crimson-house cafe roux
Crimson House are booked at Cafe Roux

Welcome to Weekend Special’s Cape BANDSTAND! If we’re forgetting the coolest club, or the hottest shredder – let us know! Mail your gigs, YouTube clips, CD and tour info to Let’s get Cape Town cooking!

ACES N SPADES, 62 Hout St, 071 231 6404: My Castle in Spain, Caelo, Fri, 22 Sept. Brynn, Bam Bam Brown, Fri 29 Sept.   

AANDKLAS, 43 Bird St, Stellenbosch,021 883 3545: The Narrow Tour, 23 Sept.

ALMA CAFÉ, Rosebank, 021 6857377: David Stark Leonard Cohen Tribute, 22 Sept. Blacksmith, 24 Sept. Jon Shaban & Andy Lund, 29 September. Nicky Schrire Quartet, Tina Schouw, 30 Sept.

Bienyameen Camroodien
Big Bash’s Bienyameen Camroodien

ARTSCAPE, Foreshore, 021 421 7695: Cape Cultural Collective Big Bash, Rosa Choir, Cape Flats Tenors, Thurs 21 Sept. Heritage Festival – Road Trip with Dizu Plaatjies, 24 Sept, 3pm. Jazz Masters: Tribute to Legends – Alvin Dyers, Hilton Schilder, McCoy Mrubata, Sylvia Mdunyelwa, Dizu Plaatjies, Nomfundo Xaluva, Zoe Modiga, Monique Hellenberg, Sylvester Mazinyane, Buddy Wells,  28 – 30 Sept.

BARLEYCORN MUSIC CLUB, Villager Football Club, 11 Lansdowne Rd, Claremont: Weekly folk-oriented acts, Mon, 8pm.

BARRISTERS GRILL, Newlands, 021 671 7907: Mike Laatz, Keith Macfarlane, Sun, 24 Sept. Every Sunday, 6pm – 9pm. Free.

CAMEL ROCK, 264 Main Rd, Scarborough, 021 780 1122: Matthew Rice Trio & Kathryn Swain, 22 Sept, 7.30pm.   

Native Young are at Cafe Roux
Native Young are at Cafe Roux

CAFE ROUX NOORDHOEK, Farm Village, Noordhoek: Amy Tjasink 21 Sept, 8pm. Hot Water solo – Fri, 22 Sept. Jenny & Jameses, 23 Sept. Brynn, Hezron, Zugzwang, 27 Sept. Hatchetman, 28 Sept. Brian Finch 29 Sept. Native Young, 30 Sept. Crimson House 4 Oct. Seb Goldswain, Jono Tait, Fri, 3 Nov.

CAFE ROUX, 74 Shortmarket St, 021 789 2538: Can Syklark, 20 Sept. Alexandra May, 21 Sept. Louise Day, 22 Sept. Hilton Schilder Alter Native CD launch, 26 Sept. Ann Jangle, 27 Sept. Ard Matthews 28 Sept. Plastics, 29 sept. Medicine Boy 30, 31 Sept

CRYPT JAZZ RESTAURANT, 1 Wale St:  Jam Session, Tuesdays, 8pm – 11pm. SMS 079 683 4658.

DIE BOER, 6 Chenoweth St, Durbanville, 021 979 1911: Luna Paige, Schalk Joubert, Kevin Gibson, 20 Sept, 8.30pm

DROSTDY MUSEUM, Swellendam, 082 448 8166: Luna Paige, Schalk Joubert, Kevin Gibson, 23 Sept, 8pm. R140.

FALSE BAY FOLK, Clovelly Country Club, 177 Clovelly Road: Open Mic Night, 19 Sept, Doors 6.30pm. Show 7.30pm. Book  Catering 021 782 2920.

FERRYMANS, V&A Waterfront, 021 4197748: Daizy Jane, Wed, 20 Sept. Silverland, Thurs, 21 Sept. Impromptu, Fri, 22 Sept. Gabriel Shai, BackBeat, Sat 23 Sept. Fancy Galada Band, Gabriel Shai, Sun 24 Sept. Tuxedo, Mon, 25 Sept. Hondy, Tues, 26 Sept. Daizy Jane, Wed, 27 Sept. Ezra Lingeveldt, Thurs, 28 Sept. Shen FM, Fri, 29 Sept. Jesse Jordan, Ruben Gerryts Band, Sat 30 Sept.

FISHERMAN’S RESTAURANT, Somerset Rd Kommetjie, 021 7831496: Gordon Epstein, Sat 23 September, 1pm – 4pm.

FRANKY’S DINER, 303 Main Rd, Sea Point, 021 433 0445: Gordon Epstein, Sat, 23 Sept, 8pm.

African Rhythm. Picture: Iekraam Adams for AI
African Rhythm. Picture: Iekraam Adams

GALLERY UNIVERSITY STELLENBOSCH (GUS), Dorp/Bird: African Rhythm, Thurs, 21 Sept, 6pm, free.

GRANDWEST: 2017 GrandWest Open Mic Jazz competition – six finalists finale, 20 Sept. 021 505 7526. Roxy: Cape Music Institute – Through the Years tribute to SA’s legends, 22 Sept, 8pm, 23, 24 Sept 5pm. R100 Jackson Hall: Just Us with Holly Skye, Fri, Sat, Sept, 9pm.

