KZN gig guide - June 24, 2011
l Counsel and Force at Red Door, 5 Quarry Rd, Pietermaritzburg. R35. 7pm. Call 084 555 3112.
l Nibs van der Spuy and Guy Buttery at Alliance Française, 22 Sutton Crescent, Morningside. R100. 7.30pm. Call 031 312 9582.
l Dragon Disco DJ auditions at Unit 11, 190 Mathews Meyiwa (Stamford Hill) Rd, Greyville. 8pm. Free. Call 082 774 6528.
l Rise at Mojos, Riverside Hotel, Northway Rd, Durban North. 8pm. Free. Call 031 563 0600.
l Napalma, Spitmunky and Liver with DJs Veranda Panda and Nightvision at Origin, 9 Clark Rd, Glenwood. 9pm. R60. Call 083 775 3300.
l Too Close at Zanzibar Restaurant, Westwood Mall (rooftop level),Westville. 7pm. Free. Call 031 266 3850.
l Rocking Back with Jeff at Wilson Wharf’s Pirate’s Arms. 1pm. Free. Call 083 660 8012.
l Beat-Route at the Market Restaurant, 40 Gladys Mazibuko Rd (Marriott), Berea. 12.30pm. Free. Call 082 622 6902.
l Steve Fataar at Zack’s, Windermere. 3.30pm. Free. Call 031 312 0755.
l Nu Savoys and Too Close at Jus’ Jazzin’, cnr Umhlanga Rocks Drive and Kenneth Kaunda (Northway) Rd, Durban North. 9.30pm. R60. Call 031 563 4530.
l Urban Grooves (Re-Up Session) with AKA, C-Elements and Niche Fam, Ewok and Stop at the Stable Theatre, 115 Johannes Nkosi St (Alice), Durban. Noon. R40. Call 031 309 2513.
l Beat-Route at the Food Lover’s Market, Hellenic Centre, Durban North. 8am. Free. Call 031 563 3877.
l Thomas Krane, Stella Got Her Groove Back and To Our Divine at Unit 11, 190 Mathews Meyiwa (Stamford Hill) Rd, Greyville. 8pm. R40. Call 082 774 6528.
l God Made Us Funky at Origin, 9 Clark Rd, Lower Glenwood. 9pm. R60 before 11pm, then R80. Call 083 775 3300.
l The Wilderness Act at The Corner Café, 197 Brand Rd, Glenwood. Noon. Free. Call 031 201 0219.
l Simon Kerdachi Trio at the Oyster Box, Lighthouse Rd, Umhlanga. 7pm. Free. Call 031 514 5000.
l Just Friends with Khaya Dlamini at the Rainbow Restaurant, Shop 6, 23 Stanfield Lane, Pinetown. 1pm. R50, R30 pre-sold. Call 031 702 9161.
l The Bandits at Emoyeni Lodge, District Rd, 113, Camperdown. 12.30pm. R120 for meal and music, R30 for music only. Booking essential for meals, call 031 785 1740, or e-mail [email protected]
l Brazilian djembe drumming group Napalma at Muddy Paws Farm, 9 Jacko Jackson Drive, off NMR Ave, near the soccer stadium). 1.30pm. R40.Call 083 704 4879.
l Murphy at Coimbra,1 Gillitts Centre, 15 Old Main Rd, Gillitts. 6pm. Free. Call 073 627 5070.
l Outdoor event at Shadows Tavern, A512 KwaDabeka. 1pm. Free. Call 083 553 7898.
l Portia and John of The Wilderness Act at the Corner Café, 197 Brand Rd, Glenwood. Noon. Free. Call 031 201 0219.
l The George Mari Jazz Band at The Docklands Hotel, 40 Mahatma Gandhi Rd. 12.30pm. Call 031 332 8190.
l Jazz on the Boardwalk in Umhlanga with the Dan Sheldon and Gerald Sloan duet. Between 12pm and 3pm. Call 082 622 6902.
l Karaoke by Allan Kincade at Harlequins, 48 Garcin Place Brighton Beach, Bluff. 6pm. Free. Call 083 463 0829.
l Jazz on the terrace at Zack’s, Windermere, features Too Close. 3.30pm. Free. Call 031 312 0755.
l Wallace Nock at The Oyster Box bar, Lighthouse Rd, Umhlanga. 6pm. Free. Call 031 514 5000.
l Zack’s hosts an Open Mic at Wilson’s Wharf from 7.30pm. Call 031 305 1677.
l Adrian Beecham at the Oyster Box Lighthouse, Lighthouse Rd, Umhlanga. 6pm. Free. Call 031 514 5000.
l Good Music Tuesdays at BAT Centre’s Harbour Jazz Café, 45 Maritime Place, Small Craft Harbour, Margaret Mncadi (Victoria Embankment) Rd. 8.30pm. Free. Call 076 544 7112.
l Quiz Night with Murphy at Jackie Horner Pub and Grill, 47 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Rd, Glenwood. Free. Call 031 202 9192 to book a table.
l I Am Hip Hop, with Daiken Auret, King B and Rollo at Amsterdam, 143 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Rd, Glenwood. 8pm. Free. Call 031 811 5449.
l Acoustic sets hosted by John Chamier at Zack’s, Windermere. 7.30pm. Free. Call 031 312 0755.
l Drumming circle with Richard Ellis (Tree63) at BAT Centre, 45 Maritime Place, Small Craft Harbour, Margaret Mncadi (Victoria Embankment) Rd. Call 079 582 7266.
l Open Mic and Steve Fataar at Zack’s, Windermere. 3.30pm to 7pm. Free. Call 0313120755
l Just Eddie at Jus’ Jazzin’, cnr Umhlanga Rocks Drive and Kenneth Kaunda (Northway) Road, Durban North. 7pm. Free. Call 031 563 4530.
l Aframe and Friends at Jack Rabbits, 302 North Ridge Rd, Morningside. 8pm. Free. Call 031 2076735.
l Jazz with Dj Cliffbert at Red Door, 5 Quarry Rd, Pietermaritzburg. 8pm. R15. Call 084 555 3112.
l Cake or Death at Unit 11, 190 Mathews Meyiwa (Stamford Hill) Rd, Greyville. 6pm. Free. Call 072 970 2735.
l Acoustic sets by Tammy Saville at Zack’s, North Beach. 7.30pm. Free. Call 031 368 6800.
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GIG OF THE WEEK: SA Big 5
The Rocking bands in South Africa right now, namely Just Jinjer, Jax Panik, Flash Republic, Aking and The December Streets, take over Wavehouse tomorrow.
After the success of last year’s SA Big 5 event, with almost 5 000 people in attendance, it’s bound to be bigger and better this year.
Six Sama nominations down the line, Prime Circle are still making the circle bigger as they will headline the event. Joining the melodic rock band will be aKING, the enigmatic Jax Panik, The December Streets, who have captured our attention with their eclectic rhythms and smooth crooning, and Flash Republic.
Contemporary rock group Just Jinjer continue to woo music lovers’ hearts with hits such as Milk and Honies.
SA Big 5 takes place tomorrow at Gateway’s Wavehouse and tickets are available through Computicket, Shoprite, Checkers and Wavehouse from R150 and R300 for VIP, R200 at the door. VIP tickets limited to 400 guests only.
For more info call 083 915 8000. – Thandiwe Jumo