Top 10 Android entertainment apps to look out for this Spring

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South Africa’s app developers have upped their game
South Africa’s app developers have upped their game
entertainment apps
Android apps that will help you stay on top of the best gigs, festivals and local hang out places in your city.

Spring is in the air and many consumers are looking for ways to entertain friends, family or even themselves. With mobile technology leaping forward, it has become easier to check the latest gig guide and be informed about upcoming sporting events on a mobile device.

There are many great Android apps out there; however, it can be hard to choose the right apps for your needs. To help you keep track of the latest events and festivals nationwide, IT News Africa and Alcatel have come up with a list of the top 10 Android entertainment apps to look out for this Spring 2017.

Planning to go overseas for a holiday? Some of these apps cover international happenings, too. Here is a selection of the best event apps for Android smartphones.

1. Events Near Me: Eventbrite
Events Near Me: Eventbrite lets you discover popular local events in categories like comedy, music, food, entertainment, performances and sports.


Get it here: Events Near Me: Eventbrite

2. DoStuff
DoStuff is a great way to find out what’s happening in your city. It lists the best concerts, comedy shows, happy hours and parties as recommended by local influencers on the scene.

Get it here: DoStuff

3. HeyLets
HeyLets is a personalised feed of fun experiences and cool places recommended by people that enjoy doing the same things you do. Discover new food, nightlife, shows and outdoor adventures in your hometown, and get travel tips from around the world.

Get it here: HeyLets

4. In Your Pocket City Essentials
These essential guides point you in the direction of the “must see” venues and sights in each city. The In Your Pocket City Essentials app currently covers more than 20 cities, from Gdańsk on the Baltic Sea to Johannesburg.

Get it here: In Your Pocket City Essentials

5. What’s on in Cape Town
This is the smart guide to the best events in Cape Town. If an event is on the “What’s on in Cape Town” app, it’s worth going to. Events can be viewed by date, category (theatre, lifestyle, art, family etc.), area and keyword search.

Get it here: What’s on in Cape Town

6. Culture Republic
Culture Republic is a venue, party and gig guide covering the best of South African nightlife.

Get it here: Culture Republic

7. Eventful
Eventful for Android provides you with local concerts, events and entertainment at your fingertips—for adults, teens, family and kids. Access the most comprehensive selection of local events, nightlife, performing arts, festivals, sports and more worldwide.

Get it here: Eventful

8. Computicket
Find South Africa’s best musicals, concerts, live events, rugby, soccer and as well as sporting events across the country; and book it immediately from your Android smartphone.

Get it here: Computicket

9. South Africa Calendar 2017
This handy South Africa Calendar will help you schedule your upcoming events. The South Africa Calendar will show you information about public holidays and festivals in South Africa – so you don’t double book yourself.

Get it here: South Africa Calendar 2017

10. Selfie Camera – Filter & Sticker & Photo Editor

To capture your adventures, you can download Selfie Camera – Filter & Sticker & Photo Editor. This app can also be used to share all those fantastics shots with your friends and family.

Get it here: Selfie Camera – Filter & Sticker & Photo Editor

Edited by Fundisiwe Maseko
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