Gig Guide 21 to 27 December

2007-12-21 00:00

TONIGHT

DJ Choppers vs DJ Tucker featuring Durban’s hottest “Double Trouble” — DJ Fab and DJ Wiz. An evening of driving baselines and exclusive mixes at Café Vacca Matta from 8 pm. Entrance is R50 per person. Inquiries: 033 347 1942 or e-mail members@victoria.co.za

Coconut Willy’s in Polly Shorts Spar Centre hosts live music and dancing from You can call me Al from 8 pm onwards. Free entrance. Inquiries: 083 556 9416.

Karaoke with Stuart is on at Pegasus Country Pub in Ashburton. Inquiries 083 532 4415.

Collegians club is hosting the Musketeers with their rock ‘n roll and country music from 8 pm until late. Entrance free. Inquiries: 033 342 1736.

TOMORROW

Luna Lounge proudly presents Syd Kitchen and Vana (fresh from Pretoria) in Kloof at 8 pm. Inquiries: 072 280 1949. Visit www.lunalounge.co.za for more information.

Join Jen and Gary at Baloos in Town Bush Road as they host karaoke from 7 pm until late.

SUNDAY

Erin Fourie performs at Hebron Haven every Sunday over lunchtime.

MONDAY and TUESDAY

No listings.

WEDNESDAY

Performing at UShaka Marine World are 16 Stitch, One Sock Thief and Evolver from 8 pm. Inquiries: 031 328 8000, visit www.powerzone.co.za

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

THURSDAY

Join Jen and Gary at Baloos in Town Bush Road as they host a karaoke night.

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

COMING UP

December 28. Wickhead will be performing at the Red Door. inquiries: 084 555 3112.

December 29. Crossing Point and New Altum are performing at the Red Door tonight. Headlining the night are Durban hardcore pioneers Crossingpoint, currently preparing to release their second album which is being mixed and mastered in NYC. New Altum is a post hardcore experimental alternative rock band born in April 2005.

December 29—January 1. The annual Just Jesus Session New Year’s music festival takes place, featuring New Altum, Pete Nevland and Worm (ex-Finkelstiens). Visit www.justjesus.co.za for more information.

Dec 29. The Parlotones, Perezand The Black Hotels are performing at UShaka Marine World from 8 pm. For more information, phone 031 328 8000 or visit www.powerzone.co.za

Dec 30. Performing at UShaka Marine World are Wonderboom, Driverlane and Crash Car Burn from 8 pm. For more information, phone 031 328 8000, or visit www.powerzone.co.za

December 31. The famous Florida Road New Year’s Eve bash is back. The party will offer varied entertainment in a safe and contained environment. The main stage opens at 7.30 pm with music from the sixties, seventies and eighties. This is followed at 10 pm by a fashion spectacular, hosted by Models International, featuring Max Fashion, Zuloe and eSquared with music by top Durban DJs. At 11 pm, get ready to dance to “Top 40” hits which will keep you rocking through the count down to 2008. The street party continues until around 2 am. VIP Tickets can be purchased directly at the venues in Florida Road, while general access tickets are available at Computicket at just R160. For more information, check out www.zikomo.co.za Inquiries: 031 301 2777 or 084 514 6188.

January 4. Tony Cox will be performing at Darnall Country Club. Tickets are R130 including snacks and a curry buffet, kicking off at 6.30 pm. Cash bar. Booking is advised — contact Greg at 084 800 0431.

February 20. Music diva Celine Dion is heading for South Africa to initiate her world tour in 2008. Dion has been performing for the last five years in Las Vegas, where her contract finishes on December 15. Tickets will be available exclusively through Mr Price Ticket Connection online and in all Mr Price, Mr Price Home and Mr Price Sport stores from August 20. Tickets range from R310 inclusive of service change fees.

March 16. Josh Groban will be performing at Greyville Racecourse in Durban. “I’m especially excited about finally returning to South Africa, I feel like my fans are ready to come on a journey with me. South Africa is very dear to me and I have never forgotten the spirit and passion shown to me on my last visit. “This remains one of my greatest memories of my tour around the world.” Groban’s new album — Noel — is now avilable in South Africa, and is a collection of Christmas music featuring duets with Faith Hill and Brian McKnight and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. It is produced by David Foster.

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

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