Gig Guide 16 to 22 March

2012-03-16 00:00


• The Narrow and Cortina Whiplash will be performing at the Red Door. For more information, phone 082 975 4473.



• Westmore Park Club is celebrating St Patrick’s Day, and the host is Graham Faber. The theme is green. The entrance fee is R30. For more information, phone 079 525 9649.



• Joe Niemand Night of Light takes place at the Coca-Cola Dome, featuring a symphony orchestra and a 500-voice choir. Bookings at Computicket.



• The Goldfish concert at the Pietermaritzburg Botanical Gardens has been moved to March 21. Presented by Big House Productions, the gates will open at 10 am, with DJ Anthea from Cape Town as the supporting act, together with four other DJs. Tickets are R120 through Computicket, and R100 through Franki Bananaz, Butcher Boys or Crowded House (children under 10 get in for free). No alcohol permitted.



• March 25: Prime Circle will be performing at the Durban Botanical Gardens. Gates open at 12.30 pm. Tickets are R110 at www.webtickets. or at the gate for R120 on the day. Children between eight and 12 pay R50, and those under eight get in for free. Drinks, cooler boxes and picnic baskets are welcome. For more information, go to or phone the information centre at 031 322 4021.

• April 5 to April 9: Splashy Fen takes place over the Easter weekend. Children under four get in free. Tickets can be bought by phoning 083 915 8000 or at compu

• April 7: A powerhouse line-up of gospel stars will sing at The Playhouse in the drama theatre on Easter Saturday at 7 pm.

• April 29: Prime Circle will be performing at the Pietermaritzburg Botanical Gardens. Presented by Big House Productions, the gates will open at 10 am, with supporting acts performing before the band at 3 pm. Tickets are R120 through Compu-ticket, and R100 through Franki Bananaz, Butcher Boys or Crowded House. No alcohol permitted. Children under 10 get in for free.

• May 25 to May 27: The MTN Bushfire 2012 in Swaziland features Romanian-Nigerian singer-songwriter Ayo, United States-based performance-poet Saul Williams (described as “a leading voice on the spoken-word scene”) and his backing band, as well as reggae-meets-bossa nova sensation Flavia Coelho from Brazil. Among the South African acts are MXO, Jeremy Loops, Tonik, Mi Casa, DJ duo Revolution, and jazz maestro Adam Glasser’s Mzansi project, featuring vocalist Pinise Saul and guitarist Bheki Khoza. Tickets can be bought at

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