lThe Durban Christian Centre (Jesus Dome), 39 Garth Rd, Mayville, presents Christmas with Jonathan Butler as this South African returns home. 7pm. R150 at Computicket. Call 031 242 5000.

lWestridge Park Stadium, King Cetshwayo Highway (Jan Smuts), Mayville, presents the Siyagiya Durban International Music and Cultural Carnival featuring Isicathamiya groups, gospel groups and performances by Afrosoul, Zonke and Freshlyground. 1pm. R150 to R450 at Computicket.

lThe Red Door, 5 Quarry Rd (off Victoria), Pietermaritzburg, presents Light In Cages, the new band from musician Rowan Stuart, in promotion of their debut self-titled album. 10pm. R10 before 9pm, R30 thereafter. Call 033 344 2643.

lLacoste Lounge, E1137 Ntombela Rd, KwaMashu, presents Armageddon with many DJs on the decks. 9pm. R150 to R1 000 at Computicket. Call 031 707 3683.

lThe Origin, 9 Clark Rd, Lower Glenwood, presents End of Days with Doctor Kumalo, Nightvision, Mr Green vs King Rat and more. R80 before 10pm, R100 thereafter. Call 083 775 3300.

lThe Playhouse Company, 231 Anton Lembede (Smith) St, presents the Gospel Extravaganza Concert with Solly Mahlangu, Hlengiwe Mhlaba, Judith Sephuma, Siphokazi Maraqana, Ernie Smith and more. Today and tomorrow at 7.30pm and 2.30pm on Sunday. R150 at Computicket. Call 031 369 9596/9540.

lThe Corner Café, 197 Brand Rd, Glenwood, presents The Wilderness Act, a duo comprised of Jon van den berg and Portia Malunga. Noon to 2pm. Visit

lThe Rock, Linscott Centre, Linscott Rd, Athlone Park, presents The Undusted – Gordon Jackson on vocals and guitar, Ollie Hart on keyboard and vocals, Jill Murray Brown on bass and vocals and Graham Buckle on drums – playing 1970s, ’60s and ’50s beats. 8pm. Free. Call 031 904 2101.


lLive – The Venue, 166 Mathews Meyiwa (Stamford Hill) Rd, Morningside, presents the Civil Twilight Holy Weather Tour with supporting act Gangs of Ballet. 8pm. R60 to R100 at No under-18s allowed. Call 084 510 3107.

lThe Origin, 9 Clark Rd, Lower Glenwood, hosts Spindoctor, Jamie K, Night Vision and more. 8.30pm. R60 to R80. Call 083 775 3300.

luShaka Upper Deck Restaurant, 1 Bell St, presents Dane Francis, one of Durban’s most respected guitarists, producers and studio engineers. 6pm to 10pm. Call 031 328 8000.


lWoodcutters Pub & Grill, 48 Buckingham Terrace, Westville, presents the Boogie Band with Ron and Lynn. 3pm. Free. Call 031 266 1843.

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

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


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

lThe Oyster Box, The Oyster Bar, 2 Lighthouse Rd, uMhlanga, presents the sultry sounds of Wallace Nock. Wallace performs on guitar, keys, drums, three saxophones and vocals. 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Call 031 514 5000.


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


lHazelmere Dam, Vincent Dickenson Rd, hosts the Durban Jazz Festival with The Soil, Zakwe, Asanda Mqiki and more. 11am. R200 to R350 at Computicket.

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

lAt 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. Call 082 325 9746 .

lLive enter- tainment 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.


lJoe Cool’s, 137 Lower Marine Parade, hosts The Parlotones, who will be relocating to the US next month. 3.30pm. R100 to R650 at Call 031 332 9697.

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

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The Durban Variety Show

Durban City Hall (Tomorrow)

CELEBRATING 50 years in music, Zayn Adams (pictured) will be joined by Steve Fataar of The Flames and the band The Jets on stage tomorrow for The Durban Variety Show at Durban City Hall.

The show will also feature comedians Muthu Murugan and Neville Pillay, singer Natalie Rungan and Lendel Moonsamy.

The Durban Variety Show will bring together some of the biggest local names in entertainment on one stage in a year-end spectacle for the whole family. The show will also bring together members of the Dukes Combo.

Adams (of Pacific Express), who returns to Durban after almost three decades, will wow audiences with the hits Il Mondo and Give a Little Love.

He will share the stage with Fataar and Dee Sharma for the first time.

Rungan will render a tribute to James Bond as well as a selection of Whitney Houston songs.

• Catch The Durban Variety Show at Durban City Hall tomorrow at 8pm. Tickets are available at a cost of R75 to R100 at Computicket (083 915 8000) and Shoprite stores. – Tonight Reporter