Gig Guide: The best events happening this week in SA

2018-06-24 00:00 - Phumlani S Langa
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Shampoonaiza comedy show

Get your weekend vibe on with this gig guide! (Photo: Supplied)

Check out a few cool hang-outs in your city 



What: The Creative Womxn Hookup

Where: The J&B Hive, Braamfontein

When: June 30 @ 10h00

Cost: R150 @ Nutickets

Catch the first session of what’s set to be a monthly salon evening of discussions, sharing and networking. Wine and dine or munch and brunch; and have casual conversation on a wide variety of topics relating to business, creativity and more.

Each month there’ll be a new topic and prominent womxn in the creative industry sharing insights that will build a community of phenomenal womxn who push the boundaries, create and innovate.


What: BrownSense Market

Where: Joziburg Lane

When: June 30 @ 10h00

Cost: Free entrance

Head down to Joziburg Lane and put your support behind black local creative and artisanal talent. There’ll be a little music and entertainment on offer, as well as some delicious food.


What: Disney on Ice presents Dream Big

Where: Ticketpro Dome

When: On until July 1

Cost: R50 - R480 @ Computicket

Join the magical Tinker Bell and all the other legendary Disney princesses as they bring to life some of their most memorable adventures - all while skating on ice. This promises to be a dreamlike experience for the kids. 

A lady dancing for the Creative Womxn Hookup perfo

The Creative Womxn Hookup. (Photo: Supplied)



What: The Shampoonaiza Comedy Show

Where: SA State Theatre

When: June 30 @ 20h00

Cost: R200 @ Computicket

The heavyweight champion of comedic sports commentary has been enjoying a long run with his one-man show. See him in action before it’s too late.


What: Pinocchio

Where: Irene Village Theatre

When: On until July 7

Cost: R100 - R110 @ Computicket

This is the magical story of a wooden puppet who wishes he could be a real boy. His adventures begin when a fairy grants him this wish. Classic story this, I tell you.


What: Symphony in the Gardens

Where: Leriba Hotel

When: June 24 @ 14h30 

Cost: R250 @ Computicket

The Pretoria Symphony Orchestra is back with a few light favourites. Sometimes a young turn down is good for the mind and soul. I promise this will be a soothing encounter.

The Shampoonaiza Comedy Show

The Shampoonaiza Comedy Show. (Photo: Supplied)


Theme: DANCE 

What: Shimza’s Annual One-Man Show Soweto Edition

Where: Zone 6 Venue

When: June 30, from 21h00

Cost: R150 - R350 @ Computicket

This is a night you don’t want to miss. DJ Shimza brings the heat to Zone 6 for a night of premium music. Joining him will be Emtee, Moozlie, Moonchild Sanelly, Busiswa, Shekinah, Sjava, Nadia Nakai, A-Reece and Somizi Mhlongo.


What: Lits’Omong Showcase – Commemorate

Where: Soweto Theatre

When: June 24 @ 15h00

Cost: R40 - R60 @ Webtickets

This is a commemoration of the 1976 youth who fought against Afrikaans as a medium of instruction. It is a celebration of today’s young activists, using drama, song, poetry and dance.


What: Soweto Theatre Junior Orchestra

Where: Soweto Theatre

When: June 27 @ 20h00 

Cost: R60 - R80 @ Webtickets

The theatre’s music tutorial programme presents its Junior Orchestra in concert with the Kalamazoo Junior Symphony Orchestra from the US. The programme has been working tirelessly to rebuild the orchestra and link the students to musical opportunities and cultural exchanges, as well as theatrical productions and touring ventures.

DJ Shimza

DJ Shimza. (Photo: Supplied)



What: Married … But Not To Each Other

Where: The Boardwalk Casino

When: June 30 @ 20h00

Cost: R150 @ Computicket

Comedy’s modern traditionalist and its bad momma – Ndumiso Lindi and Tumi Morake – are taking their rib-cracking, hilarious new stand-up show across South Africa and into Africa. Following successful shows in Pretoria, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Mafikeng and Botswana, new dates have been added in Port Elizabeth, Krugersdorp, Durban, Secunda and Nelspruit.


What: Sunday Jazz Sundowners with The Muffinz

Where: The BAT Centre

When: June 24 @ 15h00 

Cost: Free entrance

Catch this silky smooth jazz band in session. Everything from the arrangements to their vocal capability will leave you well and truly entertained.

What: The Bread, The Porridge + Mix Masala

Where: Izulu Theatre, Sibaya Casino

When: June 24 @ 15h00

Cost: R150 @ Computicket

This is a tale of a hardworking mechanic who dies tragically at his own birthday party, leaving his sons and family to navigate their way through the twists and turns of life. There will be plenty of surprises in this production.

married but not to each other pair of people

Married … But Not To Each Other. (Photo: Supplied)

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