Two Door Cinema Club, Paris, July 2013

I’ve always love shooting concerts and when I heard Two Door Cinema Club were playing at Cite De La Musique in Paris while I was there, I had to see them. Not only was it an amazing concert, I got to take home a few nice shots.   All Photography by Vincent Raffray is licensed […]

Changeling Live at Ragazzi, Cape Town

Changeling, recently played their second gig at Ragazzi Live where almost 250 people enjoyed an awesome performance. They are one up and coming band to watch with a very unique style for Cape Town and SA in general. If you missed them this time, they’ll be on stage again at Assembly in two weeks time. […]

2012 Red Bull Flugtag, Cape Town

More than 220 000 spectators flocked to the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town to watch some fearless athletes and their human-powered flying machines at the 123rd Red Bull Flugtag. It’s been awhile since I’ve actually seen so many people in one place. Team #BullsEye managed to win over the judges as well as the crowd […]

The Changelings record their first Demo

My son Cameron and his band Changelings, recently recorded their first demo at Milestone Recording Studios on Bloem Street. The trio recorded six original tracks that were expertly mixed by Murray Anderson. Considering they have only been playing together for less than six months, I’m pretty impressed with their sound. Live gigs are a way […]

Shadowclub live in Durban

I was in Durbs this weekend to take some pics of the bands playing at the Gold Cup. I was pleasantly surprised to see that one of my favorite SA bands – Shadowclub would be headlining. These guys have a great stage presence and a powerful sound that will take them far. Not only is […]

P.I.S.C.O Bar Launch, Cape Town

For those of you that are not familiar with Pisco, it’s a lethal Peruvian liquor made from grapes and there was plenty Pisco Sours doing the rounds at the launch of  the new Peruvian Bar – P.I.S.C.O just above Keenwa on Waterkant Street in Cape Town. Apart from their amazing cocktails, they also have traditional […]

AfrikaBurn – The first few pics…

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AfrikaBurn situated near Tankwa Town in the Karoo is a feast for the soul and the eyes and a festival not to be missed. Once a year, creatives gather a temporary city of art to express themselves through music, performances and art, then they burn it all down and dance around the flames. Modeled on […]

AfrikaBurn – The costumes or lack thereof

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Dressing up at AfrikaBurn is just as important as dressing down. Self expression is the order of the day and no matter what you looked like, anything goes… This is the fourth of a few albums, the others are here, here and here and for all the pics, please visit my Facebook Page. All Photography […]

AfrikaBurn – Getting around

Using the right mode of transport at AfrikaBurn is crucial. Here are a few ways… This is the third of a few albums, the others are here and here and for all the pics, please visit myFacebook Page All Photography by Vincent Raffray is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on […]

AfrikaBurn – The art and sculptures

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The sculptures and art at AfrikaBurn take months to prepare and weeks to set up. Although we were only there for a few days, many artists have been hard at work for weeks braving the heat, rain, winds and dust storms all in the name of art. I take my furry, sparkly hat with flowers […]

Nouvelle Vague playing at the Cape Town Jazz Festival

I’ve been following Nouvelle Vague ever since a close friend introduced me to the ‘bossa nova’ sounds of Marc Collin and his various vocalists. The band are famous for remaking classic singles like Joy Division’s “Love Will Tear Us Apart” and XTC’s “Making Plans for Nigel” with vocalists who are unfamiliar with the original versions of […]

In the studio with Juliana Venter at Resonate-Audio

I recently took these pics for a friend of mine. Rob Brinkworth is the owner of Resonate-Audio in Cape Town. On this particular day, he was laying down some pretty sick tracks with singer song writer – Juliana Venter I really enjoyed watching the creative process that takes place between artists and their music producers. A […]

In the field at Rezonance NYE Festival…

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Rezonance NYE Festival, Contermanskloof Estate, Durbanville, Cape Town – Rezonance is an outdoor electronic music festival providing a platform for freedom, interaction, exchange and artistic expression, bringing together people from all walks of life as one. Known for its slick production and cutting edge music, the event strives to promote awareness, conscious lifestyles and positivity.  […]

Rocking the Daisies 2011

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Rocking the Daisies, Cloof Wine Estate, Darling, Cape Town – Rocking The Daisies, one of South Africa’s biggest music festivals, roared into action on the weekend. Offering four stages, bars, kiosks, memorable camping facilities and nearly 200 acts, the three-day festival showed just how vibrant and lucrative the local live music sector is. Held within […]