l Wave Café, cnr Paul Ave and Rex Henderson Rd, shop 18, 5 Ways Mall, Empangeni, presents the Weekend Special Nightlife Sessions with Gagasi FM DJs King Sfiso, TP, DJ15, Mzokololo, Junior De Rocka, Bob Goodall, DJ Lab and DJ Franoz. 7pm. R100. Call Mimi during office hours at 031 584 5302.
l Live – The Venue, 166 Matthews Meyiwa (Stamford Hill) Rd, Morningside, Durban, presents Dead Weight Metal Massacre with Chromium, Stellawood Decapitation, In the Mouth of Madness, Divine Affliction and Throne. 8pm. R60. Call Bronwyn at 082 967 2179.
l Pavilion Hotel, cnr KE Masinga (Old Fort) Rd and OR Tambo (Marine Parade), hosts Rene Tshiakanyi, a French-Congolese singer singing in French and English a mixture of classic pop, R&B, reggae and Zouk (a mixture of French and Caribbean music). 6pm to 8pm. See www.renetshiakanyi.com
l Jazzy Rainbow, 93 Smiso Nkwanyana (Globe) Rd, Morningside, presents the all-female jazz band Heels Over Head, hosting guest vocalists Nelisa Kala and Skye Wanda. 7pm. R50. Call 031 7111 524.
l The Oyster Box, The Ocean Terrace, 2 Lighthouse Rd, uMhlanga presents the sultry sounds of Wallace Nock. Tomorrow, catch Amy White at same time. Noon to 3pm. Call 031 514 5000.
l Live – The Venue, 166 Matthews Meyiwa (Stamford Hill) Rd, Morningside, presents the Sunday Rock sessions with Salty Dog and guest bands Jo’s Garage and Braxton Hix. 2pm. R30. Call Bronwyn at 082 967 2179
l Open Mic at Amsterdam Bar and Grill, 143 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Rd. Free. Call 031 811 5449.
l The Oyster Box, The Oyster Bar, 2 Lighthouse Rd, uMhlanga presents Wallace Nock until Friday. 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Call 031 514 5000.
l Free concert at Howard College Theatre, University of Durban, King George, V Ave. 12.15pm to 1pm. Call 031 260 3353.
l Howard College’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music, level 2, Shepstone Building, 1 King George Ave, presents the CD launch of Ndikho Xaba’s Sunsets (An Anthology of Creative Music 1970 – 2006). Playing Xaba’s music will be a group of musicians especially assembled for the occasion, with guest artist Madala Kunene on the guitar. 6pm. R30.Call 031 260 3385.
l Jazz with Lola and friends at Club Casa Nostra, 170 Florida Rd, Morningside, Durban. 7pm.Call 031 312 6434 to book.
l Murphy at Chandlers, Dunkirk Rd, Glenwood. Noon. Free. Call Quniton at 082 659 5391.
l The Oyster Box, The Lighthouse Bar, 2 Lighthouse Rd, uMhlanga, hosts Zaffa, until Friday, 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Call 031 514 5000.
l Live entertainment at Yossi’s Restaurant, 127 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Rd, Glenwood. Call 031 201 0090.
l Karaoke with Jason at 10 Knightsway Tavern, Knightsway, Malvern. 7pm. Call 031 464 8166.
l Hai.bo, 18 Lilian Ngoyi (Windermere) Rd, presents DJ VaSun and Kliktrak bringing you the Buena Vista lifestyle. Free. Call 031 823 4745.