Reunion's Kaloune is at Alliance Francaise
Kaloune – Fête de la Musique 2018

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ALEXANDER BAR, 76 Strand St, 021 300.1652: NYC Singer Adam Bonomo, Mon, 25 Jun 9pm. Impiliso – Odwa Bongo vox, Terryl Bell drums, Inga Batala keys, Zolani Bongo backing vox, Prince Mafu bass, Sun 17 Jun 7pm.

ALPHEN BOUTIQUE HOTEL, Constantia, 021 795 6300: Michael Bester Trio, Sun 17. June.

Adam Bonomo
Adam Bonomo is at Alexander Bar

ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE, 155 Loop St, 021 423 5699: Fête de la Musique 2018 – Kaloune (Reunion) world, electro, Maloya, Fri 15 June, 7pm. Free. Movie Concert – Ozama The Lost World, Tues, 19 June. Tune Recreation Committee – TRC, Fri 22 June.

ALMA CAFÉ, 20 Alma Rd, Rosebank, 021 6857377: Simon Van Gend, Ben Dey & Concrete Lions, Fri 15 June. Cape Smoke – Bill Knight, Sat 16 June. Fathers Day ‘dad band’ Liftclub, Richard & Jono Tait Neil Young tribute, Sun 17 June. Hatchetman, Wed 20 June. #jazzthursdays@almacafe – Tefo Mahola Quartet, Thurs 21 June. Robin Auld, Wendy Oldfield, Fri, 22 June.  Christine Weir & Kilts, Sat 23 June.

ARTSCAPE, Foreshore, 021 421 7695: Oliver Mtukudzi & The Black Spirits, Bryan K, Pro Beatz, Sylent Nqo, 15 June, 7.30pm to 10.30pm. R200 – R30. Band Stand – Band Leaders and Bands – Dymamix Jazz Band, Bellville Groote Schuur High School Jazz Ensemble, Major Voices, WCYO Jazz Band, After-School Project, Odwa Bongo, Thorns & Roses, Marc de Kock Big Band, 16 June, R40 www.computicket.com Karen Zoid, Wed 20 Jun 18, 8pm.

BACKSBERG ESTATE CELLARS, Klapmuts Road, Suider-Paarl, 021 875 5141: Brandy & Blues – Blues Broers, Fri 29 June. R300.

From UCT SA College of Music are (back) Timothy Fortes Drums, Bongo Masola trumpet, Anathi Mobo vocals, (front) Rouzanna Coxson piano, Ryan Truter guitar, Luke Verrezen bass
Band Stand – Band Leaders at Artscape – UCT SA College of Music students

BARLEYCORN MUSIC CLUB, Saggy Stone, Villagers Rugy Club, 11 Lansdowne Rd, Claremont: Mary-Anne presents – Clinton Jones, Sam Jam, Karyn, Stuart, Sonik Citizen,  Mon, 8pm.

BARRISTERS GRILL, Newlands, 021 671 7907: Mike Rossi (sax/clarinet), Andrew Ford (keys), Sun, 17 June. Dan Shout (sax), Andrew Lilley (keys), Sun, 24 June, 6pm to 9pm.

BACKSBERG ESTATE CELLARS: Brandy & BluesBlues Broers, Fri 29 June. 021 875 5952.

BAXTER, Rosebank: The Diva and the Maestro Collaboration Vol 2 – Karin Kortje, Camillo Lombard, 20 – 23 June, 8.15pm.

BAY HARBOUR MARKET, 31 Harbour Road, Hout Bay: Astrafunk, 15 June. Phillip Malan, Sat 16 June. Oddo Bam, Sun 17 June. Oceans Riff, Fri 22 June. Native Young, Sat 23 June.

BERTIES MOORING, Boardwalk Harbour Island, Gordon’s Bay,021 856 3343: Boulevard Blues, guests, Fri ,29 June, 8.30pm.

BOHEMIA, Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch 021 882 8375:

Boo clocks in at Cafe Roux
Boo clocks in at Cafe Roux

CAFE ROUX NOORDHOEK, Farm Village, Noordhoek: Jenny & Jameses, 13 June. Hatchetman 14 June. Arno Carstens, 15 June. Boo, Sat 16 June.

CAFE ROUX, 74 Shortmarket St, 021 789 2538: Mischa Dream Folk, 12 June. Ruby June Band, 13 June. Arno Carstens, Arno Carstens 14. Boo, 15 June. Pryority Blues Band, Jesse Jordan, Nhoza Sitsholwana, Sat 23 June.

CASTELLOS JAZZ BISTRO, Velocity Building, 30 Keerom St, 021 422 5476: Richard Ceasar Trio, Thurs 14 June. R90. Monday Night Jazz Jam – house band Alvin Dyers Trio, Mon 18 June, musos/students free. Lorendo Brown, Friends, Thurs 21 June. R90.

COTTAGE CLUB, 33, 2nd Crescent, Fish Hoek, 021 782 0931: Ben Badenhorst, Caroline Blundell, Fri 22 June. Doors  7pm. R140.

Dan Shout In With A Shout
Jazz with Dan Shout at THE41

THE CRYPT, 1 Wale St: Weekly Jam Session, Tues, 8pm – 11pm.

DELHEIM: Jazz & Cheese Fondues, 021 888 4600: Delheim Jazz & Cheese Fondue series – Cape Town Music Academy (CTMA), Jazz in Native Yards, Every Sun, 24 June – 26 Aug.  www.webtickets.co.za. No walk-ins.

ELLINGTON’S PUB, 31 Northumberland Rd, Bellville, 021 948 8835: Freakwensie, Fri, 15 June. Ethyl Ether & Lat Patrolie, Sat, 16 June. DJ Geoff NRG, Sat, 23 June.

