Gig Guide 27 January to 2 February

2012-01-27 00:00


• Just Jinjer will be performing at the Barnyard Theatre in Gateway for one night only. Tickets are R160 per person, and seating will be as for normal shows, with no standing room. To book, phone the Barnyard Theatre at 031 566 3045 or e-mail

• Running until Sunday is Platform Jazz at the Rhumbelow Theatre. The seven-piece Dixieland band will play authentic twenties’ toe-tapping jazz. The show starts at 8 pm tonight and tomorrow, and at 6.30 pm on Sunday. Book at Computicket.

• Murphy (Music Unlimited) performs every Friday at the Old Willowvale Hotel. Inquiries: phone 031 205 8427 or 084 060 9078.

• Cliffy’s Pub presents the live-rock vibe with Jammo at 7 pm.



• Seventies and eighties party with DJ Raj at Kings Park Stadium. Entrance is free, and there will be prizes for the best-dressed couple. For more information, phone 074 422 5694.



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

• Murphy (Music Unlimited) performs every ­Sunday at 2 pm at Coimbra (Queenmead Mall, Umbilo). Inquiries: 031 205 0870.

• The Rock Bottom in Umzumbe presents Goldie and Silver at 2 pm. Inquiries: Hayley at 078 444 7130.



• The Maritzburg Musicians’ Club hosts Shannnon Hope and Hector Houston. The evening starts at 8 pm, and entry is R30.



• Karaoke and live entertainment by Murphy (Music Unlimited) every Wednesday at the Old Willowvale Hotel. Inquiries: 031 205 8427.



• February 3 to February 5: Up the Creek Music Festival’s line-up includes aKing, Akkedis, Black Cat Bones, Blues Broers, Cameron Bruce, City Bowl Mizers, Fox Comet, Great Apes, Holiday Murray, Hot Water and Karen Zoid. Tickets are available from or directly from the festival’s Facebook page.

• February 3: Internationally renowned guitarists Nibs van der Spuy and Guy Buttery will be showcasing their new duo show accompanied by the release of their collaboration album In The Shade of the Wild Fig. at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban. Doors open at 7.30 pm. Inquiries: 031 260 2296. To book, phone Computicket at 086 1915 8000. Cost is R90 (tickets for UKZN students with a valid card cost R50).

• February 5: uShaka Marine World presents The Meditators, a local eight-piece reggae-style band, which will be celebrating Bob Marley Earth Day Reggae Music Festival – a worldwide celebration of the reggae legend’s birthday. Entry is free to the public. Inquiries: 031 328 8000.

• February 14: Old Mutual Music at the Lake hosts a Valentine’s Day concert, featuring Arno Carstens and Louise Carver, which will take place in the Durban Botanic Gardens at 7 pm. For more information, phone 031 322 4021.

• February 17 to February 19: Godfrey Johnson returns to Durban at the Rhumbelow Theatre with two great shows, The Songs of Noel Coward and Jacques Brel, and The Jukebox Favourites.

• February 25: Rewind 80s Music Festival comes to King’s Park, Durban, featuring ABC, Midge Ure (Ultravox), Marc Almond, Howard Jones, Go West and Village People.

• March 6: A Jesus Culture conference will be taking place at Cityhill Church in Durban, as part of the band’s nationwide tour. Tickets are R150.

• March 7: Usher will headline the Hansa Festival of Legends Tour at the ICC Durban Arena. Tickets are R250 to R450 at

• March 9: RAMfest takes place around the ­country, and arrives in Durban at Origin Night Club. The line-up includes Netsky (Belgium), Niskerone, Hyphen, SFR and many more. Tickets are R120. For more information, go to www.face or or phone 021 883 3607 or e-mail info@ramfest.

• April 5 to April: Splashy Fen takes place over the Easter weekend, and early bird tickets are on sale for just R375, limited to the first tickets sold. The early bird promotion also applies to ­tickets for children aged four to 11, which will cost R100. Children under four get in free. To book tickets, phone 083 915 8000 or go to compu

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