Zoe Molelekwa appears in Cape Town
Zoe Molelekwa appears in Cape Town

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 to: jane@weekendspecial.co.za

ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE, 155 Loop St, 021 423 5699: Zoe Molelekwa, Grant van Rooyen, Bonolo Nkoane, Buddy Wells, Fri, 30 Aug, 7.30pm, R100.

ARTSCAPE, Foreshore, Piazza 021 421 7695: Masters of the Guitar – Dimmitrios Giannakis, Lylle Ferreira, 25 Aug. R135. The Greatest Love of All: A Tribute to Whitney Houston starring Belinda Davids, 20 Nov, R250 – R390.

BARLEYCORN MUSIC CLUB, Villagers Rugby Club, Claremont: Weekly folk, Mon, 8pm.

Bootleggers Blues Band
Bootleggers Blues Band

BAY HARBOUR MARKET, 31 Harbour Rd, Hout Bay: Bootleggers Blues Band, Fri, 23 Aug. Jake Gunn & Devin Smith, Sat, 24 Aug. Matt Carstens, Sun, 25 Aug. 1925, Fri, 30 Aug. Lonesome Dave Ferguson, Sat, 31 Aug.

BRASS BELL, Kalk Bay, 021 788 5455: Alanna Joy, Robin Auld, 31 Aug, 7.30pm. R60 online, R80 door.

CAFE ROUX, Farm Village, Noordhoek: Alana Joy, 22 Aug. Jackal & The Wind, 23 Aug. Night Sky Zombies, 24 Aug.

CAPE TOWN BAROQUE FESTIVAL: Baxter, Zeitz MOCAA, Youngblood Gallery 18 – 24 Sept, www.ctbaroque.co.za/festival.

CASTELLOS JAZZ BISTRO, 30 Keerom St, 021 422 5476: Jazz Jam, Mon, 8pm.

CITY HALL, Darling St: CPO Winter Symphony season Conductor Rossen Milanov, pianist Natasha Paremski, 22 Aug. Cellist Gary Hoffman, 29 Aug. Pianist Kharitonov, Sept 5. Violinist Yi-Jia Susanne Hou, 12 Sept, 8pm.

CRYPT, 1 Wale St: Jazz Jam, every Tues, 8pm.

DELHEIM, Stellenbosch: 021 888 4600: Bongani Sotshononda, Babalwa Meintjies, 25 Aug 25. R350, quicket.

DURBANVILLE GOLF CLUB, Sport Way, Durbanville, 021 976 8120: Robin Auld, Nhoza, Mr Bardo, Richard Pryor Band 14 Sept, 8pm. R100 Door.


FALSE BAY FOLK, Clovelly Country Club, 083 309 9907: Steve Newman, Emma Jean, Tues, 3 Sept, 7pm.

GRAND WEST CASINO: Jackson Hall: Jeodhouse, every Fri, Aug. Nirvana, 30 Aug. Soul Select, Sat.  Sanam Live in Cape Town, 28 Aug, 8pm. Peaches & Herb, Stylistics, Eban Brown Tour, Sat 24 Aug. GrandWest Open Mic Jazz singing competition, every Wed, Sept, 8pm. Mike Rosenberg Passenger, 26 Nov. Jonathan Rubain Pinkster, 31 Aug. Roxy: Niyaaz Arendse This is Me Show, 5 – 7 Sept. SING! Choir Extravaganza – Ndlovu Youth Choir, Tygerberg Children’s Choir, the Libertas Choir and Cape Town Youth Choir, Sat, 7 Sept, 7pm. R200 – R350 Computicket

GREEN POINT A TRACK: a-ha SA Tour – Hunting High And Low live, 14 Feb.

GUGA S’THEBE ARTS CENTRE, King Langalibalele St, Langa, 060 960 8935: Zoe Molelekwa, Sin 1 Sept. R100.

GROOT CONSTANTIA, Tasting Room: VOX Cape Town ViniChoral III, Fri 23 Aug, 7.30pm. R350

HILLCREST QUARRY, M13 Tygerberg Valley Rd, Durbanville, 021 9764959: Her Blues, Sun, 25 Aug, 3pm. Webtickets. Crimson House Bounceology Tour 2019, Richard Pryor Band, Sun 13 Oct. 2.30pm.

The Chapterz
The Chapterz

HOGHOUSE BREWING CO, 42 Morningside St, Ndabeni, 021 810 4545: Beats ‘n Beer – Alanna Joy + The Boys, 28 Aug.

JOHNSON NGWEVELA HALL, Langa: St Cyprians Jazz Festival – DJ Amish, Gift, Gancy Galada, The Chapterz, DJ Sebz with Traa, 31 Aug, 3pm, R150. 200 table of 10.

KALEIDOSCOPE CAFE, 56 Main Road, Claremont, 021 674 5761: Jazz fusion, Fri.

MASQUE THEATRE, 37 Main Rd, Muizenberg, 021 7881898: Zoe Molelekwa, Grant van Royen, Bonolo Nkoane, 25 Aug, 6.30pm. R120.

MERCURY LIVE, 43 De Villiers St, Zonnebloem: Pirate Fest 2019 – Set for the Sky, Treehouse Burning, Zombies Ate my Girlfriend, ATREYU, 5 Sept. Doors 6pm.

MOJO MARKET, 30 Regent Rd, Sea Point, 087 940 7474: Nightly double acts

MOSJAZZ FESTIVAL 2019, Mossel Bay, 044 690 3760: 28 Nov – 2 Dec https://www.facebook.com/groups/mosjazz/

NASSAU, Groote Schuur High, Palmyra Rd, Newlands: Nassau Theatre Her Blues, Sat, 24 Aug, 8.15pm. R180. Webtickets.

OH SHIP, MSC Orchestra Cruise Ship: Sunrise, 30 Nov – 2 Dec. www.ohship.co.za

OSTRICH FARM: Ultra South Africa Cape Town, 8 Feb, 2020. UltraSouthAfrica.com/tickets

OLYMPIA BAKERY, 134 Main Rd, Kalk Bay, 082 892 0350: Ramon Alexander Quartet, 31 Aug, 7pm. Giovanni Guidi, Sat, 21 Sept. 8pm. Frank Paco, 29 Sept. Le Rex, 3 Oct. Vuma Levin Quintet, Kyle Shepherd, 27 Oct.

RED HERRING, Beach Rd Noordhoek, 021 789 1783: Gordon Rocker, Tues, 7pm.

ROOTSPRING HOUSE, Axminster Rd, Muizenberg: Vuyo Katsha, Lungiswa Plaatjies and Hilton Schilder, 23 Aug. Ha!man, Rayelle Goodman, Sun, 25 Aug, 7pm. Roger Lucey, 31 Aug. Ronan Skillen & Ben Badenhorst, 7 Sept. Blacksmith, 13 Sept. Korreltjie Kantel, 20 Sept.

V&A WATERFRONT, Silo, Pierhead, Alfred Mall, Nobel Square: Good Night Fridays – GOODLUCK, Emerger, Skubalisto, Didi & Jules, Byron Coe Diloxclusiv, Fri, 30 Aug, 5pm – 9pm.

V&A FOOD MARKET, V&A Waterfront, 021 418 1605: James Cross, Sat 24 Aug, 1pm. Plumsong, Sun 25 Aug, 1pm. Jesse Jordan, Wed 28 Aug, 5pm. Beautiful Hooligans, Sat 31Aug, 1pm.

WINCHESTER MANSIONS, 221 Main Rd, Sea Point, 021 434 2351: 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: Ndlovu Youth Choir live