Cape Town Music Guide -28July

Jenny & the Jameses

The Baxter Theatre presents a concert by Jenny and the Jameses, who perform Celtic inspired original music combined with beautiful Airs and foot stomping reels. This group takes audiences on a musical journey with the sounds of harp, violin, guitar and piano accordion.

26 July, 10.30am


Baxter Theatre, Main Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town

021 685 7880

Raga Ecstasy

Raga Ecstasy is a classical Indian music concert featuring the sitar maestro, Niladri Kumar with tabla genius, Vijay Ghate. Audiences experience the “soul-stirring” sitar as it manifests in the hands of a maestro accompanied by the passionate pulse of the tabla creating a musical splendour.

29 July, 7:30PM

R300 – R600

Baxter Concert Hall, Baxter Theatre, Main Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town

021 685 7880

Luca Hart at Blah Blah Bar

An intimate acoustic solo show by violinist, singer and songwriter Luca Hart. A one-woman force, Hart composed, produced, recorded, mixed and designed her debut album Ebb and Flow, which was launched at Blah Blah Bar last year. She now returns to perform these songs, along with new compositions – from soulful ballads to ambient soundscapes and electronic dance music.

29 July, 7PM


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

082 349 8849

Cherry Vynil at Jack Black Brewery

High energy acoustic folk rock band Cherry Vinyl bring their colourful and fun musical perspective to Jack Black Brewery.

28 July, 7PM

Jack Black Brewery, 10 Brigid Rd, Diep River

021 447 4151

Cherry Vynil & The Dandies

26 July, 8:30PM

High energy acoustic folk rock band Cherry Vinyl bring their colourful and fun musical perspective to Ellington’s. They are joined by Potchefstroom rock outfit The Dandies.


Ellington’s Saloon, 31 Northumberland St, Bellville

021 948 8835

The Swing Collective

The Swing Collective play a toe-tapping mixture of roaring 1920’s swing and modern pop tunes.

27 July, 8PM

Harringtons Cocktail Lounge, 61b Harrington St, Cape Town

021 461 2276

July Line-up at Alma Cafe

The Alma Cafe presents regular evenings of live music by local musicians every week. July Line-up includes Bill Knight & Richard Tait and Wren & Faye; The Fishwives and Jonathan Tait and Koos Kombuis.

28 to 30 July, 7:30PM

R120 – R210 incl. burger/light meal/dinner

Alma Cafe, 20 Alma Rd, Rosebank, Cape Town

021 685 7377

Jazz Rendez-Vous: Steve Newman Trio

Alliance Française du Cap hosts the next instalment of the regular Jazz Rendez-Vous events, featuring the Steve Newman Trio with Titilayo Adedokun. The performance sees Steven Newman on guitar, Peter Ndlala on bass, Carlo Fabe on drums and featuring vocals by Titilayo Adedokun.

28 July, 7:30PM


Alliance Française du Cap, 155 Loop St, CBD, Cape Town

021 423 5699


Nur Abrahams is by far one of South Africa`s most soulful singers. Nur has contributed to many a hit show in Cape Town and this year he brings us his second solo production “It`s My Time”. He has embarked on a new journey to showcase his amazing vocal talent. His brand-new look, brand new sound and a brand-new journey. Featuring the very talented Devanish Hendricks, Fagrie Isaacs and Tye Platinum.

25 to 28 July

Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town

021 685 7880

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

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