Gig guide: December 29 to January 4

2013-12-29 14:00

Sunday: December 29 2013

» Morula Soul Train at Morula Sun Casino & Hotel, Pretoria.

It’s that time of the year again for the annual soul session at Morula Sun. This year, the line-up includes Mafikizolo, Zahara and Zakes Bantwini, to name a few.

» Khayelitsha Lifestyle Picnic at Khayelitsha Cricket Oval, Cape Town.

In a picnic set-up, enjoy entertainment from South Africa’s very best. The line-up includes Zakwe, Muzik and Glen Lewis, to name a few.

Ticket prices range from R100 to R250 at Computicket.

» The Last Soulful Sunday at Taliban, Pretoria.

Monday: December 30 2013

To celebrate the last Sunday of the year, enjoy a night of great performances from the likes of The Soil. Tickets cost R80 and R550 for VIP, which includes a bottle of Chivas.

» Danny K at Vodacom Amphitheatre, Port Elizabeth.

Enjoy a night of live performances by the sensational R&B singer.

Tickets cost R120 at Computicket.

» New Year’s Eve Concert with Lira at Nederburg Wine Farm, Paarl.

Join the world-renowned songbird and the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra as they welcome the New Year.

Tickets cost R250 at Computicket.

» Midmar Music Festival at Midmar Dam.

Welcome the New Year with a bang. There’s live entertainment by South Africa’s top DJs and artist. Music lovers can look forward to being entertainment by Bongo Muffin, among others. They will also see a fireworks display.

Ticket prices range from R160 to R450.

» Ebenezer Feast Gospel Festival at Potters House Auditorium, Newcastle.

Join gospel greats Benjamin Dube, Nobathembu Mabeka and Israel Masehla, to name a few, as they give thanks with song and worship for 2013, and ask for a prosperous 2014.

Ticket prices range from R120 to R250 at Computicket.

» Ibiza Calling at the Bungalow.

Danny Marquez returns to South Africa to bring in 2014 at the 5FM presents Ibiza Calling Samsung Galaxy Experience, presented by Guess and brought to you by G & G Productions.

With three sensational dance floors and stunning décor influenced by the famous club Space in Ibiza, the evening’s sure to take your breath away and make you feel like you’re on the world-famous party island.

Top local DJs will also be in the mix, including 5FM’s top dawg, DJ Fresh, Rob Vember and Stephanie B.

Ticket prices range from R400 to R800 at

Wednesday: January 1 2014

» Umgababa New Year’s Picnic at Umgababa Beach.

Relax in a picnic setting and enjoy entertainment by South Africa’s top DJs and artists. Featuring Big Nuz, Lvovo and Tzozo.

Ticket prices range from R350 to R600 at Computicket.

» Umgido New Year’s Celebration at Zithabiseni Leisure Resort.

Come and enjoy this second annual celebration in the company of Mi Casa, DJ Cleo, Zinhle and Tira, to name a few.

Ticket prices range from R110 to R380 at Computicket.

Thursday: January 2 2014

» Video Killed the Radio Star at Grandwest Casino, Cape Town.

The production pays tribute to the incredible culture of music videos that revolutionised the pop music industry and created a new platform for video art.

Tickets cost R90 at Computicket.

Friday: January 3 2014

» Night & Day – Cole Porter In Dance At Artscape Theatre, Cape Town.

Witness the ageless music of Cole Porter being interpreted in dance, bringing to life the melodies and characters that are misted in the nostalgia of the 1940s and 1950s, when Porter was the master of the musical.

Tickets cost R175 at Computicket.

Saturday: January 4 2014

» New Year’s After Shock at Vacca Matta, Montecasino, Joburg.

Welcome in the New Year in style with the two hottest DJs in the country, Fresh and Euphonik. Keeping them company will be Keenan O, Nick Essential, Hudson and Capital.

Ticket prices range from R100 to R150 at the door.

» The Parlotones at Hope@Paul Cluver, Cape Town.

Get up close and personal in an intimate session with South Africa’s number one rock band.

Tickets cost R300 at Computicket.

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