3 music stories with a local twist you might have missed today

Cape Town – Not all news is always bad news; sometimes other topics make headlines too - like these three music stories with a local twist.
Channel24, South Africa’s largest entertainment news website, has a section dedicated solely to music news and updates. Channel24 Music is dedicated to only music related news topics and aims to keep music lovers up to date with the latest scoops.

Here are three music related stories you might have missed in the news today.


From SA to LA: Esjay Jones is songwriting royalty

While most South Africans will associate the name Esjay Jones with Stealing Love Jones, the Durban-based rock band formed in 2005, the name Esjay is now being mentioned among songwriting royalty in the US. (Read our full interview here.)

Opening act announced for +LIVE+ on their SA reunion tour

Newly-formed alt rockers The Sweet Resistance have been confirmed to open for +LIVE+ in South Africa next month. (Get all the deets here)

WATCH: American blues guitarist Doc Maclean visits us in studio to chat about his SA tour

Together with playing us a song in studio, Doc also let us in on his Oppikoppi experience, collaborating with local artists such as Albert Frost and what he loves most about being on the road. (Watch the full interview here)

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