Joburg Music Guide – 18 Feb

Gangs of Ballet

Balcony TV will be hosting Gangs of Ballet, Motherland and IV4 this weekend up on the 22nd floor, Randlords, in the heart of Braamfontein. Make sure you book early, this one is not be missed!

20 Feb @ 1pm

R50

Randlords. 41 de Korte Street, Johannesburg. (Tel) 011-489-1930

 

Cardboard Carousel

The dynamic duo consists of Calliopi Dawson and Richard Dawson. They have developed an amazing folk style which consists of beautiful harmonies and smooth music.

20 Feb @ 7pm

R70

The Brazen Head. Cnr Linden and Anne Road, Strathavon, Sandton. (Tel) 011-783-6122

 

The Runaway Train Cult

Truly a unique experience to watch this band perform. Their sound is a mix of gypsy and blues with a bit of blue grass and country.

19 Feb @ 7pm

R450

The Music Box. 191 Frances Street, Observatory. (Tel) 082-478-9555

 

Sbusiso Mkhize Sextet

Sbusiso hails from Umlazi and fell in love with music at a very early age. He plays paino, alto saxophone, The Horn e-flat and French Horn. This weekend he will perform with other talented musicians entertaining audiences with some of his favourite Jazz arrangements.

19 Feb @ 9pm

R100

Niki’s Oasis. 138 Bree Street, Newtown. (Tel) 082-448-6376

 

Dan Patlansky

Opportunities to see him are becoming more and more scarce due to him travelling to Europe more. Get a chance to finally see him perform this weekend. His music style is blues rock with his own unique style of playing the guitar.

21 Feb @ 6pm

R200

The Orbit Jazz Club. 814 de Korte Street, Braamfrontein. (Tel) 011-339-6645

The Colour Fest

This under 18 dance music festival is driven by the magical experience of uniting colour splashes which celebrates the variety of South Africa’s rich cultural diversity in a safe & secure environment.

R145 – R650

Innesfree Park. Cnr Katherine Street and Grayston Drive, SAndton. (Tel) 082-904-3850 or 011-728-1999

 

90’s Mania

The 90’s saw some of the best music being released, with countless hits and new artists breaking into the music industry. This show captures the 90’s on stage in song complete with a 11 piece cast of musicians, singers and dancers. Fun for the whole family.

18 Feb – 6 Mar @ 8pm (Mon – Fri), 2pm (Sun)

R120 – R180

Barnyard Theatre. 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park. (Tel) 01-823-6933

 

Rock Royality

Rock Royalty will give you a music experience as close to the real thing as possible! Watch this 10-piece cast pay tribute to legends including Chuck Berry and Little Richard, classic rock icons Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin and more!

18 Feb – 6 Mar @ 8pm (Tue – Sat)

R120 – R180

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

 

Classical Music Concerts

For the past nine years, the uplifting weekly classical concerts at 1pm on Fridays at the Auto & General Theatre on the Square, have become food for the soul for so many members of the community.
19 Feb @ 1pm

R50

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