Joburg Day 2013

94.7 Highveld Stereo in partnership with MTN had a lot of us up bright and early to be at the Highveld Stereo studios on Friday morning. Why? To officially launch Joburg Day 2013 happening on 14 September 2013 at Crocodile Creek Polo Club.

Darren Simpson and the rest of the Breakfast Xpress crew revealed MTN as their partner for this year’s Joburg Day, as well as confirming some of the acts for the day.

Joburg Day 2013

After an awesome Joburg Day in 2012 this year’s will be just as awesome, if not better! Some of the acts for the day include The Parlotones, GoldFish, Locnville, Lloyd Cele, Blackbyrd, Elvis Blue, Jack Parow and Daniel Baron to name a few.

By providing a stage to showcase some of our awesome home-grown talent for fellow Gauteng residents and anyone else who might be in the a...

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Get Your Star Power with Highveld Stereo/Kfm and Samsung

Being the original form of social networking, where people could communicate, share ideas and thoughts, radio has changed over the years. Embracing the change in social networking and aiming at creating an entertaining and engaging form of media, 94.7 Highveld Stereo/94.5 Kfm on Monday announced the launch of their new smartphone-based game in association with SamsungStar Power.

The game is a world-first that entices people to play games on their smartphone, which you already check more than 30 times a day. By merging radio and the interactivity of a GPS-based game, 94.7 Highveld Stereo/94.5 Kfm and Samsung have come up with this concept that will kick-off on Monday, 3 June 2013.

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947Unplugged with Daniel Baron and Dan Patlansky

Last week this time I was at The Venue in Melrose Arch with 94.7 Highveld Stereo

and Real Concerts… And we all went wireless, yet again. Yup, I was busy having a blast while Daniel Baron and Dan Patlansky were rocking out on stage, unplugged (See where I get the “wireless” thing from now? No? Anyways, tally-ho-James)…

With The Venue sold out and a capacity crowd packed in between the stage and available bars, Daniel Baron opened the show with 6 songs from his album, “It’s Time”, with Dan Patlansky showing the crowd what he can do on a guitar… And trust me, this guy can play a guitar, while playing some songs off of his new acoustic album “Wooden Thoughts.”

You missed the show? Well, first of all, shame on you!… But, there are two more events are on the way… Next in the line-up for the 947U...

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947Unplugged with Jack Parow and more

This past Sunday I got to attend 94.7 Higveld Stereo’s first show of the 947Unplugged series of shows happening at The Venue in Melrose Arch.

This first event featured Zander Tyler, better known as Jack Parow who took to the stage to perform for his fans in a slightly different setting… An unplugged live session. With an opening act by Die Tuindwergies and an awesome show by the mad hatter, Jack Parow himself, the first night of the 947Unplugged events, in association with Real Concerts, Computicket and The Venue Melrose Arch set off to an epic start.

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#TuksFMRecord With Alex Caige & Cassy Clarke (Interview)

It’s not every day you just decide to do a Guinness world Record, especially something that requires you staying awake for long periods of time, just ask @BraaiBoy about his world record. But, after a couple of months of planning, 94.7 Highveld Stereo radio DJ Alex Caige and Tuks FM DJ Cassy Clarke are attempting the #TuksFMRecord.

They are attempting to break the longest team radio broadcast in history, by hosting a radio broadcast from a van for 75 hours in Hatfield Square. The record attempt began on 15 March, and will be ending shortly tonight, 18 March.Under permanent video monitoring and video stream via Ustream, all the documenting footage and logs of the times they left the van to go to the toilet or something will be sent to Guinness officials, who will moderate everything and val...

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