Gig Guide 20 to 26 January

2012-01-20 00:00

TONIGHT

• Bluestockings in Kloof presents The Hinds Brothers and Faye Oakes at 7.30pm. Entry is R60. Dinner R50 by pre-order only. Bookings essential with Narene at 083 659 3628.

• Cliffy’s presents the live rock-music vibe with Jammo at 7 pm tonight.

• Murphy (Music Unlimited) performs every Friday at the Old Willowvale Hotel. Inquiries: 031 205 8427 or 084 060 9078.

 

TOMORROW

• Westmore Park Club is hosting Cort Marshall, a six-piece classic-rock band performing music of the sixties, seventies and eighties, at 7pm. Inquiries: Zonkie at 082 548 9472.

 

SUNDAY

• All-day fun and activities in the sun for the whole family at Mountain View country entertainment centre, including live music throughout the day with Jammo and friends.

• Murphy performs every Sunday at 2 pm at Coimbra (Queenmead Mall, Umbilo). Inquiries: 031 205 0870 or 084 060 9078.

• The Rock Bottom in Umzumbe presents Graham Rich at 2 pm. From Durban, just after Hibberdene on the R102, swing right to Umzumbe and immediate left at the T-Junction. The Rock Bottom is a kilometre further, on your right. Inquiries: Hayley at 078 444 7130 or Shirley at 071 114 8503.

 

WEDNESDAY

• Music Circle is hosted by Mountain View tonight. This is an informal jam session for musicians of all levels, and it starts at 6 pm. Entry is free, just take an instrument or come for the vibe.

• Karaoke and live entertainment by Murphy every Wednesday at the Old Willowvale Hotel. Inquiries: 031 205 8427 or 084 060 9078.

 

COMING UP

• January 27: Just Jinjer will be performing at the Barnyard Theatre in Gateway for one night only. Tickets are R160 per person, and seating will be as for normal shows, with no standing room. Phone the Barnyard Theatre at 031 566 3045 for bookings or e-mail gateway@ barnyardtheatre.co.za for more information.

• January 27 to January 29: Platform Jazz at the Rhumbelow Theatre — seven-piece Dixieland band plays authentic twenties toe-tapping jazz, including famous numbers such as the Fats Waller favourites. The show starts 8 pm on Friday and Saturday, and at 6.30 pm on Sunday. A bar will be available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). Book at Computicket, or phone or e-mail Roland for bookings.

• February 3 to February 5 : Up the Creek Music Festival’s line-up includes aKing, Akkedis, Black Cat Bones, Blues Broers, Cameron Bruce, City Bowl Mizers, Fox Comet, Great Apes, Holiday Murray, Hot Water, Karen Zoid, Louwtjie Rothman, Machiniri, No One’s Arc, Piet Botha, Taxi Violence, ­Wreshrelish, Jeremy Loops, Luna Paige, Shadowclub, Sterling EQ, Andra, Peachy Keen, AC/DC Tribute and Southern Gypsey Queen. The festival will host the main stage, the MK river stage and the all-night-long BOS Breede River bar stage once again. Tickets are available from www.ticket break.co.za or directly from the Up The Creek Facebook page.

• February 5: uShaka Marine World presents The Meditators, a local eight-piece reggae-style band, who will again be celebrating Bob Marley Earth Day Reggae Music Festival — a worldwide celebration of the reggae legend’s birthday. Entry is free to the public, and feel free to dress in hippie style. Inquiries: uShaka Marine World at 031 328 8000.

• February 14: Old Mutual Music at the Lake hosts a Valentines concert, featuring Arno Carstens, which will take place at the Durban Botanic ­Gardens at 7 pm. For more information, phone 031 322 4021.

• February 17 to February 9: Godfrey Johnson returns to Durban at the Rhumbelow Theatre with two great shows — The Songs of Noel Coward and Jacques Brel. He will perform The Jukebox Favourites on Feb­ruary 18.

• February 25: Rewind 80s Music Festival comes to Kings Park in Durban, featuring ABC, Midge Ure (Ultravox), Marc Almond, Howard Jones, Go West and Village People.

• March 6: Jesus Culture will be performing at a conference at the City Hill Church in Durban, as part of the band’s nationwide tour. Tickets are R150.

• March 7: Usher to headline the Hansa Festival of Legends Tour at the ICC Durban Arena. Tickets range from R250 to R450, and can be bought by phoning 086 1915 8000 or at www.compu­ ticket.com

• March 9: RAMfest arrives in Durban at Origin Night Club. The line-up includes Netsky, Niskerone, Hyphen and many more. Tickets are R120. Inquiries: 021 883 3607.

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