Gig guide

2007-12-28 00:00


Graham Faber is performing at Pegasus Country Pub in Ashburton. Inquiries: 083 532 4415.

Collegians club is hosting the Musketeers with their rock ‘n roll and country music from 8 pm until late. Entrance free. Inquiries: 033 342 1736.

The annual Just Jesus Session (JJS) New Year’s music festival takes kicks off in Ashburton. Visit for more information.


The Parlotones, Perez and The Black Hotels are performing at UShaka Marine World from 8 pm as part of the Xbox Summer Tour. Inquiries: 031 328 8000 or visit

Crossing Point and New Altum are performing at the Red Door tonight. Headlining the night are Durban hardcore pioneers Crossingpoint, currently preparing to release their second album which is being mixed and mastered in NYC. New Altum is a post-hardcore experimental alternative rock band birthed in April 2005.

Join Jen and Gary at Baloos in Town Bush Road as they host karaoke from 7 pm until late.


Performing at UShaka Marine World are Wonderboom, Driverlane and Crash Car Burn from 8 pm. Inquiries: 031 328 8000 or visit

The Just Jesus Session (JJS) main site venue in Camperdown continues. The event features artists such as The Ranks, a local three-piece, New Altum and the Arrows. The show will continue untill January 1. Visit for more information.

Erin Fourie performs at Hebron Haven every Sunday over lunchtime.


New Year’s Party at Mountain View Country Pub from 7 pm. Entertainment by Rocking Solo. Entry fee is R30 per person for adults and R15 for children under 12. Free shooter on arrival. There is a cash bar and light meals available. There are kids entertainment and a games room, accommodation and camping. Bookings are essential. Situated in Bishopstowe, District Road 389. For more information, contact Dion or Angelique at 033 390 1513 or at 082 781 1246.

Collegians New Year Eve bash will be held in the big hall at the club and the cost is R90 per person, which includes a buffet dinner. The music will be supplied by the Musketeers. Inquiries at: 033 342 1736.

At Suncoast in Durban is a stellar line-up of South African performers including the 2007 Top 5 Idols finalists, Prime Circle, Love Ones and LX Seth, plus there will be a huge fireworks display. Cost is R120 per person in the general area and R170 per person in the Golden Circle (standing). Tickets are available at Computicket. For more information, contact Suncoast at 031 328 3000.

Bev MacGregor and Karaoke with Stuart (concert charge R100) are on the bill at Pegasus Country Pub in Ashburton. Inquiries: 083 532 4415.

The Florida Road New Year’s Eve bash is back. The party will offer varied entertainment in a safe and contained environment. The main stage opens at 7.30 pm with music from the sixties, seventies and eighties. This is followed at 10 pm by a fashion spectacular, hosted by Models International, featuring Max Fashion, Zuloe and eSquared with music by top Durban DJ’s. At 11 pm, get ready to dance to Top 40 hits which will keep you rocking through the countdown to 2008. The street party continues until around 2 am. VIP Tickets can be purchased directly at the venues in Florida Road, while general access tickets are available at Computicket at just R160. For more information check out, or phone 031 301 2777 or 084 514 6188.


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


Join Jen and Gary at Baloos in Town Bush Road as they host a karaoke night.

Open mic sessions at Scaramouch Pub at 47 Old Main Road, Hillcrest, every Thursday night from 8 pm onwards. Inquiries: 084 555 3112.


January 4. Tony Cox will be performing at Darnall Country Club. Tickets are R130 including snacks and a curry buffet, kicking off at 6.30 pm. Cash bar. Booking is advised. For more information, contact Greg at 084 800 0431.

February 20. Music diva Celine Dion is heading for South Africa to initiate her world tour, in February 2008. Dion has been performing for the last five years in Las Vegas, where her contract finished on December 15. Tickets are available exclusively through Mr Price Ticket Connection online and in all Mr Price, Mr Price Home and Mr Price Sport stores. Tickets range from R310 inclusive of service change fees.

March 16. Josh Groban will be performing at Greyville Racecourse in Durban. “I’m especially excited about finally returning to South Africa, I feel like my fans are ready to come on a journey with me. South Africa is very dear to me and I have never forgotten the spirit and passion shown to me on my last visit. This remains one of my greatest memories of my tour around the world.” Groban’s new album, Noel, is now avilable in South Africa, and is a collection of Christmas music featuring duets with Faith Hill and Brian McKnight and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. It is produced by David Foster.

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