Naledi Masilo
Naledi Masilo – GrandWest’s Open Mic Jazz competition

GUGA S’THEBE, Langa, Washington/Church St, 060 960 8935: CTMA – Kwathi ke Kaloku – Once Upon a Time, Sindiwe Magona Bongani Sotshononda & United Nations of Africa Wed, 20 Sept, 10am, 060 960 8935.

HILLCREST QUARRY, Tygerberg Valley Road, Durbanville, 073 0161932: Rock Your Mojo – 14 acts – Crimson House,  Hatchetman,  Pebbleman,  Jesse Jordan,  The Stremes,  Boulevard Blues,  Dean ‘Satriani’ Jarvis, Lance ‘ACDC’ Jackson,  Tauna Fern,  Nhoza ‘Beth Hart’ Sitsholwana,  Wayne ‘Hendrix’ Pauli,  Doctor John, Redeye Riaan,   Morne Two Keys &  Madmouth Mike, 24 Sept, 2.30pm. R99.

JACK BLACK BREWERY, 10 Brigid Rd, Diep River, 021 447 4151: 9th Soul Live, 29 Sept, 6pm.

Hassan’adas John Hassan
Hassan’adas features John Hassan

KALEIDOSCOPE CAFE, 56 Main Road, Claremont, 021 674 5761: Hassan’adas – John Hassan perc/vox feat Glenn Robertson, Fri, 22 Sept. R140  includes a meal.

KWA SEC, 52 Ny 138 St, Gugulethu, Cape Town, 060 960 8935: Andile Yenana’s Beyond Octave Trends with Umngqungqo Wabantu, Sat 23 Sept, 4pm, and Mon, 25 September 3pm, R100.

MASQUE THEATRE, 37 Main Road, Muizenberg, 021 788 1898: The Rockets, 22, 23 Sept.

MASIKHANYE HALL, Gugulethu Cape Town Music Academy (CTMA) – Kwathi ke Kaloku – Once Upon a Time, Sindiwe Magona Bongani Sotshononda & United Nations of Africa, Mon 18 Sept, 10am. 060 960 8935.

NIRVANA, behind Constantia Village: Soirees on select Tuesdays – Fiona Hare, Tues, 19 Sept.

OLYMPIA BAKERY, 134 Main Rd, Kalk Bay: Hilton Schilder Alter Native CD launch, 23 Sept, 8pm. R150 online, R180 door.

RED HERRING, Beach Rd Noordhoek 021 789 1783: Gordon Epstein, Tues, 26 Sept, 7pm.

ROAR, 299 Lower Main Rd, Obs: The Narrow Tour, 22 Sept.

ROCKING THE DAISIES, Cloof Wine Estate, Darling: Flume, Two Door Cinema Club, Black Coffee, Joey Bada$$, Snakehips, Sam Paganini, Patrick Topping, Riky Rick, more, 5-8 Oct, R1050

SIMONSTOWN COUNTRY CLUB, 021 7861233: Boulevard Blues, 29 Sept, 7.30pm. R100.

ST ANDREW’S CHURCH, Somerset Rd 076 259 3304: Cape Town Baroque Festival –Camerata Tinta Barocca, Lynelle Kenned, Elsabé Richter, Sandile Mabaso, Bongani Kubheka, Erik Dippenaar, Baroque2000, Vox Cape Town Choir, Sing for Your Supper goes

SOTANO, 121 Beach Road, Mouille Point, 021 433 1757: Reggae – Rivertones, Sun, 4pm.

THE THOMAS EASTON, 61 Durban Road, Mowbray, 079 744 3501: Open Mic, Wed 20 Sept, 7pm – 10pm. Blues meets Rockabilly – Rene Avenant, Charles Thomson, Fri 22 Sept, 7pm. Richard Duane Birthday Party, Sun 24 Sept, 4pm. Open Mic, Wed 27 Sept,- 7pm to 10pm.

TWELVE APOSTLES HOTEL & SPA, Camps Bay, Leopard Bar – Music Mon – Sat, 6pm.

V&A FOOD MARKET, V&A Waterfront, 021 418 1605:  Llevado, Sat 23 Sept. Plumsong, Sun 24 Sept. Beautiful Hooligans, Sat 30 Sept.

Hot Club of Cape Town presents CRAZY RHYTHM The Gypsy Jazz Story
Hot Club of Cape Town presents CRAZY RHYTHM The Gypsy Jazz Story

VILLA PASCAL, 28 Van Der Westhuizen Ave, Durbanville, 0825694147:Hot Club of Cape Town, Sat 23 Sept.

YOUNGBLOOD GALLERY, Beautifull Life Building, 70 – 72 Bree St, 021 424 0074: Escape: Ingrid Jonker Suite Thurs, 21 Sept 7.30pm

ZOLANI CENTRE THEATRE, Nyanga: Cape Town Music Academy (CTMA) – Kwathi ke Kaloku – Once Upon a Time, Sindiwe Magona Bongani Sotshononda & United Nations of Africa Fringe Festival – Kwathi ke Kaloku, 21 Sept, 10am.060 960 8935.

Submission deadline: Tues, 4pm each week