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Machineri to Perform at the Grand Daddy

Machineri to Perform at the Grand Daddy

Cape Town band Machineri has been one of the most pleasant surprises to hit the local music scene in recent years, with their infectious blend of blues, rock and folk proving a hit time and again with fans across the country. This intelligent and creative three-piece is sure to keep you entertained when they perform live at the Sky Bar on May 6, 2011 at 18h00.

Masiphumelele: Calls for Help after the Fire

Masiphumelele: Calls for Help after the Fire

Being a Grand Daddy also means being a caring Daddy, and that’s why we’re helping to gather as much support as possible for the residents of Masiphumelele after a fire gutted the northern area of the Cape Town settlement in the early hours of Monday morning (May 2, 2011).

Fictional Fathers: The Daddy is in Grand Company

Fictional Fathers: The Daddy is in Grand Company

The Huxtable, Dunphy, Harper, Simpson and Lion King kids all have one thing in common: Awesome patriarchs. Here are some fictional daddies who are almost as grand as the Daddy himself.

Arno Carstens and Albert Frost Live and Unplugged at the Daddy!

Arno Carstens and Albert Frost Live and Unplugged at the Daddy!

Two legends, one stage … That’s just how the Daddy rolls. On Thursday, May 26, two of South Africa’s most iconic musicians will take part in a delicious double bill of rambunctious rock ’n roll and bodacious blues. South African über-musicians Arno Carstens and Albert Frost need no introduction, but we do look forward to introducing them in Grand style on the Daddy’s rooftop

Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point: The Incidental Daddy

Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point: The Incidental Daddy

Having introduced the idea of a visit to Boulders Beach penguin colony just outside Simonstown a while back, and with all of the public holidays that lie before us, I wanted to encourage you to continue that journey on to the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point, where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans are said to meet.