Shanghai Expo

Native Rhythms does South Africa proud at the Shanghai Expo

It’s been a good year for Native Rhythms and its artists. Native Rhythms was appointed to plan and executive the cultural and music programme at the Shanghai 2010 World Expo.

The Shanghai Expo, which started in May and will only finish in October this year, has seen an array of artists performing at dedicated South African concerts coinciding with its national days. South Africa’s Mandela Day, July 18, also saw Zuluboy and Pu2ma joining artists such as Gloria Bosman, Afro Tenors, Tidal Waves and Blk Jks. Zuluboy rocked the Mandela Concert whilst Pu2ma performed at the infamous JZ Club where crème de la crème of jazz musicians have set foot.

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Sony Deal

Native Rhythms Productions, an integrated entertainment company, whose strategic thrust encompasses music publishing, production, marketing and distribution, as well as artists and events management, has concluded what could be considered one of 2010’s most significant local music industry deals with Sony Music Entertainment.

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Vuyo & Pu2ma Debuts

Native Rhythms/Sony Music’s debut artists’ Vuyo and Pu2ma
set to dominate this year’s major music festivals

Native Rhythms Productions, the pioneer of South Africa’s Afro and ethno Soul music genre, is set to dominate at some of this year’s major music festivals. A total of five Native Rhythms artists are billed to perform at three major festivals in and around Johannesburg, starting with the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Festival, followed by the Tribute Concert at Moretele Park in Mamelodi and finishing with the Johannesburg Arts Alive festival.

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