Gig Guide 28 October to 3 November

2011-10-28 00:00


• Spring Festival at the Golden Horse Casino, featuring performances by Elvis Blue, Lady Lea, Teargas, Mario Ogle, and Lloyd Cele. General and VIP tickets are available through Computicket and at Shoprite/Checkers stores, with prices starting at R100.

• The Jackie Horner Pub and Grill at 47 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road, Glenwood, hosts Craig Nash from 5 pm until late.

• Origin in Clark Road, Glenwood, hosts Halloween 2.0 with 22 deejays headlined by First State ­(Netherlands), who will broadcast the 100th episode of his infamous Cross Roads radio show. Presale tickets are R120 or R150 at the door, at Idols (Pavilion Shopping Centre), SOHO (Stamford Hill Road) and Floogy’s Take-Away (Value Centre, Springfield Park). Doors open at 8 pm.

• The Heritage Theatre in Hillcrest pays tribute to The Eagles with Barry Thomson, Dawn Selby, Mali Sewell and Jason Andrew, Shaun Dragt, Andy Turrell and Riaan Jacobs until November 8. Tickets, ­including a two-course meal, are R165 on Tuesday at 7 pm and Sunday at 12.30 pm, and R190 from Wednesday to Saturday at 7 pm. The show-only ­option is R100. For more information, phone 031 765 4197.



• Calling all ghosts and goblins to join Crowded House at its annual Halloween party. Dress up in your most creative costumes and win big. The annual party will see the most scary deejays rip up the decks in true Halloween style. Doors open at 8 pm.

• Origin in Clark Road, Glenwood, hosts Neon ­Halloween, where you will be transported to an ­enchanted forest filled with mythical creatures. The ethereal deejays include Chef, Midnight Jackers and ­Nightvision. Doors open at 9 pm. The entrance fee is R80 before 10 pm and R100 thereafter.

• The Jackie Horner Pub and Grill at 47 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road, Glenwood, hosts karaoke with Spider Murch from 7 pm until late.

• Fresh from a judging stint on the most-watched TV series Indian Idols 5, Salim and Sulaiman, the hottest young musician duo of Bollywood, are heading to South Africa to ­perform in Durban at the ICC. Tickets are R150 at Compu­ticket.

• Bluestockings presents Josie Field duo and Kevin Leicher, supported by Port Elizabeth artist Meri Kenaz at 7.30 pm for 8 pm. Tickets are R60, and dinner is R50 (by pre-order only). To book, phone Narene at 083 659 3628.

• Mountain View hosts a giant Halloween party with live music by Jammo.



• Josie Field performs at Cliffy’s country pub at 2 pm. The opening act is Zephyr. Inquiries: phone 033 396 6710.

• Bokani Dyer Quartet in concert at the Rainbow Restaurant in Pinetown. Doors open at noon, and the first set is just after 1 pm. Tickets are R40 presale and R60 at the door. Inquiries: phone 031 702 9161 or 083 463 8044 or e-mail bandwagon@­

• The Jackie Horner Pub and Grill at 47 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road, Glenwood, hosts the Collin Rule from 1 pm to 4 pm. Phone 031 202 912 to book a table.


• The El Sombrero Spur at the Scottsville Mall invites you to an evening of feel-good live music with Jammo from 5.30 pm onwards.



• Mountain View country pub hosts a guitar circle, an informal get-together for music enthusiasts of all levels. It’s free and open to everyone.

• Jan the Last Musketeer is back at Bierfassl, where there’s good music and good food from 6 pm. To book, phone 033 266 6320.



• It’s Thirsty Thursday again at the Thistle Hotel, including feel-good live music with Jammo from 7 pm onwards.



• November 5: Don’t miss the first annual Durban Gospel Praise and Worship Music Festival, featuring drummer Big Mike Clemons, keyboardist Arthur “Buddy” Strong and bass player Terrance Palmer. The trio has performed together previously as part of the Grammy Award-winning group, Israel and New Breed. Individually, they have toured and recorded with music heavyweights including, Fred Hammond, Marvin Sapp, Byron Cage, Martha Munizzi and Usher. Inquiries: e-mail or phone 071 781 2184. Tickets are available at Gateway Music, Pavilion Music and Emmanuel Bookshop Chatsworth.

• November 6: Erin Fourie and Mark Haze (Idols) will be performing at Cliffy’s Country Pub from 1 pm. Tickets are R100 at Parklane Spar. Inquiries: phone 033 396 6710.

• November 8: Test Drive at The Playhouse features The Revealers (reggae) and Igugu Lesizwe ­(umshado) groups, performing during the lunch hour between 1 pm and 2 pm. Admission is free.

• November 13: Electronic duo Goldfish will be ­performing at the Durban Botanic Gardens. Early-bird tickets are available at Ticketbreak and are R80 for adults and R20 for children (six to 12 years).

• November 24: Laurie Levine performs at Alliance Française (22 Sutton Crescent, Morningside, Durban) from 7.30 pm. The entrance fee is R50. To book, phone 031 312 9582 or e-mail

• November 25: Laurie Levine performs at St Clements (191 Musgrave Road, Berea, Durban) from 7.30 pm. The entrance fee is R50. To book, phone 031 202 2511.

• November 25: Guy Buttery will release his new album, To Disappear in Place, on vinyl format. The gig takes place at Upstairs at Spiga, Florida Road, Durban, from 8 pm. For more information, phone 031 303 9511.


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

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