Gig Guide 6 to 12 May

2011-05-06 00:00


• Catch South African bands Knave and The Narrow on stage with DJ Jamie at the Red Door. Doors open at 7 pm and entrance is R50. Inquiries: Jamie at 082 975 4473.

• Rockafella’s Dance Club is open for karaoke with Gary and Jen until 10 pm, with DJ Kamil thereafter. Inquiries: 033 342 9522/21.

• Live music with Trevor at Calsey’s from 7 pm.

• Karaoke at Stagecoach with Delwyn every Friday from 7 pm until 10 pm.

• The Jackie Horner Pub and Grill at 47 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road, Glenwood hosts Craig Nash from 8 pm. Entrance is free. Phone 031 202 9192 to book a table.

• Westmore Park Club hosts music and dance with Jonathan every Friday from 7 pm. Rock, pop and good Afrikaans music. Phone 079 525 9649.



• Moonshadow will host a concert in tribute to the late Syd Kitchen, featuring Celtis, Richard Haslop, Tim Wells and Nux Schwartz, Mim Erasmus, Dave Marks, Andy and Tiffany, Fiona Tozer, Mike Raftery, Kerry Wood and Colin Peddie, John Ellis, Rob Warren and Greg Georgiades. Bands include the Hairy Legged Lentil Eaters, Cloud 9, Maisha, Counsel and Force; and Salty Rits. Inquiries: Smelly Fellows at 031 466 1046 or 078 264 9475.

• Catch Jammo playing live music before and after the Sharks match on the big screen at Mountain View country pub.

• The Jackie Horner Pub and Grill at 47 Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road, Glenwood hosts Collin Rule from 1 pm to 3 pm. Entrance is free. Phone 031 202 9192 to book a table.


• In celebration of Mother’s Day, Sappi presents Music in the Garden (in support of the SPCA) featuring Epworth School Marimba Band, PMB Philharmonic Strings, Nonaseye, Shomon-Steve Fataar, Pan Latino, Hairy Legged Lentil Eaters, Quinton Young and Catlike Thieves. The comperes will be Dave Guselli and Martin Godfrey. The festivities take place at the Botanical Gardens from 11 am to 5 pm. Tickets are R100 (R50 for children under 12). Toddlers under three get in for free. For more information phone Maureen at 033 386 9267.

• All-day fun at Mountain View country pub and entertainment centre, including live music throughout the day with Jammo and friends.

• Westmore Park Club hosts karaoke with Mervin and Brenda every Sunday from 3 pm. Children are welcome. Phone 079 525 9649.

• Join the band Too Close every Sunday afternoon at Zacks in the Windermere Centre, Windermere Road, Durban, for an afternoon of cool jazz and smooth jams. Starts at 3.30 pm. Entry is free. Phone 031 312 0755 for more information.



• Red Door drumming circle from 7 pm until 8 pm – the beginners’ circle where basic rhythms are taught and practised. The jamming session starts at 8 pm. Take your drums, didgeridoos, shakers and scratchers and join in for the drumming session. Entry is free, but R10 has to be paid at the bar if you wish to use an available drum. For further information phone Tosch at 071 444 2111.



• Red Door Pub Night on Wednesday with DJ Scotty mixing your favourite tunes. Entry is free. Strictly no under 18s. Inquiries: Tosch at 071 444 2111.

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

• Calsey’s hosts karaoke with Gary and Jen. Inquiries: 033 342 3528.



• Every Thursday night from 8 pm, the Red Door brings you jazz recordings with DJ Cliffbert. Some great classics to pulsating African Jazz rhythms to technical contemporaries, spicing the evening with a bit of soul, funk and blues. Entry is free. Inquiries: Tosch at 071 444 2111.

• Every Thursday is ladies’ night at Rockafellas. From 6 pm there is line dancing in the dance club area with Ben from Ben’s Dance Studio — for the ladies only. Inquiries: 033 342 9522/21.

• Karaoke at the Pot and Barrel at the Rotunda every Thursday night at 7.30 pm.



• May 14: David Chislet will be presenting a music-business workshop at Alliance Française (22 Sutton Crescent) from 10 am to 1 pm. Entrance is R30. E-mail: or sms 079 707 7773.

• May 27 to May 29: blistering line-up for Bushfire festival: Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, Goldfish, Black Coffee, Jamaican-Canadian dub poet D’Bi. Young, Habib Koité, The Yale Concert Band, Mime Decol French DJ Ben Montrésor, Gazelle, Pedro the Music Man, Tsha Tsha Boys and Hot Water.

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

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