Cape Town – By now we can all say: Winter is finally here.
And while most of you love to snuggle up on the couch in front of the TV over the weekend, we found some amazing gigs that will chase away the cold, and even warm your heart. (insert smiley emoji)
Check them out here:
Parklife Festival boasts nationally touring headliners and emerging artists, as well as an array of the city’s finest local food traders. The Joburg event kicks off on Saturday, 10 June at Marks Park, Emmarentia and the Durban event follows on Sunday, 11 June at the Durban Botanical Gardens. The line-up includes Matt Simons (USA), Jeremy Loops, Matthew Mole, De Hofnar (Netherlands), Shortstraw, Gavin James (Ireland), Ph Fat , GoodLuck, Sketchy Bongo, Melvv (USA), Euphonik, Kyle Deutsch, Tresor, Rubber Duc, Apple Gule, Easy Freak, Alexandra May, Dominic Neill, Ben Dey & The Concrete Lions. Click here for more info and to book your ticket.
Having been around for the last 15 years, Watershed needs no introduction. The new album Watch the Rain tips the hat to the new-age country sound while still remaining grounded in the cultured acoustic rock that Watershed is known and loved for and the first single off the album Magical Energy is already building momentum on the local South African charts. Catch them live at Café Roux in Noorhoek on Saturday 10 June from 19:00. Tickets cost R180. Click here for more info and to book your spot.
Wandile Mbambeni is an Eastern Cape born up and coming singer/songwriter/producer based in Cape Town, South Africa. The talent has already shared stages with names such as Karen Zoid, Prime Circle, Matthew Mole, Al Bairre, Shortstraw, Red Tape Riot, Watershed to name a few. Wandile recently released a single Lovers Like You which is available on all digital platforms. Catch him live at Café Roux in Cape Town on Friday 9 June from 19:00. Tickets cost R100. Click here for more info and to book your spot.
Capital Craft Beer Festival
Although this festival is all about the beer, you can also catch some awesome live act such as Koos Kombuis, Ben Dey and The Concrete Lions, Klopjag, Shortstraw, Josh Kempen and more. The festival kicks off on Saturday 10 June at 10:00 at the Pretoria Botanical Gardens. Tickets cost R165 online and R200 at the gate. Click here for more info and to book your ticket.