Mixtape Mondays: Amy’s COVID-19 (Corona) Mix
Right across Urban Lifestyle our DJs and guests are playing the hottest music every day. Whether you’re into afro pop, soulful house, dance, hip hop or any other kind of music you can find a mix that you’ll love, to listen to right now…
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus.The disease causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever, and in more severe cases, difficulty breathing. You can protect yourself by washing your hands frequently, avoiding touching your face, and avoiding close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell.
Due to the Coronavirus many event has been postponed. Below are the lists of some of the events that has been postpone until further notice.
Volkswagen South Africa postpones VIVOnation Festival
Volkswagen South Africa has taken the decision to postpone the third instalment of VIVOnation (4 – 5 April 2020), due to health concerns around the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
“With thousands of people expected to attend the two-day festival, the safety and health of VIVOnation attendees, artists and everyone working on the festival, is of the highest concern for Volkswagen South Africa. This cautious decision is in line with guidelines from the World Health Organisation and relevant public health recommendations,”says Martina Biene, Head of Volkswagen Brand in South Africa.
VIVOnation 2020 is now scheduled to take place later in the year, with specific dates to be communicated in due course.
The production team is working with artists to secure the same line-up, and the VIVOnation experience will remain the exact same format of four music stages, a Vivo Bula Boot market and unique driving experiences. All tickets will be valid for the new dates. Any customers who wish to get a full refund can do so on the Howler website.
For more information and a list of FAQs visit www.vivonation.co.za, follow and chat to us on Twitter: @VolkswagenSA, or join the conversation on Instagram @VIVOnationFestival.
Boyz II Men South African tour and the Scorpion Kings Live concert
In light of the honourable President Ramaphosa’s ‘State of Disaster’ announcement banning all large public gatherings, both the upcoming Boyz II Men South African tour and the Scorpion Kings Live concert meant to take place next month, are officially postponed.
Event organisers Glen21 will make the necessary arrangements with both management teams and will announce the new concert dates once confirmed by all parties involved.
Heineken F1 Joburg Festival postponed
Formula 1® has today announced that due to the ongoing global situation regarding COVID-19 the Heineken ®. F1 Joburg Festival due to take place on the 29th March has been postponed to protect the safety of all fans and participants attending the event.
Formula 1®, together with Heineken ®, SAGP and the Gauteng Province remain committed to bringing the excitement of F1 back to South Africa and any decision on a rescheduling will be made at the right time from a public safety perspective.
“Following the announcement from the World Health Organisation categorising COVID -19 as a pandemic earlier this week, we have made the unfortunate decision to postpone the festival. Our fans health and safety is paramount and whist we know this decision will be disappointing for our fans we believe this is the right decision at this time. We would like to thank all our partners and those involved in making the event happen, and we are fully committed to returning to bring the excitement of F1 back to South Africa”.Ellie Norman, Director of Marketing & Communications said,
“Although everyone will be very disappointed, given the current situation regarding COVID-19, the decision to postpone the F1 Joburg Festival is the appropriate course of action. Hopefully it won’t be long before circumstances are such that we are able to reschedule the event, and we look forward to working with Formula 1 and Gauteng Province in our continued efforts to bring Formula 1 back to South Africa.”Warren Scheckter, CEO of SAGP said
“We understand and support the postponement of the F1 Joburg Festival, given the prevailing circumstances. Gauteng remains committed to the F1 Joburg Festival, and we look forward to being the destination partner of the event in due course, in line with our provincial drive to use the hosting of quality business, sporting and lifestyle events as a catalyst for socio-economic growth, job creation and destination marketing efforts to grow Gauteng together.”Morakane Mosupyoe, Gauteng MEC for Economic Development said
All fans who purchased tickets for the event will be offered a full refund. Tickets can be returned at any Shoprite, Checkers, Checkers Hyper, Computicket outlets or House & Home stores for full refunds until April 13, 2020.
All uncollected tickets and print at home transactions made via Call Centre and Web will be refunded automatically and will reflect within 3-7 working days.
For now, you can keep up with all the news by joining the conversation on our social media platforms. Follow us on Facebook www.facebook.com/Formula1, Twitter www.twitter.com/F1 and Instagram www.instagram.com/f1.
For all ticket queries, contact COMPUTICKET on 0861 915 8000
AMSTEL RADLER CHILLAS CAPE TOWN EVENT POSTPONED
Amstel has taken the decision to postpone the upcoming Amstel Radler Chillas event in Cape Town on 28 March 2020, in light of health concerns around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in keeping with the South African government’s recent mandate that all large public gatherings are prohibited.
Amstel takes the health and safety of eventgoers very seriously. The event will be rescheduled for a later date once the government and health services advise that large public gatherings may resume.
Any tickets that have already been issued will remain valid.
Stay close to Amstel by following @AmstelSA on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates and announcements.
BOILER ROOM FESTIVAL JOHANNESBURG POSTPONED
In response to the ongoing health concerns around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the South African government’s restrictions on large events, Boiler Room and Until-Until have confirmed that they will postpone their Johannesburg music festival planned for Saturday 25 April 2020.
The postponement is both necessary and responsible to ensure the health and safety attendees, artists and production teams.
The event organisers are monitoring the situation daily and will announce a new date as soon as possible.
All tickets already purchased will remain valid for the new date. Should anyone wish to claim a refund, please follow the instructions sent via email from Hero Ticket.
For updates and announcements, please visit https://festival.boilerroom.tv/ and follow Boiler Room on social media.
PUMA presents Stay True Sounds Episode 3
Due to the recent Corona Virus restrictions Stay True Sounds will be postponing PUMA presents Stay True Sounds Episode 3.
If you have purchased tickets online Stay True Sounds will be processing refunds for you & keep you updated
Because of the events getting postpone because of this new virus Urban Lifestyle and Amy has decided to give you Amy’s COVID-19 (Corona) Mix to enjoy and for you to remember how was the old days were like, if you were around to remember.
Check the tracklist below or listen to the mix above, by pressing the play icon. Amy’s COVID-19 (Corona) Mix Track lists:
- Mood II Swing – Can’t Get Away From You (Blaze Shrine Vocal Mix)
- Blue 6 – Sweeter Love (Jay’s Full Vocal)
- Markus Enochson feat Ingela Olson – Listen for it (Vocal Mix)
- Home & Garden Feat Lisa Shaw – Someday
- The Return – New Day
- Kentphonik – Sunday Showers
Your opinion always matters, drop us a comment if anything here pleases your ears. Don’t forget to click the music icon above to listen to the mix or press play on the side.