Black Motion Corona SunSets Festival 2019
Black Motion – Corona SunSets Festival 2019

Welcome to WEEKEND SPECIAL’S Cape Town BANDSTAND diary! If we’re forgetting  the coolest club, hottest shredder or dopest DJ – let us know! Mail your gigs, YouTube clips, CD, tour info: jane@weekendspecial.co.za

AANDKLAS, 43 Bird St, Stellenbosch, 021 883 3545: Hellcats, Shadowclub, 23 Feb.

ALMA CAFÉ, 20 Alma Rd, Rosebank, 021 6857377: Carol-Anne,  Christo Loots  & Porteno, Wed, 20 Feb. Lihle Dunjana, Thurs 21 Feb. Ancient Agents, Fri, 22 Feb, 8pm. Simon Van Gend  Trio, Lift Club, Sat 23 Feb. Sharon Katz & Nanhlanhla Wanda, Sun 24 Feb. Anka  &  Matthew Cannon, Wed, 27 Feb. Jazz  with Three Part, Wed 27 Feb.

BACKSBERG, Klapmuts Road, Suider-Paarl, 021 875 5141: Backsberg Picnic Concerts 2019 – Zolani,  Sun, 24 Feb. Beatenberg, Sun, 3 Mar. Opposite the Other, Sun, 10 Mar.. www.quicket.co.za

Dobet Gnahoré Bushfire 2019
Dobet Gnahoré will be at Bushfire 2019

BARLEYCORN MUSIC CLUB, Villagers Rugby Club, Claremont: Folk, Mon, 8pm. Pete van Heerden plaque – Graham Paddock & 3 Girls, Simon van Gend, Thr3 Point Landing, Dave Goldblum, James Hall & James Harvey, 22 Feb, 6pm, Greenpoint Urban Park Amphi. Songwriter Sessions, last Thurs month, from Thurs 28 Feb. http://www.songwriters.co.za

BAY HARBOUR MARKET, 31 Harbour Road, Hout Bay: Bands, Fri – Sun.

BUNGALOW AND OVAL FIELD, Victoria St: Corona SunSets Festival – Elderbrook, Low Steppa, Tensnake, Charles Webster, Black Motion, Mi Casa, Timo ODV, Sat, 6 April, 12pm. corona.howler.co.za full artist line-up

BUSHFIRE FESTIVAL 2019, Malkerns Valley, Swaziland: MTN Bushfire, 24 – 26 May https://www.bush-fire.com/tickets/buy-tickets/, www.bush-fire.com

CAFE ROUX, Farm Village, Noordhoek: Mike McCully & Harmonix – That 80s Show, Wed.
Bootlegger Blues Band, Thurs. Nonhlanhla Wanda & Sharon Katz – Peace Train, Fri. Ancient Agents, Sat. 80s Show Mike McCully & The Harmonix, 20 Feb. Dan Patlansky Duo Electric Tour, 5 Mar. Richard Pryor Band, 23 Mar.

CAFE ROUX, 74 Shortmarket St, 021 789 2538: Androgenius, Thurs. Tiny Fantastics – Launch Party, Fri. Nomadic Orchestra, Sat. Dan Patlansky Duo Electric Tour, 2 Mar.

The Hellcats are on tour. Picture: Merwe Marchand

CAPE TOWN STADIUM, CBD: Ed Sheeran South Africa 2019 SA Stadium Tour, Wed 27 Mar. www.computicket.co.za

CASA LABIA, Muizenberg, 021 788 6068: Unity Band, Sun, 24 Feb. R165.

CITY HALL, Darling St: CPO 13th Summer Music Festival, until 24 Feb, 8pm.

CRYPT, 1 Wale St: Jam, Tues.  Little Giants, Wed 20 Feb. Leigh-Ann Hellaby Quintet, Thurs 21 Feb. Afro Fiesta, Fri, 22 Feb. Sylvia Mdunyelwa, Sat 23 Feb. Carmen Exclusive Duo, Tues 26 Feb. Ami Williams Trio, Wed 27 Feb. Erika Lundi, Thurs 28 Feb.

CTICC, Foreshore: Cape Town International Jazz Festival, 29, 30 Mar. uMculo Wam master class – Ntsika Ngxanga, Lebo Sekgobela, Guga S’Thebe,Langa, 1pm. Together with Moonchild at Cape Music Institute, Athlone Stadium, 10.30 to 12:30. Athlone, 28 Mar.

