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Good Things Guy aims to inspire South Africa with music over this difficult time!


South Africa (7 April 2020) – With South Africa on lockdown, one of our largest pools of natural talent is unable to provide much-needed inspiration to the nation.

Musicians around the country have the ability to both inspire and entertain, two qualities much needed for the nation right now.

The reality is that even after the lockdown period has ended, for many South African artists the prospects of earning income are slight as social distancing is expected to remain for many months into the future, effectively destroying the live music industry.

Good Things Guy, in partnership with top South African musicians, aims to change that, by streaming a series of intimate performances to the South African public over major social media channels and on the web. Using a unique and secure interactive platform top South African artists will perform intimate concerts from their houses while taking part in live chats on the stream, and even asking the audiences to nominate the next song, or explain the background to the track.

The Good Things Guy platform will promote the sessions as a means to support South African talent over this difficult time.

Sessions for South Africa - live music to feel good, and do good!
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Sessions for South Africa – Episode 1 features the legendary voice of Zolani Mahola, a South African Singer (Freshlyground), Actress, Songwriter and Storyteller.

Her 17-year collaboration with Pan-African supergroup Freshlyground saw her collaborating with the biggest stars on the African continent as well as Columbian superstar Shakira. Having shared stages and sung with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Hugh Masakela, Jonny Clegg and Yo-Yo Ma.

Zolani Mahola has recently embarked on a solo journey which holds Story at the heart of her offering.

Tickets for the live stream are available now through Quicket with the R10 ticket price being used to support our local artists and a portion being donated to the SA Solidarity fund.

Corporates wishing to support this initiative can contact Andrew Ross of Chaos Theory on 0834009031 or

This is music to feel good, and do good.

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Sessions for South Africa - live music to feel good, and do good!
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Brent Lindeque is the founder and editor in charge at Good Things Guy.

Recognised as one of the Mail and Guardian’s Top 200 Young South African’s as well as a Primedia LeadSA Hero, Brent is a change maker, thought leader, radio host, foodie, vlogger, writer and all round good guy.

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