5 gigs you can't miss this weekend

2016-05-27 14:29

Cape Town – It’s Fri-yay y’all!

And after a long week of work, why not relax with some live music for the soul?

We went in search of some awesome music events so you don't have to.

Check them out here:

The Friday Night Feast
A monthly night-time celebration at The Palms Décor and Lifestyle Centre in Woodstock of delicious food, inspiring sounds and quality local design is back and has been put together to celebrate Cape Town’s incredible creative culture while giving everyone a beautiful space to unwind, get cozy and connect. Expect to be entertained by live music acts Francesca Biancoli and Los Tacos, and DJ sets by BamBeano, Richard Marshall and James Copeland. The only tickets left can be bought at the door at R150 per person. (If not sold out) Click here for more info.

Coda Africa
Hot on the heels of their HIFA 2016 performance, CODA Africa will be taking it down a notch to revisit their more soulful and ambient repertoire for an intimate evening at The Crypt Jazz Restaurant in Cape Town on Friday. Fronted by powerful vocalist Zami Mdingi, CODA Africa combines electric strings (violin and cello) with saxophone and DJ. Their signature ensemble traverses different genres from Classically-inspired ballads to Electro-Swing, Dub Step, Reggae and Hip Hop. The shows starts at 20:30 and tickets cost R85. Bookings via info@thecryptjazz.co.za or 079 683 4658.

Sean Koch Trio
Sean Koch is a young, talented musician and songwriter, born in Kommetjie, Cape Town. His music is a fusion of alternative folk, naturally blended into a foot- tapping, fun-loving country surf style. The trio are about to set sail on their maiden international tour and Café Roux hosts their final Cape Town show on Friday night. Tickets cost R100. Click here to book your spot and for more info.

Francois van Coke
Catch Francois at Aandklas in Pretoria on Saturday. He will be taking to the stage at 22:00, and opening acts Werner Oli4 and Nick May will be playing at 20:00 and 21:00 respectively. Tickets cost R50 per person. Click here for more info. 

Catch two South Africa's Heavy Weight Hip Hop contenders, PHFAT and Stilo Magolide, as they join forces on Saturday for a one night only party at The Assembly in the heart of Cape Town. They will be joined by Drum & Bass Kingpin - Niskerone + an array of local artists that have been making waves this year. Tickets: Webtickets Early Bird (200 Tickets) - R80; Webtickets General Admission (300 Tickets) - R120; Door Tickets - R150. Click here for more info.

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