Jazz weekend in  Sandton

By Drum Digital
16 September 2014

Sandton becomes a jazz hub for a weekend.

From Friday the 25th to Sunday 27th of September Sandton will host this year’s Standard Bank Joy of Jazz. Over 30 000 people are expected to attend the weekend festival  which is taking place at Sandton Convention Centre.

“Sandton is geared and ready to welcome Standard Bank Joy of Jazz. It has been embraced by all our members and there’s plenty on offer for everyone visiting – even if they aren’t lucky enough to have secured tickets to this world class festival. Sandton is the place to be this September,” says Alida Canevari, chairperson of the Sandton Tourism Association.

Performances will be everywhere in Sandton including some restaurants, hotels and pubs in the area.

Here is a schedule for the weekend;

Friday September 26

  • Riffs Bar and Grill (Garden Court Sandton City) 19h00 – 20h00 Ayo Solanke; 20h30 – 21h30 - Gurulogic
  • Parc Ferme (8 Maude Street) 19h00 – 20h00 Cloud Notes Experiment; 20h30 – 21h30 Native 2120
  • Hard Rock Café (Nelson Mandela Square) 19h00 – 20h00 Kyle McDonald; 20h30 – 21h30 Lunggie
  • Pappas Greek Restaurant (Nelson Mandela Square) 19h00 – 20h00 Leandro; 20h30 – 21h30 Throwback

Saturday September 27

  • Riffs Bar and Grill (Garden Court Sandton City) 19h00 – 20h00 Victor Kgantlape; 20h30 – 21h30 Amandla Freedom Ensemble
  • Parc Ferme (8 Maude Street) 19h00 – 20h00 Csana; 20h30 – 21h30 Bushy Obazana Jazz Band
  • Hard Rock Café (Nelson Mandela Square) 19h00 – 20h00 Hendrick Mboweni; 20h30 – 21h30 Bongi Mvuyana
  • Pappas Greek Restaurant (Nelson Mandela Square) 19h00 – 20h00 Spha Mdlalose; 20h30 – 21h30 Sebenzile Mthombeni

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