House Music Legend Robert Owens coming to South Africa


He’s widely regarded as THE voice of house music – a living legend who has appeared on more great dance music records than almost anyone else and who has not so much embroidered some of the best beats in House with his unmistakeable tones, but has played a large part in defining it.

And soon he’ll be in South Africa!

Robert Owens has been lending his glorious voice to class rhythms since the mid-80s, when he met pioneering producer Larry Heard and formed Fingers Inc with him and Ron Wilson. Together they created the house standard “Can You Feel It” and one of house music’s first full-length albums, ‘Another Side’.

Recently he’s collaborated with Ralf GUM on the track “Fly Free”, the first single taken from Ralf’s fantastic “Never Leaves You” album (out through House Afrika in SA).

In light of the track’s popularity, Ralf’s GOGO Music has teamed with Katsaitis Music (aka DJ Christos) and House Afrika to bring Owens out to South Africa for four gigs between 23rd and 27th of August.

The parties have also been staged to celebrate the contribution Robert Owens has made to the global house scene, and the impact he’s made in South Africa.

For the first time ever, the man will take to the mic alongside Ralf GUM and will also take to the decks (he’s an accomplished DJ, having plied his trade back in the days of Ron Hardy and Knuckles’ Warehouse gigs) in SA.

——– GIG INFO ——–

1.  Thursday, 23 August 2012

Shaguma Garden Café, Midrand
Robert Owens, Ralf GUM, Christos, T-Deep, Kanunu

Doors open 6pm – free entry!

2. Friday, 24 August 2012

House 22, Pretoria
Robert Owens, Ralf GUM, Christos, Vinny Da Vinci, Tim White

Doors open 7pm – R50.00 from 7pm to 9pm and R100.00 thereafter.

3. Saturday, 25 August 2012

Coconut Bar, Rustenburg
Robert Owens, Ralf GUM, Christos, Tim White, Kanunu, Petori Ethics

Doors open 6pm – R70.00 from 6pm to 9pm and R100.00 thereafter

4. Sunday 26 August 2012

Indabi‘la Car Wash, Vosloorus
Robert Owens, Ralf GUM, Christos, Tim White, Strat3gy, Zeedan

Doors open 3pm – R30.00 from 3pm to 6pm and R50.00 thereafter


  • Yooh that quiet fascinatin

  • Yooh ralf gum i luking 4rward 2 c u dude

  • BrianMuzic

    Gotter say love work ma man just keep it that way. Will love 2 work with you

  • billy

    don’t forget about us here in limpopo

  • Tshepiso

    We await the much anticipated coming of the Legendary Robert. Can’t wait for the gig @ Vosloorus.

  • edwin

    wish y’all the best guys n keep it luck..

  • Odi

    A legend indeed, the greatest house vocalist of all tym having been featured on one of my favourite tracks “Always – Q Harris ft Robert Owens”, it made me respect him till this day.

  • Roger

    Can’t wait!

  • Lovely to have the great Robert Owens coming to our land at last. Look forward to seeing him dj and perform.

  • Mochaic from Veins

    WOOW I am defenately going to House 22 this weekend. Robert Owen oooh My God, Rulf Gum must get an ID like nigerians becoz he is forever in SA…