09:32 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, April 02, 2015
Algoa FM has been nominated as the commercial “Station of the Year” for the first time in the annual MTN Radio Awards.
“The Station of the Year Award is extremely prestigious and gives the station bragging rights and the pride in knowing that it has been judged the best by a leading, independent team of adjudicators,” says Lance Rothschild, CEO of the MTN Radio Awards.
Commercial stations against ... read more
09:31 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, April 02, 2015
A drop-in centre for vulnerable and orphaned children, ACVV Kamvalethu in Schauderville Port Elizabeth has been selected as the beneficiary of the 2015 Algoa Cares Charity Golf Day, to be hosted at the Humewood Golf Club on May 28.
Kamvalethu was selected from 40 proposals, according to Algoa FM public relations and community social investment manager Jennilee Peremore.
“Five were shortlisted and we visited their p... read more
16:16 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Algoa FM presenter Wayne Hart is in line for three out of the seven 2015 MTN Radio Awards for which the station has been nominated.
Hart, who presents the Algoa FM Top 30, received the 2013 MTN Radio Award for the Best Music show in South Africa. He was again nominated in 2014.
The Algoa FM Top 30, which is broadcast on Saturdays from nine to 12 in the morning has just been nominated for Best Weekend Show. He is also a n... read more
09:54 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, March 16, 2015
Algoa FM has invited non-profit organisations in the region to apply to be beneficiaries of the annual Algoa Cares Charity Golf Day.
This year it will be hosted on Thursday, 28 May.
“We are looking for those non-profit organisations working in the fields of education, sport, health and the environment that operate within our broadcast footprint area,” says Jennilee Peremore, Public Relations and CSI Man... read more
06:19 (GMT+2), Sun, Sunday, March 08, 2015
Algoa FM rocked the city of the Nelson Mandela Bay when they pulled off their first music festival this weekend featuring 7 of SA’s top national acts.
More than 5000 people danced the day away on Saturday 7 March at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium to watch their favourite artists including Mi Casa, Goldfish, Jimmy Nevis, Lloyd Cele, Stuart Reece, Prime Circle and Kurt Darren. The 7 hour concert started at 12pm an... read more
16:59 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Support for the first Algoa Live music festival has come from the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.
“Look we’re very excited in the city to have this event; it’s a new product, it’s a new offering, it’s new in terms of our events calendar and I’m sure that it’s going to provide the people of the Nelson Mandela Bay and the tourists with something new and something fresh”, says A... read more
15:22 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, February 19, 2015
Idols South Africa auditions will be held once again in Port Elizabeth following intensive lobbying on behalf of local artists by Algoa FM.
“Two years ago we spent many hours lobbying hard to bring the Idols auditions back to Port Elizabeth. It was such a success that we are happy to announce that the Idols judging team will be back in Port Elizabeth this year,” says Marketing Manager of Algoa FM, Toinette Koump... read more
16:10 (GMT+2), Fri, Friday, January 30, 2015
Power Couples in Algoa FM’s broadcast area are being given the opportunity to take part in a new prime time reality show to be screened on M-Net Channel 101 later this year.
“The competition is open to adventurous couples who are confident in themselves and believe that their relationship and knowledge of each other’s strengths and weaknesses is good enough to earn big prizes,” says Toinette Koumpan, A... read more
15:43 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, January 26, 2015
Port Elizabeth’s very own guitarist, singer and songwriter, Stuart Reece will be one of the artists performing at the first Algoa Live concert.
Reece will be performing songs from his latest album “Storm” as well as his radio singles such as “Love Song”, “Write about us” and “Falling for you” at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium’s Prince Alfred Park.
His single &ld... read more
15:41 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, January 26, 2015
Prime Circle fans will be able to hear numbers from their latest album “Let the Night in” live at the Algoa Live Concert at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium’s Prince Alfred Park on Saturday, March 7.
Produced by Denholm Harding, the popular band’s eclectic sixth album reflects a new energy in the group.
The new album still has that Prime Circle feel to it, but ventures into progressive new territory... read more
15:39 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, January 26, 2015
Pop sensation Mi Casa who have been in the limelight since the release of “These Streets” will be part of the star-studded line-up for the first Algoa Live concert.
Mi Casa will be performing songs from “These Streets” which shot to number one on several charts, as well as numbers from their “Mi Casa Su Casa” album at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium’s Prince Alfred Park on Saturday, ... read more
15:37 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, January 26, 2015
Multi award-winning artist and 2010 Idols runner-up Lloyd Cele will be part of a star-studded line-up at the first Algoa Live concert, which will treat fans to seven hours of non-stop music.
Algoa Live is being hosted at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium’s Prince Alfred Park on Saturday, March 7.
Cele’s sound embraces South Africa’s diverse culture, racial groups, and musical influences and fusing them toget... read more
15:35 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, January 26, 2015
“Kaptein” Kurt Darren will be taking control of the hearts of fans with songs from his latest album “Lied vir die vrou” at the first Algoa Live Concert.
“Lied vir die vrou” has 14 tracks of songs that lend themselves to foot-stomping-hip-shaking-sokkie, two-step, jive, slow dancing or simply easy listening.
Remaining true to his reputation, Darren will be performing songs suited... read more
15:30 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, January 26, 2015
Cape Town sensation Jimmy Nevis will be performing at the first seven hour Algoa Live concert on Saturday, March 7 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium’s Prince Alfred Park.
Nevis, together with Rude World Records and David Gresham Records released his debut album titled "Subliminal" in November 2012.
You get the (hidden) message in the album when you mouth the words “Elephant Shoes” in front of ... read more
14:20 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, January 26, 2015
Pop sensation Goldfish will have fans on their feet during the first Algoa Live concert to be hosted in Port Elizabeth.
The electronica and dance group hailing from Cape Town is made up of Dominic Peters and David Poole.
They create dance numbers containing elements of jazz and African music, adding in live instruments like double bass, saxophones, keyboards, flute, and vocals with samplers, effects and synths.
The ban... read more