The Alanna Joy Band
The Alanna Joy Band is at Cafe Roux

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:

ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE, 155 Loop St, 021 423 5699: Dark Blue Orchestra, 14 June, 7.30pm. R50. Fête de la musique – Blake Hellaby Quintet, Sima Mashazi & Schalk Joubert, Prof Prince Charles Alexander, Prof Ron Mahdi, Chris Riveli, Leo Blanco and Daniel Scott, 21 June, 7pm. free.

ALMA CAFÉ, 20 Alma Rd, Rosebank, 021 6857377: Blacksmith, Sun 16 June. Peter Ndladla presents Unit 5, Sakhiwo Noboza, Thurs 20 June. Jules Terea and Nhoza Sitsholwana, Fri 21 June. Berrisford Rose, Jameses Sat 22 June. Jenny and the Jameses, Sun 23 June. A Spoonful of Sugar – James Stewart, Steven ‘Sugarman’ Segerman, Fri 28 June. Fundraiser for Pit Pals Rescue, Sat 29 June.

Dark Blue Orchestra gigs at Alliance Francaise
Dark Blue Orchestra gigs at Alliance Francaise

ARTSCAPE, Foreshore, Piazza 021 421 7695: Little Giants – Songs of our Fathers, 15 June, 8pm. R120. CPO, Mandla Mhlangeni, Amandla Freedom Ensemble, Koleka Putuma – Oratorio of a Forgotten Youth, Sat 15 June, 6pm. Doctor Jesus Barakah Gospel Music Benjamin Kalala, Neville Kanono, Moses Muambanzambi DRC, 7 July, R100. Masters of the GuitarDimmitrios 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: Folk, Mon, 8pm.

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

CAFE ROUX, Farm Village, Noordhoek: Get on the Bus with Gus, Tues, 11 June. Ben Badenhorst, Wed 12 June. Get on the Bus with Gus, Thurs 13 June. Kiffness, Fri 14 June. Rosie Bruce Band, Sat 15 June.

CAFE ROUX, 74 Shortmarket St, 021 789 2538: Allana Joy, 11 June. Nono Nkoane, Wed 12 June. Hyrione, 13 June. Nick Turner, Fri, 14 June. Jenny & The Jameses, Sat 15. Night of Blues, Sat 21 June.

CAMEL ROCK, Scarborough: The Fishwives CD launch, Sat 15 June, 6pm.

CAPE TOWN SCHOOL OF ROCK: Singers aged 13 – 19 submit a 5-minute audition video, until June 30.

CITY HALL, Darling St: CPO Romantic Bruckner, Conductor Arjan Tien, soloist Alexander Ramm cello, 13 June, 8pm. Kalinnikov’s First, Conductor Daniel Boico, soloist Sodi Braide piano 20 June, 8pm. Dancing with Rachmaninov, CPYO  with Brandon Phillips / Ruslan und Ludmilla overture, Conductor Daniel Boico, Soloist Ye-Eun Choi  violin, 27 June 8pm.

CRYPT, 1 Wale St: Kirsten Adams, Tues, 11 June. Alistair Andrews, Wed 12 June, 8pm. Bow Ties Trio, Thurs, 13 June. Rendition Fri, 14 June. Afro Fiesta, Sat, 15 June. Chadleigh Gowar, Tues, 18 June.

DURBANVILLE GOLF CLUB, Sport Way, Durbanville, 021 976 8120: All Star Blues meets Rock – Richard Pryor band, Rayelle Goodman, Beshara Ornellas, Wayne Paulir, Madmouth Mike, Fri, 14 June.

EDGEMEAD BOWLING CLUB, 061 490 1694:  Shadows Club Bands,  Tues, 11 June, 7.30pm Free.

FALSE BAY FOLK, Clovelly Country Club, 177 Clovelly Rd,083 309 9907: Jenny & Jameses Fundraiser, 18 June. 7pm.

Dreamy lo-fi from Hyroine
Dreamy lo-fi from Hyroine

GRAND WEST CASINO: Jan Blohm Revue, Arno Carstens, Roan Ash, Gian Groen, Loki Rothman, Albert Frost, Ryno Velvet, Piet Botha, 22 June, 8pm. Computicket, from  R100. MTN Joyous Celebration tickets, Sat, 29 June, Computicket from R180. Peaches & Herb, Stylistics, Eban Brown Tour, Sat 24 Aug, Mike Rosenberg Passenger, 26 Nov, from R395,

HANKS, 110 Bree St, 021 422 2770: Glenlivet Jazz sets, Tues.

HERMANUS FYNARTS, Municipal Auditorium, Hermanus: My Miriam Makeba Story, 11 June, 7pm. R175. Webtickets

HILLCREST QUARRY, M13 Tygerberg Valley Rd, Durbanville, 021 9764959: Georgetown, Fri, 14 June, 9pm, R130. Jason Oosthuizen Tribute band, Sun,16 June, 2.30pm. R150.

JACK BLACK’s TAPROOM, 10 Brigid Rd, Diep River, 021 447 4151: Sunshines, Sat, 22 June, 12pm.

JOUBERT-TRADAUW VINEYARDS, Barrydale: Georgetown, Sun, 16 June, 3pm. R150.

Sisonke Xonti
Sisonke Xonti

KWA SEC, Ny 138 no. 52 in Gugulethu, 060 960 8935: Sisonke Xonti, Sun 16 June, 3pm. R100/R70. 060 960 8935.

MAKHANDA JAZZ FESTIVAL, Grahamstown: 27 June – 7 July. Standard Bank National Youth Jazz Festival, 26 June to 2 July, Makhanda tickets

MASQUE THEATRE, 37 Main Rd, Muizenberg, 021 7881898: Daniel van der Walt Quartet, 30 June, 6.30pm R 120.

MERCURY LIVE, 43 De Villiers St, Zonnebloem: Monuments Phronesis South Africa Tour, Deity’s Muse, Thread of Omen, Fri, 9 Aug. TICKETS

MIRAGE CRUISE, V&A Waterfront: Jesse Jordan, 16 June, 2 – 4pm, includes snacks, beer tastings, R350, R150 under 12s, under 4 free. R1200 Family 4 adults,

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

MOSJAZZ FESTIVAL 2019, Mossel Bay,044 690 3760: MosJazz auditions, Sun,16 June   Bravo Lounge of the Garden Route Casino. MosJazz Festival 2019, 28 Nov – 2 Dec

OLYMPIA BAKERY, 134 Main Rd, Kalk Bay, 082 892 0350: Coco Zhao, Jianyi Huang (China), Sat, 22 June, 8pm. Thabang Tabane, Sun, 30 June, 7pm. Guillerme Ribheiro, Amanda Tiffin, Sat, 6 July, 8pm.

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

STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY: Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival, 5 – 14 July.

STELLENBOSCH STREET SOIREES, Stadsaal Soirees: The Kink, Wed, 17 July, 14 Aug, 6pm – 8pm. R150, 021 886 4310.

V&A FOOD MARKET, V&A Waterfront, 021 418 1605: Beautiful Hooligans, Sat 15 June, 1pm. Dave Goldberg, Sun 16 June, 1pm. Guy Feldman, Mon 17 June, 1pm.

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

What: Cape Town live music gig guide this weekend
To be listed: Cape Town music scene, bands in Cape Town email by Tuesday 10am 
Cover pic:
Mafikizolo at Makhanda