Cape Town Music Guide -21July

PHFAT and Haezer’s Show

Haezer and PHFAT will take the stage together once again, but this time they’ve added a little mystique to the occasion. PHFAT makes some of the most iconic electro hip hop beats to come out of SA, and they are a real spectacle to behold on stage. Haezer is a local sound spinner who has been on the Cape Town music scene since 2008. He was a resident DJ at The Assembly and even opened for Steve Aoki.

21 July, 6PM

Drostdy Street, Stellenbosch

082 561 4719

A Tribute to Bon Jovi and the Masters of Rock’n’Roll

Mark Haze, the former Idols finalist has a powerful voice that has only gone from strength to strength. He has done gigs all over the country, and we cannot wait for him to tackle the mammoth and iconic anthems made famous by the one and only Jon Bon Jovi. Mark Haze and the sensational six-piece band will bring these Bon Jovi hits to life. That’s not where the nostalgic theme ends! The band members will all be dressed up as Bon Jovi would prefer; earrings, leather and long hair.

22 July, 7PM

R120

Venue: Die Boer, 6 Chenoweth Street, Durbanville

021 979 1911

The Young Folks & The Vanilla at Beerhouse

The Young Folks combine the best of rock ‘n roll and pop with their unique dose of South African flare. Joining them is feel-good pop band The Vanilla.

22 July, 9PM to 1AM

Beerhouse, 223 Long St, Cape Town

084 413 1029

Nick Turner Trio at Blah Blah Bar

The Blah Blah Bar presents the Nick Turner Trio, a band whose music spans genres with influences ranging from rock, reggae and African to hip-hop, ghoema and jazz. Nick Turner’s sound is “lyrically powerful, relevant, humorous and energetic”, and his shows feature virtuosic musicianship, funky grooves and catchy tunes.

22 July, 7.30PM

R100

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

082 349 8849

Emile YX? Farewell & Double Album Launch

Emile YX?, South African hip hop pioneer and founder of iconic group Black Noise, launches both his new album Demockery and the soundtrack to the documentary From B-boys to Being Men. The event serves as a farewell to him as he leaves Cape Town for the USA.

21 July, 7PM

R50 – R200

The Hive, 37 Palmer Rd, Muizenberg

060 904 5988

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

R130

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

021 410 9807

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

R60/R90

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