Durban Gig Guide - March 14, 2014Comment on this story
lLive – The Venue, 166 Matthews Meyiwa (Stamford Hill) Rd, Morningside, presents Iso’s CD launch of Passages. Support acts are Glen Hartman and Young. 8pm. R60. Call 084 510 3107.
lKearsney Music Department, Bothas Hill, Outer West, presents an evening featuring three choirs in a chapel. 7pm. R40. Call 031 765 9659.
lNew Arts Block, Pietermaritzburg, Golf Rd, Scottville, presents jazz with pianist Melvin Peters, Bruce Baker on drums, Ildo Nanja on double bass and Jonathan Judge on saxophone. 7pm. R50. Call 083 257 9059.
lJazzy Rainbow, 93 Smiso Nkwanyana (Goble) Rd, Morningside, presents Nathi Zungu, lasdt year’s winner at the SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards. Expect a mix of soul enhanced with jazzy elements and a heavy touch of R&B all combined with gospel vibes. 8pm. R60. Call 031 303 8398.
lAnti Retro Vinyls at The Red Door, 5 Quarry Rd, Pietermaritzburg. R10 before 9pm, R30 thereafter. Call 082 975 4473.
lMadala Kunene and Guy Buttery at The Upstairs, 200 Florida Road, Morningside. 7pm. R100 pre-book at firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 087 941 4525.
lUber Zulu, 295 Florida Rd, Morningside, celebrates old-school with regular DJs. 8pm. Call 031 303 5708.
lMeercats Pub and Grill, 12 Forest Hill Drive, Waterfall, presents Sea Level featuring Lance Goldman. 8pm. Free. Call 031 776 3872 or 079 878 8051.
lZack’s, North Beach, OR Tambo (Lower Marine) Parade, presents DJ Amigo and guest DJs. 7pm. Free. Call 031 368 6800.
lZack’s, Lilian Ngoyi (Windermere) Rd, Windermere, presents acoustic sets hosted by the Hinds Brothers. 7.30pm. Free. Call 031 312 0755.
lKrakatoa 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. Women must be older than 21 and men older than 23. 10pm. R60. Call 031 580 5170
lKaraoke with DJ Tony at the Horse ‘n’ Hound, Kenneth Kaunda (Northway) Rd, Durban North. 8pm. Free. Call 031 564 5827.
lCaversham Mill Restaurant, Howick, presents Dan Patlansky with his acoustic band on stage on the banks of the Lion’s River. 2.30pm. R90 if eating and R110 concert only. Call 033 940 0145.
lAlliance Francaise of Durban, 22 Sutton Crescent, Morningside, presents a jazz lunch at Café Saint Germain. 11.30am to 1.30pm. Free music. Call 031 312 9582.
lRockin’ Back: one-man band with Jeff. Classic rock music at The Galley, 17 Compensation Beach Rd, Ballito. On the deck, weather permitting. From noon. Call 032 946 2546.
lZack’s, North Beach, OR Tambo (Lower Marine) Parade, presents Tropical Beats, a reggae and R&B band. 3pm. Free. Call 031 368 6800.
lSalty Dog at Beach Bums Bar, Casuarina Beach, Westbrook, from 12.30pm. Free. Call 032 943 1132.
lDurban Botanic Gardens, 9A John Zikhale (Sydenham) Rd, Greyville, presents Just Jinjer and supporting act The Kickstands. Gates open 1pm, show starts 2.30pm. R80 to R120 at www.webtickets.co.za. and R150 at the gate. Call 031 309 1170.
lClub 101, Monty Naicker Rd (Pine St) presents jazz with Bongani Nkwanyana. R40 plus a free drink. From 2pm. Call 082 488 4009.
lRockin’ Back: one-man band with Jeff playing rock at The Galley, 17 Compensation Beach Rd, Ballito. On the deck, weather permitting. From noon. Call 032 946 2546.
lMeercats Pub and Grill, 12 Forest Hill Drive, Waterfall, presents Lance Goldman. 12.30pm to 5pm. Call 031 776 3872 or 079 878 8051.
lZack’s, North Beach, OR Tambo (Lower Marine) Parade, presents Sensations FM house music from 2pm. Free. Call 031 368 6800.
lZack’s, Lilian Ngoyi Rd, Windermere, presents jazz and R&B, hosted by Too Close. 4pm to 8pm. Free. Call 031 312 0755.
lHorse ‘n’ Hound, Kenneth Kaunda (Northway) Rd, Durban North, hosts one-man band Robbie Dalton. 7pm. Free. Call 031 564 5827.
lOpen mic at Harlequins Sports Club, Garcin Place, The Bluff, from 7.30pm. Free. Call 084 446 3581.
lCafe Goa, 6B Purity Lane, Malvern presents Justin Snyman. 7pm. Call 031 464 7292 or 083 301 3396.
lHorse ‘n’ Hound, Kenneth Kaunda (Northway) Rd, Durban North, hosts Rockin’ Back: one-man band with Jeff. 6pm to 10pm. Call 083 660 8012.
lMykonos Restaurant, uMhlanga Rocks, presents Crescendos. 6.30pm. Booking essential. Call 031 566 7031.
lDurban City Hall, Pixley Ka Seme St (West) presents trumpeter Giuliano Sommerhalder with the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Frank Cramer. 7.30pm. Programme: Haydn: Symphony 92 Oxford, Tomasi: Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra, Franck: Symphony in D. R50 to R200 at Computicket. Call 031 311 1111.
lOpen mic night at Harlequins Sports Club, Garcin Place, The Bluff. 7.30pm. Free. Call 084 446 3581.
lHorse ‘n’ Hound, Kenneth Kaunda (Northway) Rd, Durban North, hosts one-man band, Robbie Dalton. Call 083 660 8012.
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GIG OF THE WEEK
Live – The Venue (Tomorrow)
CALLING all rockers! Rock band, aKing, will perform at Live – the Venue tomorrow with Hyde and The Resistance as support.
According to their Facebook page, aKing (pictured) were formed when Hunter Kennedy and Jaco Venter, both from Fokofpolisiekar, teamed up with friends Laudo Liebenberg and Hennie van Halen.
Their combined creativity results in music that expresses their shared experiences and influences. aKing’s debut album, Dutch Courage (the band members are Afrikaans), was released on February 1, 2008. The material was recorded at BSharp Studios in Boksburg, Gauteng, and contains 11 original English rock tracks.
Delivering three No 1 hit singles, Dutch Courage has been hailed as one of the best rock releases in South Africa .
Following the success of their first full-length album, 2009’s Against All Odds also delivered chart-topping power tunes.
• Catch aKING tomorrow at Live – the Venue. Doors open 8pm. R70. Call 084 510 3107. – Tonight Reporter