l The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM) at King George V Avenue presents the UKZN Youth Music Festival until May 23, featuring two exciting young high school bands, Toxic Candy and The Sunshine. Also in the line-up are young solo artists UKZN Jazz & Popular Music Ensembles followed by local band Sounds Good keeping it fresh with Electro, Neo, Soul and R&B collections. The headliner for the evening is Durban-based eclectic band Gangs of Ballet whose recently released self-titled EP is currently rocking the charts. 6pm. Tickets available at the door R30/R10 (scholars and students).
Call 031 260 3385
l Sasha nightclub at 18 Harvey Road, Stamford hill, present Pandamonium. Line-up includes Veranda Panda, Greg Watson, Jamie K and more. 8pm. R40.
Call 031 312 9443
l Czar at 178 Florida Road present ‘Miss Malva Throws a Frat Party’. It’s an American college vibe party. Line-up includes DJ Stu and MD. 9pm. R50.
Call 031 312 8001
l Reggae band Rasta Rhythms perform at the Rock Bottom Pub & Grill at Lot 60 Station Road, Umzumbe, South Coast. 6:30 pm. R30. Call 071 114 8503
l Steve Fataar and guests at Zack’s Windermere Centre, 163/177 Lillian Ngoyi (Windermere) Rd, Morningside. 7.30pm. Free. Call Steve Fataar 079 988 3724
l Beat-Route at Market Restaurant, 40 Gladys Mazibuko Rd, Berea, from 12.30pm. Free. Call 031 309 8581
l Sushi Saki Saturdays at Czar, 178 Florida Rd, Morningside, featuring an innovative sushi bar and half price Saki bombs. Music by Reggie Mac. 9pm. Free.
Call 031 312 8001
l DJ Spike at Hai.bo, 18 Lillian Ngoyi Road, Morningside. 7pm until midnight. Free. Call 031 823 4745
l Musician Adrian Beecham performs at The Lighthouse Bar, The Oyster Box, 2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga. Includes a wide variety of songs. 7pm-10pm.
Call 031 561 2233
l The Boardroom, 117 Kingsway Road, Warner Beach, presents Bandwagon tomorrow as well. 8-1pm. R15.
Call Yvonne on 073 318 0112
l The Venue – Live, 166 Matthews Meyiwa (Stamford Hill) Rd, Morningside presents Johannesburg-based trio Shadowclub, known for their rootsy, bluesy rock sound. They won the title of “Best Rock” at the annual MTN SA Music Awards this year. Supporting bands are Southern Gypsy Queen and The Cheap Bad Habits. 8pm. R60. Call Bronwyn on 082 967 2179
l Origin Nightclub, 9 Clark Road, Lower Glenwood, presents Bad to the Bone. The theme is a denim and leather party. Photo booth and professional artistic photography by M.A.D Photographic Studios. 8:30pm. R80. R50 if dressed in theme. Call 083 775 3300
l Steve Fataar and guests at Hotel on the Park, 296 Stephen Dlamini (Essenwood) Road, Morningside (opposite Essenwood Flea Market), Midday. Free. Call Steve Fataar 079 988 3724
l Free live music at Palm Court, Gateway Theatre of Shopping (weather permitting). 7pm to 10pm. 031 566 2332
l Baroque 2000’s concert at the Church of the Monastery, 1 Abbot Francis Road, Mariannhill. The soloists will be Refiloe Olifant and Ralitza Cherneva in Vivaldi’s Concerto for two violins in A minor. 3pm. R90 at the door. Call 082 303 5241
l Steve Fataar at Java Café, 8 Browns Road, Point Waterfront, Midday. Free.
