Music lovers, head to Up the Creek in Swellendam this weekend. Artists including Karen Zoid, Iso, Yoav, Janie and the Beard, Shotgun Tori, Akkedis, Woodstock Mafia, The Mystics and many more perform on various stages from today until Sunday. Tickets: R650 to R500 from ticketbreak.co.za or check Facebook.
BACK TO THE BEGINNING: Jimmy Nevis will perform at the Baxter Theatre Concert Hall tomorrow.
The day-long Original Festival is an electronic music festival at Elandskloof farm, between Bot Rivier and Caledon, featuring djs Tristan (Nano UK) Killerwatts (Nano UK); D-Nox (Germany); Shane Gobi ( Alchemy UK); Tarka Sands (UK); Commercial Hippies, Headroom, Broken Toy, Toby2Shoes, Ivan Turanjanin and more on two dance floors. R310 from webtickets.co.za
Zurich Chamber Orchestra and SA National Youth Orchestra will be conducted by Sir Roger Norrington at the New Apostolic Church, Durant Rd, Silvertown, Athlone. 7.30pm. R250 from Computicket.
Jeni Oliver plays jazz at the Leopard Bar, 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa, Victoria Rd, Camps Bay. 6pm to 10.30pm. Free.
Tel: 021 437 9000.
Acid Blues at the Bay Harbour Market, 31 Harbour Rd, Hout Bay. 5pm to 9pm. Free. Tel: 082 570 5997.
The Amanda Tiffin Duo play sundowners on the Piazza, Cape Quarter, Somerset Road, Green Point. 5pm to 8pm. Free.
Swartznelfjord Trio ( funk/groove band) play sundowners on the Square, Cape Quarter, Somerset Road, Green Point. 4pm to 7pm. Free.
Acoustic guitarist Steve Newman is joined by Ashish Joshi on tabla at The Mahogany Room, 79 Buitenkant Street. 8.30pm and 10.30pm.
Tickets: R60 for one show, R100 for two. To book call 076 679 2697.
Manouche at Truth.coffee culture, 36 Buitenkant St, CBD. 6pm to 9pm.
Tel: 021 200 0440
Zahara at the City Hall, Darling St, CBD. 8pm to 9pm. Tickets R100 to R150 from Computicket.
Breakfast Included play jazz at the Leopard Bar, 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa, Victoria Rd, Camps Bay. 6pm to 10.30pm. Free. Tel: 021 437 9000.
Leandi Franken introduces her debut album, My Droom, at Villa Pascal, 28 Van der Westhuizen St, Durbanville. 7.30pm. R50. Tel: 021 975 2566.
Pianist Alan Cameron at Bay Harbour Market, 31 Harbour Rd, Hout Bay. 9.30am to 4pm. Free. Tel: 082 570 5997.
Sonnet 30 (6pm to 6.30pm), Standford (6.45pm to 7.15pm) and Silent Side (7.30pm to 8pm) at the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre. Free.
Jimmy Nevis performs hits from his debut album at the Baxter Theatre Concert Hall, Main Rd, Rondebosch. 7.30pm. R150 to R450 at Computicket.
David Kramer at the Suidoosterfees at the Fugard Theatre, Caledon St, CBD. 9pm. R75 to R135 at door.
Tel: 021 461 4554. And tomorrow.
Pressure, Hyphen, SFR and RudeOne bring us drum ‘n’ bass at Mercury Live, 43 De Villiers Drive, Zonnebloem. 9pm. Tel: 021 465 2106.
Jack Mantis, The Ratrod Cats and Glen Hartman downstairs at Zula Sound Bar, Long St, CBD, from 8pm. R30. Tel: 021 4242442
Jam Jarr, Pziezzo Electric and Psymansays at Zula Sound Bar’s atrium, Long St, CBD, from 9pm to 2am. R30. Tel: 021 4242442
Iso play the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre. 6pm to 7pm. Free.
Black Cat Bones and Jack Stone at Brass Bell, Steenberg Rd, Kalk Bay. 6pm. R40. Tel: 021 788 5456.
Jeni Oliver plays jazz at the Leopard Bar, 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa, Victoria Rd, Camps Bay. 12.30pm to 3.30pm. Free. Tel: 021 437 9000.
Madojazz (Madosini, Hilton Schilder, Jonny Blundell, Pedro Espi-Sanchis) at Kalk Bay Theatre, 52 Main Rd. 8pm. R65. Book at www.kbt.co.za
Acoustic blues trio The Room at Bay Harbour Market, 31 Harbour Rd, Hout Bay. 9.30am to 4pm. Free. Tel: 082 570 5997.
The Blues Shacks play the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre from 2pm to 3pm. Free.
Amanda Tiffin duo play the Black Marlin, Miller’s Point Rd, Simon’s Town. 2pm to 5pm. Free. Tel: 021 786 1621.
Steve Louw and Big Sky at De Waal Park, Molteno Rd, Gardens. 4pm. Free.
Freshlyground play the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Rhodes Drive, Newlands. 5.30pm. R110. Booking essential: 021 799 8783.
A programme of light jazz and opera featuring sopranos Hlengiwe Mgetyengana and Louise Howlett, tenor Thembinkosi Mgetyengana, baritone Owen Metsileng and Stellenbosch Unveristy Camerata. At Springfield Convent School, St Johns Rd, Wynberg. Gates open 3.30pm, concert starts at 5.30pm. Tickets: R20 to R100. To book call a021 797 9637 or e-mail operainaconventgarden@ mweb.co.za
Jeni Oliver plays jazz at the Leopard Bar, 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa, Victoria Rd, Camps Bay. 6pm to 10.30pm. Free. Tel: 021 437 9000. And tomorrow.
Red Hot Chili Peppers play the Cape Town Stadium, Green Point, supported by Die Antwoord. 8pm. R215 to R665 at Computicket.
Grassroots featuring Mike and Manana at Zula Sound Bar, Long St, CBD, from 9.30pm (open mic at 9pm). Free. Tel: 021 4242442
Arno Carstens unplugged with David Watkyns on trumpet and Gus Warden on percussion at Die Boer Theatre Restaurant, 6 Chenoweth Street, Durbanville. 8.30pm. R150. Tel: 02 979 1911.
Jeremy Olivier plays the Leopard Bar, 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa, Victoria Rd, Camps Bay. 6pm to 10.30pm. Free. Tel: 021 437 9000.
Jazz fusion quartet Shout, Swartznelfjord Trio and Reza Khota Quartet play Carnival Court, 255 Long St, above Long Street Café, CBD, from 9pm. R30. Tel: 021423 9003.
Charles Summerfield and the URJ play Latin grooves at the Alba Lounge, Clocktower Precinct, V&A Waterfront. 7pm to 10pm. Free.
A Verdi bicentenary celebration with the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Martin Panteleev at the City Hall, Darling St, CBD. R80 to R180 from Computicket.
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