Gig Guide 25 June to 1 July

2010-06-25 00:00


• The National Gig Guide presents Small Town Heroes, performing in Howick at the Red Tap, 5 Harvard Street, from 8 pm. Free entry. Bar and restaurant available.

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

• DJ Alan McCabe (Bundy) at the Kick ’n Whistle at Woodburn Rugby Stadium. Secure parking. Food and drinks specials available. Inquiries: 033 342 3528.

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

• The Jackie Horner Pub and Grill in Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road, Durban, hosts Collin Rule performing laid-back acoustic music from 9 pm to midnight. Admission is free. Phone 031 202 9192 to book. Friday pasta special costs R39.



• Mountain View country pub in Bishopstowe features music with Jammo after the Springbok rugby match (3 pm) on the big screen. Enjoy a cosy atmosphere with a roaring log fire and a great vibe.

• The Jackie Horner Pub and Grill in Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road, Durban, hosts pop-rock band Kissed by Katy from 9 pm to midnight. Admission is free. Phone 031 202 9192 to book. Saturday rib special costs R55 to R69.

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



• All-day fun and activities for the whole family at Mountain View country pub, including music by Jammo and friends through the day. Full bar and catering, braai facilities, miniature golf, quad biking, swimming pools and many more facilities on offer.

• The Jackie Horner Pub and Grill in Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road, Durban, hosts acoustic act Fiona Tozer from 1 pm to 3 pm. Admission is free. Phone 031 202 9192 to book. Sunday roast special costs R49.



• The MMC hosts U.S. singer-songwriter Jaspar Lepak and local bluegrass band The Bandits. Music starts at 8 pm at the Red Door, and entrance is R20.



• The Heritage Theatre, Hillcrest, presents a musical tribute to some of the world’s greatest rock bands featuring ace guitarists Barry Thomson and Dave Birch, with musical direction by Dawn Selby. Tickets, which include a two-course meal, are R195 Wednesday to Saturday at 7 pm, and R165 Tuesday at 7 pm, and Sunday at 12.30 pm. To book, phone 031 765 4197.

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

• At Bierfassl, Nottingham Road, the Last Musketeer will provide the music while you enjoy the good food on offer. Beer and burger special tonight, R11,95. Inquiries: 033 266 6320.

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



• Karaoke with Jen and Gary at the Firkin every Thursday from 7.30 pm.



• July 3: Open Strings, a music club at 9 St Georges Drive, Westville, will open its doors at 7 pm for the fourth time with Farryl Purkiss. Opening act is Brandon Hunt of Pocket Change fame who is an accomplished songwriter, guitarist and singer. Booking essential: Rod at 082 653 3948 or e-mail

• July 9: An acoustic night featuring Ard Matthews, Nibs van der Spuy and Farryl Purkiss is at the Mr Price Pro in Ballito.

• July 10: Prime Circle, Flash Republic, Dirty Skirts, the Pixie Bennett Band and others will be performing at the Mr Price Pro in Ballito.

• September 23-26: White Mountain Festival (held at White Mountain Lodge near Giant’s Castle). Early-bird tickets at Computicket for R350, which is a saving of R200 on the gate price. For more information, visit www.white or contact Pedro at 082 892 6176.

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

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