Joburg -Music Guide 24Sept

Joy of Jazz

Some of the world’s top jazz exponents will gather in Johannesburg in September for the annual Standard Bank Joy of Jazz event, and these include Marcus Miller, The Yellow Jackets, Peabo Bryson, Larry Carlton and Dee Alexander.
24 – 26 Sept @ 7pm

R500 – 1250

Sandton Convention Centre. 8 Fredman Drive, Sandown, Sandton. (Tel) 011-779-0000


Krank’d Up 2015

36 Crazyfists’ will be this year’s headline act at Krand’d Up 2015 with Van Coke Kartel, Red Helen and Dirty Moonshine and many more on the lineup. Make sure you book early!

26 Sept @ 1pm

R270 – R350

Sundowners. Cnr Kliprivier & Kromdraai Road, Alberton. (Tel) 083-260-7047


Derek Gripper

He is a virtuoso on the classical guitar and will be in Johannesburg for just one night. Make sure you don’t miss it!

25 Sept @ 8:30pm


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


Jeremy Loops

He has become a household name in South Africa for his edgy sound and live performances. Jeremy will have you in awe as he performs on stage as he did to audiences in MUSICEXPO 2013 in Los Angeles.

25 Sept @ 8pm


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


The Classic Jazz Masters

New Orleans style Jazz band, ‘The Classic Jazz Masters’, will be at the Auto and General Theatre on the square this weekend. Prepare for journey in Jazz music!

27 Sept @ 4pm


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


Rock and Acoustic Sundays

Its pretty much a family affair, to just relax by enjoying lunch and listening to good music from various South African acoustic artists.

27 Sept @ 3pm


Rumours Lounge. 20 Cornelius Street, Weltevreden Park. (Tel) 082-098-3305


Shortstraw presents The Tea Party

This is a great initiative brought to you by Shortstraw for all they younger fans. This is an under 18 only party that will feature a hot line up of local talent including Shortstraw, PHFat, Normadic Orchestra and Gangsterdam.

26 Sept @ 5pm

R100 – R250

1Fox – The Sheds. 1 Fox Street, Ferreirastown, Johannesburg. (Tel) 084-057-0015


Eldo’s Jazz festival

The 10 Eldo’s Jazz and Arts Festival will take place this weekend with a host of activities for festival goers to enjoy. They will have Fine Art exhibitions, Theatre and Comedy and Jazz Music.

27 Sept @ 9am


Eldorado Park. Eldorado Park Grounds in Extension 6, South of Johannesburg. (Tel) 078-759-8433


Diamonds, Kings and Queens

Get ready for a trip down memory lane with the songs from the likes of Elvis, Dolly Parton, Simon & Garfunkel and Tina Turner to name but a few.

23 – 27 Sept @ 8pm (Wed, Thur, Sat); 2pm (Sun)


Barnyard Theatre, Vereeniging. Cnr General Hertzog Road and Club Street, Vereeniging. (Tel) 016-454-8388


Youth & Community Choir Festival

The Gala concert of the Choir festival 2015 will take place this weekend offering participating choirs to perform with the popular WITS Choir.

27 Sept @ 3:30pm


Wits Great Hall. 3 Jorissen Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-717-1376



Catch them performing at Presley s this weekend followed by a party with resident DJ’s.

25 Sept @ 8:30pm

Presleys, Boksburg. Cnr North Rand Road and Gibb Road, Boksburg. (Tel) 011-826-1988


Viva Las Vegas

A tribute to the super stars that rocked Vegas for the past 60 years. From Celine Dion to Cher, Elton john and Guns and Roses. Catering for all music lovers!

Until 11 Oct @ 8pm (Tue-Sat), 2pm (Sun)

R100 – R170

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


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