Gig Guide

2008-02-29 00:00

TONIGHT

Joe Cocker will be performing in Durban. There are a few tickets available through Computicket at 083 915 8000.

Le Domaine hosts an evening of Indian classical music and eastern Cuisine, featuring internationally acclaimed performers Florian Schiertz (tabla) from Germany and Kalyan Muckerjee (sarod) from India, who will be the special guests at an Eastern dinner performance at Le Domaine's Club de Vie. An Eastern buffet will be served from 6.30 pm and the performance will start at 8 pm. Tickets cost R120 and include the cost of the buffet. Contact Di Ward at 031 716 8000.

Karaoke with Stuart at Pegasus from 7.30 pm. Inquiries: 083 532 4415.

Bored are back on the music scene, performing from 9.30 pm at the Red Door tonight. R10 entrance fee before 9 pm. Inquiries: 084 555 3112.

Jammo will be performing at Collegians Club. Entrance is free. Inquiries: 033 342 1736.

Coconut Willy's features Alvin, performing from 8 pm. Inquiries: 083 556 9416.

The event Leap Years Ahead features two SA Indie bands and DJs from the popular No No No!!! crew - the Mixin Vixin and the Hedmekanik. The headline act will be the New Loud Rockets (www.myspace.com/newloudrockets1), Cape Town's indie band who have been playlisted on 5fm. The support act will be Durban's own indie jazz band, The Arrows (www.myspace.com/thearrowssa). The event takes place at the Playhouse in Durban. For more information, phone 084 510 3107.

Gonzo Republic and Fire Through the window will be performing at the Willowvale (Umbilo-Durban) from 9 pm. The theme is a twenties dress-up.

Party at the Kick and Whistle (behind the Woodburn Stadium) every Friday night to contemporary music with Alan McCabe (DJ Bundy) from 7 pm. Free entrance. There are car guards in attendence and plenty of safe parking. Inquiries: 033 342 3528.

TOMORROW

Back to Varsity concert at Cliffy's, featuring South of the Sun, Arise to Conquer, Colonel Kurtz and As Flames Purify. Music starts at 8 pm. For more information, phone 033 396 6710.

SUNDAY

Karaoke at Tony's (Manhattans) with music from way back to the very latest Timbaland, starting at 7 pm. Inquiries: 082 765 9714.

Erin Fourie performs at Hebron Haven every Sunday over lunchtime.

WEDNESDAY

Multiple Marimbas is a concert that combines the warm and vibrant sound of four concert marimbas in a collaboration between four talented performers. The players are Ilse Minnie and Bryan Clarke, both percussionists with the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra; music teacher Charlene May and Magda de Vries, who teaches music at Pretoria University; and freelancers for various music ensembles including the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra of South Africa. They will be presenting a variety of works including pieces by South African composers, Peter Klatzow's Song for Stephanie, the premier of Fiona Tozer's Multiple Exposure, and a selection of pieces by David Houghton. A guest appearance will be made by Cobie van Wyk, who, along with Magda and Ilse, studied with Suzette Brits at Stellenbosch Conservatory. He has been playing marimba with the Lion King in Johannesburg and will be touring overseas with the production from July. Entrance is R50 (R20 concessions). The concert takes place at 7.30 pm at the Howard College Theatre. Bookings: 031 260 3353.

Jammo will be performing at Lizard's Rock.

The Kick 'n Whistle hosts karaoke tonight with Jen and Gary. Inquiries: 033 342 3528.

THURSDAY

Open mic sessions at Scaramouch Pub (47 Old Main Road, Hillcrest) every Thursday night from 8 pm. Inquiries: 084 555 3112.

COMING UP

March 7. Slipknot - winners of the Burn Battle of the Tributes - will be performing at the Red Door from 9.30 pm. Inquiries: 084 555 3112.

March 8. L.A. Cobra will be performing at the Red Door from 9.30 pm. Inquiries: 084 555 3112.

March 16. Josh Groban will be performing at Greyville Racecourse in Durban. Tickets available at Computicket.

March 23. Suncoast hosts Jazz musician Darius Brubeck and his Durban band 'Rolling Revolution' from 2.30 pm until 4 pm. The band consists of Paul Kock on alto sax, pianist Burton Naidoo, bass player Concord Nkabinde, drummer Bruce Baker, vocalist Pamela de Menezes and of course leader and pianist Darius Brubeck. Entrance is free.

* To submit or change information, phone 079 887 5347 or e-mail ryanc@witness.co.za before noon on Wednesday.

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