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BIG WEEKEND 11.04.2014

BIG WEEKEND 11.04.2014

Apr. 11 | DJ OATS’ HOUSE VARSITY VOL 1 Oteng Moshotle’s House University vol 1 album is a must have. DJ Oats should now have the respect he deserves with this album. For a DJ who has produced hits for his colleagues, this 14 track production will definitely...

BIG WEEK 04.04.2014

BIG WEEK 04.04.2014

Apr. 4 | SERENADING THE CITY! Maikano Serenaders, one of Gaborone Finest Choral Choir will host South African Choral  Choir, North West University Serenaders on 3rd of May at Maitisong. The purpose of this show is to promote cultural exchange and...

BIG WEEKEND 28.03.2014

BIG WEEKEND 28.03.2014

Mar. 28 | PP SINGS POVERTY ERADICATION Gilbert Seagile aka PP has been around. The founder of Gilbert Promotions which was instrumental in taking big brands such as, Culture Spears, Vee, Mingo, Slizer, Jojo and many others multitudes of people across Africa...

BIG WEEKEND 21.03.2014

BIG WEEKEND 21.03.2014

Mar. 21 | LAUGHTER IN THE FOOD COURT The Rail Park Mall food court will be transformed into a theatre of laughter this Friday when stand up comedians will be taking turns on the stage. There should be more than just giggles and chuckles when South African comedian...

BIG WEEKEND 14.03.14

BIG WEEKEND 14.03.14

Mar. 14 | MINGO /VEE BACK TOGETHER In 2005 a young man entered the music industry with a hit song “Tshaba tsotsi” which received raving reviews from the media. That young man was Aminoni Mingo. Under the stewardship of Odirile ‘Vee’ Sento Mingo became a...

COMEDY NIGHT BILLED FOR RAIL-PARK

COMEDY NIGHT BILLED FOR RAIL-PARK

Mar. 12 |   Pule & Ribcracker The Rail Park Comedy Night is bringing non-stop laughter to Gaborone on March 21 at Rail Park Mall Food Court area with Botswana and South Africa’s most funny and acclaimed stand-up comedians. The audience will be treated...

BIG WEEKEND 07.03.14

BIG WEEKEND 07.03.14

Mar. 7 | SWAGGER LADY TAKES IT SLOW It is a brand of music that has seen the emergence of the likes of Slizer, Digauta and Tyte become household names. Swagger Lady joins an elite group of ladies who go nuts at a sound of a lead guitar string. Produced by Dr Tawanda...

BIG WEEKEND 28.02.14

BIG WEEKEND 28.02.14

Feb. 28 | TRADITIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL Millennium Jazz Restaurant will host a traditional music festival this Saturday featuring some of the best local acts. The lineup for the show which is the first of its kind will include traditional gurus Machesa, Matsieng,...

BIG WEEKEND 21.02.14

BIG WEEKEND 21.02.14

Feb. 21 | SON OF THE SOIL 10TH ANNIVERSARY Boetelo Resort near Notwane farms will this year host the annual Son of the soil Cultural event from 28th February – 02nd March. This year’s event encourages Batswana from across the region to come in large numbers...

BIG WEEKEND 07.02.14

BIG WEEKEND 07.02.14

Feb. 7 | MXOLISI’S INTSHWARELE Eugene ‘Mxolisi’ Jackson is extremely talented. From the days of the Clement Jackson Qru he has always proved to be a special talent. He has entertained us with his soulful voice. But with the single he dropped recently titled...

BIG WEEKEND 31.01.14

BIG WEEKEND 31.01.14

Jan. 31 | MYSTAR TOP 20 SELECTION It will be a day of reckoning for a number of aspiring musicians when they vie for the top positions in the ongoing MyStar competition. The Top 20 selection gets underway this Saturday at Gaborone Technical College starting 8am...

BIG WEEKEND 24.01.14

BIG WEEKEND 24.01.14

Jan. 24 | TAB’S PALA MONWANA This has now become a cliché. Tshepo Lesole and his Hi-Note Audio lab are bad news. Whatever these guys touches turns to gold perhaps that is why most artist are scrambling for his services. With their recent domination at the annual...

BIG WEEKEND 17.01.13

BIG WEEKEND 17.01.13

Jan. 17 | EZEBIZO SINGS DEMOCRACY It takes a lot of guts for an artist to compose a song with a political message, especially in Africa. Such artists like Lucky Dube, Salif Keita and Oliver Mtukudzi had to deal with harassment from government officials. For local...

BIG WEEKEND 10.01.13

BIG WEEKEND 10.01.13

Jan. 10 | JA RULE COMES TO TOWN Jeffery Atkins popularly known as Ja Rule in music circles will perform at Lions Park on April 5. The “I’m real” hit maker will share the stage with local sensation Vee and Hip hop Disc Jockey Kellz. The show dubbed ‘The...

BIG WEEKEND 20.12.13

BIG WEEKEND 20.12.13

Dec. 20 | HAVE A WONDERFUL FESTIVE It has been yet another roller coaster year for Big Weekend (BW). This page has since its inception given upcoming artists from all genres a platform to express themselves and reach out to a wider audience. From the days of...

BIG WEEKEND 13.12.13

BIG WEEKEND 13.12.13

Dec. 13 | JOJO MAKES MALAWI TRIP, BUT JUST For the past two months local traditional artist Jojo (Rejoice Gaonakala) has tried in vain to find sponsorship for her trip to Malawi. The “Mpatiseng” hitmaker is among the many African artists invited to the annual...

BIG WEEKEND 06.12.13

BIG WEEKEND 06.12.13

Dec. 6 | MMAKGODUMO CULTURAL FEST Bathoen Bird Sanctuary under Bathoen Trust will host a cultural event on 13th December 2013. The event filled day is aimed at celebrating the diverse cultural backgrounds of Bangwaketse under the theme “Ngwao yame mokgabo wame”. The...

BIG WEEKEND 29.11.13

BIG WEEKEND 29.11.13

Nov. 29 | ARTISTS UNITE-WHO CARES? A concept by Info Botswana in partnership with Mass Music will see Kenya’s hottest hip hop group Camp Mulla rock Gabz city at the Game City rooftop this  Friday. Part of the proceeds from concert will be donated to a charity...

BIG WEEKEND 22.11.13

BIG WEEKEND 22.11.13

Nov. 22 | IDL FASHIONS 10TH ANNIVERSARY Friday 13 December will be a day to remember for children at Batlang Support Group in Nkoyaphiri. IDL Fashion Boutique in conjunction with Madam Queen Modelling Agency will host a Family Fun Day to celebrate IDL’s 10 years...

BIG WEEKEND 15.11.13

BIG WEEKEND 15.11.13

Nov. 15 | AN OPPORTUNITY FOR ARTISTS Lora Arts, a company founded in 2012 by Rosy Joan Sbrana is giving artists an opportunity to expose their work to a global network through an online competition ‘Lora Arts Expression’ contest. Artists are urged to submit...