Joburg -Music Guide 7May

SA Indies Music Week Grand Finale

Presented by the Independent Music Exporters of South Africa, this show is an evening of music and dance from Spain, Hungary and New York.

9 May @ 5pm

R50

The Lyric Theatre. Gold Reef City  Casino. (Tel) 011-248-5168

 

Wayne Hussey

Wayne Hussey is coming to South Africa as part of the tour for his latest album ‘Songs of Candlelight and Razorblades’. He will be playing just 4 shows so make sure you book early!

8, 9 May @ 8pm

R300

Barnyard Theatre, Rivonia. Corner Witkoppen and Rivonia Road, Sunninghill. (Tel) 011-467-6983

 

In Concert with Christopher Duigan

South African Musicians Christopher Duigan (Pianist) and James Grace (Guitar) get together this weekend to deliver a special Mothers Day performance.

10 May @ 3pm

R100

University of Johannesburg Arts Centre. (Tel) 011-559-3058

 

Mother’s Day Concert

Take mom out this mother day to the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens. Relax on the lawns while watching a live concert and enjoying a picnic lunch with the most important woman in your life.

10 May @ 2pm

R35 – R70

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens. End of Malcolm Road, poortview, Roodepoort. (Tel) 086-100-1278

 

99 Hits

One show filled with 99 of the biggest hits from the past 60 years. Featuring a full 11 piece cast of singers, musicians and dancers. Book now!

Until 31 May @ 8pm (Tues-Sat),2pm (Sun)

R165, R100

Barnyard Theatre, Cresta Shopping Centre, Beyers Naude Drive, Randurg. (Tel) 011-478-5300

 

Bonfire Hearts

A tribute to acoustic, unplugged and Celtic Rock. Hear songs from artists like Neil Diamond, The Lumineers, James Blunt and Bruno Mars. 

Until 31 May @ 8pm & 1:30pm (Sun)

R100-R170

Barnyard Theatre, Cnr Witkoppen Road and Rivonia Road. Sunninghill, Rivonia, (Tel) 011-467-6983

 

Mzansi Music Ensemble

A tribute show to the late Victor Ntoni, who was a composer and bassist, put together by the 18 piece big band known as Mzansi Music Ensemble.

9 May @ 8pm

R200

The Market Theatre. 57 Margaret Mcingana Street. (Tel) 011-832-161

 

Somi

Somi was born in Illinois, USA and travelled to Lagos for 18 months to find a new sound and musical inspiration. This show features music from her latest album, ‘The Lagos Music Salon’.

9 May @ 8:30pm

R250

The Orbit Jazz Club. 81 de Korte Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-339-6645

 

Lunch Hour Classical Concerts

Now in its 8th year, this uplifting music programme features leading local and international musicians.

8 May @ 1pm

R40

Auto & General Theatre on the Square. Nelson Mandela Square, corner Rivonia and West Street, Sandton. (Tel) 011-883-8606

 

Maceo Parker

He is a funk alto-saxophonist and one of the biggest names  in the genre. A true showman and a real pleasure to watch perform.

9 May @ 8pm

R180

Wits Main Theatre. 24 Station Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-788-7631

 

Pirates of the Caribbean Party

Catch Michael Ferguson live at Keg and Filly this weekend for a Pirate Themed party with Captain Morgan and crew.

8 May @ 7pm

Free

Keg and Filly. 3 Omlee Office Park, Sunninghill. (Tel) 011-807-5589

 

The city wide

Join Fred de Meillon and his and his band this weekend or an alternative rock and blues session at Smugglers!

9 May @ 6pm

R40

Smugglers Pub. Corner of Riverbend and Witkoppen Roads, Bloubosrand. (Tel) 011-704-7199

 

Joel Zuma Birthday Concert

Join EMI recording artist Joel Zuma this weekend for a show of soul hits and original songs. 

8 May @ 7pm

R80

Winnie’s Soul and Jazz Restaurant. 1 Daphny Street, corner Wendy Street, Wendywood Shopping Centre. (Tel) 073-828-8888