Joburg -Music Guide 6Aug

Oppikoppi 2015

South Africa’s thorniest, dustiest music overloaded festival. Multiple genres. Not for feeble hearted dainties. On the bill this year: Shortstraw, Tweak, PArlotones, Francois Van Coke and more.

7-9 Aug @ 12pm

R750

Oppikoppi. Plot D869, Northam. (Tel) 012-326-0560

 

Thank you for the music

A tribute show featuring music from Abba, Queen and the Bee Gees! Take a trip down memory lane with the 11 piece cast and live band at Barnyard Theatre.

Until 30 Aug @ 8pm (Tue-Sat), 2pm (Sun)

R100 – R170

Barnyard Theatre. 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park. (Tel) 011-823-6933

 

Cama Gwini

Siphokazi Buti also known as Cama Gwini is a singer/songwriter and musician. She rose to fame in 2007 with her single ‘imvumi. Watch her perform live at Winnies this weekend.

7 Aug @ 7:30pm

R120

Winnies Soul & Jazz Restaurant. 1 Daphny Street, Wendywood. (Tel) 011-656-3059

 

The Brother Moves ON

The Brothers sound of traditional, trans Atlantic and dub metal. Redefining how we look Hip-hop and performance art.

7 Aug @ 8:30pm

R120

The Orbit Jazz Club. 8 de Korte Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-339-6645

 

50 Carat Gold

Music that has defined music history is the theme of the show, showcasing 50 of the greatest songs of all time.

Until 11 Oct @ 8pm 

R100 –R170

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

 

Edith Klug Ensemble

She has a solid background in Jazz and extensive professional experience in performing and teaching. Get to listen to her warm rich voice this weekend.

9 Aug @ 6pm

R100

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

 

Those were the days

From the opening chords of Wipe Out to the closing anthem of Hey Jude – Those were the days will take you back to a world that was experiencing a music revolution.

Until 30 Aug @ 8pm (Tue-Sat), 2pm (Sun)

R170

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

 

The Wits Trio

ZAnta Hofmeyr, Maciej Lacny and Malcolm Nay form the Wits Trio, a well known group of musicians in South Africa. Get to watch them this weekend in Johannesburg before they embark on their tour of South Africa. 

8 Aug @ 7pm

R55-R85

Wits Atrium. 24 Station Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-717-1376

 

Lunch Hour Classical Concerts

This week features French influence in music with musicians Miro Chakaryan and Annalien Ball taking to the stage.

7 Aug @ 1pm

R40

Auto and General Theatre on The Square. Cnr Rivonia and West Street, Sandton. (Tel) 011-883-8606