Brandy & Blues Evening: Gerald Clark
Backsberg Estate Cellars presents the second in its inaugural series of Brandy and Blues evenings: a performance by Gerald Clark. These intimate gigs allow guests to get up close and personal with South Africa’s foremost blues artists, while the music is complemented with a glass of Sydney Back Brandy or Glühwein received on arrival. This is followed by a two-course dinner of slow-roasted lamb shank and Sydney Brandy pudding.
7 July, 6:30PM
Backsberg Estate Cellars, Simondium Rd, Klapmuts, Paarl
021 875 5952
Gert Vlok Nel at Blah Blah Bar
The Blah Blah Bar presents a live performance by Afrikaans musician Gert Vlok Nel, who writes songs that are of a “haunting, bewitching, almost hypnotic quality, in an unusual, innovative Afrikaans”. He is joined by industry heavyweights Louis Awerbick and Basson Laubscher on bass and guitar respectively.
8 July, 7:30PM
Blah Blah Bar, 84 Kloof St (upstairs), Oranjezicht, Cape Town
082 349 8849
The Greatest Love of All – The Whitney Houston Show
The Greatest Love Of All – The Whitney Houston Show returns by popular demand, to pay tribute to the late multi-award-winning pop diva. Belinda Davids sings Houston’s greatest hits ‘I Will Always Love You’, ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’, ‘One Moment in Time’, ‘Didn’t We Almost Have It All’, ‘I’m Every Woman’ and more.
21 June to 16 July, Wed to Sat 8PM | Sun 6PM
R190 – R390
Artscape Opera House, D F Malan St, Foreshore, Cape Town
021 428 7839
Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival 2017
The 14th annual Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival (SICMF) is back in 2017 for ten days of classical music concerts. SICMF aims to provide talented young South African musicians with the opportunity to study, perform and be inspired by chamber music and orchestral playing at an internationally recognised and professional standard.
30 June to 9 July
R20 – R140
Endler Hall, University of Stellenbosch, 37 Victoria St, Stellenbosch
021 808 9571