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Durban Gig Guide - February 15, 2013

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THESE STREETS: MICASA play at Empyre tonight. Picture: Supplied

TONIGHT

lUKZN Hockey Field Gate 10, Howard College, Rick Turner (Francois) Rd, presents Beach Bands Booze with Veranda Panda, Sir Walrus Band, Knights of Insanity and more. 6-11.30pm. R30. Visit www.facebook.com/events/ 439090029497462/

lSeabrooke’s Theatre, DHS High School, 55 St Thomas Rd, Musgrave, presents Shannon Hope. 8pm, doors open at 7.30pm. R60. Call 082 894 7541.

lLive – The Venue, 166 Matthews Meyiwa (Stamford Hill) Rd, Morningside, presents The Shadowclub with The Cardinal Sinners and The Accidentals. 8pm. R60. Call 084 510 3107.

l Krakatoa Show Bar, Sibaya Casino, Sibaya Drive, uMhlanga Rocks, hosts Bhangra music with DJ Elvis and the Durban Desi Crew, featuring DJs Sandesh, Reckless and Anesh. Ladies over 21 and gents over 23. 10pm. R60. Call 031 580 5170.

lRiverside Hotel and Spa presents Thank Goodness it’s Friday, 10 Kenneth Kaunda (Northway) Rd, Durban North. Gather around the pool and enjoy 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.

TOMORROW

lThe Winston Pub, 9 Clark Rd, Umbilo, presents The Winston Valentine’s Special featuring City Bowl Mizers, Explosion and Manuvah to Land. 8pm. R40 before 9pm, R50 thereafter. Call 031 201 2652.

luShaka Upper Deck Restaurant, 1 Bell St, presents guitarist Dane Francis. 6pm to 10pm. Call 031 328 8000.

lFree live music at Palm Court, Gateway, 1 Palm Boulevard, uMhlanga (weather permitting). 7pm to 10pm. Call 031 566 2332.

SUNDAY

lEmoyeni Lodge, District Rd, 113 Camperdown, presents Love is in the air, a tribute of love songs by Miriam Erasmus and Fiona Tozer. Noon. Free. Call 031 7851740 or 082 652 6018.

lGiba Café, Giba Gorge Mountain Bike Park, Mahogany Ridge, presents Electric Arc. 1pm. R10 for non-riders. Call 031 769 2964.

lThe Corner Café, 197 Brand Rd, Glenwood, presents The Wilderness Act – Jon van den berg on guitar and Portia Malunga-Rowling on vocals. Includes original songs and classic covers. Noon to 2pm. See thecornercafe.co.za.

lAroma, cnr Cowey and Marriott rds, Morningside, presents Murphy. 2pm. Free. Safe parking. Call 031 309 6046.

lWestville Country Club, Link Rd, Durban, hosts Tony Rezac on sax, keys and vocals and Anton Brazeby on violin, playing blues, ballads, jazz. Noon to 4pm. Call Tony at 082 541 2854.

MONDAY

lAmsterdam Bar & Grill, 143 Davenport Rd, Goodwood, presents Test your Skills: 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.

TUESDAY

lDurban Jewish Centre, 44 KE Masinga (Old Fort) Rd, presents a combination of string quartet and piano ensemble featuring Elena Kerimova, Emi Fukuda, David Snaith and more. 7.45pm. R60, non-members pay R70 and students, R20. Visit www.friendsofmusic.co.za

lJazz with Lola and friends at Club Casa Nostra, 170 Florida Rd, 7pm. Bookings: 031 312 6434.

WEDNESDAY

lOscar’s Café, 41-45 Mackeurtan Ave, Durban North, presents Mais Que Nada! 7pm. Free. Call 031 563 3703.

lHorse ’n’ Hound, Northway Rd, Durban North, hosts Steve Fataar and friends. 7pm. Call 083 474 5689.

lAt Burn Nightclub, 16 Walls Ave, Stamford Hill, it’s student night with DJ Harry “Boy Wonder” Allan. 8pm. R20. Students free before 10pm.

lLive entertainment at Yossi’s Restaurant, 127 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Rd. Call 031 201 0090.

lKaraoke with Jason at 10 Knightsway Tavern, Knightsway, Malvern. 7pm. Call 031 464 8166.

THURSDAY

lDurban City Hall, Pixley Ka Seme Str, CBD, presents The French Connection with Daniel Boico and award-winning Russian pianist Yulianna Avdeeva with the KZN Philharmonic. Conductor Daniel Boico. 7.30pm. R90 to R200. Call 031 311 1111.

lPort Natal Skool, 13 Dirk Uys St, Umbilo, presents Afrikaans singers, Manie Jackson and Anton Myburgh. 6.30pm. R100. Call 031 205 6369.

lHorse n Hound, Northway Rd, Durban North, hosts one-man band Robbie Dalton. 7pm. Free. Call 031 564 5827.

lE-mail details to valencia. govindasamy@inl.co.za; subject: gig guide, by 9am on Wednesday.

GIG OF THE WEEK:

House Extravaganza

Empyre Nightclub

(Tonight)

CALLING all fanatics of house music. Tonight Empyre Nightclub hosts a house extravaganza, the Vodacom Unlimited Music Tour. Offering a killer line-up, the artists include Sama winners Micasa, Kid Fonque, Sphectacula, DJ Milkshake, DJ Naves and DJ Euphonik on one stage.

Micasa have grown from strength to strength since the release of their platinum-selling debut album in 2011. This has seen them become mainstays in the local industry with sold-out shows across the country.

DJ Naves represented South Africa at the DJ Conference in the US and his talent has never been in doubt as he continues to offer his growing fan base unique productions that further cement his status as one of the best in the industry.

As for DJ Milkshake, his musical expertise has seen him ride a wave of stardom as his popularity continues to grow. Milkshake’s legendary mashups, which take classic songs from a variety of genres to a new level with fresh and exciting remixes, have seen him widely acknowledged in South Africa as part of the cream of the crop of local DJs.

Arguably one of South Africa’s most sought after DJs, Euphonik has scaled the ranks of DJ, producer and radio presenter in an incredibly short time.

His continued success is built on a solid foundation of perseverance and a good work ethic. This, coupled with his fun and ambitious nature, make for a winning combination and is the reason he is at the cutting edge of the house music scene.

Catch the House Extravaganza at Empyre tonight. Tickets are available at the door which opens at 8pm. For info, visit www.facebook.com/VodacomUnlimited. – Tonight Reporter


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