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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 (who already run a successful operation in Noordhoek) to provide it. Most nights a different singer or band plays…
Classical Music in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Cape Philharmonic Orchestra

The grand auditorium to the rear of Old City Hall has very good acoustics that are also taken advantage of by this orchestra and accompanying local choirs. Entrance is on Corporation St. Concerts happen throughout t…
Live Music in Durban

Chairman

This classy lounge-bar is in an up-and-coming part of Durban, but for now it's best to grab a cab to get here. This sprawling bar and lounge has a maximalist design with antiques, game trophies and strange paintings…
Jazz in Johannesburg

Katzy's

This swanky den recalls the atmosphere of an old NYC jazz club. You’ll find mellow, live jazz Tuesday to Saturday evenings from around 8.30pm. It also boasts an exceptional menu of whiskies, cognacs and bourbons.
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 Johannesburg

Bassline

Jo'burg's most respected live-music venue gained prominence as a Melville jazz haunt in the late '90s before getting on the world-music tip and relocating to Newtown in 2004. Today it covers the full range of intern…
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…
Jazz in Johannesburg

Orbit

This is by far the most famous of the city’s jazz clubs. Plenty of freedom is given to young producers and artists, and its convivial atmosphere attracts a mix of jazz fans, students and in-the-know tourists. An upm…
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…