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


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


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


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)


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


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



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


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


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


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


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


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


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