What’s On Wednesdays 29 Mar – 4 Apr 17

Cape Town continues to showcase amazing events and with all the awards and accolades received not only just by our city but for the amazing talent too it is no surprise.

If we missed an event or you are planning or have an event please connect with us via our contact page.

Wednesday 29 March 2017
Cape Town International Jazz FestivalFree Community Concert 2017
Greenmarket Square will come alive to the sounds of the very best Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) artists
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The Parlotones | The Stories Behind The Songs
Off the back of yet an amazing year sharing their music with fans far and wide, The Parlotones are pleased to announce their first installment for the year, “The Parlotones | The Stories Behind The Songs”
Parlotones
[Image courtesy of Barnyard Theatre Willowbridge]

I Love Big Bay Market |  Big Bay Surf Lifesaving Club
The perfect Food & Craft Market for Capetonians who love the beach and epic sunsets. Usually every last Wednesday of the month.

Vineyard Oval Market at Kenilworth Racecourse weekly every Wednesday evening
OMG Quiz Night at Alexander Bar every Wednesday evening
Earth Fair Market Tokai Open every Wednesday 3-8pm
She Love Beer Collectibles | Beer House on Long
Book (& Wine!) Club at Folk Coffee Anthropology
The Stripped Sessions Finals NightMercury Live
“The Stripped Sessions” are regular intimate shows held for songwriters/bands/musicians to showcase their music. Busking style. Everyone splits the hat.

Thursday 30 March 2017
Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra | International Stars of the Future Cape Town City Hall
Alexander Gilman and David Nebel (violin) and Daniele Akta (cello) are the international stars and stars of the future in the opening concert of the Autumn Symphony Season.
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[Image courtesy of Cape Philharmonic Orchestra]

Earth Fair Market St Georges Mall
A top quality market experience. We are all about pasture reared and ethically farmed animal products, fresh produce shopping. Change the way you shop!

Friday 31 March 2017
Live Music Fridays at Dizzys Camps Bay | Jackal & The Wind and Money for Bali
Their last Cape Town performance before their Post to Portal tour.
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[Image courtesy of The Jackal & The Wind]

Pizza ShackBloem Boykie Diaries
One man’s account of his hilarious journey as a farm boy to the big city.
Bloem Boykie Diaries
[Image courtesy of Carl Weber | The Bloem Boykie Diaries]

One Night StandThe Mercury Live – CTN
Join us for an evening of pure pleasure, delicious tunes and some seriously hearty eargasms!

Saturday 1 April 2017
Belly of the BeastThe Mercury Live – CTN
Spoiler alert; this line up will get you to drop everything and force you to buy a ticket immediately. You have been warned.
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[Image courtesy of The Mercury Live – CTN]

Earth Fair Market Tokai
A top quality market experience. We are all about pasture reared and ethically farmed animal products, fresh produce shopping. Change the way you shop!

Live Music at The Fig

Sunday 2 April 2017
Dizzys Camps Bay
Beer Pong Sundays with Stellenbrau | aim, sink and make your opponents drink! Be the Dizzys Beer Pong Champion, only four spots left in the top 8 finals to win great prizes.

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[Image courtesy of Dizzys Camps Bay]

Grandwest Casino| Hanover Street | Comedy Sundowners
It has been a decade since a then unknown Goldstone walked onto the stage at Sun International’s Sibaya’s iZulu Theatre to deliver his first ever comedy set as a contestant in the Madras Masala Comedy Competition.
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[Image courtesy of Grandwest Casino]

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts | Shortstraw / Al Bairre
Winner of MK Award for Best Indie in 2013, and best album in 2014, Shortstraw are undoubtedly making waves on the national indie music scene in a big way.
Shortstraw
[Image Courtesy of Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts]

Scarborough Fair | Camel Rock Restaurant
A community gathering and market of a variety of 40 creative and interactive stalls.

Corona SunSets Sessions Presents Robin SchulzThe Grand Cafe & Beach – Granger Bay
A one-day only beach party that will end the summer off in the beautiful and groovy way it began.

Open Streets Mitchells Plain
For the finale of the Open Streets Days series for 2016/2017, Eisleben Rd (between Wespoort Dr & Spine Rd) will be transformed into a space for people instead of cars.

Monday 3 April 2017
Alexander Bar | Central Town, Cape Town
Long Form Improv Comedy performed by The Long Shots! We’ll be making it up on the spot… all of it! No Scripts!

Tuesday 4 April 2017
Dizzys Camps Bay Karaoke Tuesdays
Lively atmosphere, party scene and all around hangout spot for locals serving great food and beer. Expect to have some popular tunes and maybe not so popular vocals but we’re all about a good party and having fun.
Dizzys Karaoke
[Image courtesy of Dizzys Camps Bay]

Grandwest Casino| Grand Arena | EFC 58
The champion of the 155 pounders, Las Vegas, Nevada`s Dave Mazany, is set to defend his EFC title in Cape Town, South Africa against local favourite and former champion Don Madge.
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[Image courtesy of Grandwest Casino]

Events on numerous days and running for an extended period:
Cape Town International Jazz Festival 31 March – 1 April 2017
“Africa’s Grandest Gathering” CTIJF runs over 2 nights with multiple stages and over 40 International and South African artists.
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[Image courtesy of Cape Town International Jazz Festival]

Cuban restaurant and cocktail bar Live Music Tuesday at Cafe Mojito
Wrestle your brain at Beerhouse on Long
Live Jazz on a Tuesday at Asoka

KWV Sound Stage | Bay Harbour Market
This week on the line up you can find: Fri 31st: Empire Alight

