Durban Gig Guide - January 17, 2014

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TO NDR December Streets . December Streets

Tonight

 

l Westville Theatre Club, St James Ave, Westville presents Rockhaven. Features a selection of best classic rock songs of all time. 7pm, music starts at 8pm. R60. Visit www.westvilletheatreclub.co.za.

 

l Beginners djembe drumming at Lifestyle Market, 9 Jacko Jackson Drive, Morningside. 4pm to 5pm and 6pm to 7pm. R50 adults, R25 under-12s. Also on Sunday and Wednesday. Book with Jonathan at 0837044879.

 

l Uber Zulu, 295 Florida Rd, Morningside, celebrates old-school with guest DJs. 8pm. Call 031 303 5708.

 

l Meercats Pub and Grill, 12 Forest Hill Drive, Waterfall, presents Sea Level featuring Lance Goldman. 8pm. Free. Call 031 776 3872 or 079 878 8051.

 

l Zack’s North Beach, OR Tambo (Lower Marine) Parade, presents DJ Amigo and guest DJs. 7pm. Free. Call 031 368 6800.

 

l Zack’s, Lillian Ngoyi (Windermere) Rd, presents acoustic sets with Steve Fataar. 7.30pm. Free. Call 031 312 0755.

 

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 must be older than 21, gents 23. 10pm. R60. Call 031 580 5170.

 

l Karaoke at the Horse ‘n’ Hound, Kenneth Kaunda (Northway) Rd, Durban North, with DJ Tony. 8pm. Free. Call 031 564 5827.

 

TOMORROW

 

l Metal fest with Dread, In the Mouth of Madness and Darkest Age at Winston Pub, 112 Umbilo Rd, Umbilo. R20. 8pm. Call 031 202 7889.

 

l Alliance Francaise Durban, 22 Sutton Crescent, presents a jazz band with lunch at Café Saint Germain. 11.30am to 1.30pm. Free. Call 031 312 9582.

 

l Swag Nation at Origin, 9 Clark Rd, Lower Glenwood, with Night Vision and Glamour Killface, Kallisto Twerk, Dash Madlove, Da Supa Ego and Double A$$ Grab. Call 012 326 0560

 

l Wallace Nock at The Oyster Box, Ocean Terrace, 2 Lighthouse Rd, uMhlanga Rocks. From noon. Call 031 514 5000.

SUNDAY

 

l Rockin’ Back: one-man band with Jeff. Classic rock music at Gordon’s, uMhlanga, 4pm to 8pm. Call 083 660 8012.

 

l Karaoke and open mic with Murphy at

Merseyside Pub and Tavern, Queensmead Mall, Umbilo off Hillier, Teignmouth, Rosenmead, Westwood roads. Noon. Free. Call Sandro at 031 205 3131 or 072 625 4893.

 

l Meercats Pub and Grill, 12 Forest Hill Drive, Waterfall presents Lance Goldman.12.30pm. Call 031 776 3872 or 079 878 8051.

 

l Meercats Pub and Grill, 12 Forest Hill Drive, Waterfall, presents Sea Level featuring Lance Goldman. 8pm. Free. Call 031 7763872 or 079 878 8051.

 

l Zack’s, North Beach, OR Tambo (Lower Marine) Parade, presents Sensations FM house music from 2pm. Free.

Call 031 368 6800.

 

l Zack’s, Lillian Ngoyi (Winderemere) Rd, presents jazz and R&B, hosted by Too Close. 4pm to 8pm. Free. Call 031 312 0755.

 

l Zac’s, Wilson’s Wharf, presents Tony Rezac playing the saxophone. 2pm to 5pm. Call 031 305 1677.

 

MONDAY

 

Horse ‘n’ Hound, Kenneth Kaunda (Northway) Rd, Durban North, hosts one-man band Robbie Dalton. 7pm. Free.

Call 031 564 5827.

 

TUESDAY

 

l Open mic at Harlequins Sports Club, Garcin Place, The Bluff, from 7.30pm. Free. Call 084 446 3581.

 

WEDNESDAY

 

l Live entertainment at Cafe Goa, 6B Purity Lane, Malvern, with Justin Snyman. 7pm. Call 031 464 7292 or 083 301 3396.

 

l Horse ‘n’ Hound, Kenneth Kaunda (Northway) Rd, Durban North, hosts Rockin’ Back: one-man band with Jeff. Classic rock music. 6pm to 10pm.

Call 083 660 8012.

l Mykonos Restaurant, uMhlanga Rocks, presents Crescendos playing young and old folk from the 1970s to current music. 6.30pm. Booking essential. Call 031 566 7031.

 

THURSDAY

 

l Open Mic Night at Harlequins Sports Club, Garcin Place, The Bluff, from 7.30pm.Free. Call 084 446 3581.

 

l Horse ‘n’ Hound, Kenneth Kaunda (Northway) Rd, Durban North, hosts live music with one-man band Robbie Dalton. 7pm. Free. Call 031 564 5827.

 

l To be listed in Gig Guide, e-mail gig details to valencia.govindasamy@ inl.co.za; subject: gig guide, by 9am on Wednesday

 

 

GIG OF THE WEEK:

DECEMBER STREETS

Live – The Venue (tomorrow)

 

IF you’re in the mood for some epic rock this weekend, be sure to catch the self-described “foot-stomping, skirt-lifting, shoulder-popping” Pretoria band, December Streets.

They’ve been playing together since 2009 and comprise Tristan Coetzee (vocals, guitar), Gideon Meyer (bass, saxophone), Nico

van Loggerenberg (lead guitar), Corneil Clasen (drums) and Waldo Boshoff (trumpet).

According to the band’s Facebook page, their style varies, but the catchy beat-lyric combos in their tracks like Fire Through the Window and Who Needs Shoes? are their trademark.

Their EP, simply titled EP and released in 2011, featured the two tracks mentioned above, which both reached the No 1 position on the TuksFM Most Wanted and SA Top 10 charts.

More radio hits followed, with My Name taking the No 1 spot on the 5FM Rock Chart and peaking

at No 16 on the 5FM Top 40.

In 2012, December Streets recorded their debut album,

This Is, with 2 Feet Music, which is a division of Sheer Sound.

The band says the 15 tracks

are inspired by all the wonderful experiences and good vibes that can be experienced in this country.

Their gig at Live – The Venue tomorrow includes support performances by Catlike Thieves and Shout Hey!

Don’t miss December Streets

at Live – The Venue tomorrow at 8pm. R60. For more information call 084 510 3107.

– Tonight Reporter

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