Gig guide

2009-09-25 00:00


• The fourth White Mountain Folk Festival includes Rambling Bones (alter ego of Jay Bones), Bertie Coetzee, Farryl Purkiss, Josie Field, Larry Amos, Gary Thomas, Laurie Levine, Redhand Blues Band, Joshua Grierson, Andra, Barry Thomson, Flowing Water Band, Catlike Thieves. Tickets at Game stores (R400), Computicket (R450) and at the festival gate (R500). Visit or phone Pedro at 082 892 6176.

• Holiday Rock Fest features Small Town Heroes, Outbreak, Sematora and Monoxide at Douglas Mitchell Sports Grounds, Uvongo, south coast, (off the Old Main Road) at 7 pm. Pre-bookings to Maryse/Paul at 079 903 6955 or 039 314 4619 or e-mail

• Aintree Lodge hosts an over-30s dance (first and last Friday). Entrance free, dinner optional. Menu: roast and veggies for R75 and a curry for R45, plus dessert.

• PMB Wanderers Club hosts live music with Graham Faber. Pig on the spit – R40 per person. Bookings: 033 342 2375.

• Friday night is Student Night at Foxy’s. Inquiries: Fern Hill Hotel at 033 330 5071.

• The Olive Tree hosts Jammo for sundowners from 4.30 pm by the deck bar.

• The Kick ‘n Whistle, behind Woodburn Stadium, hosts DJ Shaw with music from the eighties to now. Inquiries: 033 342 3528.

• Every Friday is ladies’ night at Club CP (Crystal Palace). Women get in free. Dress strictly smart casual. Inquiries: 033 387 7941.


• The KZN Music Imbizo 2009 hosts a number of local, national and international speakers. Registration for the exhibition has opened for companies within the music industry and related services. Contact Sphe at or 072 058 6675.

• Harry Monks performs his Irish folksongs concert Songs of the Isles in the Fern Theatre at Fern Hill Hotel at noon. Tickets are R40. Inquiries: 033 330 5071.

• Dress 2 Kill party, featuring Big 3, Dreamz, Vibe Mastazz, Muntu Wabantu, Da Poets, Botsotso, Sane and Sne, as well as DJs on the desk: Sgoody, Sakhile, Man Q, Man Q, Energy, at the Bat and Ball (1 Market Street, Howick). Free of charge from 7 pm. Inquiries: Philani at 074 747 6767.

• Club CP (Crystal Palace) presents a variety party mix every Saturday with the funkiest house, R’nB, bhangra and old school tunes from 8 pm until late. Dress strictly smart casual. Inquiries: 033 387 7941.

• Saturdays at Hilton Durban, Rivets in association with DJ Vijen, hosts a bhangra fusion party. R80 gets you in before 11 pm, R100 thereafter. The party starts from 9 pm.



• Shabalala Rhythm in concert at the Rainbow Restaurant in Pinetown with doors open at noon, first set 1 pm. Tickets R20 pre-sale/R40 at the door.

• Pegasus hosts Johnny McGregor and Ken Thompson, who entertain from noon. Three-course lunch available, booking appreciated. Inquiries: 083 532 4415.

• Bev MacGregor performs at the Kick ‘n Whistle (behind Woodburn stadium). Entrance is free. Three-course meal on offer from noon, booking advised: 076 074 4726.

• Brett Cox and Roly Struckmeyer perform every Sunday afternoon at the Stagecoach. Inquiries: 072 654 6224.

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

• Jammo performs at the Olive Tree from lunch time.



• The MMC hosts Ilan Lax with the Distric Boys and midlands musician Abbo Hall.

• The Olive Tree coffee shop hosts karaoke on Tuesday nights. Karaoke starts at 7 pm until late. Bar open from 4 pm.



• Stagecoach open mic nigh t with Brett Cox. In quiries: 072 654 6224.

• Jammo is at the Nevada spur at Cascades from 5.30 pm to 9.30 pm.

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



• Phuza Thursdays at Foxy’s with a live DJ, dance floor and chill lounge. Inquiries: Fern Hill Hotel at 033 330 5071.

• 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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