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l The Bellagio Durban, 178 Matthews Meyiwa (Stamford Hill) Rd, Morningside, presents Shock Therapy with Jhb vs Dbn. Jhb includes Small Paul, Jayson 2 Ray, D-Lite. Dbn includes Ameeth Shah, DJ G9, Dali. Supporting DJs: Babs, Sunil, Julz. 9pm. R80 guys, R60 women, R120 couples, R150 VIP, after 11pm R100 a person. Guest list closes at 10pm.
Call 031 811 4844.
l St Clements Garden Restaurant, 191 Musgrave Road, presents the Bheki Khoza Quartet in concert. Doors open 6pm and music starts 7.30pm. R50.
Call 031 202 2511.
l Origin Nightclub, 9 Clark Road, Glenwood, presents UberCool 3rd Birthday: Haezer. Line-up includes Night Vision, PH Fat, DJ Bash, Veranda Panda and more. 8.30pm. R80 before 11pm, thereafter R100. Call 083 775 3300.
l Bandwagon Guy and John perform at The Boardroom, 117 Andrew Zondo (Kingsway) Road, Warner Beach. 8pm till late. R15. Friday ticket allows you free entry on Saturday. Contact Yvonne 073 318 0112.
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 Road, 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 Live – the Venue, 166 Matthews Meyiwa (Stamford Hill) Rd, Morningside, presents New Hysteria who play a selection of carefully chosen and classic covers, which include music for all tastes and genres as well as their own original music. 8pm. R40. Call Bronwyn 082 967 2179.
l The Bellagio Durban, 178 Matthews Meyiwa (Stamford Hill) Rd, Morningside, presents Pump up the Party with 5FM’s Roger Goode and ECR’s Deon Govender. On the decks are Ameeth Shah, Warren G, Dali, G9 and Drumkit. 9pm. R80 guys, R60 women, R120 couples, R150 VIP, after 11pm R100 a person. Guest list closes at 10pm. Call 031 8114844.
l Bandwagon Guy and John perform at The Boardroom, 117 Andrew Zondo (Kingsway) Road, Warner Beach. 8pm till late. R15. Contact Yvonne 073 318 0112.
l Live – the Venue, 166 Matthews Meyiwa (Stamford Hill) Rd, Morningside, presents Deon Cloete Benefit concert in an effort to help him fight cancer. Line-up includes Clod 9, Avade, Salty Dog, Zaffa and more. 1.30pm. R50.
Call Bronwyn 082 967 2179.
l Glenwood’s Bulwer Park, Bulwer Road, presents Flatfoot Dance Company who will be dancing in the park. Choreographed by Lliane Loots and the dancers. 11am. R50. Must pre-book tickets. Call Clare on 082 875 6065.
l Woodcutters Pub & Grill, 48 Buckingham Terrace, Westville, presents Boogie Band. Comprises Ron and Lynn. Free. 3pm. Call 031 266 1843.
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.
Call 072 329 2238.
l Bandwagon Guy perform at The Boardroom, 117 Andrew Zondo (Kingsway) Rd, Warner Beach. 4pm to 7pm. Bring and braai. Bring your meat and salad. Contact Yvonne 073 318 0112.
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) Road and Esther Roberts Road, Glenwood. Free. Call 031 202 9192.
l Free concert at Howard College Theatre, University of Durban, King George V Avenue. 12.15 to 1pm. Contact 031 260 3353.
l Open Mic at Amsterdam Bar and Grill, 143 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road. Free. Contact 031 811 5449.
l Roxette, the Swedish duo of Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle, perform at Durban International Convention Centre (ICC), 45 Bram Fischer Road. Their familiar hits are Joyride, Listen to Your Heart, How Do You Do. 8pm. R320 to R480. Call 031 360 1000.
l The Oyster Box, 2 Lighthouse Road, uMhlanga, presents a diamond jubilee high tea in the regal Pearl room, with a spread fit for a queen. Booking essential. 10am to 2pm. R390. Call 031 514 5000.
l The Blues Train at Zack’s, Wilson’s 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 (music unlimited) performs live at Chandlers, Dunkirk Rd, Glenwood. Noon onwards. Free. Call Quinton 082 6595 391.
l Open Mic Night at Musketeers at the German Club, 19 Conabor Rd, Malvern. Contact Charmaine on 031 266 0836.
l Mais Que Nada! Perform at the Riverside Hotel and Spa, 10 Northway, Durban North. Features a powerful Portuguese lead vocalist. 7pm. Free.
Call 031 563 0600.
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 Live entertainment at Jozzi’s Restaurant, 127 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road. Call 031 201 0090.
l Karaoke with Jason at 10 Knightsway Tavern, Malvern. 7pm.
Call 031 464 8166.
l Durban City Hall, Pixley Ka Seme Street, hosts World Symphony Series, Winter Season 2012 by the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra. Programme includes Webern: Passacaglia, Berg: Violin Concerto, Schreker: Intermezzo, R Strauss: Death and Transfiguration. Conducted by Arjan Tien and the soloist is Joanna Frankel. 7.30pm. R84 to R189. Call 031 369 9438.
l Karaoke at the Musketeers at the German Club, 19 Conabor Road, Malvern. Contact Charmaine on 031 266 0836.
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GIG OF THE WEEK
Live, 166 Matthews Meyiwa Road
This weekend, Durban is in for a treat as the wild and wonderful crew of Park Life have migrated their wicked show over to Live – the Venue at 166 Matthews Meyiwa (Stamford Hill) Road.
Park Life (the brainchild of Dakin Auret and Coco Loco) will take place on the first Friday of every month and will see them fly in the best local and international electronic artists to the shores of Durban.
The first party will take place tonight and will be headlined by popular Durban electronic live |duo Seake, known for their live performances of disco-infused psycho gypsy pop and mind-stomping terror-jazz, as well as globe-trotting creative genius Floyd Lavine from Cape Town. In late 2006, two young upstart producers, Malcolm Blake and Luke Searson, embarked on a campaign of audio exploration – forming a two-man, half-biscuit electronic circus called Seake as the outlet for their creative juices.
Armed to the teeth with a healthy curiosity, an assortment of gadgets, gizmos, doohickeys and a few bottles of Sedgewicks Old Brown Sherry, their quirky productions have begun breaking the shackles of the South African electronic dance community.
Seake and Lavine will be supported by the local Wild Bunch of DJs, Dakin Auret, Coco Loco, Kingpin and Bhashkar.
• Tickets are selling at R50 and the party starts at 8pm at Live – the venue. For info, call Bronwyn on 031 303 9481 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org – Tonight Reporter