All Night Radio at The Concert In The Park, 37 Years Ago Today!

When we got to Ellis Park that afternoon the stadium was heaving with 110 000 South African music fans packed in across the turf, throughout the stadium and up on the roof! Juluka and Johnny Clegg held that crowd in the palm of their hands, and then the whole place erupted in joy when LuckyContinue reading “All Night Radio at The Concert In The Park, 37 Years Ago Today!”

Steve Louw – Don’t Wait

The official video for “Don’t Wait”, created by Jacqui van Staden From the album “Headlight Dreams“, released 7 May 2021. Produced by Kevin Shirley. Stream/download “Headlight Dreams”:https://orcd.co/SteveLouwHeadlightDreams STEVE LOUW ONLINEhttps://stevelouw.com/https://instagram.com/stevelouw/https://twitter.com/stevelouwmusichttps://facebook.com/stevelouwmusic/https://sptfy.com/stevelouwhttps://apple.co/3iKTV9g THE STORY BEHIND THE SONGThe chorus says it all: “Don’t leave it too late (don’t wait)‘Til you’re standing in front of hell’s gates (don’t wait)WithContinue reading “Steve Louw – Don’t Wait”

Train Don’t Run – New Video from Steve Louw

The official video for “Train Don’t Run”, created by Jacqui van Staden. From the album “Headlight Dreams“, released 7 May 2021. … my favourite track on this album is the almost proggish “Train Don’t Run”. Clocking in at seven and half minutes this is an epic tune that you hope never finishes. There is aContinue reading “Train Don’t Run – New Video from Steve Louw”

New Video To Be Launched 24 September 2021

My grandfather was a railroadman and in the 1930s my father rode trains looking for work. To me, trains symbolise our attempts to bend nature to our will – and we’re seeing that trying to do that will never work. Silence will always return to the plains, the wind will blow, tracks will crumble andContinue reading “New Video To Be Launched 24 September 2021”

New Video: Get Out Of My Heart by Steve Louw, released 30 July 2021

From the album “Headlight Dreams” available to stream/download at: https://orcd.co/SteveLouwHeadlightDreams STEVE LOUW ONLINE https://stevelouw.com/ https://instagram.com/stevelouw/ https://twitter.com/stevelouwmusic https://facebook.com/stevelouwmusic/ https://sptfy.com/stevelouw https://apple.co/3iKTV9g

Dead Men Don’t Tour, Rodriguez in South Africa 1998 (TV Documentary)

This documentary was shown on South African Television this week, 20 years ago. Footage from this documentary features strongly in the Oscar winning film, Searching For Sugar Man. Directed by Tonia Selley and featuring Big Sky, “Dead Men Don’t Tour”, was first broadcast on SABC 3 at 9.30pm on the 5th July 2001 just after ‘Ripley’s BelieveContinue reading “Dead Men Don’t Tour, Rodriguez in South Africa 1998 (TV Documentary)”

Big Sky presents Heart & Soul [DVD]

This live performance includes three original Steve Louw songs that have never been released as studio recordings: “Mama”, “Bound And Chained” and “Ten Men”. Heart & Soul was recorded live at The Little Theatre, Cape Town on 31 October and 1 November 2008. Released on DVD in 2009 by Sony Music Entertainment, catalogue number: DVBSP3211.Continue reading “Big Sky presents Heart & Soul [DVD]”

Illuminating Headlight Dreams

by Brian Currin, June 2021, originally appeared on SugarMan.org Back in early April 2021, I read a press release announcing a new album coming from Steve Louw and it included the video of a song called “Crazy River”. I loved the big open spaces this song evoked (and enhanced by the video) and the subtleContinue reading “Illuminating Headlight Dreams”