Committed Artists Theatricals in association with the Joburg Theatre will be staging the award-winning Broadway production of Sarafina! from June 14 to 24 on the Mandela Stage at the Joburg Theatre. Picture: RI Marais

Here's a list of events that are happening in Joburg from 08 June until 15 June 2018.


Sarafina, the Broadway musical, is an experience with songs performed in the tradition of Mbanqanga, fused with jazz, rhythm, blues and gospel. With Noxolo Dlamini as the new Sarafina, the musical is set during the 1976 uprising in Soweto deals with the radicalisation of the young school girl who became embroiled in the riots and torture by the South African police.

Venue: The Lyric Theatre

Date: 14 - 24 June 2018

Time: 20:00

Tickets: R150 - R500

Fête De La Musique

Fête De La Musique presents Femi Koya, Ibaaku, Jess and Crabbe, Bazzerk, Morena Leraba, EASY FREAK, G-Sand, Ikati Esengxoweni, Itai Hakim, MOONGA K, Motèl Mari, Radio123, Robin Thirdfloor, The Lectric Monks, The Sun Xa Experiment, Bambanani Brass Band Bambanani, BuskAid and more.

Venue: Newtown Junction

Dates: 09 June 2018

Time: 11:00

Tickets: Free

Soweto International Jazz Festival

A one-of-kind experience, the festival spotlights the rich cultural currency of the township with international music, art, cuisine, history, luxury accommodation and adventure & exploration. 

Venue: Soweto Theatre Precinct

Date: 14 - 17 June 2018

Time: 18:00

Tickets: R450 - R850

Mystery Ghost Dinner

 A once-off ghost dinner for the public that includes a full ghost tour of the hotel. Along with the tour, there is a Victorian séance act and a Vaudeville spirit cabinet act in ‘The Attic’, where guests are treated to a three-course dinner with a cash bar. 

Venue: Sunnyside Park Hotel

Date: 09 June 2018

Time: 19:00

Tickets: R600

AKA - Touch My Blood Album Launch

AKA is ready for his most anticipated album of 2018 and is ready to share it with the fans and music lovers.

Venue: Zone 6 Venue

Date: 15 June 2018

Time: 20:00

Tickets: R150 - R250

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