The Business of Music unpacked register for Free Moretele Park Tribute Concert Workshop presented by Industry experts

In the build up to the annual Moretele Park Tribute Concert at Moretele Park on Saturday, 31 August 2019, Drakensburg Promotions will host a free music business workshop which will be held in Pretoria.


All music industry stakeholders are invited to be part of a free in-depth discussion that delves into the state of the sector in general, and the live music scene in particular.


In conjunction with City Of Tshwane, Dpt of Arts & Culture, White Star, Gauteng Tourism and others, Drakensberg Promotions will host a music business workshop, designed as a panel discussion and presented by top industry professionals aimed at musicians and others in the industry eager to know more about the business of music. The workshops cover business operations, event production, royalties and the latest trends in the music industry.


The interesting panel of music professionals will draw on their experiences, and share ideas aimed at ensuring that emerging music professionals know how to market their skills and develop their careers.


Victor Mampane of Batho Pele (PTY) LTD, convener of the workshop says “We will discuss various careers in the music industry that are behind-the-scenes, but crucial to the success of recording artists, songwriting, rights administration (performing, mechanical and needletime rights), business management, publishing, recording, performances and the protection of intellectual property rights, all with a view to enhance income streams.”


Facilitators will hail from organizations such as:


  • Nkosana Mthunzi (Radio and TV Plugger, PR and Marketing Expect)
  • And other industry expects

“We want to create an after-effect that is meaningful for artists.  The workshop should assist them in developing their skills and empower them in their future endeavours,” he further adds.


“The workshop is, amongst others, aims to impart business skills to musicians and music business practitioners. We have seen high profile artists dying poor despite their immense talent; we see this as a step in the right direction towards changing the lives of the local musicians and artists, “added Sam Mangwane of Drakensberg Productions.


The Tribute Concert Music Workshop will take place at Council Chamber, Sammy Marks Sq , on the 1st Floor ,in Pretoria on Saturday, 24 August, from 09:00 to 14:00.


This FREE workshop is facilitated by Batho Pele (PTY) LTD and Drakensberg Promotions. To register for this important industry workshop, contact Hlengiwe on, alternatively call 011 482 4973


On 31 August, the Tribute Concert at Moretele Park in Mamelodi will pulse with the sounds of   Simphiwe Dana, Zonke, Thandisiwa Mazwai, Sho Madjozi all  part of the steller line-up for Moretele Park’s annual Tribute Concert 2019


The concert is also the perfect opportunity to witness the next generation of bubbling-under talent in the making, as emerging jazz artists and groups will also perform on the day.


Concert details

  • Event: Tribute Concert
  • Date: Saturday, 31 August 2019
  • Venue: Moretele Park, Sibande Street, Mamelodi, Tshwane
  • Time: 11h00 till late
  • Tickets: Computicket


For event details contact (011)482 4937 –


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