Gig Guide 29 May

2009-05-29 00:00


• House party experience at Madlula’s place featuring DJs Sox, Deep, Sduz, Honest and Masiya. Admission R50 (women free before 9 pm).

• Saxophonist Iye Echa and friends will be playing jazz at the City Royal Hotel located in Burger Street. The theme of the performance for this month is Celebrating the Music of Abdullah Ibarahim, from 6 pm to 10 pm. Admission free and dress code smart. Inquiries: 084 278 8024.

• Night of Mayhem featuring Cynical Origin, Hatespeech, Doxology, Drawn Red and Ankst at Detour pub and club. Follow directions from Botanic Gardens. Admission is R30. Inquiries: 033 345 1539.

• Marc Andrew performs at Botanic Hotel (2 Morcom Road, Prestbury). Free entrance, plus burger and a beer special at R50.

• Stealing Love Jones perform at Snap! Wine Bar (41 Marriot Road, Durban) from 8.30 pm. Inquiries: 031 309 4160.

• Songwriter Fiona Tozer performs at Vanille Caf é (5 Bellevue Road, Kloof) at 6 pm. Admission R50 per table. Inquiries: 031 717 2780 or 031 764 1196.

• Genie in the Bottle (in C. B. Downes Road) hosts karaoke and dance with DJ Mervin from 7 pm. Inquiries: 082 253 7076.

• DJ Bundy will be playing all sorts at Tracks End in Howick tonight from 8 pm. Inquiries: 084 277 7172.

• Club CP (Crystal Palace) presents a party night every Friday from 8 pm. Come dance the night away to the coolest tunes. Inquiries: 033 387 7941.

• The Kick ‘n Whistle behind the Woodburn Stadium hosts karaoke tonight with Stuart from Smartstep. Secure parking is available. Inquiries: 033 342 3528.

• The Musketeers are back at Collegians performing good music and there’s good food available. Inquiries: 082 761 5249.



• Playing for a Reason takes place at the Winston Pub, featuring Mean Louise, Knight Blind, Sword of War, Vengeance Resides, Bad Murphy, South of a Sun, Paige of State, The Hollow, A.T.C, Hate Speech, Beyond the Pale and Cynical Origin. In aid of orphaned animals at the SPCA,. Doors open at 2 pm. Entrance is R25 with an item of dog or cat food, R40 without, or if you bring a bag of dog food, entrance is free.

• Pegasus hosts karaoke with Ken Thompson and a bring-and-braai with the big screen. Inquiries: 083 532 4415.

• Club CP (Crystal Palace) presents a variety party mix every Saturday with the funkiest house, bhangra and old-school tunes from 8 pm. Inquiries: 033 387 7941.



• R ’n B artist Loyiso and the Pixie Bennet Band will be performing at the Old Mutual Music at the Lake concert series — held at the Botanical Gardens in Durban. Tickets R100 (concessions R50 for children six to 12 years) from Computicket (083 915 8000) and the Info Centre in the Durban Botanic Gardens at 031 309 1170.

• Brett Cox and Roly Struckmeyer will be performing at Stagecoach from 6 pm until 10 pm. Admission free. Inquiries: 033 394 7727.

• The evergreen Johnny MacGregor with the Three Must Have Beers will be entertaining at Pegasus from 2 pm. Lunch available. Inquiries: 083 532 4415.

• Mike from Marshall Music plays laid-back piano and keyboard favourites from 5.30 pm at the Nevada Spur at Cascades.

• Jazz at Suncoast hosts a free concert, featuring the Neil Gonsalves Quartet, with Salem Washington.


• Jammo continues his popular Wednesday night slot at the Nevada Spur at Cascades, with a wide range of feel-good numbers from 5.30pm to 9.30 pm.

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



• Until June 6 is Lipstick and Lovesongs — The Divas Show, featuring songs made famous by women such as Down Town, Leader of the Pack, I Say a Little Prayer, It’s My Party, Big Spender and other famous hits. Tickets are R60 (10% discount for a table of ten). Bookings: e-mail or 033 260 5537.

• Jen and Gary host karaoke from 7.30 pm at the Lizards Rock.

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


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