Call Steve Fataar 079 988 3724
l Taco Zulu, 237 Florida Road, Windermere, hosts only the best house music from 3pm. Free. Call 031 303 9584
l Murphy at Coimbra, Queensmead Mall, 95 Teignmouth Rd, Umbilo. Free, but special Sundays for R45. 2pm. 072 329 2238
l The Boardroom Pub and Grill 117, Kingsway Rd, Warner Beach, brings you Guy from Bandwagon, braai on the deck. Call 073 318 0112
l Too Close at Zack’s, shop L12, Windermere Centre, 163/177 Lillian Ngoyi (Windermere) Rd, for cool jazz. 3.30pm. Free. Call 031 312 0755
l Music with Ron and Lyn Selby at Woodcutters, 48 Buckingham Terrace, Westville. Free. Call 031 266 1843
l Live entertainment with Colin Rule at the Jackie Horner Pub and Grill, Cnr Helen Joseph (Davenport) Rd and Esther Roberts Road, Glenwood. Free. Call 031 202 9192
l Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM) at King George V Avenue presents a music workshop. Includes a concert by UKZN Big Band, UKZN Voices (close-harmony jazz vocal group), UKZN Jazz & Popular Music Ensembles and the Umlazi-based UC Jazz Ensemble. Top of the line-up will be the new instrumental outfit The Sir Walrus Band. 2-4pm. Tickets available at the door R30/R10 (scholars and students). Call 031 260 3385.
l Free concert at Howard College Theatre, University of Durban, King George V Avenue. 12:15 to 1pm. 031 260 3353
l Open Mic at Amsterdam Bar and Grill, 143 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Rd. Free. Contact 031 811 5449.
l Live music at Zack’s, Wilsons Wharf, hosted by Reg Stuart. 7.30pm.
031 305 1677.
l Friends of Music present Cellibration at the Durban Jewish Centre, 44 K.E Masinga (Old Fort) Rd. Boris Kerimov a unique programme of music by Gaspar Cassado, Ludwig van Beethoven, Vivaldi and more. 7:45pm. Members R60, non-members R70, students R20. Call 031 201 3922
l Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM) at King George V Avenue presents UKZN Youth Music Festival featuring Paraguay Primeval led by Canadian-based pianist and composer Carol Ann Weaver. Paraguay Primeval features vocalist Rebecca Campbell and Meaghan McCracken (flute). Also selected UKZN music ensembles. 6pm. Tickets available at the door R30/R10 (scholars and students). Call 031 260 3385.
l The Bean Green Coffee Roastery at 147 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Rd presents Nate on a farewell tour. 7pm. Free/donation. Call 031 201 8122
l The Blues Train at Zack’s, Wilsons Wharf, shop 23, 14 Boatmans Rd. 7.30pm.
Call 031 305 1671.
l Jazz with Lola and friends at Club Casa Nostra, 170 Florida Rd, Morningside. 7pm. Bookings: 031 312 6434
l Murphy performs live at Coimbra, Queensmead Mall, at 95 Teignmouth Road, Umbilo. 6pm until late. 031 205 0870
l Open Mic Night at Musketeers at the German Club, 19 Conabor Road, Malvern. Contact Charmaine on 031 266 0836
l Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM) at King George, V Avenue presents UKZN Youth Music Festival. The final concert features senior students from the UKZN Jazz Studies programme under the guidance of Durban pianist and UKZN Music lecturer Susan Barry. 6pm. Tickets at the door R30/R10. Call 031 260 3385.
l At Burn Nightclub, 16 Walls Ave, Stamford Hill, it’s Student Night with DJ Harry “Boy Wonder” Allan on the decks. 8pm. R20, students free before 10pm.
l Acoustic sets hosted by John Chamier at Zack’s, Windermere Centre; shop L12, 163/177 Lillian Ngoyi (Windermere) Rd. 7.30pm. Free. Call 031 312 0755.
l Live entertainment at Jozzi’s, 127 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road. 031 201 0090
l Karaoke with Jason at 10 Knightsway Tavern, Malvern. 7pm. Call 031 464 8166
l Karaoke at the Musketeers at the German Club, 19 Conabor Road, Malvern. Contact Charmaine on 031 266 0836.
l Zack’s, North Beach, Top Level 139, Lower Marine Parade, Tammy Saville’s acoustic music from 7.30pm. 031 368 6800.
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