Hello... You have arrived at the Overtone blog archives..

Subscribe to our newsletter for specials, competitions and updates...


Live Band/DJ Bookings | Contact Freshlyground Management

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

Looking for a band or artist? Overtone handles all the top South African artists, from live bands and DJs to performance and entertainment art. Whether it’s for a corporate event, a public event, festival or concert, contact Freshlyground. Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria/Tshwane are the places to be this summer as we get ready to dance with Freshlyground, South Africa’s premeiere afro-pop live act. Let’s get the South African summer on the go!

Overtone Artist Bookings
overtone.co.za
info@overtone.co.za

  • Video | Zolani Against Xenophobia
  • Interview | Freshlyground
  • Interview: Freshlyground’s Simon Attwell
  • ZIMFEST 08: Confirmed Final Artist Lineup
  • Continue reading Live Band/DJ Bookings | Contact Freshlyground Management



    Posted in Industry News | No Comments »





    Live Band/DJ Bookings | Contact Freshlyground Management

    Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

    Looking for a band or artist? Overtone handles all the top South African artists, from live bands and DJs to performance and entertainment art. Whether it’s for a corporate event, a public event, festival or concert, contact Freshlyground. Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria/Tshwane are the places to be this summer as we get ready to dance with Freshlyground, South Africa’s premeiere afro-pop live act. Let’s get the South African summer on the go!

    Overtone Artist Bookings
    overtone.co.za
    info@overtone.co.za

  • Video | Zolani Against Xenophobia
  • Interview | Freshlyground
  • Interview: Freshlyground’s Simon Attwell
  • ZIMFEST 08: Confirmed Final Artist Lineup
  • Live Band And DJ Bookings | Corporate Office End Of Year Party
  • Live Band/DJ Bookings | Contact aKing Management
  • Live Band/DJ Bookings | Contact Dirty Skirts Management
  • Live Band/DJ Bookings | Contact Freshlyground Management
  • Live Band/DJ Bookings | Contact Fokofpolisiekar Management
  • Live Band/DJ Bookings | Contact Goldfish Management
  • Live Band/DJ Bookings | Office Parties Corporate Bookings Christmas Party Time
  • Continue reading Live Band/DJ Bookings | Contact Freshlyground Management



    Posted in Industry News | No Comments »





    Interview: Freshlyground

    Thursday, February 28th, 2008

    We’re trying to write an intro without using the word *fresh*. Oops, too late. Catch what bassist Josh Hawks and drummer Peter Cohen from Freshlyground had to say on the comedown of their biggest tour yet, the Volkswagen Summer Tour 07.

    Josh Hawks

    Favourite moment on the Summer Tour?

    Peter: I was really pleasantly surprised how mixed the crowd in PE was and how happy they looked as a result. I really hope they remembered that when they got home…I would feel like we were doing our little bit to make a difference.


    Fresh off the tour: Freshlyground…
    More Vids | Submit Vids

    Who’s the most famous South African musician, ever?

    Josh: Christopher Columbus Ngcukana the most famous in Langa and was an American great without ever going there. For me as a bass player, Spencer Mbadu was an outrageous talent from Langa too, but apartheid screwed that up. Bit of a long winded answer, but there doesnt seem to be a most famous ever, not yet.
    Peter: Dave Matthews in America.

    Who are your influences?

    Josh: Miriam Makeba in the 60s, Hugh Masekela briefly with Still Grazing in the 70s. Johnny Clegg, Trevor Raben and Mutt Langer.
    Peter: Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, Nelson Mandela and a drummer called Steve Jordan

    As an individual, how long have you been making music?

    Peter: It depends what you call music, I’ve been beating the shit out of the drums since I was about ten.

    What’s your ideal gig, fantastical or real?

    Peter: Gigs are not really things I fantasise about. I’ve been doing them since I was 13. I loved playing at the Armchair in Obs the other night. We did 3 shows in a row there recently. It was cool to play a sweaty intimate enviroment. Close up, nowhere to hide.

    What’s the favourite part of the job?

    Josh: Making music and getting around.

    …and the least favourite?

    Josh: Making music and getting around; bit of a double-edged sword, missing my daughter’s evolution.

    Nice car. Where’d you get it? (band members were all treated to a branded VW)

    Peter: Is that a trick question? I’m a VW man all the way…with a bit of help!

    What’s happening with the band now?

    Josh: Working on new songs in our studio,some public gigs and treading the corporate mill,entertaining and paying the bills.

  • Josh was ‘expelled’ from the army, and has played bass with South African great Johnny Clegg
  • Pete used to play drums for jive act Mango Groove

  • Freshlyground: Too Fresh For Words
  • Hot Water On The Boil With New Album
  • Goldfish: Teaching A Nation To FishMore news…


  • Posted in Artist Interviews | No Comments »