ENDLER HALL, Stellenbosch, 021 808 2358: Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival, until 15 July. www.computicket.co.za www.sicmf.co.za

FERRYMANS, V&A Waterfront, 021 4197748: Daizy Jane, Tues 12 June. Gabriel Shai, Wed 13 June. Ezra Lingeveldt, Thurs 14 June. Llevado, Fri 15 June. Juan Casey, Ruben Gerritz Trio, Sat 16 June. Tuxedo, Wasted Youth , Sun 17 June. Latin Kings, Mon 18 June. Tuxedo, Tues 19 June.

GRANDWEST:  Jackson Hall: Jazz band – standards, Wed, Fri, Sat. Free.

HANK’S OLDE IRISH, 110 Bree St, 071 549 8452: Blake Hellaby Latin Quartet, Tues 12 June.

HILLCREST QUARRY, Tygerberg Valley Road, Durbanville, 073 0161932: Father’s Day Blues Bash – Boulevard Blues, Jesse Jordan, Mad Mouth Mike, Free Entry’ Lucky Draw, Sun,17 June.

Ramon Alexander Masque Theatre
Ramon Alexander at Heuer

HEUER, Bird Street, Stellenbosch, 021 887 2938: Ramon Alexander Quartet, Thurs, 14 June, Doors 6pm. Comp ClemenGold Gin on arrival, show 7.30pm. R130.

HOUSE OF CRAFT, 61 Durban Rd, Mowbray: Sundays Acoustic Live – Open House,every Sunday, 12pm. ABBA World Class tribute Show, Sat June 23, 7pm.

KALEIDOSCOPE CAFE, 56 Main Road, Claremont, 021 674 5761: Glenn Robertson Jazz Band, Fri, 7.30pm. Book 021 674 5761.

KWA SEC, Ny 138 no. 52 in Gugulethu, 060 960 8935: Jazz in Native Yards – Ramon Alexander Quartet, Sun 17 June, 3.30pm. R100. 083 441 4760. Ramon Alexander Workshop Sun, 17 June, 12pm – 2.30pm. Free. Limited to 50 learners. Book Luna   082 859 2420.

LABIA, 68 Orange St: Derek Gripper, Sun 17 June, 8pm. http://qkt.io/derekplaysthelabia

LOCALS PUB & GRILL IN, Gordon’s Bay, 021 2001347: DeFINitioN Sat 16 June, 8pm. Free.

MASQUE THEATRE, 37 Main Rd, Muizenberg, 021 7881898: Foyer Sessions – Thembelihle Dunjana Quartet, Igugu project, Sun, 24 June, 6.30pm. R100, 021 788 1898.

Hardcore with Treehouse Burning

MERCURY LIVE: 43 De Villiers St, Zonnebloem: Fit for a King Tour (Texan metalcore) – As Time Divides, Atlantic South, Treehouse Burning,Truth & Its Burden, OneDaySky, A Fate Like Yours, 28 June, R200 – R220, www.webtickets.co.za Virgil Donati Drum Clinic, Thurs 5 July. 7pm – 9pm. R100. Tickets Paul Bother Stores. https://muzoplanet.com/

NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL, Grahamstown: 2018 Standard Bank Jazz Festival  – JazzTown – Thandi Ntuli, Madala Kunene, Zenzi Makeba Lee, Amanda Tiffin, Percy Mabandu, more, 28 June – 7 July. www.standardbank.com/naf www.nationalartsfestival.co.za

NOMAD BISTRO BAR, 33 Waterkant St, 021 418 3020: Nomad Live Sessions – DertyKids Didi & Jules, 13, 14 Jun, 9pm.  Zingara,19, 20, 21 22, 27, 28, 29 ,30 June, 9pm

PIGALLE, Green Point, 021 421 4848: Gavin Minter Quartet, Wed 13, Thurs 14, 7.30pm.

QUAY 4, V&A Waterfront:  Majozi, 24 June, 7.30pm.

RED HERRING, Beach Rd Noordhoek 021 789 1783: Gordon Epstein, Tues, 12 June, 7pm.

Jitsvinger
Jitsvinger

ROLLING WOOD, York Rd, Muizenberg: Cape Hop – Jitsvinger, Sat 16 June, 8pm. http://qkt.io/jitsologieinmznbg

STANDARD BANK FESTIVAL 2018, Grahamstown: Standard Bank Jazz Festival Grahamstown 2018, 28 June – 7 July, www.NationalArtsFestival.co.za/events

THE41, Camps Bay: Monthly Jazz on the Bay – Dan Shout, Thurs, 14 June. info@the41.co.za 

THE LAPA, Maroela Rd, Joostenburg Vlakte, Kraaifontain, 071 359 2289: Zeke le Grange sax, Blake Hellaby piano, Mark Williams drums, Byron Linevee, bass, Sun, 17 June, 4pm. R100 door, cash only. ulla.gosebrink@gmail.com, 072 453 9860.

TWO OCEANS AQUARIUM, V&A Waterfront, I&J Ocean Exhibit: Texx and the City – Grassy Spark, Southern Wild, 25  June, 8pm. R295 Quicket.

V&A FOOD MARKET, V&A Waterfront, 021 418 1605: Beautiful Hooligans, Sat 16 June. Dave Goldberg, Sun 17 June.

YOUNGBLOOD GALLERY, Beautifull Life Building, 70 – 72 Bree St, 021 424 0074: Vox Cape Town – In The Dark: Górecki/Glass, Wed 13 June. R150 / R100 students/pensioners, Online via Quicket (click here)

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

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Cover pic: Karen Zoid at Artscape
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