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
11:30 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, January 19, 2015
Hundreds of Eastern Cape music fans have already ensured they will be at one of the biggest one-day concerts ever hosted in the province.
Many of the country’s favourite entertainers will be in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, March 7, for the first Algoa FM “Algoa Live” concert, which is being staged in Prince Alfred Park at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
The seven-hour concert includes seven top national... read more
11:50 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Algoa FM presenters are once again prepping for the first day of school as they hit several intersections in a bid to collect as much school attire to assist the less privileged children in the community. Presenters will be found welcoming scholars across Algoa FM’s broadcast area from 06h30-08h00 on the morning of Wednesday, 21 January 2015.
“Going back to school is an exciting time for many parents and c... read more
09:04 (GMT+2), Fri, Friday, January 09, 2015
Walmer High School graduate Asanda Yini has been given a head start for her university career through the 2015 Algoa FM bursary to the value of R85 000.
Yini obtained a university entrance pass in the 2014 matric exam, and will be studying towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Media Communication and Culture at Varsity College in 2015.
Algoa FM announced the award of the bursary in July 2014 during a school assembly of 1 ... read more
09:26 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Some of the country’s favourite entertainers will be in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, March 7, for the first Algoa FM “Algoa Live” concert.
The line-up includes eight top national acts including Mi Casa, Jimmy Nevis, Kurt Darren, Prime Circle, Lloyd Cele, Goldfish and Stuart Reece.
“As the leading music station in the Eastern Cape and Garden Route we see the need – and the opportunity &ndash... read more
14:12 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, December 11, 2014
The search is on by Algoa FM for the top sandcastle artists in the Eastern Cape and along the Garden Route this summer season.
Running from Monday, December 15 to Sunday, January 4; the Engen Primax Unleaded and Algoa FM Summer Beach Hit Squad will be making some noise on 18 of South Africa’s hottest blue flag beaches with great music, prizes and fun activities for families.
“It’s our contributio... read more