Joburg -Music Guide 27Aug

George Ezra

He has rose to fame is a short amount of time with his folk style sound. At 21 years old George Ezra is one of the biggest breakthrough artists and he will be performing this weekend at Carnival City.

30 Aug @ 12pm

R565 – R865

Carnival City. Cnr of Elsburg Road and Centurey Road, Brakpan. (Tel) 011-898-7000

 

Bob Fox

Get to spend an evening with Bob Fox, the man that sang and narrated the famous Handspring Puppet Companies ‘War Horse’. He has created a new concert that features the songs from War Horse.

26 Aug – 6 Sept @ 8pm (Tue-Fri), 4pm & 8pm (Sat), 3pm & 6pm (Sun)

R100 – R250

Montecasino Theatre & Studio. Corner William Nicol Drive & Witkoppen Road, Fourways. (Tel) 011-510-1988

 

Vuyokazi Tshaya

Vuyokazi is an experienced singer/songwriter, she was nominated for Best Gospel Album at the 8th Metro FM Awards.

28 Aug @ 7:30pm

R100

Winnie’s Soul & Jazz Restaurant. 1 Daphny Street, Wendywood Shopping centre, Wendywood. (Tel) 011-656-3059

 

Udit Narayan

The legendary King of Bollywood will be performing for one night only at Emperors Palace this weekend.

29 Aug @ 8pm

R150 – R1000

Emperors Palace. 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park. (Tel) 011-928-1044

 

ISO

Catch ISO this weekend as they get back on the road for “The Progressive Tour” joined by their new drummer Nick.

29 Aug @ 9pm

R60

Rumours Lounge. Cornelius Street, Weltevreden Park. (Tel) 082-098-3305

 

Old Mutual Music in The Gardens

This weekend The Parlotones take to the stage. Pack and picnic basket and spend the day outdoors while listening to one of South Africa’s most loved bands.

30 Aug @ 1pm

R50

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

 

Prime Circle

They are back in South Africa and will be performing this weekend. Make sure you book early.

28 Aug @ 9pm

R180

Scarlet Ribbon Function Venue. Stoneridge Shopping Centre, Greenstone Park. (Tel) 011-452-0755

 

Dan Patlansky

He is a South African master of the guitar that draws inspiration from great guitar players like Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and Stevie Ray Vaughan. With his unique blues rock sound and incredible energy on stage Dan will leave you begging for more!

28 Aug @ 8pm

R160

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

 

Live @ The Big Apple

The event is back at the Protea Hotel, Wanderers, taking place every second month on the last Friday of that month. This week get to listen to the smooth sounds of Jazz Duo Bruce and Fresk.

28 Aug @ 5pm

R200 – R230

Protea Hotel Wanderers. Cnr Corlett Drive and Rudd Road, Illovo, Sandton. (Tel) 011-770-5500

 

Lunch Hour Concerts

This week features an Operatic Concert with Sandile Mabaso. 

28 Aug @ 1pm

R40

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

 

Just Jinjer – Storytelling Sessions

Get up close and personal with Just Jinjer this weekend. They will be performing an intimate acoustic set  featuring their greatest hits.

29 Aug @ 2pm

R199

Katy’s Palace Bar. 6 Desmond Street, Kramerville, Sandton. (Tel) 073-857-0071

 

Johnny Clegg

He has sold more than 5 million albums worldwide and a musical icon in South Africa. Watch this amazing artist this weekend as he performs at the Botanical Gardens.

30 Aug @ 5pm

R190

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

 

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

 

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

 

Those were the days

Take a trip down memory lane to the sixties and get ready to ‘twist again’. Listen to music from the great artists that really sculpted their genres from Clapton to Joplin and The Beatles.

23 Jul – 30 Aug @ 8pm (Tue-Sat)

R170

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