Cape Town Music Guide -13Oct

Flying Bantu

Blah Blah Bar presents a live performance by African Afro-fusion band, Flying Bantu. The Zimbabwean band play a unique fusion of rock, reggae, funk and jazz along with a traditional African signature that makes for an indulgent and meaningful listening experience. Together the five sing about being human, being African and everything in between – both beautifying and challenging humanity’s complex existence.

12 October, 7.30PM


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

082 349 8849

Casper Ace & The Wild Cards

Casper Ace & The Wild Cards have been delighting and uniting people from diverse backgrounds with their eclectic music and lively performances. Their artfully delivered repertoire pay homage to popular music’s finest exponents while also shining a light on often overlooked gems by lesser known greats. Audience members can expect to hear Cape jazz, reggae, blues and rock n’ roll interpretations of hits from Ed Sheeran, Sting, JJ Cale and Billy Joel to Koos Du Plessis, The Beatles, Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard.

15 October, 7PM


Alexander Bar & Theatre

021 300 1088

Abdullah Ibrahim in Concert

South Africa’s most distinguished pianist, Abdullah Ibrahim presents two solo piano concerts at the Artscape Theatre. The programme showcases Ibrahim’s compositions spanning the past seventy years, influenced by the people, places and events that have impacted his life and career. Ibrahim is the recipient of many awards and honorary doctorates and remains at his zenith as a musician and a tireless initiator of new projects.

13 to 14 October, 8PM

R300 – R375

Artscape Theatre, Artscape Theatre Centre, D.F. Malan St, Foreshore, Cape

021 410 9800

Muizenberg Jazz Festival

The first ever Muizenberg Jazz Festival, taking place at the Masque Theatre in Muizenberg, sees two days filled with performances by local Jazz artists. This year’s line-up features 10 Jazz acts each performing an hour long set over the course of the two evenings, as well as a photographic exhibition in the theatre’s foyer. The festival offers diverse Jazz genres such as Classic Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Afro Jazz, Cape Jazz and Wold Jazz as well as a Big Band performance.

13 to 14 October, 4.30PM


Masque Theatre, 37 Main Rd, Muizenberg, Cape Town

021 788 2803

Luca Hart live at the Drostdy Theatre

The Drostdy Theatre presents Capetonian violinist/singer/songwriter Luca Hart’s first performance on their stage. Hart’s powerful one-woman show is performed all over Cape Town and features her own compositions on the violin and vocal ballads. The multi-talented artist composed, produced, recorded, mixed and even designed her debut album Ebb and Flow. She performs songs from this album, as well as a few new compositions.

12 October, 8PM to 10PM


Drostdy Theatre, 48 Alexander St, Stellenbosch

087 943 2459

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