lMoonshadow at the German Club, 7 Barham Rd, Essex Terrace, Westville. Line-up includes Facing the Gallows, Conqueror, Provider and Lowprofile. 8pm. R20. Call 031 266 0836.
lHoward College Theatre, University KZN, King George VI Ave, presents a musical soirée by Headway Fundraiser, an NGO specialising in the rehabilitation and support for acquired brain- injured survivors as well as stroke victims and their families. 7.30pm. R100. Call 031 266 2709 (am only), or Errol Hicks at 083 234 3160.
lRiverside Hotel and Spa presents Thank Goodness It’s Friday at 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. And Sunday at 2pm.
lScallas Café, 14 Brickhill Rd, Beachview Mall, South Beach, presents DJ Panuza’s CD launch. Includes a line-up of all your favourite musicians. 6pm. R20 and VIP R50. Call 031 332 5060
lLive – The Venue, 166 Matthew Meyiwa (Stamford Hill) Rd, Morningside, presents Juggernaught in support of their second album, Bring the Meat Back. Line-up includes Explosion, Black Math, Avade. 9pm. R50. Call 084 510 3107.
lLacoste Lounge, E1137 Ntombela Rd, KwaMashu, presents Million Men Swag, a lifestyle event. Be serenaded to good music: house vs hip hop by local top DJs. 9pm. R150 to R1 000 at Computicket. Call 031 707 3683.
lKrakatoa Show Bar, Sibaya Casino, Sibaya Drive, uMhlanga Rocks, presents the beats of 5fm’s Rob Vember, a battle between DJs Anesh and Andesh, Tyrone Coulson and more. 10pm. R60. Call 031 580 5170.
lUshaka Upper Deck Restaurant, 1 Bell St, presents Dane Francis, a guitarist, producer and studio engineer. 6pm to10pm. Call 031 328 8000.
lThe Oyster Box, The Ocean Terrace, 2 Lighthouse Rd, uMhlanga, presents Wallace Nock. Noon to 3pm. Amy White tomorrow at the same time. Call 031 514 5000.
lCzar, 178 Florida Rd, Morningside, presents deep house DJs on the decks from noon. Free. Call 031 312 8001.
lBertoua, Musgrave Centre, 115 Musgrave Rd, Berea, hosts jazz sundowner sessions featuring Beat-Route and Thobeka Langa on vocals. 4pm. Free. Call 031 828 1979.
lThe Cathedral of Holy Nativity, Langalibalele (Longmarket) St, Pietermaritzburg, presents the annual performance of Handel’s Messiah. Soloists include bass Andrew Butler, tenor Sibonelo Mbanjwa, contralto Aukse Trinkunas and soprano Linelle Wimble. 2.30 pm. R60 at door. Call Ruth or Bert Brayshaw at 033 347 5464.
lWestville Country Club, 1 Link Rd, Westville, hosts Tony Rezac and Anton Brazeby playing blues, ballads and jazz. Noon to 4pm. Call Tony at 082 541 2854.
lJazz with Lola and friends at Club Casa Nostra, 170 Florida Rd, Morningside. 7pm. Bookings: 031 312 6434.
lMurphy at Chandlers, Dunkirk Rd, Glenwood. Noon. Free. Call Quinton at 082 659 5391.
lOscar’s Café, 41-45 Mackeurtan Ave, Durban North, presents Mais Que Nada specialising in South American music. 7pm. Free. Call 031 563 3703.
lThe Centre for Jazz and Popular Music, King George Ave V, level 2, Shepstone building, UKZN, presents Linda Vargas and her Flamenco Dance Company, with flamenco guitarist Demi Fernandez, Neil Gonsalves on keyboards and special guest, renowned percussionist Efrain Toro. Runs until Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 3pm. R100. Call 031 260 3385.
liZulu Theatre, Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom, 1 Sibaya Drive, uMhlanga Rocks, hosts The Parlotones’ Farewell Tour, as they will be relocating to the US in January. 8pm. R165 at Computicket. Call 031 580 5555
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