Gig Guide 11 to 17 February

2011-02-11 00:00


• Seven-year Kismet, the internationally acclaimed band from the United Kingdom on their South African tour, will be performing at The Red Door at 9.30 pm. Entrance is R10 before 9 pm and R30 after 9 pm. Doors open at 7 pm. Strictly no under 18s allowed.

• Karaoke night with the famous Sandesh at Crystal Palace from 7 pm until late. Go along and sing and dance to all your favourite old school songs. Inquiries 033 387 7941.

• The Last Musketeer is performing at Collegians Club. Entrance is free.

• Karaoke at Stagecoach with Delwyn every Friday from 7 pm until 10 pm.

• Rockafellas hosts karaoke with Gary and Jen, from 6 pm to 10 pm.

• The Jackie Horner Pub and Grill at 47 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road, Glenwood, hosts rocking one-man band Craig Nash from 8 pm to midnight. Entrance is free. Phone 031 202 9192 to book a table.



• Ladies night at Calsey’s. Tickets are R20 prebooked or R30 at the door. Topless waiters, games and prizes. For tickets phone 082 321 0957 or 082 417 0893.

• D & Gee (Paul de Fleuriot on guitar, harmonica and vocals and Martin Gee on vocals) will be playing­ easy-listening music while you eat from 6.15 pm at Fernhill Hotel in Merrivale. Dinner bookings at 033 330 5071.

• Crystal Palace (Club CP) hosts a Valentine’s Party from 9 pm. Lots of Valentine’s goodies to be given away. Take your partner and enjoy a romantic evening with beautiful music.

• The Last Musketeer is performing at the Bierfassl in Nottingham Road. Entrance is free.

• Origin nightclub in Clark Road, Glenwood, re-opens after a summer facelift with lots of surprises and a Valentine’s special. Spinning the tunes are Spin Doctor, Midnight Jackers, Funky B and Disco Strings. Doors open at 9 pm. Entrance is R60.



• All-day fun and activities for the whole family at Mountain View Country Pub and Entertainment Centre, including live music through the day with Jammo and friends.

• Join the band Too Close every Sunday at the restaurant Zacks, located in Windermere Centre (Windermere Road, Durban) for an afternoon of cool jazz and smooth jams. Starts 3.30 pm until late. Entry free. Phone 031 312 0755 for more information.

• Sunday Jazz at the Caledon Hotel in Ballito featuring The George Mari Band — George Mari (trumpet), Logan Byrne (bass), Sidney Rash (drums) and Debbie Mari (piano and vocals) every Sunday until the end of February, from noon to 3 pm. Inquiries: 032 947 1660.

• The Jackie Horner Pub and Grill at 47 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road, Glenwood, hosts acoustic guitarist Brandon Hunt, who will provide laid-back­ sounds from 1 pm to 3 pm. Entrance is free. Phone 031 202 9192 to book a table.



• D and Gee will be playing at Fernhill’s Valentine’s Day dinner from 6.15 pm. Dinner bookings at 033 330 5071.


• The Red Door drumming circle every second Tuesday alternating with Maritzburg Musicians’ Club. The beginners circle is where basic rhythms are taught, from 7 pm until 8 pm. There is no age limit or age restriction. R10 entrance at the bar and an additional R10 if you wish to use an available drum. Phone 071 444 2111 for more information.



• Wednesday Madness at The Red Door from 8 pm with DJ Fidget. Entry is R15.

• Calsey’s hosts Karaoke with Gary and Jen. Inquiries: 033 342 3528.



• Jazz night at The Red Door from 8 pm, where DJ Cliffbert plays incredible jazz recordings, from classics to pulsating African rhythms to technical contemporary tunes. Entrance is R15. Put on your hats and jazz shoes and grab your walking sticks and pressed trousers. Phone 071 444 2111 for more information.



• February 19: The Red Door reggae night with Roots and his band from 8 pm with a reggae DJ keeping your feet moving. Phone 071 444 2111 for information.

• April 21: Splashy Fen, SA’s longest running music festival, takes place over the Easter weekend. Tickets­ R500 from Computicket.

• To submit or change information, e-mail before noon on Wednesday.

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