Rocking The Daisies Giveaway With Red Bull Mobile.

We are giving away tickets to Rocking the Daisies, courtesy of Red Bull MOBILE, and it’s a fun one. Competition: Send us your best memory of a South Africa festival: images, movies, stories. WAA and Red Bull MOBILE will select the best memory and reward it with a double set of tickets to Rocking the Daisies 2013, fun right? You can either email it to or post it via Facebook or Twitter. If you post anything via Twitter or Facebook be sure to tag both @weareawesome and @redbullmobileZA for Twitter and We-are-awesome and Red Bull Mobile for Facebook. Use... Read more

Converse. Get Out Of The Garage. Top 10 2013.

The Converse Top 10 Get Out Of The Garage finalists have been announced. Local bands from all sorts of genres and musical backgrounds submitted demos to Converse via SoundCloud and YouTube for the chance to record in New York at the Rubber Tracks studio in Brooklyn and to play at the iconic 100 Club in London. The overall winner will be announced on the 16th of September 2013, and soon after play at Rocking The Daisies 2013, so get voting. Finalists: 1. Nomadic Orchestra 2. Twelv & Thesis 3. Kanyi 4. Asleep in Transit 5. Bruce Noble 6. The Aztec... Read more

The Hives and Skunk Anansie Announced for RTD and In The City.

Boys Noize and Alt-J will be joined by none other than The Hives and Skank Anansie, completing one of the best line-ups South Africa has ever seen. While Alt-J and Boys Noize are as current as you’ll get, it’s great to see that backed up with two bands that have been around for a few years, proving album after album why they are where they are. In The City For more information on the event visit here // for tickets visit here. Rocking The Daisies For more information on the event visit here // for tickets visit here.   Read more

Bloc Party at Rocking the Daisies 2012.

The guys from Bloc Party have announced that they will be playing Rocking The Daisies 2012, and while Bloc Party haven’t released an album for over 4 years they are on the verge of releasing their highly anticipated fourth album after a fairly long hiatus as a band. Let’s hope the fourth album is as good as we all expect it to be and that we get to here it live with a few old tracks for nostalgia sake thrown in the mix. Read more

Lark Shows: PTA + JHB.

I have always been a big fan of Lark and was a bit sad when they weren’t performing as regularly as they used to, but it seems those days are over. Lark are playing two gigs up north, Pretoria and Joburg, and then a very special one at Rocking The Daisies, next month. If you haven’t yet experienced their live show or just need an additional dose of great South African music, then go check them out. Read more

Luca Vincenzo. The Journey to The Daisies.

Luca Vincenzo is a multi-talented man, from directing music videos to hosting radio shows, he is very involved in the Cape Town music scene. This little photo series he did on his and his friend’s walk to Rocking the Daisies is pretty cool. For more work from Mr. Vincenzo visit his blog. Read more

Rocking the Daisies ’09

Here is a sneak peak at what Rocking the Daisies was like for us. Please send us your best photo from this years festival, and maybe we will pop a little reader’s selection up or something. Read more

Rocking the Daisies 09 Competition

Here are are three finalists. All you have to do is vote for the photo you think should win double tickets to this years Rocking the Daisies. The most votes wins. Only one vote per valid email address. One. Two. Three. Simply vote One. Two. or Three. Voting ends at midnight tonight. Winner will be announced tomorrow. Read more

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