Joburg Music Guide – 2June

Forever Jackson

Fans of Michael Jackson, this one is for you! Performer Robin Parsons has dedicated his life to learning Michael Jacksons dance moves and singing. If you were not aware, you would swear that it is Michael Jackson himself of stage!

2 – 19 Jun @ 8pm (Wed – Sat), 3pm (Sun)

R145- R325

Joburg Theatre. On Loveday Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 0861-670-670

 

Elvis – The way it is

Get ready to rock with Shaky Russel. This performer has an incredible vocal range that is so close to Elvis. Add a 12 piece cast and live band to that and you have a full on experience.

2 – 5 Jun @ 8pm (Tue – Sat), 2pm (Sun)

R120 – R180

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

 

Naledi

A unique show about the journey of Naledi to find the Great Baobab Tree which guards ancients secrets of light and truth. Show written in all 11 languages.

4 Jun@ 7pm

R200

SA State Theatre. 320 Pretorius Street, Pretoria. (Tel) 012-392-4000

 

2016 Youth Month Concert

The Rand Symphony Orchestra will be celebrating Youth Month with this special concert. Works from Mozart, Sibelius, Haydn, Weber and more will be performed.

5 Jun @ 3:30pm

R150 – R100

Linder Auditorium. 27 St Andrews Road, Parktown. (Tel) 011-717-3223

 

Singprov

A unique concept where the audience gives the performers topics to improvise on and sing about. It’s a fresh concept and every evening is a new show.

4 Jun @ 7:30pm

R70

Amuse Café. 34 5th Street, Linden. (Tel) 084-555-5252

 

Six of the best

A tribute show with music from Freddie Mercury, Bon Jovi, Meat Loaf, Billy Joel, Cher and Pink.

2 Jun – 10 Jul @ 8pm (Tue – Sat), 2pm (Sun)

R120 – R180

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

 

Mervyn Africa Trio and Guest

He has performed for the Queen and President Nelson Mandela. Get to see him live at the Orbit.

4 Jun @ 8:30pm

R180

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

 

My Crew Hip Hop Festival

The festival will showcase raw hip hop talent while DJ Vad, DJ Ludz and DJ Mash Star bring the beat. It’s going to be a party of note.

3 Jun @ 8pm

R50

Ghandi Square. Cnr Eloff and Main Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-492-0915

 

The Welsh Male Voice Choir

They are a non-profit-making organisation made up of amateur choristers, our reward is to give enjoyment to others – as well as ourselves – through the medium of song.

5 Jun @ 2:30pm

R110

Roodepoort Theatre. 100 Christiaan de Wet Road, Florida Park. (Tel) 011-674-1357

Goldfish

Their genre-defying mix of live instruments, House beats and searing live performances has seen Goldfish go from impromptu jams at a tiny beach club in Cape Town to headlining Amsterdam’s Olympic Stadium.

4 Jun @ 5pm
R250

The Tin Factory. 22 Archimedes Street, Kramerville. (Tel) 011-056-9069

 

Boys will be boys

Artists performing include: Leon Stols, Roan van As, Jo Engelbrecht, Henri – Vintage Kings.
4 Jun @ 7pm

R120

SA State Theatre. 320 Pretorius Street, Pretoria. (Tel) 0861-915-8000

 

Wits Trio

The trio formed 4 years ago and have performed at major festivals and music societies in SA. Consisting of a Pianist, Violinist and Cellist the trio play a range of music from Brahms and Beethoven.

13 Jun @ 5:30pm

R50

University of JHB. Off Kingsway Road, Auckland Park. (Tel) 0861-915-8000