Cape Town Live Music Guide – 1 Sept to 7 Sept

Handful of Keys

Pieter Toerien Productions presents another instalment of A Handful of Keys, directed and created by Ian von Memerty. The performance unravels as a constant surprise with “devastating wit and musical mastery” – from piano pyrotechnics to inspiring inventiveness. For the first time since the show’s launch in 1994, there are three keyboards and three pianists on stage – Roelof Colyn, 19-year old James Smith and a special guest.

Until 8 October, Tues to Sat 8PM/Sat 5PM/Sun 3PM

R100 – R180

Theatre on the Bay, 1 Link St, Camps Bay, Cape Town

021 438 3301

Wolfkop Weekender: Power Flower Picnic

Wolfkop Weekender’s fourth edition of its Power Flower Picnic is an intimate gathering and music event that takes place deep within the Citrusdal Valley, past the orange groves and down by the river. The weekend seeks to combine the essence of a camping getaway with a grass-roots festival experience, featuring a curated music selection and wholesome food traders.

1 to 3 September, Fri 4pm to Sun 6pm

R950 – R11 655

Wolfkop Camping Villages, Grootfontein Farm, Keerom St, Citrusdal

Mi Casa Album Launch

Award-winning South African House band, Mi Casa presents the launch of their 4th studio album, Familia. The soulful house group perform with a new live set and a new audio visual set up, taking their show to the next level. The concert features some of South Africa’s upcoming talent as well as some house-hold names.

1 September, 7PM to 12AM

R150 – R350

Grand Africa, Grand Cafe & Beach, Haul Rd, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Northern Lights – VOX Cape Town

VOX Cape Town presents Northern Lights – A Baltic Voyage, a musical voyage of light and sound set to the mystical Northern Lights. This is the third instalment of VOX’s New Soundscapes series – immersive concerts designed to expose Cape Town’s audiences to fresh choral sounds.

1 to 2 September, 7.30PM


St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Somerset Rd, CBD, Cape Town

082 772 2936

Brandy & Blues Evening: Albert Frost

Backsberg Estate Cellars concludes its inaugural series of Brandy and Blues evenings, with a performance from Albert Frost. 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.

1 September, 6.30PM


Backsberg Estate Cellars, Simondium Rd, Klapmuts, Paarl

021 875 5952

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