lLa Vida, 25 Silver Ave, Stamford Hill, presents Famous Fridays, a night of craziness. Catch DJ Funky G with Sash B, Warren G, Cassie, Headhounds, Mo and more. Call 082 893 7596.
lThe Corner Café, 197 Brand Rd, Glenwood, presents The Wilderness Act – Jon van den Berg on guitar and Portia Malunga-Rowling on vocals. They do original songs and covers in the styles of soul, funk, Afro-jazz and contemporary R&B. Noon to 2pm. See www.thecornercafe.co.za
lThe Rock, Linscott Centre, Linscott Rd, Athlone Park, presents The Undusted – Gordon Jackson on vocals and guitar, Ollie Hart on keyboard and vocals, Jill Murray Brown on bass and vocals, and Graham Buckle on drums – playing hots from the 1970s, ’60s and ’50s. 8pm. Free.
Call 031 904 2101.
lUlundi Lounge and Restaurant at The Royal Hotel, 267 Anton Lembede (Smith) St, presents Sly & JC of Afritude for an evening of great music.
Call 031 333 6174.
lRiverside Hotel and Spa presents Thank Goodness it’s Friday, 10 Northway, Durban North. Gather around the pool and enjoy great live music. 4pm to 8pm. Call 031 563 0600.
lAroma, cnr Cowey and Marriott rds, Morningside, presents Murphy. 6pm. Free.
Safe parking. Call 031 309 6046.
lKaraoke at the Horse ’n’ Hound, Northway Rd, Durban North, with DJ Tony. 8pm. Free.
Call 031 564 5827.
luShaka Upper Deck Restaurant, 1 Bell St, presents Dane Francis, one of Durban’s most respected guitarists, producers and studio engineers. 6pm to 10pm. Call 031 328 8000.
lFree live music at Palm Court, Gateway Theatre of Shopping (weather permitting). 7pm to 10pm. Call 031 566 2332.
lWoodcutters Pub & Grill, 48 Buckingham Terrace, Westville presents the Boogie Band with Ron and Lynn. 3pm. Free. Call 031 266 1843.
lAroma, cnr Cowey and Marriott rds, Morningside, presents Murphy. 2pm. Free. Safe parking. Call 031 309 6046.
lWestville Country Club hosts Tony Rezac on sax, keyboard and vocals, and Anton Brazeby on violin, playing blues, ballads, and jazz. Noon to 4pm. Call Tony at 082 541 2854.
lAmsterdam Bar & Grill, 143 Davenport Rd, Glenwood, presents Test your Skills where you can get on the mic and display your talent. 9pm. Free. Call 031 811 5449.
lHorse ’n’ Hound, Northway Rd, Durban North, hosts one-man band Robbie Dalton. 7pm. Free. Call 031 564 5827. And Thursday.
lThe Oyster Box, The Oyster Bar, 2 Lighthouse Road, uMhlanga, presents Wallace Nock until Friday. Wallace performs on guitar, keys, drums, sax and vocals. 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Call 031 514 5000.
lJazz with Lola and friends at Club Casa Nostra, 170 Florida Rd, Morningside. 7pm.
Bookings: 031 312 6434.
l Horse ’n’ Hound, Northway Rd, Durban North, hosts Steve Fataar and friends. 7pm. Call Steve or Tyrone at 083 474 5689.
lAt Burn Nightclub, 16 Walls Ave, Stamford Hill, it’s student night with DJ Harry “Boy Wonder” Allan on the decks. 8pm. R20, students free before 10pm. Call 082 876 8521.
lLive entertainment at Yossi’s Restaurant, 127 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Rd, Glenwood. Call 031 201 0090.
lKaraoke with Jason at 10 Knightsway Tavern, Knightsway, Malvern. 7pm. Call 031 464 8166.
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GIG OF THE WEEK:
TONIGHT be prepared for a rocking party that will keep you dancing till your feet ache.
Origin Nightclub in lower Glenwood presents Bass Invaders with a killer line-up featuring Clip on Toy, I Killed Kenny, Nightvision, Bear Girls, Amigo, Jay Tweek, Bhashkar and much more. The event is hosted by
Bass Invaders showcases the best of Durban’s underground DJs in drum and bass, dubstep, hip hop and anything related to bass genres.
Georgios Kretsos, aka DJ Nightvision, was one of the first guys to bring Durban to life with his drum and bass sounds. Inspired by Cape Town DJ Niskerone, Nightvision not only brought the people of Durban music, but also the maddest parties through Uber Cool Events, which was also founded by him.
• Get down to Origin Nightclub, 9 Clark Road, Lower Glenwood, for Bass Invaders. R50 with student card or R60 before 10pm, R80 thereafter. Call 083 775 3300. – Tonight Reporter