Gig Guide 9 to 15 May

2008-05-09 00:00

TONIGHT

At the Red Door is DJ Jamie, for the best in rock and alternative music. Inquiries: 084 555 3112.

Coconut Willy’s features Durban band Bandwagon from 8 pm until midnight. Inquiries: 083 556 9416.

Graham Faber will be at Pegasus in Ashburton at 7.30 pm, featuring favourites from the fifties, sixties and seventies. Bring and braai from 6.30 pm. Inquiries: 083 532 4415.

TOMORROW

Sunset Soiree features the favourites of the great songbirds at 6 pm for 6.30 pm. Supper is available at R75 per person. Bring your own drinks. Booking is essential. Phone Megan at 033 342 5802 or e-mail megfrean@ushomi.co.za Alternatively, phone Ronel at 033 342 2338 or e-mail ronel@ovation.co.za

Luna Lounge (Kloof) presents Baz Corden and Luke Siedle at 7 pm. Entrance: R40. Bookings: 072 280 1949.

Baassa Palm will be singing at the Bierfassl in Nottingham Road from 7 pm. Entrance is free. Inquiries: 033 266 6320.

SUNDAY

Sunset Soiree features A Mother’s Day Treat — the favourites of the great songbirds. Cabaret singer Karin Herd pays tribute to Edith Piaf, Shirley Bassey and other famous singers, while soprano Lisl Riley will be performing songs made popular by the likes of Sarah Brightman and Celine Dion. Claire Wright and Ronel Wood will accompany them on the piano. Grandchildren are welcome at half price. Today’s show starts at 3.30 pm. Price: R45 per adult. Bring your own picnic. Join in for a glass of sherry-on-the house after the show. Booking is essential. Phone Megan at 033 342 5802 or e-mail megfrean@ushomi.co.za Alternatively, phone Ronel at 033 342 2338 or e-mail ronel@ovation.co.za

Bev MacGregor will be performing at Pegasus on Mother’s Day. Lunch from 1 pm, music from 2 pm. Inquiries: 083 532 4415.

Tony’s Club (Manhattans) has karaoke on the big screen from 7.30 pm onwards. Club dancing in between. Inquiries: 082 765 9714.

Inter-Alia (Jane and Paul) will be performing on Mother’s Day at Tastes of Africa (6 Clemont Road). Free welcoming drink for mothers and lucky draws. Buffet is R85 per head. Bookings is essential at 083 780 0221.

MONDAY

The University of KwaZulu-Natal School of Music presents Prince Bulo and Vanessa Moodley. Having recently returned from a student exchange with the University of Iowa in the United States, Bulo (bass) and Moodley (voice) will perform selections of original music and Jazz standards with Shemual Mahabeer (piano), Paki Peoleole (drums), Martin Sigamoney (saxophone) and Siyanda Zulu (trumpet). The performance takes place at the Howard College Theatre from 12.15 pm until 1 pm. Entrance is free.

AL63 Restaurant in the Palm Boulevard at Gateway will host live jazz every Monday evening starting at 7 pm. Tonight features local keyboard whiz Neil Gonsalves and guitarist Mageshen Naidoo.

TUESDAY

The Maritzburg Musicians’ Club features an exclusive performance from South African rock band Southern Gypsey Queen. Inquiries: 084 555 3112 or visit www.pmbmusicclub.co.za

WEDNESDAY

The University of KwaZulu-Natal School of Music presents a selection of singers studying jazz voice with visiting Swedish voice teacher Karin Bengmark. Busi Mbatha, Lebo Sebele, Maya Spector, Sebenzile Kuzwayo, Shireen Elltas and Thuli Shozi will be at the Howard College Theatre from 12.15 pm. Entrance is free. Inquiries: 031 260 3353.

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

THURSDAY

Fern Hill Hotel presents karaoke by Delwyn every Thursday evening in the Cobwebs Pub on a big screen. Entrance is free. There will be drinks and pub grub on special. Inquiries: 033 330 5071.

Mike from Marshall Music is back by popular demand and will be performing mellow piano tunes at John Dory’s (Liberty Midlands Mall) from 6 pm. Inquiries: 033 342 3738.

COMING UP

May 16. Sacrifist will be performing at the Red Door at 9.30 pm. Entrance is R10 before 9 pm. Inquiries: 084 555 3112.

May 17. Morrockon Bulldog (ex-stranded) will be performing laid-back seventies rock at 8 pm at Cliffy’s. Inquiries: 033 396 6710.

May 17. Metal nite at the Red Door with Pledge Defiance and two guest bands. Inquiries: 084 555 3112.

May 17. Shomon is performing at the Luna Lounge from 7 pm. Luna Lounge is at 16 Dan Pienaar Road in Kloof. Inquiries: 072 280 1949 or go to www.lunalounge.co.za for a map.

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

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