Cape Town Live Music guide 17 Nov to 23 Nov 2017

Cape Town Live Music guide 17 Nov to 23 Nov 2017

A Night of Arts & Opera

The Opera features performances by South African opera stars Zanne Stapelberg-de Lange and Minette du Toit-Pearce. The program also includes arias and duets from operas and operettas like Carmen, The Tales of Hoffman, Rusalka, The Merry Widow and Faust. There is also some Spanish Zarzuela arias and songs on the menu. The evening sees artworks being displayed by Harry Erasmus, Elize Engelbrecht, Susan Ellis, Junior Fungai, Gaynor, Juanita Louw, Francine Nepgen, Tania Olivier, Sandra Pelser, Paul van Rensburg and Nicola Stoffberg.

18 November, 7PM


Rhebokskloof Wine Estate, Noord Agter-Paarl Rd, Windmeul, Paarl

071 151 3670

Masidlale Youth Orchestra in Concert

Budding musicians between 6 and 16 perform a programme of solo and ensemble pieces on stringed and woodwind instruments. The students from Gugulethu, Langa, Khayelitsha, Atlantis, Mamre and Nyanga are taught by members of Cape Philharmonic Orchestra. Masidlale was pioneered in the hope of transforming communities through music.

18 November, 3PM

J L Zwane Church, 8 Zamile Close, Gugulethu, Cape Town

021 410 9089


Mendelssohn`s Elijah – Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch Award-winning soloist and director, Magdalene Minnaar joins Minette du Toit-Pearce, Conroy Scott and Given Nkosi in a once-off delivery of Mendelssohn’s famous oratorio on the prestigious Endler Hall stage. The renowned Cape Philharmonic Orchestra and Libertas Choir create an accompaniment as lead by Johan de Villiers who founded Libertas and currently conducts the Stellenbosch University Choir.

19 November, 4PM


Endler Hall, Cnr Victoria & Neethling St, Stellenbosch

021 808 2358


Jeri Silverman at Blah Blah Bar

Blah Blah Bar presents a live performance by Jeri Silverman, backed by a full band. The New York-based singer-songwriter brings her emotive, haunting voice and soul-stirring melodies home to Cape Town for a few select shows. Silverman is supported by South African musicians James van Minnen (percussion), Adi Lazar (bass) and Nikolai Athiros (synths).

16 November, 8PM


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

082 349 8849


Oliver Mtukudzi Concert

Celebrating Zimbabwean Afro Pop legend and his guitar, 65 year old Oliver Mtukudzi celebrates his 65 albums to date, with his old and new hit tracks. He will perform with his live band, The Blacks Spirits. He is a superstar and his guitar will get you up and dancing. Supporting acts will be rising Afro Pop sensation Shamie Mabvudzi and Friends!

18 November, 8PM

R200 – R300

D F Malan Street, Foreshore, Cape Town

021 410 9800


An Evening with David Kramer & Arno Carstens

David Kramer and Arno Carstens perform live for one evening only at this intimate event, set in an idyllic private wine estate in Franschhoek. Ticket cost includes floating food, top-end wines and unique local drinks. Guests are asked to dress smarter than casual. Funds raised support Karoo communities opposed to fracking.

18 November, 6.30PM

R1 200

Sandstone House, Green Valley Rd, Franschhoek


Pikkewyntjies/Penguinkidz Pre-School Bettys Bay musical fundraiser

Dr Bruce Copley is collaborating with cellist, keyboardist and teacher Barbara Kennedy in a special musical performance to help raise funds for school clothing for the 2018 Grade One leaners of Pikkewyntjies/Penguinkidz Pre-School Bettys Bay. Copley and Kennedy have enthralled audiences all over the world with their skilful musical compositions showcasing dozens of instruments from global cultures.

18 November, 7PM

R50 – R100

Community Hall, Pringle Bay

073 572 8120/083 308 6170


Wednesday Nights 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