Gig Guide 23-29 July

2010-07-23 00:00


• The Red Tap, 5 Harvard Street, Howick, presents music with Jammo from 7.30 pm. Expect a lively repertoire of rock classics and party favourites

• The Last Musketeer performs at Collegians from 7 pm. Good food and music on offer. Inquiries: 082 761 5249.

• Cliffy’s hosts open mic with the Plagiarists. Take along an instrument and showcase yourself. Inquiries: 033 396 6710.

• The Jackie Horner Pub and Grill in Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road hosts the dynamite Kickstands on from 9 pm to midnight. Entrance is free. Phone 031 202 9192 to book.

• Get out your flares and platforms and head down to The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway and enjoy some disco fever courtesy of the Abba and Bee Gees tribute show Super Troupers, which runs until August 29. Tickets are R120, Wednesday to Saturday, and R85 every Tuesday and Sunday. To book, phone 031 566 3045.



• Skylit City — a newly formed PMB band — along with Johannesburg’s ::harbourlight:: and local indie band The Ranks will be performing at NCF at 7 pm.

• Mountain View Country Pub, Bishopstowe, features music with Jammo tonight, as well as the rugby on the big screen.

• Sakabula Country Lodge in Manderston is hosting Johnny Zest & Friends. Included is a three-course spit roast. Booking is essential as space is limited. Phone 033 251 0508.

• Karaoke with Jen and Gary at the Ferret from 7.30 pm.

• The Jackie Horner Pub and Grill in Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road hosts singer-songwriter duo the Hinds Brothers. Entrance is free. Phone 031 202 9192 to book.



• The SPCA fundraising day is being held at the Mountain View country entertainment ­centre. There will be music with Jammo, DJs, competitions and entertainment for adults and children alike as well as the usual facilities. The R35 entry fee includes a meal from one of the two spit-braais. Inquiries: 076 985 4303.

• Starting at noon, friends and fellow musicians of Busi Mhlongo, who passed away on June 15, after a long and brave battle with cancer, will be gathering at the Rainbow ­Restaurant at 23 Stanfield Lane, Pinetown, for a farewell concert anchored by Mhlongo’s regular band under the leadership of pianist Susan Barry and bassist S’busiso Mndaweni, with assistance from long-time friend Madala Kunene. Admission is free.

• The Jackie Horner Pub and Grill in Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road hosts Collin Rule, who plays his laid-back hits from 1 pm to

3 pm. Entrance is free. Phone 031 202 9192 to book.

• Maritzburg Bowling Club is hosting a ­Christmas-in-July luncheon with music by Johnny McGregor and The Three Must Have Beers. For more details and to book, phone Jo at 033 394 1862.


• Warren Shone and Tuff Gong perform at the Maritzburg Musicians’ Club, hosted at the Red Door at 8 pm. Entrance is R20.



• At Bierfassl, Nottingham Road, the Last Musketeer will provide the music while you enjoy the good food on offer. Inquiries: 033 266 6320.

• Singer-guitarist Jammo is back at the ­Nevada Spur at Cascades with four hours of feel-good favourites starting at 5.30 pm.

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



• Karaoke with Jen and Gary at the Ferret from 7.30 pm.



• July 24: The CD Heaven Only Knows by Jaziel Vaugh’hann, will be launched at ­Rythmic Beat in Hillcrest at 11 am.

• July 29: Pietermaritzburg R&B singer Mario Ogle performs as the opening act for Jay Sean at Gateway Wavehouse, Durban.

• July 31: Joyous Celebration will be performing at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban. Visit for more details.


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