7 gigs not to be missed this weekend

2016-03-18 12:29

Cape Town – If you’re keen for some music this weekend and don’t know what’s happening, then look no further!

Whether you want to party like a rock star or just chill with a glass of wine and listen to some tunes, there’s something for everyone happening this weekend.

Check out these not to be missed events happening near you:

Barry Hilton comedy
Thirty years of touring, six children, two ex-wives, a new wife, six dvd’s, two movies, Vegas, Cleese, Connolly, Monkhouse, millions of air miles and a Lifetime Achiever statue on his mantelpiece…. If Barry Hilton isn’t the quintessential South African comedy giant, no one is. Catch him live at Café Roux in Noordhoek on Friday. Click here for more info and to book your spot.

Lionel Richie
The R&B crooner is ending his SA tour in Cape Town on Friday 18 March at the Cape Town Stadium. Get ready for some good vibes All Night Long! Click here for more info and to book your ticket.

Greenpop Reforest Fest Friends Weekend
An idyllic, fun-filled weekend away full of music, play, digging in and getting dirty as you help plant thousands of trees and (re)connect with nature and a forest full of friends. The festival runs from Friday until Sunday and the line-up includes Majozi, Jeremy Loops, Warongx, Paige Mac, Touchwood, Seyda and more. Click here for more info and to get your ticket.

December Streets and Mr. Cat and the Jackal
Catch them live together with Haggis and Bong at the St Patrick’s Day celebration at Arcade Empire in Pretoria. Click here for more info and to get your ticket.

Arno Carstens
Platinum selling, award winning, singer-songwriter Arno Carstens has released 11 albums; 5 as lead singer of Springbok Nude Girls, 1 as part of Electronica project Bhelltower and 5 as a solo artist.He’s had over 20 top ten singles, won 5 SAMA Awards and performed with U2, The Rolling Stones and REM. During his 20 year career, he’s headlined every major South African festival and performed at some of the most legendary international music festivals including Isle of Wight, Glastonbury, V Festival and Hard Rock Calling. So why not go and see him live on Saturday at Café Roux? Click here for more info and to get your tickets.

Woodstock Live concert
On Sunday, Woodstock Live – a new series of diverse, multi-faceted events – will kick off with a music concert at Trafalgar Park in Woodstock at 14:00. The line-up will feature Manny Walters, Ben Dey & the Concrete Lions, Tresor, Los Tacos, Goodluck, Mix n Blend, DJ InviZAble joined on stage by his comrade Computer General and Das Kapital. Click here for more info and to book your spot.

This is the new fresh sound to hit the streets of Cape Town. Combine an eclectic fusion of electronic, jazz and house with some edgy tribal sounds, add a few quirky toys and a looping machine – and you’ve LegoLoop. This Italian duo – Francesca and Riccardo – are pushing the boundaries of the avant guarde muso-artiste! Catch them live on Sunday at Café Roux in Noordhoek. Click here for more info and to get your ticket.

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