You know the name but you’ve never heard his story told quite this way. Ahead of the Johannesburg leg of his Final Journey world tour, Johnny Clegg sits down with Gareth to highlight some of the stories from his 40+ years in the music industry, beginning with how his character was shaped and his personality emancipated by falling in love with the Zulu culture as a young man. Hear how his jazz singer mother and stepfather who left when he was 14 impacted him, as well as how he’s been touring since 1983. And hear Johnny detail one of his all-time favourite moments: performing ‘Asimbonanga’ with Nelson Mandela on stage. This interview originally aired on 3 October 2017.

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Miles Davis is a name that many associate with a musical legend. His nephew Vince Wilburn Jnr has made a documentary about his extraordinary life, and is currently in South Africa telling his story, and connecting with fans whose lives were touched by the music.

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12.06.19 Pt 2 – The Sunday Times Generation Next awards are back, and Cortney Hoyland showcases the latest from the Youth Marketing Conference, Interactive Showcase and Awards platform. Gord updates us from epic adventures of following Metallica around Europe, sensational celebrity impersonations, then Vince Willburn Jnr – nephew of Miles Davis – comes into studio to talk about the man’s life and achievements.

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28.05.19 Pt 2 – Who knew Bill Cosby could actually turn out to enjoy his time in prison? The team, with special visit from comedian Gilli Apter discuss this, along with some of the news stories of the day. Journalist Katharine Child chats about her article that reveals shocking HIV statistics. Motivational speaker Tony Robbins is in the midst of abuse allegations. Then, get to hear an exclusive acoustic performance from the band EASY FREAK.

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Actress Ilse Klink (Mama Morton) and producer Hazel Feldman join us in studio to discuss the longest running American musical, Chicago – opening this week at Montecasino. Heidi Edeling chats about the KykNet Ghoema Music Awards and the extraordinary winners. Monster Jam Trucks hit South African stadiums for the first time, and we chat about the 1st International Pretoria Tattoo Show.

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All About Theatre with Montecasino is filled with fun and dance. Classical ballet tends to take itself seriously, but ‘Men In Tutus’ merges comedy and ballet into an award-winning hit. The international cast members join us in studio. Singing for her supper, ‘Into The Woods’ star Candice van Litsenborgh takes us through its mystical music. Plus we chat about the opening of ‘Dark Carnival’ and have loads of fun. It’s All About Theatre with Montecasino – They’ve Got It!

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Cast members of the international ‘Men In Tutus’ join us in studio to discuss how comedy and ballet mesh on stage. Candice van Litsenborgh chats about the mystical musical ‘Into The Woods’, Natasha Sutherland joins us on the line discussing her unforgettable performance in ‘Brutal Legacy’, and DJ SilverSKY has us rocking to Plush Party at Taboo.

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Stage star Kate Normington joins us in studio to discuss the magical musical ‘Into The Woods’, and ‘Puppet Guy’ Conrad Koch has us in stitches. Tracey Going (presenter) and director Lesedi Job discuss ‘Brutal Legacy’, which takes to the stage this week. Radio and TV presenter Kriya Gangiah gets us fit and strong with Bodytec, and Gareth Jordaan (Executive Chef at The Palazzo) makes us fat with gastronomical meals at Medeo.

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Comedian Loyiso Madinga joins us to discuss his new Netflix special, and being Trevor Noah’s Africa Correspondent for ‘The Daily Show’. Top theatre stars Zak Hendriks, Earl Gregory and Megan Rigby perform in studio with some of the music from ‘Into The Woods’. Myles Brown chats about ‘The Anthem Project’ and Roelof Jordaan (our new festival correspondent) discusses ‘Lekkerland’.

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Award-winning South African actors Paul du Toit, Loukmaan Adams and Carmen Maarman join us to chat about ‘Aunty Merle: The Musical’. With his number 1 hit, Josh Middleton and Eden Michelle join us in studio to perform live… and we celebrate Michael Jackson.

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