Joburg – Music Guide 18Dec

SA Indies Music Week

A unique festival that aims to bring together Underground and Independent musicians with Music Industry Professionals. It’s a 5 day event where you can really network and take your music to the next level.

16 – 20 Dec @ 7pm (Wed – Sat), 3pm (Sun)

R20 – R50

The Lyric Theatre. Cnr Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Ormonde, Johannesburg. (Tel) 011-248-5168


3rd We Care Jazz Festival

The festival marks the end of 16 days of activism against women and children abuse and celebrates the 16th anniversary of this campaign.

20 Dec @ 12pm

R220 – R500

Dickinson Park. 10 Smuts Avenue, Vereeniging. (Tel) 0861-915-8000


DJ Shimza’s 7th Annual One Man Show

The showcase of musical talent returns to Tembisa for another musical spectacle. Mehlareng Stadium will be the centre of the action with incredible local artists performing as well as DJ Shimza!

25 Dec @ 12pm
R300 – R150

Mehlareng Stadium. 539 Reverent R.T.J Namane Drive, Tembisa. (Tel) 0861-915-8000


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 31 Dec @ 8pm

R95 – R180

Barnyard Theatre, Cresta. Shop L205, Cresta Shopping centre, Off Judges Avenue, Randburg. (Tel) 011-478-5300


Laid Back Sessions

Featuring prominent DJ’s from radio stations and happens every first Sunday of the month.

20 Dec @ 12pm
R300 – R600

Birchwood Hotel. 14 View Point Road, Boksburg. (Tel) 011-897-0000



Catch the Spin masters at the Vaal Show Grounds. Featuring artists like Eddie Rasta, Stace-Lee, Kaylin, R10 and Tebza 7.

16 Dec @ 11am

R30 – R50

Vaal Showgrounds. Cnr Boy Louw and Van Riebeeck Street, Vereeninging. (Tel) 0861-915-8000


Platinum Jukebox

Platinum Jukebox is a journey of music, song and dance starting with the gramophone in the 1920s and ending with the iPod in the 21st Century. High energy and non stop action, this is a great night out for the entire family or a group of friends.

Until 30 Dec @ 8pm (Tue-Fri), 1pm (Fri), 1:30pm (Sun)

R95 – R180

Barnyard Theatre, Rivonia. Cnr Rivonia and Witkoppen Road, Sunninghill. (Tel) 087-236-3088


Rock Royality

Get ready to rock! A tribute show that festive fun for the entire family, not forgetting corporate groups too. Listen to music from legends like Tina Turner, Michael Jackson and Mick Jagger.

Until 10 Jan @ 8pm

R95 – R180

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


Darkest Hour SA Tour 2015

The band will be celebrating 20 years of being in Metal by playing music from their album ‘Undoing Ruin’.

19 Dec @ 9pm


Bassline. 10 Henry Nxumalo Street, Johannesburg. (Tel) 011-838-9145


Christmas Eve with Black Coffee

3D360 productions is proud to present a Christmas Eve with Black Coffee at Zone 6 Venue. The line-up will also include some of Jozi’s hottest DJ’s sharing the stage with Black Coffee.

24 Dec @ 8:30pm

R120 – R250

Zone 6 Venue. 28 Chris Hani Road, Blackchain Shopping centre, Soweto. (Tel) 0861-915-8000


Smoking Dragon Festival

This is a 3 day New Years Festival with some of South Africa’s hottest bands. Expect to see ‘Zebra and Giraffe’, ‘Das Kapital’, ‘The Kiffness’ and much more.

29 – 31 Dec @ 3pm


Amphitheatre Back Packers Lodge. Off The R74, Bergville. (Tel) 082-855-9767