Gig Guide 22 to 28 July

2011-07-22 00:00

TONIGHT

• The Jackie Horner Pub and Grill at 47 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road, Glenwood, Durban, hosts Craig Nash from 5 pm. Phone 031 202 9192 for more information or to book a table.

• Mountain View country pub presents live music with Jammo, after the Sharks Currie Cup match on the big screen.

 

TOMORROW

• Ashtray Electric will stop in Durban at Unit 11 (191 Matthews Meyiwa Road), as part of the band’s national tour to promote their new album. The support act is La Els.

 

SUNDAY

• The Winter Music Festival at Yellowwood Café, Howick, takes place from 10 am to 5 pm. Phone 072 576 2794 for more information.

• Fiona Tozer and Anton Cawthorn-Blazeby will be performing at Emoyeni, from noon. Relax in a country atmosphere, with good food, great music and a cash bar. The cost is R120, which includes a wonderful three-course meal, and R30 for music only. Emoyeni Lodge is on District Road 113, Camper­down, within easy reach of the N3, and 40 ­minutes from Durban. Directions and a map are on their website: www.emoyenilodge.com Booking is ­essential: phone 031 785 1740 or e-mail ­reservations@emoyenilodge.com For music inquiries, phone 072 822 7988.

• Sharon Katz and the Peace Train will be playing at the Rainbow Restaurant. The hosts don’t ­normally do gigs before pay day, but Katz has a bunch of visitors from the United States who depart South Africa after this concert, so it was agreed to give them a footstomping Rainbow bon voyage.

• Westmore Park Club hosts karaoke every Sunday from 3 pm until 10 pm, with Brenda and Mervin. Children are welcome. For more information, phone 083 616 4173.

• The Jackie Horner Pub and Grill at 47 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road, Glenwood, Durban, hosts Collin Rule from 1 pm to 4 pm. The stylish pub also offers a great Sunday roast special for R49. Phone 031 202 9192 for more information or to book a table.

• Enjoy soaking up the winter sun in a scenic setting at Mountain View country entertainment centre, with live music throughout the day with Jammo and friends. There is a full bar and catering, and a range of fun activities is available.

 

TUESDAY

• The Maritzburg Musicians’ Club hosts Ilan Lax and Josh Hundermark at the Red Door, from 8 pm. Entrance is R30.

• The El Sombrero Spur at the Scottsville Mall invites you to an evening of feel-good live music with Jammo, from 5.30 pm onwards.

 

WEDNESDAY

• The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music at UKZN presents Barry van Zyl (drums and percussion), in collaboration with John Ellis (vocals and guitar) of Tree63 fame, at 5.30 pm. Tickets are R30 (students R10, pensioners R20). The centre is situated on level two, Shepstone Building, Howard College campus. Phone 031 260 3385 or e-mail Zamat1@ukzn. ac.za

• Jan the Last Musketeer is back at Bierfassl, where there is good music and good food from 6 pm. Bookings: 033 266 6320.

 

COMING UP

• July 29: rock-electronica band Rise, perform at VMACs Roadhouse in Westmead at 7 pm.

• July  29: Rowan Stuart and Jaspar Lepak perform live at St Clements at 7 pm. Tickets are R50. Bookings is essential: phone 031 202 2511 or ­e-mail foodsmart@durbs.com

• August 5: Sum41 will be performing at the Wave House, Gateway Mall, Umhlanga. Tickets are available at www.ticketbreak.co.za at R250.

• August 8: Israel Houghton and New Breed will be performing at City Hill Church/HCF from 7 pm. Tickets are available at Computicket.

• August 10: Internationally renowned South African singer Mara Louw and her choir, Hymns of Africa, will perform at the opening ceremony of the Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women’s 12th World Assembly. For more information, e-mail Bongie Moyo-Bango at bongi@­methchurch.org.za or phone 011 615 0729 or 078 131 5137.

• August 25 to August 27: KZN Music Imbizo at the Royal Hotel in Durban, from 9am to 4 pm daily. The theme is Year of the Fan, and the imbizo is for all industry role players. For more information, phone Sphe Mbhele (project manager) at 031 836 0311 or 072 058 6675, or e-mail sphe@creativelead.co.za

• September 9: Habit To will be performing at the Red Door. Visit www.HabitToBand.com for more information.

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

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