and starring Jacobus Van Heerden (recently seen as Lord Farquaad in KickstArt’s Shrek) and directed by Liam Magner, Superchop is a satirical comedy which parodies the famous, and those desperate to be famous. Playing on the reality competition format it features a range of unforgettable characters, interspersed with hilarious video content and high energy song and dance numbers. SUPERCHOP will be performed at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre from the 2nd – 13 March.

We are giving away 3 double tickets to the show on 2nd March 2016. To enter is easy, simply leave a comment below telling us why you want to go!! Std. T&C’s apply.

SUPERCHOP first previewed at the 2013 Musho! festival where it received rave reviews before going on to win the judges vote award for best show. Since then the show has been re – invented to include a more ambitious set, outrageously beautiful dancers, and choreography by the one and only David Gouldie.  

SUPERCHOP promises to take audiences on a whirl wind comedy roller coaster ride, of biblical proportions. Book now or forever hold your peace.   

Starring Jacobus van Heerden, SUPERCHOP features Boniwe Majwede, Nadine Oberholzer, Amber Jean Hogg and Kendyll Samantha Plu’g. Directed by Liam Magner. Choreography by David Gouldie. Lighting and set by Michael Broderick and Bryan Hiles. Video editing and audio visuals by Mark Edwards.

 REVIEWS OF SUPERCHOP

“From an egomaniac superstar to rapping geriatric, Afrikaans crooner to effete fitness instructor, right through to an aggressive cage fighter, Van Heerden shows his mettle through a series of sketches. Riotous and offbeat, the production is a laugh-a-minute”  – Clinton Marius

“The dialogue is not only funny and witty, it is cleverly constructed with puns and innuendos… Brilliant performance and outstanding technical effects make this a “must see” show!” – Dawn Hayes

“His presentation of these wonderful characters was an absolute delight and my ribs were aching from laughing long before the end of the show… Benson you are my hero!” – Keith Miller

“Outrageous, extravagant, hilarious!… What a hoot!” – Lindi Drummond

Tickets can be purchased through Computicket (click here: http://bit.ly/1oqdcyz).

Block Bookings can be organised through Ailsa Windsor on  editor.goingplacessa@gmail.com or 083 2502690

*Competition Terms and Conditions.

  1. Comment below to stand a chance of winning one of three double general access tickets to SUPERCHOP at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on Wednesday 2 March.
  2. Competition opens on 18 February 2016 and closes at midday on 28 February 2016, South African Standard Time.
  3. Winner/s will be randomly drawn on 28 February 2016. Durbanite reserves the right to change the draw date.
  4. Winner/s will be notified via email and are required to confirm receipt within 24 hour of notification or redraw will take place.
  5. Tickets are valid for Wednesday the 2 March only.
  6. Subject to these competition rules, Durbanite’s determination of the winners is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
  7. The prizes are non-transferable for cash. If you are the winner, a copy of your South African identity document or passport may be required as proof that you are in fact the winner whose name was drawn.
  8. Employees, agents of or consultants to Durbanite and, their immediate family members (parents, children, brothers and sisters), spouse(s), life partners, business partners and associates are excluded from this competition.
  9. Failure to comply with any of these Terms and Conditions will result in immediate forfeiture of the prize.

 

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4 Comments

  1. Kathleen Germaine

    19 February 2016 at 8:26 am

    Could do with a good laugh????i am a huge fan of comedy!!

  2. Julie Ann Kreusch

    19 February 2016 at 8:32 am

    Snap your mine ???? oh it was worth a shot. ????

  3. Christy Horner

    21 February 2016 at 1:19 pm

    Looks like such fun – OUTRAGEOUS, EXTRAVAGANT AND HILARIOUS !!!! I saw a glimpse of my husband in one of his characters, would be great to laugh together!

  4. Lorraine Ludlow

    26 February 2016 at 9:02 am

    Love theater and love laughing so this would be AWESOME!!! Fingers crossed ♥

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Win Tickets to Milky Chance in Durban!

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Milky Chance recently announced their long-awaited return to South Africa with their “Living In A Haze” tour in February 2024 which will see them perform in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. The German Duo are excited to confirm that both Neon Dreams and Sean Koch will join them as support acts on the line-up for their shows in Cape Town (15 February) and Johannesburg (17 February), and Neon Dreams will also join Milky Chance in Durban (18 February) as support act.

Canadian duo Neon Dreams are no strangers to the South African music scene. Their 2019 single “Life Without Fantasies” reached the top of the South African viral charts amassing millions of streams in 2021 during the lockdown. The band connected with tens of thousands of fans online which led to their first sold out headline tour. They have continued to cement themselves in the industry here, having toured the country a number of times over the past few years and return in February 2024 to share the stage with Milky Chance in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban.

Sean Koch is one of SA’s most-loved indie-folk artists who brings a mixed bag of African and western, influence alongside messages of home, a connection to nature, the ocean and the people around him; to his storytelling, feel-good music. While rooted in his flowing-folk style, his music is diverse. From dance infused songs like ‘Lift You Up’ the standout single from his collection (including the Double MZK & G DOM remix) to the dreamier songs like ‘Feel the Energy’ that carry deeper messages of connection to the natural world and the people that surround us. There is something for everyone in Sean’s catalogue.

How to Enter:

Instagram
1. Follow Durbanite, Milky Chance & Breakout Events’ Instagram pages.
2. Tell us who Milky Chance’s supporting act is in Durban & tag who you’d take with if you win.

