Your handy weekly gig guide

2015-01-15 15:09

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

Instead of only bringing you a weekend gig guide, we decided to start a weekly gig guide. This is our first attempt, so please bear with us! The next one will go up early next week. If you have an event you would like us to feature please e-mail us:

You can also win tickets to shows! See below for all the details.


Thursday 15 January

1) SA Music Scene presents Thursday Live ft Peasant & more
Go down to The Assembly for some hardcore tunes with Peasant, Take Hand, Crossfire Collision & Ohgod! It starts at 21:00 and R30 gets you in before 22:00. Click here for more info.

2) Bluestown 2015 presents Richard Pryor, Nhoza Sitsholwana, Jesse Jordan, Doc John, Wayne Pauli, Riaan Smit plus more
Richard Pryor will be gathering some of his favourite guests for a magical night of music and collaborations at Mercury Live. Starts at 21:00 and R40 gets you in. Click here for more info.

Friday 16 January

1) Honda Presents: Dean Fuel & Chris Jack
This Friday come get a groove with kings of Tech / house and EDM, Dean Fuel & Chris Jack at The Assembly. It starts at 21:00 and R40 gets you in before 22:00, R50 after and R30 for students. Entrance is free if you drive a Honda and show your keys at the door! Click here for more info.

2) Ernie Ball presents The String Collective Vol 5!
Celebrating 6 of Cape Town's top guitarists, the show will feature each of them performing 3 songs. The beautiful Slave Church Museum will host the evening. Artists set to perform include Steve Newman, Nick Turner - Sons of Trout, Lucy Kruger, Gary Thomas, Hands in Pockets and Dave Baudains (JHB) - New Academics. Show starts at 20:30 and R60 gets you in. Click here for more info.

3) Piet Botha & Akkedis
Catch these Afrikaans rockers live in action at Bertie's Mooring in Gordon's Bay. Free entry! Click here for more info.

4) Coda Africa at Cafe Roux in Noordhoek
Fronted by vocalist Zami Mdingi, CODA Africa combines electric strings (violin and cello by Galina Juritz and Carol Thorns) with saxophone (Judy Brown) and DJ (DJ LuvChild). Their music traverses different genres from Classically-inspired ballads to Electro-Swing, Dub Step, Reggae and Hip Hop. Tickets cost R80 and it starts at 20:00. Click here for more info and to book a spot.

Saturday 17 January

1) The Assembly Presents: Red Huxley, Black Math (KZN) & Momentss
Saturday, we turn up the volume for a Rock n Roll showcase ft some of Cape Town's hottest live acts: Red Huxley, Black Math (KZN) & Momentss. R40 gets you in before 22:00 and R50 after. Click here for more info.

2) Blues Broers at Café Roux
If you’re keen for some blues join these legendary musos  at Café Roux in Noordhoek. Tickets cost R130. Click here to book your spot and for more info.

Sunday 18 January

1) Matthew Mole & Tailor
Catch Matthew Mole and Tailor at Kirstenbosch for a relaxed Sunday vibe. Tickets cost R100-R135 and you can book here. Click here for more info.

2) Natasha Meister Band
Enjoy some blues with Natasha at Bertie’s Mooring in Gordon’s Bay. Entry is free! Click here for more info.


Thursday 15 January

1) Free Drum & Bass Party featuring PHIZICIST-CHEE-DIVISION
Arcade Empire is hosting a free drum and bass party. Specials include 2 for 1 pizza all night and 2 for 1 jam jars from14:00 – 20:00. It starst at 20:00 and entry is free. Click here for more info.

Friday 16 January

1) Folk Rock Evening @Aandklas
Come and check out Hoot 'n Anny and Old Oak Tree for some awesome folk music. R20 gets you in. Click here for more info.

2) Get Fried Day ft DJ BACON
Get your groove on at Arcade Empire with DJ Bacon. Entry is free and it starts at 19:00. Click here for more info.

3) Dr Victor & The Rasta Rebels Live at Cafe Barcelona
Catch the legendary Dr Victor live in Pretoria. To book your spot contact 012 345 3602 or e-mail


Thursday 15 January

HOWL 15 Jan - Lost & Found and Majozi
Every Thursday night, Wolves hosts HOWL - a folk music evening that showcases the best up and coming acts. This week feature Lost & Found and Majozi. Free entry and it starts at 20:00. Click here for more info.


Saturday 17 January

1) Cliff Central Party ft Gareth Cliff
Join Gareth Cliff for a party at Tiger Tiger in Durban. R40 gets you in and it starts at 20:00. Click here for more info.


If you’re keen to go watch Red Huxley, Black Math (KZN) & Momentss live on Saturday at The Assembly, we have 2 double tickets to give away!

How to enter?

Follow us on Twitter, @Channel24, and tweet us with the following sentence: I support local music with @Channel24! #C24Assembly


You must be 18 years old or older to enter.

Entries close on Friday 16 January at 13:00 and winners will be notified shortly after.

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