Grand West
Live bands every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

The Alma Cafe
Wed 29 – Showcase feat.Jono Tait (solo), Melissa Natalie and Sophie Schmidt.
Fri 31 – Ella Fitzgerald tribute (R190)
Sat 1 – Dax Butler & Friends (R180)
Sun 2 – Tananas Tribute with Steve Newman (R200)

Theatre
Kalk Bay Theatre | ANGELS ON HORSEBACK until 1 April 2017
Cape Town ‘s favourite rude, raunchy and rocking Country Cabaret is ReBorn…..
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[Image courtesy of Kalk Bay Theatre]

Theatre on the Bay
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat until 8 April 2017
ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and TIM RICE`s first mega-hit, and a firm South African favourite
Joseph
[Image courtesy of Theatre on the Bay]

Baxter Theatre
 | Tumi or Not Tumi from 31 March – 1 April 2017
South African actress and leading comedienne Tumi Morake brings her first one-woman show on a national tour to Cape Town at the Baxter Concert Hall for two performances only.
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[Image courtesy of Baxter Theatre]

Raw Silk from 28 March – 1 April
An edgy, intense true to life dance/drama with original songs, a compelling script and outstanding choreography.
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[Image courtesy of Baxter Theatre]

Scenes from an Execution from 30 March to 22 April 2017
Jennifer Steyn returns to the Baxter stage to star as the remarkable anti-heroine, Galactia in Howard Barker’s Scenes from an Execution
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[Image courtesy of Baxter Theatre]

The Fugard Theatre | “So Ry Miss Daisy” – Driving Miss Daisy in Afrikaans until 31 March 2017
Die bejaarde Daisy is aanvanklik onwillig wanneer haar seun vir Hoke, ’n chauffeur, aanstel om met haar rond te ry nadat sy haar motor afskryf.
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[Image courtesy of The Fugard Theatre]

Labia Theatre | SA Eco Film Festival until 30 Mar 2017
The 4th Annual South African Eco Film Festival returns to Cape Town with the theme ‘Change Is Here’
SA Eco Film Festival
[Image courtesy of SA Eco Film Festival]

Artscape Theatre CentrePriscilla Queen of the Desert until 23 Apr 17
The bus is in town, ready and waiting at Artscape, to thrill audiences.
Priscilla
[Image courtesy of Artscape Theatre Centre]

The Tale of Peter Rabbit from 1 – 13 April
Mrs Rabbit lived in her cosy burrow underneath the roots of a very big fir-tree.
Peter RabbitTrial by Jury from 31 March to 2 April 2017
Satirises the procedure in an average breach of promise, and also the insincerity which may sometimes underlie the pose of “respectability.”

30 years, 90 minutes from 4 to 16 April 2017
Nataniël launched his solo career on 1 March 1987 with the release of his first single. Over the next 30 years, he has built a career unlike anything seen before in South African entertainment.
30 years
[Image courtesy of Artscape Theatre Centre]

Barnyard Theatre Willowbridge | 20th Century Countdown until 16 April 2017
Features every kind of music from Boy Bands, Divas, Reggae to Rock and Roll Legends.
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[Image courtesy of Barnyard Theatre Willowbridge]

Galloway Theatre | Mind Games 31 March and 1 April 2017
When people person Bennet (Arnold) enters not-so-much people person, Jackson’s (Kingon) psychology practice, he soon realises that he is in for a confusing and troubling ride.

Alexander Bar | Central Town, Cape Town
Until 1 April 2017 THE REAL DIRT & The Triple M Mammmas Kurk About AzaNya!

Guga S’ThebeThree’s A Crowd
Sisayanga Theatre presents this new play dealing with black Gay Issues

Rockwell TheatreKaapse Stories
Richard Loring (producer of worldwide-acclaimed African Footprint) introduces Kaapse Stories at their new venue Rockwell Theatre in Green Point.

Cape Town Comedy Club features in the top ten best comedy clubs in the world.
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[Image courtesy of Cape Town Comedy Club]

Art Exhibitions
A solo exhibition of paintings by Frederike Stokhuyzen until 8 April 2017
196 Victoria St | What art is FOR// A group show until 31 March 2017
Southern Guild Gallery | presents Philippe Bousquet’s new solo exhibition Between Dusk and Dawn until 26 May 2017
How long is forever? | 2 February 2017 to 31 July 2017

Iziko Museums has the following events:
Iziko Slave Lodge 
My Naam Is Februarie until 31 March 2017
Material women? The shweshwe story until 31 December 2017
Singing Freedom: Music and the struggle against apartheid  until 30 April 2017
Red in the Rainbow until 30 April 2017
Iziko South African National Gallery
The Art of Disruptions until 2 April 2017
At Face Value until 15 December 2017
Women’s Work until 30 April 2017
Iziko South African Museum
Oceans of Life: A retrospective photographic exhibition until 31 March 2017
Crossing the Ecoline until 31 December 2017
Iziko Bo-Kaap Museum
Between States of Emergency: Photographers in action 1985 to 1990 until 31 March 2017

The Galileo Open Air Cinema for a night of movies under the stars
Cafe Roux Sessions | Noordhoek and Cape Town
Cathy and the Trolley Dollies
  on at Gate 69 until 29 June 17
Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
 Open daily from 9 till 9 at the V&A Waterfront until 30 April 2017

Wishing you lots of fun and adventures as you enjoy the various events available in our amazing city!

Do not forget to leave a comment of your experiences or share it with us on our Facebook page and until next week have fun and be safe.

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