lSunshine African Music Conference runs until Sunday at The Cape Town City Hall with performances in Langa. Full line-up and bookings at R110 to R450 at http://breathesunshine conference.com/?page_id=1662.
lLoved Up Festival runs at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, 99 Rhodes Drive, Newlands. R190. 5.30pm. R150 to R190 at www.webtickets.co.za.
l7th Son, The Nomadic Orchestra and Mobbing Bali at Mercury Live, 43 De Villiers Rd, Zonnebloem. R40 before 10pm, R50 thereafter. Tel: 021 465 2106.
lKhoitrans with Texito Langa (drums), Martha Launay (trumpet), Yushua Kimmie (piano) and Shafiek Kimmie (bass) at Alliance Francaise, 155 Loop St, CBD. R30 after 9pm, free for musicians. Tel: 021 423 5699 .
lFiction Fridays at Fiction DJ Bar, 226 Long St, CBD. R40 before 11pm, R50 thereafter. Info on Facebook. Tel: 021 424 5709.
lMusical winetasting featuring Take 2 – Peter Narun on guitar and violinist Kerryn Torrance – at Hofstraat Kelder, Malmesbury, as part of the Darling Music Experience. Programme: Beethoven, Piazzolla, Granados, Massenet, Domeniconi, Williams and klezmer and jazz. R100. 7pm. Bookings: Call Innes at 082 310 3404. Info: www.darlingmusic.org.
lJohnny Ray Band’s Valentine’s Day blues and rock at The Legendary Fisherman, cnr Somerset Way and Main Rd, Kommetjie. 6pm. Info on Facebook. Tel: 021 783 1496.
lVenus in Furs with Desmond and The Tutus, Holiday Murray, Blue Ivy and Good Cop, Bad Cop at The Assembly, 61 Harrington St, District Six. 8pm. R40 before 10pm, R50 thereafter. Info: www.theassembly.co.za. Tel: 084 555 2048.
lSoul Housing Project at the The Grand Daddy’s Hotel SkyBar, 38 Long St, CBD. 5pm to 1am. Free. Tel: 021 424 7247.
lSifiso Makalisa Quartet with Sifiso “Tich” Makalisa on piano, Peter Ndlala on bass, Shaun Michau on drums, Emily Bruce on vocals and Dan Shout on saxophones at The Crypt, cnr Wale and Adderley sts, CBD. 8pm to 11pm. R55. Bookings: 079 683 4658. And tomorrow.
lThe Friday Night Side Show with Deeziak, Headroom, At Peace, Josh Horwitz, Alstadt (UK), Dev Perry, Doug Podmore, Anahata, Leechi, Ginja and Frenzy at The Side Show, 11 Mechau St, CBD. Info on Facebook. Tel: 082 077 0315.
lUppercut’s Special Edition with DJ Klinikal, Rozzano, DJ Miss H, Boogieman, and Kimon at The Waiting Room, 273 Long St, CBD. R30 before 10pm, R40 thereafter. https://twitter.com/ UppercutZA. Tel: 021 422 4536.
lGary Thomas plays Slow Life, 152 Main Rd, Muizenberg. 8pm. R70. Tel: 021 788 5849.
lYoh! Sex Education with Beatenberg, Seferino, Trick James and Umlilo at The Assembly, 61 Harrington St, District Six. 9pm. R40. Info: www.theassembly.co.za. Tel: 084 555 2048.
lDeep South with Ronan Skillen, Dave Ledbetter Shaun Johannes and Aldert Du Toit at Kronendal Music Academy of Hout Bay, 153 Empire Ave, Hout Bay. 7pm. R80. Tel: 021 790 44 57.
lCasimi Guitars and Guy Buttery launch a new collaboration at Marshall Music Cape Town, 65 Buitengracht St, CBD. 11am. Tel: 021 426 6325.
lThe Saturday Sessions featuring Taleswapper and friends at &Union,110 Bree St, CBD. 5pm. Tel: 021 422 2770.
lShikisha Session at Harare Library, 42 Ncumo Rd, Khayelitsha. Hot line-up of DJs. 2pm to 11pm. R20. Info on Facebook. Tel: 021 417 0160.
lConcerts in the Park featuring The Rudimentals at De Waal Park, Upper Orange Rd, Gardens. 4pm. Info: http://www.concerts inthepark.co.za.
lHein van de Geyn, David Ledbetter and Cyrille Carreon perform jazz on 16 Mile Beach as part of the Darling Music Experience. At Strandkombuis, Yzerfontein. 11:30am. R 295. Tel 082 310 3404. Info:www.darlingmusic.org
lJazz brunch with Graham Burton, Willie van Zyl, Gary Deacon and Maurice Gawronsky at Harvey’s at the Winchester Mansions Hotel, Beach Rd, Seapoint.11am to 2pm. R250 a person. Tel: 021 462 0520.
lSummer Sunset Concert with instrumental band Sterling EQ . 6pm at the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre. Free.
lManic Mondays with DJs playing the sickest dubstep and electro at Mercury Live, 43 De Villiers Rd, Zonnebloem. 9pm. R20. Tel: 021 465 2106.
lAcoustic Night at The Barleycorn, Villager FC, 11 Lansdowne Rd, Claremont. 8pm. R30. See http://www.barleycorn.org.za. Tel: 021 683 6704.
lFuture Nostalgia brings together the selector, DJ, record collector and music lover for a vinyl listening session at Tagore’s, 42 Trill Rd, Observatory. Line-up features DJ Counter Current, El Corazon and Kld Fngrz. Music from 8pm. R20. https://twitter.com/FuchaNostalgia. Tel: 021 447 8717.
lMichelle Maxwell Trio with Michelle Maxwell on vocals and piano, Alvin Dyers on guitar and Charles Lazar on bass at The Crypt, cnr Wale and Adderley sts, CBD. 7pm to 10pm. R55. Bookings: 079 683 4658.
lWe Set Sail and Dave Knowles at The Waiting Room, 273 Long St, CBD. 8pm. Info on Facebook. Tel: 021 422 4536.
lSpencer Mbadu Trio with Spencer Mbadu on bass and vocals, Ramon Alexander on piano and Jack Momple on drums at The Crypt, cnr Wale and Adderley sts, CBD. 7pm to 10pm. R55. Bookings: 079 683 4658. And tomorrow.
lWe Set Sail and Croak play Bohemian, cnr Andringa and Victoria sts, Stellenbosch. Free entry. Info on Facebook. Tel: 021 882 8375.
lAndy Lund and The Mission Men featuring vocalist Lucy Kruhger at The Waiting Room, 273 Long St, CBD. 9pm. Info on Facebook. Tel: 021 422 4536.
lIt Came From the Jungle is hosted by Niskerone, Hyphen, SFR, ALXR, Totem and White Nite and features drum and bass at Fiction DJ Bar, 226 Long St, CBD. 10pm to 4am. R40 before 11pm, R50 thereafter. Info on Facebook. Tel: 021 424 5709.