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7 gigs that will make you weekend even sweeter

2017-12-08 13:06

Cape Town - It’s almost the weekend and if you don’t have any plans yet, then look no further!

Whether you want to rock out or just chill out to some relaxing music, we’ve got you covered.

We went in search of some music events that will make your weekend even sweeter.

Check them out here:

Kahn Morbee
After 19 years of fronting South African Rock/Pop band The Parlotones, Kahn Morbee is performing as K A H N. His artistic and musical contributions on all seven of The Parlotones studio albums have received critical acclaim across the globe. Catch him live on Friday at Café Roux in Noorhoek. Tickets cost R200. Click here for more info and to book your spot.

Grassy Spark
Grassy Spark is a unique fusion of Ska-blend with multiple genres, where the end product is pure elation. Their beauty lies in the relevance and authenticity of each live show as they go out of their way to appease and connect with their crowd. Catch them live on Friday at Café Roux in Cape Town. Tickets cost R100. Click here for more info and to get your ticket.

Scottish pop rockers Texas are heading to South Africa for their first full tour. Known for their hits such as Summer Son, I Don’t Want a Lover, Say What You Want, Halo, Everyday Now and Tell Me Why, their tour to SA comes hot on the heels of the release of their latest album, Jump On Board. Catch them live in Cape Town on Friday, 8 December at Kirstenbosch and on Sunday, 10 December in Johannesburg at Emmarentia Dam. Click here for more info. BONUS: Read our interview with frontwoman Sharleen Spiteri about returning to SA here.

Maribou State
UK duo Maribou State is coming to South Africa for the very first time this month. Their sound is eclectic, down-tempo and steeped in classic hip-hop and their new album, Portraits is basically updated trip-hop. They’ll be performing in Cape Town on Friday, 8 December at Mercury Live and in Johannesburg on Saturday, 9 December at The Good Luck Bar. Click here for more info and to read our chat with the duo.

Diamond Thug
Join Diamond Thug, Hyroine, The Runaway Nuns and Holy Funk for a night of bliss at Suntravolta (255 Long Street, Cape Town) on Friday. R60 gets you in. Doors open at 21:00, first 20 people through the door get a free Diamond Thug EP. No under 18s. Click here for more info.

Black Coffee
After his mind-blowingly successful residency at Hï Ibiza, multi-award-winning DJ and producer, Black Coffee, returns to Shimmy Beach Club this December for a second season, with 5 exclusive Friday night shows. Catch him at his first gig on Friday, 8 December. Click here for more info and to book your spot.

Prime Circle
South African rock giants Prime Circle will be performing at Rumours Rock City for the very first time on Friday, 8 December 2017. The band recently released their new album If You Don’t You Never Will and will be showcasing new tracks along with their hits. It’s been a long time since Prime Circle have played a club show in South Africa, and with support from whiskey-infused Jasper Dan, dirty rock ‘n rollers Dirty Moonshine and alternative rock act  South Of Nine, this is set to be an evening of electrifying live music. Click here for more info and to get your ticket.

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