DEEP SOUTH DISTILLERY, Heron Park, Kommejie, 076 900 3171:  Jazz series Hilton, Eldred Schilder, Wed 20 Feb. hello@jazzconnection.co.za

Low Steppa
Low Steppa

DIE BOER, 6 Chenoweth St, Durbanville, 021 979 1911: Dan Patlansky Duo Electric Tour, 4 Mar.

DROSTDY THEATRE, 48 Alexander St, Stellenbosch, 087 943 2459: Woordfees – Her Blues, 2,5 Mar, 8.30pm. R130 Computicket, R150 door.

FALSE BAY FOLK, Clovelly Country Club, 177 Clovelly Road: Cape Smoke, Jamie Jupiter, Tues, 5 Mar, 7.30pm.

FERRYMANS, V&A Waterfront, 021 4197748: Gabriel Shai, Wed 20 Feb, 8.30pm. The Beat Charmers, Thurs 21 Feb, 8.30pm. Rock Steady, Fri 22 Feb, 9pm. Llevado, Sat 23 Feb, 2.30pm. BackBeat, Sat 23 Feb, 9pm. Daizy Jane, Sun 24 Feb,2.30pm. The Spitfires, Sun 24 Feb, 8.30pm. Latin Kings, Mon 25 Feb, 8.30pm. Llevado, Tues 26 Feb, Llevado, 8.30pm. Gabriel Shai, Wed 27 Feb, 8.30pm. Paradigm Live, Thurs 28 Feb, 8.30pm.

FRANKY’S DINER, 303 Main Rd, Sea Point: Gordon Rocker, Sat, 19 Jan, 7.30pm.

Robin Pieters It’s A Love Thing Vol 3
Robin Pieters It’s A Love Thing Vol 3

GRAND WEST CASINO: Jackson Hall – B Charles Experience, Fri, 9pm. Major 7, Sat. DJ, Wed, 6pm. Grand Arena: Wandile Mbambeni, Tamia SA Tour, Sat 23 Feb. Robin Pieters It’s A Love Thing Vol 3 – Craig Lucas, Black Ties, Chad Saayman Party band, Yanga, Youngsta CPT, Chad Chitter, Jimmy Nevis 23 Feb, 8pm, Computicket. Sam Smith, 16, 17 April. Peaches & Herb, Stylistics, Eban Brown Tour, Sat 24 Aug. Francois van Coke & Vriende, 3 May. Computicket. Ben Harper South Africa, 4 June. howler.co.za/BenHarper Music All Kaap, 30 Mar. Computicket.

HILLCREST QUARRY, M13 Tygerberg Valley Rd, Durbanville, 073 0161932: Jason Oosthuizen presents Guns n’ Roses & Friends Tribute with Guns n’ Roses Frank Ferrer, Fri, 15 Mar.  http://bit.ly/2Dtw6z2

HOUSE CONCERT, Fish Hoek: Dave Reynolds, Dizu Plaatjies, Ronan Skillen, Sat 9 Mar, 6.30pm. https://bit.ly/2T6Pbg1

JAZZ ON THE ROCKS, Tietiesbaai: Lauren Hendricks, N2, Garth Taylor, DJ Rory, Thurs, 28 Feb, 5pm. Signature SA, Faze Four James Ingram tribute, Jimmy Dludu, Jeodhouse, DJ Fast Eddie, Fri, 1 Mar. 4pm.  CMI, 11am, Gavin Minter, Heart & Soul, Leslie Kleinsmith, Stanley Engelbrecht, Salome, Ernie Smith, Jabez, Uncle Cal.12.30, Sat, 2 Mar. G Minor, Loren Erasmus, Brent Kruse Santana tribute, Bruckner Big Band, 10am. Legends Band 6pm, Heart FM deejay Clarence Ford, Stan the Jazzman, Brian Bohorne DJs, 7pm. 021 591 5208.

KENILWORTH RACE COURSE: Rock on the Lawns 2019 The Cure South Africa Tour, Fokofpolisiekar, Ard Matthews, Karen Zoid, Zebra & Giraffe, Opposite The Other, Southern Wild, Hellcats, DJ Robfather, 21 Mar.

KIRSTENBOSCH, Rhodes Dr, Newlands, 021 799 8782: Kirstenbosch Gardens Summer Concerts – CPO, BOOK NOW. Ama Black/Sun El Musician, 3 Mar, BOOK NOW. Matthew Mole, 10 Mar, BOOK NOW. Spoegwolf / Jan Blohm, 17 Mar, BOOK NOW. Shortstraw / Bam Bam Brown, 24 Mar. webtickets.co.za

KYKNET FISMER HALL, Stellenbosch: Bowie Baroque 2, 5 Mar, 5.30pm. R110 Computicket.

