If you are in Cape Town this weekend head over to the ICC for a Hot musical experience. The 8th Cape Town International Jazz Festival is a musical extravaganza par excellence – The festival kicks off today (Thursday) …. A FREE free concert takes place on Thursday, 29th March and is the introductory event to the festival. the artist that will be performing at this years free concert is Hip Hop Pansula, CODA, Siphokazi, Saskia Laroo Band, Ezra Ngcukana Band and Standard Bank National Youth Jazz Band. The selected venue for the past four years is the well known Greenmarket Square.
At the ICC from Friday 30th to Saturday 31st March five stages will host 40+ international and African artists including Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Randy Crawford, Average White Band, Beki Khosa, the Geri Allen Trio, Jack De Johnette & Sibongile Khumalo “Intercontinental”, Stimela …. and many many more this party is going to be hot! For festival details view the site at: http://www.capetownjazzfest.com/Festival.aspx
If you are in KwaZulu Natal this weekend, pack a picnic basket on Sunday 1st April (this Sunday) and head over to the Botanical Gardens in Berea, Durban. My favourite South African Band, Freshlyground are playing at the Lake. Entrance is R100.00 and it starts at 3.00 pm.