Get your party on with our handy weekend gig guide!

2014-12-05 12:30

Cape Town – It’s the weekend!!! Yes, we are as thrilled as you are that Friday is finally here after a very long week! And it's almost time for a much needed holiday...

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

Check out our weekend gig guide here:


Friday 05 December:

Following the success of their debut album, Red Huxley will be launching their latest EP Needle’s Eye at SGT. Pepper. Joining them on the night will be friends Diamond Thug and other guest DJs. Click here for more info.

Venue: SGT. Pepper’s, Long Street
Time: 20:00
Tickets: R20 before 22:00, R30 after

Catch Folk muso Gary Thomas at Alexander Bar. Currently planning a new European tour and working on a new record, this one man band is something truly remarkable to witness live. Click here for more info.

Venue: Alexander Bar & Café, Cape Town
Time: 21:00
Tickets: R80 online - R100 Door - Get tickets here.

Saturday 06 December:

The Table Mountain Blues Summit is taking place this weekend on Saturday and Sunday. Come and see some of the best local blues acts such as Basson Loubscher & the Violent Free Piece, Natasha Meister Band, Gerald Clark & the Deadmen, Albert Frost Trio, The Fake Leather Blues Band and Dan Patlansky. Click here for more info.


Venue: Hillcrest Quarry, Durbanville.
Time: Saturday from 13:00 and Sunday from 10:00.
Tickets: R200 – R340. Available from Computicket.  

Sunday 07 December:

If you’re keen for some comedy then head down to Jou Ma Se Comedy Club at the Waterfront. The headlining act is Schalk Bezuidenhout, the MC is Colin moss and open mic is Yaaseen Barnes.

Venue: Jou Ma Se Comedy Club, The Pumphouse, Dock Road, V&A Waterfront
Time: Doors open at 18:00. Comedy starts at 20:30.
Tickets: R120 (Book your ticket here.)
Tickets sold telephonically on the day (0794953989), subject to availability.


Friday 05 December:

Catch Squeal live at Arcade Empire together with Wonderboom, The Curious Incident (UK), Burning Blue & Reburn! Come watch some cool bands, drink some beer and have yourself one hell of a good Friday night! Click here for more info.

Venue: Arcade Empire, Pretoria
Time: 19:00
Tickets: R60 at the door

Catch Afrikaans band Klopjag at Café Barcelona in Pretoria. Click here for more info.

Venue: Café Barcelona, Pretoria
Time: 21:00
Tickets: R80, book at 012 345 3602.


Friday 05 December:

Catch CrashCarBurn at Sundowners in Alberton. They will be supported by The Olympic and The Apollo. Click here for more info

Venue:Sundowners, Alberton
Time: 20:00
Tickets: R50

Catch South African bred, Berlin-based, Cherilyn MacNeil, known as Dear Reader, in Rivonia for a charity show. All proceeds are going to the Mandela Institute! Click here for more details on their SA tour.

Venue: Liliesleaf, In the Auditorium, Rivonia, Johannesburg
Time: Doors open at 18:00, first act on at 19:30.
Tickets: R180/person (This is a very exclusive show and only 70 tickets will be on sale)
Click here to book your spot.

Saturday 06 December:

The Curious Incident (UK) is playing Rumours Lounge in Johannesburg together with a few local opening bands. They are a band of multinationals whose music combines a little Red Hot Chili Peppers, a little Sting, a little Winehouse, a little Bruno Mars and a lot more thrown in depending on the weather. Click here for more info.

Venue:  Rumours Lounge, Johannesburg
Time: 19:00

US indie band The Lumineers will be playing at Emmerentia Dam. They will joined by amazing opening acts Alice Phoebe Lou, Dear Reader and Majozi.

Venue: Emmarentia Dam, Johannesburg
Time: Gates open at 11:00.
Tickets: R465. Click here to buy yours.

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