Music guide for Cape Town – 9 to 15 March 2012

The String

Line up Gary Thomas, Farryl Purkiss, Machineri, Tombstone Pete, Andrew James & Dave Knowles

9 March @ 9pm – R60

The Dream Factory, 10 Orphan Street, Off Loop Street, Cape Town, Tel: 072 4369403

Vusi Mahlasela & Karen Zoid

Although the show as a whole will focus on Vusi, Karen will join him for some very poignant numbers. The two musical greats are appearing in concert together to emphasise the integration of South African people through combining their music and audiences. The audience can expect an unforgettable concert intimately featuring two awe-inspiring musical offerings, which may appear different at first, yet reveals the very same soulful expression and celebration of our rainbow nation.

10 March @ 7pm – R250

Paul Cluver Amphitheatre, Grabouw

Feel Good Concert with Andriette Norman

Known for her feel-good music, Andriette was one of the top three idols of 2007 and has sparked considerable interest throughout the country with her three albums and substantial fan-base.

It’s not only Andriette’s music that will leave you feeling good.

9 March @ 7pm – R80

Durbanville Hill Wines, Tel: (021) 809 8179

Gugulethu Tenors

The Gugulethu Tenors’ incorporate contemporary and subtle ethnic elements in their opera inspired music, embodying the rich, cultural diversity of South Africa. This vocal feast offers something for everyone – from opera favourites like Nessun Dorma and contemporary classics like You Raise Me Up, to South African favourites such as Meadowlands, Pata Pata and even Liefling, as well as their own moving compositions like O Afrika! and Nyamezela.

9 March @ 8pm – R100 – R130

Fugard Theatre, District 6, Tel: (021) 461 4554

Sammy Hartman

11 March @ 12pm

Catharina’s, Steenberg Hotel, Tel: (021) 713 2222

Barleycorn Annual Music Festival

Acts include Steve Newman, The Stremes, Black South Easter, Natasha Meister, Mothercity Mojo, The Brothers Streep, Tombstone Pete, Sixgun Gospel, Jenny Eaves, The Philip Malan Trio and Londi Gamedze.

10 March @1pm – 10pm – R30 – R60

Maynardville Open Air Theatre, Church Street, Wynberg, Tel: 082-493-1564

Stepping Out The Musical

Based on the original play by Richard Harris, the heart-warming, toe-tapping musical follows the story of the lives, loves and laughs of a group of women (and one man!) attending a weekly tap class in a dingy church hall.

9 & 10 March – R80

St Cyprian’s School Hall, Gorge Road, Oranjezicht, Tel: (021) 461 1090

Live Music @ The Harvest

Well known musicians include Newton and Johan who are sure to keep guests entertained with their mix of eclectic sounds, creating the perfect ambience.

Every Friday @ 5pm – 8pm

Laborie Wine Farm, Paarl, Tel: (021) 807 3095               

Tapas & Spanish Flamenco Nights

Every Thursday @ 6pm – 8pm

Steenberg Bistro, Sixteen 82, Tel: (021) 713 2211