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Top Choice Live Music in Southern Suburbs

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts

Don't miss taking a picnic and some bubbly to one of these wonderful outdoor concerts, staged in the stunning botanical gardens beneath Table Mountain on Sundays from November to April. Some of the biggest names in …
Top Choice Live Music in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Café Roux

The City Bowl has been crying out for a quality live-music venue for a while and it's taken Café Roux (which already runs a successful operation in Noordhoek) to provide it. Most nights a different singer or band pl…
Classical Music in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Cape Philharmonic Orchestra

The grand auditorium to the rear of the old City Hall has very good acoustics that are taken advantage of by this orchestra and accompanying local choirs. Entrance is on Corporation St. Concerts happen throughout th…
Live Music in Sea Point to Hout Bay

Studio 7 Sessions

These bimonthly live gigs, going since 2010, are hosted in unique, unusual venues throughout the city and surrounds. They mix new, up-and-coming artists with inspiring keynote speakers from various fields to appeal …
Live Music in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Marco’s African Place

Marco Radebe’s highly popular African restaurant (mains R130 to R170) offers top-class entertainment from a range of singers, dancers and bands each night. Musical styles including the local marimba, Afro-jazz, trad…
Live Music in Green Point & ­Waterfront

Market Square Amphitheatre

The Waterfront’s Market Square Amphitheatre is the focus for much free entertainment, including buskers and various musical and dance acts. Apart from the giant electronic screen showing videos, the Amphitheatre act…
Jazz in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Crypt Jazz Restaurant

Occupying part of the St George's Cathedral’s vaulted stone crypt, this restaurant, which serves a continent-hopping menu of dishes, is best visited for its live jazz. Concerts start at around 8pm and last most of t…
Live Music in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Piano Bar

Proving a hit with one and all in the heart of De Waterkant is this slick music revue bar and restaurant with a nightly line-up of different performers who hit the piano keys around 8pm. Expect top-class pianists, j…
Live Music in Simon's Town & Southern Peninsula

Cafe Roux

One of the best places on the peninsula for live music and comedy, and a great cafe to boot. Tickets typically cost around R100; check www.caferouxsessions.co.za for the lineup. There's another branch in the city at…
Live Music in Southern Suburbs

Alma Cafe

This cosy venue, which also serves food and drinks, usually has live music on Wednesday (free) and weekends (cover charge R170 to R190; bookings necessary). Check the cafe's Facebook page for details of upcoming eve…