Cape Town Music Guide -14July

Majozi for Mandela Day

South African Music Award-nominated musician Majozi performs at Cafe Roux in support of local NGO, The Happy Africa Foundation. All profits from this fundraising concert goes toward the work the NGO does in Khayelitsha, Langa and Redhill. Majozi’s sound is described as indie-folk with subtle influences of electro, and the musician attributes his faith as one of his musical inspirations. He has been nominated twice for a SAMA.

18 July, 7PM


Cafe Roux, 74 Shortmarket St, CBD, Cape Town

021 785 4319

Ottoman Slap at Blah Blah Bar

The Blah Blah Bar presents Cape Town band Ottoman Slap, who entertains audiences with melodies from the mountains of Al-Andalus and rhythms from the Middle East and dance from the sands of the Sahara. This 6 piece ensemble performs original pieces as well as unique rendition of a range of ethnic and traditional music, including Andalusian and Romanian folk songs, Kletzmer pieces and Arabic musical treasures.

15 July, 7.30PM


Blah Blah Bar, 84 Kloof St (upstairs), Oranjezicht, Cape Town

082 349 8849

Liefde By Die Arena

Bok Radio and GrandWest present Liefde By Die Arena, an Afrikaans concert featuring Die Heuwels Fantasties (DHF) and Laurika Rauch. The evening features a collaboration between the band and musician as they perform Rauch’s version of DHF’s Klein Tambotieboom. The concert also features the “Afrikaans hipster” Jo Black and versatile guitar virtuoso, Loki Rothman.

14 July, 8PM

R160 – R220

Grand Arena, GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World, 1 Jakes Gerwel Dr, Goodwood, Cape Town

074 963 3021

Grace Notes

The Cape Town Opera presents Grace Notes, a concert of spiritual music spanning centuries and continents. Following its acclaimed premiere in France in 2016, this unique concert of a cappella sacred music, curated by Thuthuka Sibisi, is heard by Cape Town audiences for the first time. There are three performances taking place over three consecutive Thursdays at St George’s Cathedral (13 and 20 July) and St John’s Church (27 July). Seating is limited at each performance.

13 to 27 July, 7.30PM to 8.30PM


St George’s Cathedral, 5 Wale Street, CBD & St John’s Church, St Johns Rd, Wynberg, Cape Town

021 410 9807

Cherry Vynil at Ellington’s

High energy acoustic folk rock band Cherry Vinyl bring their colourful and fun musical perspective to Ellington’s.

14 July, 8:30PM


Ellington’s Saloon, 31 Northumberland St, Bellville

021 948 8835

July Live Music Line-up at Nomad

Nomad presents a platform for local talents and bands to showcase their music in a line-up every Wednesday of the week.

8PM to 11PM


NOMAD Bistro & Bar, 33 Waterkant St, CBD, Cape Town
021 418 3020

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