OR

Facebook
1. Follow Durbanite, Milky Chance & Breakout Events’ Facebook pages.
2. Tell us who Milky Chance’s supporting act is in Durban & tag who you’d take with if you win.

Closing Date:
Monday, 12 February 2024

Winner Announced:
Tuesday, 13 February 2024

Entries limited to 5 per day.
Winners will be selected at random from valid entries.
Durbanite Competition T&Cs apply.

Tickets are on sale from https://breakoutevents.co.za/ and are selling fast, so get yours now!


Neon Dreams

Milky Chance “Living In A Haze” South African Tour 2024 details:

DURBAN

Date: Sunday 18 February 2024
Time: 11:00 – 18:30
Venue: Durban Botanic Gardens uMphafa Field
Address: 9A John Zikhali Road, Berea, Durban 4001
Line up: Milky Chance + Neon Dreams + final opening act to be announced
Tickets:
General Admission Phase One: R495 ex R35 Fee
General Admission Phase Two: R595 ex R35 Fee
Ticket Link: https://breakout.howler.co.za/events/milky-chance-live-in-durban-5c47
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/181914891636282/

#MilkyChanceSouthAfrica

For more info, go to:
Ticketing link: https://breakoutevents.co.za/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abreakoutevent
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abreakoutevent
Twitter: https://twitter.com/abreakoutevent

Follow Milky Chance online:
Official Website: https://www.milkychance.net/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/milkychance_official/
Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/milkychancemusic
Twitter: https://twitter.com/milkychance

Milky Chance “Living In A Haze” South African Tour Dates:

15 February 2024 – Green Point A-Track, Cape Town
(supported by Neon Dreams and Sean Koch)

17 February 2024 – Marks Park in Emmarentia, Johannesburg
(supported by Neon Dreams and Sean Koch + final opening act to be announced)

18 February 2024 – Durban Botanic Gardens uMphafa Field, Durban
(supported by Neon Dreams + final opening act to be announced)

 

 

 

 

 

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Win Surf Lessons with Surf School Durban!

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Surf School Durban, led by the experienced local surfer Fika, stands as a beacon in the surfing community. Known for its inclusive and friendly approach, it’s a place where beginners and seasoned surfers alike can enhance their skills and embrace the surf culture.

The school’s ethos revolves around unity and inviting individuals of all backgrounds to share the excitement of surfing. The team, made up of passionate local surfers, emphasises personalised coaching, ensuring a welcoming learning environment for everyone.

Adding to its allure, Surf School Durban has launched a competition that’s creating a buzz. The prize: five group lessons for the winner and two friends, offering a unique blend of fun, friendship, and expert instruction.

This surf school is more than just a place to learn; it’s a community hub where the spirit of Durban’s surf culture thrives, making it an ideal destination for anyone keen on experiencing the joy of surfing in a supportive and vibrant setting.

Win Surf Lessons for You and 2 Friends, with Surf School Durban!

How to Enter on Instagram:
1. Follow Durbanite & Surf School Durban Instagram page.
2. Share the competition post from the Surf School Durban Instagram page and tag who you’d take with if you win.

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How to Enter on Facebook:
1. Follow Durbanite & Surf School Durban Facebook page.
2. Share the competition post from the Surf School Durban Facebook page and tag who you’d take with if you win.

Entries limited to 5 per day.

Closing Date:
Friday, 9 February 2024

Winner Announced:
Monday, 12 February 2024

Durbanite T&Cs apply.

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Ziggy Alberts announces his debut South African tour as he heads to Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town this October

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Ziggy Alberts’ first ever South African visit will anticipate the release of his forthcoming sixth studio album, DANCING IN THE DARK, out 04 November 2022.

Musically, Ziggy’s sound has raised comparisons to the likes of early Ben Howard or Jack Johnson. His sound is laid back, soulful and folk-tinged, and his songwriting is honest and personal. Whilst Ziggy Alberts is similar to his contemporaries in writing about his personal experiences, his music is layered with subtextual references to issues close to his heart, such as the natural world, the human experience and the wider planet.

DANCING IN THE DARK has been driven by real-time releases, including the singles I BELIEVE, TATTOOS, THE GREAT DIVIDE and most recently, THE SUN & THE SEA featuring Donovan Woods, which all find their home on the album. The new record sits in a genre – self-titled by Ziggy – as “Future Folk”. In his own words, “the album is a blend of the honest and raw, with the smoothness and touch of synthesised soundscapes, intentional tuning and programmed organic samples… that reflects accurately the range of experiences we are having as humans in our current world.” Matched with Ziggy’s storytelling and sincere songwriting, DANCING IN THE DARK shows yet another step in Alberts’ growth as an artist, his music and personal explorations, both introspectively and in the natural world.

Founder of his independent label, Commonfolk Records, and book publishing house, Commonfolk Publishing, Ziggy Alberts has managed to craft what many musicians and authors dream of – the ability to tell a story on their own terms. In 2022, Ziggy was awarded an APRA for his track letting go. He has also earned ARIA Platinum certifications for Laps Around The Sun (Double Platinum), Gone, Runaway, Heaven, Love Me Now, Stronger and Four Feet in the Forest (EP), plus Gold certifications for his Laps Around The Sun album and six tracks in his catalogue.

Tickets to the REWIND TOUR – SOUTH AFRICA 2022 are on sale from https://breakoutevents.co.za

 

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