Gabriele von Durckheim flute
Gabriele von Durckheim

KYKNET ENDLER, Stellenbosch: Principal Flute of the CPO Gabriele von Durckheim, pianist Luis Magalhães – Bach, Schubert, Prokofiev, Jolivet, Fauré, , 5 Mar, 3pm. R100-R140, R160 door. www.computicket.co.za

KWA SEC, Ny 138 no. 52 in Gugulethu, 060 960 8935: Kyle Shepherd Quartet,  Sun 10 Mar, 4pm. 060 960 8935.

LUSH FESTIVAL, Noah’s Cheese Farm, Clarens: Wheatus, Youngr, Kim Churchill, Juzzie Smith, Spoegwolf, Jeremy Loops, Goodluck, Jo Black, TiMO ODV, PHFAT, Shortstraw, Refentse, Desmond & The Tutus, World Of Birds, Hellcats, Cockles, Tazers, Gunshot Blue, 18 – 20 April.  https://www.howler.co.za/lushclarens

MEERENDAL WINE ESTATE, Durbanville: Huawei Kfm KDAY 2019 – Mi Casa, Goodluck, Craig Lucas, Kurt Darren, Lady Zamar, Youngsta CPT, The Kiffness, DJ Kent, Majozi, Pascal & Pearce ft. Jethro Tait, Dr Victor Rasta Rebels, Timo ODV, Jamali, Chad Saaiman, DJ Kent, Youngsta CPT, Goodluck, Pascal Pearce, 2 Mar, 11am. Huawei KDay tickets https://bit.ly/2EzWHfC

MERCURY LIVE, 43 De Villiers St, Zonnebloem: Hellcats, Shadowclub A Club Called Hell, 22 Feb. Hands Like Houses, Sat 2 Mar. Dreamshade tickets: BUY TICKETS  JINJER South Africa Tour, SÜMER, Zombies Ate My Girlfriend, OhGod Fri, 3 May.

MOJO MARKET, Main Rd, Sea Point: Nightly double acts. https://www.mojomarket.co.za/music-,-entertainment/

MURATIE WINE ESTATE, Stellenbosh, 021 865 2330: Music in the Garden – Hot Club of Cape Town, 23 Feb, 2.30pm. R130. Lunch 1pm.

OLYMPIA BAKERY, 134 Main Rd, Kalk Bay, 082 892 0350: Beatenberg, Sunday 24 Feb, 7pm, Tickets. Darius Brubeck, Sun 28 April, Tickets. Dan Patlansky Duo Electric Tour, 3 Mar, 8pm. R200.

QUAY 4, V&A Waterfront: Richard Pryor Band, 3 Mar, 6.30pm.

RED HERRING, Beach Rd Noordhoek: Gordon Rocker, Tues, 22 Jan, 7pm.

Ibrahim Khalil Shihab
Ibrahim Khalil Shihab

WELTEVREDEN RESTAURANT THEATRE, Stellenbosch: Woordfees – Ibrahim Khalil Shihab, 2 Mar, 1pm, 3 Mar, 7pm. R130 Computicket, R150 door.

VAL DE VIE ESTATE, Paarl: Andrea Bocelli South Africa Tour, 22 April. From R1140 www.bigconcerts.co.za

V&A WATERFRONT, Amphi: Brother Brother, Sat, 23 Feb. 7pm.

V&A FOOD MARKET, V&A Waterfront, 021 418 1605: Beautiful Hooligans, Sat 23 Feb, 1pm. Dave Dale, Sun 24 Feb, 1pm. Skye, Sat 2 March, 1pm.

WACKEN METAL BATTLE: Wacken Battle of the Bands South Africa heats – Mercury Live, 1 Mar. Aandklaas, Stellenbosch, 2 Mar, 7.30 pm, winner announcement 00:30 am each night. R80.

WINCHESTER MANSIONS, 221 Main Rd, Sea Point, 021 434 2351: Weekly jazz, Sun, 12pm.

What: Cape Town live music gig guide this weekend
To be listed: Cape Town music scene, bands in Cape Town email  jane@weekendspecial.co.za by Tuesday 10am 
Cover pic: 
Asa, Bushfire 2019
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