The gigs you need to get to: Free State, Eastern Cape, Limpopo and North West

2012-12-23 10:00

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From bashes to music festivals, ‘chillas’ sessions and fun family gatherings there’s no shortage of things to do and see this festive season wherever you are in Mzansi starting today

»?David Kau’s Annual Christmas Party

When: December 25

Where: Kroonpark Holiday Resort, Kroonstad

Cost: Tickets available at eQtickets or at any Spar

for R100 or R300 (VIP). R120 at the door.

This year marks the 11th instalment of comedian David Kau’s annual Christmas Party, which he hosts in his hometown in Free State.

The event has cemented itself as the place to be for funseekers on Christmas Day. This year, he promises a line-up of more than 15 DJs, including DJ Dimplez, Naked, Lulo Cafe, Milkshake, Franky and other guest artists.

»?Mainstay Beach Party

When: December 26

Where: 3 Pools in Willows, Port Elizabeth

Cost: R100 at Computicket

Currently in its seventh year, this popular beach party will guarantee fun times.

Performers include Dino Bravo, Mi Casa and 10 of Port Elizabeth’s hottest DJs. Contact Darren Mungur on 082?632?6563 for more information.

»?Ebubeleni Arts Festival

When: December 29

Where: Adcock Stadium, Korsten, Port Elizabeth

Cost: R150 (golden circle), R120 (general access) at Computicket

This outdoor concert features some of Mzansi’s finest artists, including The Parlotones, Toya Delazy, AKA, Mi Casa, Zonke, Stimela and Theo Kgosinkwe. They will play alongside some home-grown Ebhayi bands. It’s a perfect outing for the family. Contact Marc Mahambehlala on 011?053?6124 or 076?771?4062 for more information.

»?Mhlaliville Annual Festive Explosion

When: December 29

Where: Mohlalaotwane,

Ga Matlala, Limpopo

Cost: R40 at the door

Socialise and catch up with friends while enjoying good music provided by Chymamusique (featured in the latest House Afrika Grooves CD) and local DJs Lefa, Ma Boss, Theo, Banza, Danny the Techno King and Xolani the Guitarist.

Hip-hop acts Dime and Afronation will also entertain while comedy will be provided by Tau Maserumule.

The event starts at midday with the main bash on Sunday. For more information contact Neville at 084?853?4209

»?DJ Nation Annual Bash

When: December 28

Where: Taung Sports Ground, Taung

Cost: R120-R140 at Computicket

Put your dancing shoes on and get your singing voice ready to jam alongside house music vocal-queen, Monique Bingham.

She has collaborated with many local and international DJs, and is sure to make this event memorable.

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