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Saturday, December 3, 2016


Soulful Lira and rocker Arno Carstens join the line-up for M-Net and Friends music specials 

Throughout December 2016 and January 2017, M-Net will treat viewers to a fun-filled five-part music series showcasing chart-topping musicians and their famous muso friends.

Three of these music specials have already been recorded featuring big names such as Bobby van Jaarsveld, Jack Parow, Shoo-Wop Shop, Dozi, Kahn and The Parlotones, Vusi Mahlasela and Swing City to name a few. If you live in Gauteng and haven’t had the chance to attend these star-studded musical specials yet, you still have time. Two show-stopper concerts with The Voice SA coach Lira and with one of South Africa’s best known rock stars, Arno Carstens will be recorded in December.

Soulful singer Lira will be joined by A-list friends on the Opera Stage at the State Theatre in Pretoria on December 14 singing a medley of some of her and her guests’ most well-known songs. The former front man of the Springbok Nude Girls, Arno Carstens, will be joined on stage by headline acts such as Zolani Mahola from Freshly Ground, rocker extraordinaire Francois van Coke and Ard Matthews, among others, on December 16 at the same venue.

The M-Net and Friends shows will be screened exclusively on M-Net 101 on DStv Premium at 17h30 on the following dates:

December 25: Swing City and Friends
January 1: Kahn and The Parlotones and Friends
January 8: Arno Carsten and Friends
January 15: Bobby van Jaarsveld and Friends
January 22: Lira and Friends