After close to five decades serving South African musicians, Paul Bothner Music is relied on by top musicians across the country to supply them with their musical instrument and equipment needs. You can look forward to the same level of professional service and advice from our industry-experience sales staff.


Freshly Ground

Freshlyground is a South African Afro-fusion band that formed in Cape Town in 2002.  Freshlyground’s musical style blends elements of traditional South African music (such as kwela and African folk music), blues, jazz, and features of indie rock. 

Louis Britzz

Louis Brittz is a trend setting singer/songwriter of Christian Music. Having toured internationally for 15 years, including Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Dubai, his music is a unique mixture of African, European, and American influences.

The Plastics

This crew began in 2007 as an evolution of punk band HOAX. Words to describe their music and, experience and work ethic include “innovative” , “Earl Grey”, “guerrilla”, “disco Something”, “retro rock” and “melody” amongst others.

Taxi Violence

If you like the tuneful use of light and shade like Led Zeppelin, Hendrix’s Band of Gypsies, Rage Against the Machine, Queens of the Stone Age, or any rock with that remarkable heaviness, grounded in performance and riffage, not sheer volume, you’ll love Taxi Violence.

Reuben Crowie

Reuben is a super drummer, with a history of achievements that read like the biography of a legend in the making! He studied at Beau Soleil’s Music Centre. He went on to study at the South African College of Music, at The University of Cape Town

Kyle Petersen

This hip, young virtuoso started playing piano at the age of four!  Kyle is a well-schooled prodigy… He went on to study piano and voice as subjects, before leaving for Greece, as a youth, where he performed on the Olympia Countess, as it sailed around the globe!

Jesse Jordan

After discovering that he loved writing songs in high school and taking some guitar lessons, Jesse could sense that he was embarking on a journey to follow his dreams.  He has pursued his music with single-minded determination, and it has definitely paid off.


Louise Day

Louise is a busy musician, juggling a recording and performance schedule. Her smooth and pure voice, unique blend of pop and folk music, compelling song writing and frequent collaborations with the big names of South African music make her a popular local player.

Lance Rhoda

Lance has what people in the drumming community call Gospel Chops. This is a combination of intense technical playing and drum patterns which have big funk and hip hop swinging grooves. He is currently one of the top Gospel Chops drummers in Cape Town.


Set For The Sky

A high energy electronicore band focused on bombastic theatrical performances, Set For The Sky have been making waves all across the local scene with electric live performances and a high quality sound.


A band with a clear message – open your eyes to the world around you, and question everything, taking nothing, and nobody, for granted. The band consists of a full compliment of seasoned performers from the Cape Town metal scene