Gig Guide

2009-12-04 00:00


• Open mic takes place at Cliffy’s in Grimthorpe Avenue. Inquiries: 033 396 6710.


• DJ Swys at the Kick ’n Whistle at Woodburn Rugby Stadium. Food and secure parking will be available. For more information, contact 033 342 3528.


• The Musketeers (Jan and John) will be performing at Collegians from 8 pm. Good food and music on offer. Inquiries: 082 761 5249.


• A-King will be performing at uShaka Marine World. Gates open from noon. The band performs at 4 pm.


• Rivets at the Hilton Durban will be hosting a summer twister, hip-hop, dance hall and house party featuring DJ Siyanda from Metro FM and DJ Vumar from DYR. The party gets going at 10 pm. Entrance is R50. Women get in for free before 11 pm.



• An eclectic bunch of bands invade Cliffy’s (117 Grimthorpe Avenue, Lincoln Meade) for the Schools Out Festival. Bands include Bad Murphy­, Fruits and Veggies, Hate Speech, Cat Boot Vendors, The Finger and Mean Louise. Gates open at 4 pm. Entrance is R30. Inquiries: 083 353 6925.


• I Heart Durban party at Origin nightclub in Durban (on the corner of Clark and Umbilo roads). Party features DJs Miss Yew, Renaud 5, Lo Boob Oscillator and Scissorhands and guests. Doors open at 8.30 pm. Inquiries: 083 262 6653.


• Rivets, at the Hilton Durban, will be hosting a Filthy Rich party sponsored by Hennessy and featuring DJ Switch from SABC1 on Saturday. R70 will get you in. The party starts at 10 pm.



• The Rainbow Restaurant in Pinetown hosts an afternoon of jazz. Doors open at noon. The first set starts at around 1.30 pm. Tickets: R40 presale, R50 at the door.


• Mike from Marshall Music plays laid-back piano and keyboard favourites at the Nevada Spur at Cascades from 5.30 pm. Round off the weekend with some mellow tunes.

• Gerhard Britz performs at the Kick ’n Whistle (behind Woodburn Stadium). A three-course meal at R60 a head. Children eat at discount prices. Entrance is free. Bookings for lunch is advised at 076 074 4726 or 033 342 3528.



• The Maritzburg Musicians Club at the Red Door features Doc Paul Nijs, new young South African talent David Jenkins and his uncle Ant from the Bi-Focals and the Latin rhythms of Howick-based Pan Latino. Gig starts at 8 pm. Entrance is R20.


• The El Sombrero Spur at 50 Alan Paton Avenue, Scottsville, welcomes everyone to entertainment with Jammo from 5.30 pm onwards.



• Jammo continues his Wednesday night slot at the Nevada Spur at Cascades with a collection of numbers between 5.30 pm and 9.30 pm.


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



• December 12. This year’s blues festival at the Stables Wine Estate hosts blues and rock band Salty Dog from 12.30 pm onwards. Prego and wors rolls will be on sale. Cost is R85 per person. Inquiries: 033 266 6781 or 033 266 6781 or


• December 20. The Rainbow’s 28th birthday bash with the Brian Thusi Band presented by Castle Milk Stout. Doors open at noon. The first set starts just after 1 pm. Tickets: R40 presale, R50 at the door.


• December 27 and 28. The Parlotones, Crash Car Burn and The Black Hotels will be performing at Krakatoa at Sibaya Casino from 8 pm (doors open at 7 pm). No under 18s. Cost is R150 per person. Tickets available at www.power


• February 26. Jesse Clegg at Crossways in Hilton. Tickets cost between R100 and R150.

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